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On May 5, 2023, Marvel Studios released the last movie of the Guardians of the Galaxy saga.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3: the end of a saga

Megan Austin, Social Media Editor May 11, 2023

On May 5, 2023, Marvel Studios released the last movie of the Guardians of the Galaxy saga.   Before I get into the details of the third movie, here is a recap of the past two movies.   After...

Megan Austin reviews the new Super Mario Bros. Movie.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie: bringing the game to life

Megan Austin, Social Media Editor May 3, 2023

“The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” created by Buena Vista Pictures, captures the essence of the Super Mario franchise perfectly.   In the film, Mario and Luigi are two brothers, who grew up in Brooklyn,...

Editor-in-Chief Sarah Shapiro shares her thoughts on the newest two-part season of the Netflix original series YOU.

Season four of You: ‘an interesting season’

Sarah Shapiro, Editor in Chief April 24, 2023

When Season four of You was released, I was excited to see how the new episode matched up with passed seasons. Although, this season didn’t meet the expectations of the previous seasons, I still thoroughly...

Staff writer Charlotte Moy shares her opinions on The Hunger Games after the trilogy went on Netflix for the month of May and watched the first movie.

A true classic: The Hunger Games

Charlotte Moy , Staff Writer April 19, 2023

I am sure you have heard of and maybe read or watched the $2.970 billion dollar blockbuster “The Hunger Games". It is the first book of the classic dystopian trilogy written by Suzzane Collins. I read...

Staff Editor Gabrielle Rothenberg shares her thoughts on the newest installment in the Scream franchise, Scream VI.

‘Scream VI’: A well-thought out scare

Gabrielle Rothenberg, Staff Editor March 27, 2023

SPOILERS AHEAD The highly anticipated sixth installment to the jumpscare-filled “Scream” franchise had its theatrical release on March 10, 2023.   The "Scream" franchise is known for...

Staff Editor Maya Schlessinger reviews the new Amazon Prime TV show, Daisy Jones and The Six.

Daisy Jones and The Six: ‘a captivating watch’

Maya Schlessinger, Staff Editor March 15, 2023

Amazon Prime released the first three episodes of the TV adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s hit book Daisy Jones and The Six on March 3. Three episodes will be released every Friday until March 24....

Daylight savings will take place on March 12, where we will be advancing the clocks by an hour.

Daylight savings: A thing of the past?

Sarah Shapiro, Editor in Chief March 10, 2023

When I think of daylight savings, two phrases come to mind: thank goodness or dang it. For students, one more precious hour of sleep or an hour stolen from us has the ability to make a great or sluggish...

Megan Austin reviews the new Marvel movie, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantunmania…the villain story that never ends

Megan Austin, Social Media Editor February 27, 2023

Warning: Spoilers ahead   Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania hit or miss?    The original Marvel movie of each series is without a doubt the best and this is no different.   Recap...

Staff Writer Isabella Manessis reviews the new movie Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery… Is the sequel better than the original?

Isabella Manessis, Staff Writer February 23, 2023

About three years after American filmmaker Rian Johnson’s $311 million murder mystery Knives Out premiered, Johnson released another critically acclaimed movie titled Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery....

Staff Writer Cameron Dolan shares her opinions on November 9th by Colleen Hoover.

November 9th: “A Novel of Emotional Turmoil Coupled with the Hope of True Love”

Cameron Dolan, Editor February 16, 2023

November 9th by Colleen Hoover was a novel of emotional turmoil coupled with the hope of true love prevailing all. Hoover has been an increasingly popular author, evidenced by her selling more books than...

Staff Editors Carly Malamut, Sophie Kolax, and Maya Schlessinger share their top ten favorite 2023 Grammys red carpet looks.

Echo editors’ top ten best dressed at 2023 Grammy’s

Maya Schlessinger, Carly Malamut, and Sophie Kolax February 6, 2023

The Grammy Awards are one of the biggest nights for fashion every year. Here are the Valley Echo's Top Ten Best Dressed for the 2023 Grammy's, in no particular order:   Steve Lacy wore Saint...

Disney+ releases Avatar: the Way of Water, the sequel to Avatar, in theaters.

Avatar: the Way of Water

Megan Austin, Social Media Editor January 13, 2023

Warning: spoilers ahead   Avatar, the Way of Water was released Dec. 14.   The first movie, Avatar, was released 14 years ago.    So, here is a bit of a refresher: Jake...

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