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‘Knives Out’ portrays unique mystery

‘Knives Out’ portrays unique mystery

Henry Brettingen

December 28, 2019

“Knives Out” is a stimulating, well executed experience. The film is populated by both interesting and flawed characters, as well as a twist on the mystery genre. “Knives Out” is a story about the apparent suicide of renowned mystery author Harlan Thrombey. Just as the police are about to...

‘Cats’ got my tongue

‘Cats’ got my tongue

Maggie Klaers

December 22, 2019

The opening number of "Cats" left me searching for the exit. I was thrown into a plotless show with a sudden dance number and no explanation. From the very beginning, the bizarrely designed costumes burned my eyes. Even after finishing the entirety of the movie, I still cannot wash the image of the...

Camila Cabello releases new album

Camila Cabello releases new album

Tamar Gewirtz

December 13, 2019

Although many fans are raving about Camila Cabello’s new album ‘Romance,’ I was not personally impressed by the music. The songs, specifically “My Oh My,” were catchy and pleasant to listen to at first, but ultimately sounded like every other pop song being released right now. It has a strikingly similar resemblance to Taylor Sw...

Cut Through The Noise: Harry Styles, Camilia Cabello, Souly Had

Cut Through The Noise: Harry Styles, Camilia Cabello, Souly Had

Kate Schneider

December 13, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists.   ‘Adore You’ – Harry Styles ★★...

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns

Sofia Seewald

December 12, 2019

While the Dec. 11 temperature dropped below zero, hundreds of people in the St. Louis Park community still gathered for an evening of free hot chocolate, music and holiday lights at the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, according to senior Sam McGurgan.  “Even though it was really cold, everyone ...

Chernobyl exhibit proves valuable investment of time

Chernobyl exhibit proves valuable investment of time

Henry Brettingen

December 7, 2019

The exhibit “After the Explosion: Documenting Chernobyl” is a unique experience, revealing rare insight into the historic tragic explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Through the exhibit, the immediacy of the disaster becomes palpable and reveals additional insight into the Soviet regime. The ...

Six stars for ‘SIX’

Six stars for ‘SIX’

Marta Hill

December 3, 2019

A pop concert, a history lesson and an empowering story all combine into one breathtaking performance, "SIX," at  the Ordway Center for Performing Arts. The premise of the show is comprised of Henry VIII’s six wives forming a high-energy pop group. Because of their competitive nature, the quee...

Cut Through The Noise: Meghan Trainor ft. Lennon Stella and Sasha Sloan, Panic! At The Disco, HRVY

Cut Through The Noise: Meghan Trainor ft. Lennon Stella and Sasha Sloan, Panic! At The Disco, HRVY

Samantha Klepfer

November 23, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists. ‘Workin’ On It’ - Meghan Trainor ft. Lennon ...

Disney+ sparks controversy

Disney+ sparks controversy

Anna Benishek

November 19, 2019

According to cinema teacher Andrew Carlson, he already ordered Disney+ and hasn’t cancelled other streaming apps. Currently, he’s paying for four services.  “I have already pre-ordered it and I'm waiting for it to start Nov. 12,” Carlson said. “I did purchase it and have not cancelled ...

‘Charlie’s Angels’ almost lives up to original

‘Charlie’s Angels’ almost lives up to original

Tamar Gewirtz

November 15, 2019

When it comes to “Charlie’s Angels,” it’s hard to fathom a remake as good as the original. However, the newest “Charlie’s Angels” almost pulls it off.  This new “Charlie’s Angels,” in theaters since Nov. 15, combines humor with action to create a riveting production. Throughout...

Cut Through The Noise: Brown Eyed Girls, Doja Cat, bbno$

Cut Through The Noise: Brown Eyed Girls, Doja Cat, bbno$

Riyan Said, Writer

November 15, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists. Brown Eyed Girls — ‘Sorrow’ ★★★★☆ ...

Mario Kart Tour’s grand release breaks the internet

Mario Kart Tour’s grand release breaks the internet

Riyan Said

November 15, 2019

Mario Kart is an iconic game of the past, present and future; a multiplayer versatile racer game that’s simple, whimsical and once exclusive to Nintendo consoles. The release of the game into the mobile world last week on Sept. 25 has renewed interest in the franchise. Upon first downloading the app, you get a fe...

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