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The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Dopey at the cinema

Dopey at the cinema

Roberto Alvarez, Staffer February 28, 2024

“Drugstore June,” a comedy/mystery movie, came out in theaters Feb. 23. “Drugstore June” is a very mediocre movie to start off this year. This film was directed by Nicholaous Goossen, and released...

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Is ‘Lisa Frankenstein’ a Franken-hit?

Rackam Walberg, Staffer February 12, 2024

On Feb. 9, Universal Pictures released its new horror comedy “Lisa Frankenstein” starring Katherine Newton and Cole Sprouse. Directed by Zelda Williams and written by Diablo Cody, the film is coming...

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Nathan Fielder is taken to new heights in ‘The Curse’

Alex Geretz January 26, 2024

Not very many shows can make me legitimately uncomfortable, but comedian Nathan Fielder has a knack for producing awkward interactions with strangers in unscripted shows like “Nathan For You” and “The...

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Oh, I’ve got wounds

Alex Geretz June 5, 2023

Ronald Gladden stars in “Jury Duty,” a hilarious new reality-bending mockumentary series that chronicles the experience of a jury over the course of a three-week trial. He just might not know it yet.  In...

‘Paint’ movie is a waste of time

Alex Hoag April 14, 2023

  Ever since it was announced that Owen Wilson was going to play a Bob Ross inspired character, nearly everybody has been counting down the days until this new comedy releases.    “Paint”...

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Highly-anticipated thriller exceeds bear-sized expectations

Alex Geretz March 6, 2023

The year is 1985, Georgia. Thousands of dollars’ worth of cocaine have just been lost to the forest of Chattahoochee National Park where a black bear has just consumed a significant amount of it. As...

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‘You People’ is hilarious but predictable

Aidan Shafton February 14, 2023

Netflix kicked off its packed slate of original movies releasing in 2023 with the comedy “You People” Jan. 27. After seeing the film’s trailer for the first time, I immediately made a mental note...

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‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ is a shocking delight

Maren Wilsey January 19, 2023

I never expected to enjoy the newest installment in the Shrek/Puss in Boots cinematic universe as much as I did. “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” is a charming and heartwarming movie that kept me engaged...

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‘Amsterdam’ is unique yet underwhelming

Roberto Alvarez October 18, 2022

Last night I went to see the new movie “Amsterdam.” I thought it was a very interesting movie.  It wasn’t one of my favorites movies, but the way it was written, shot and acted was something I've...

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“Kurtis Conner Live!” is effortlessly hilarious

Modesty Manion September 29, 2022

“Folks!” If you’ve ever heard this at the beginning of a YouTube video, you’d know you’re watching Kurtis Conner. Conner is a Vine-comedian-turned-YouTube-commentary creator and stand-up comedian...

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‘Chip ‘n Dale’ is the funniest comedy this year

Alex Geretz June 7, 2022

In the grand sea of movies taking themselves way too seriously, I often find myself itching for a lighthearted movie without sky-high stakes. “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers” is the kind of movie...

Juniors Abby Bauduin and Elliot McGary-Walters discuss the newest spring play, Mutually Assured Destruction, at the interest meeting Feb. 28. The final show will be held April 29 – May 1.

‘Mutually Assured Destruction’ to take center stage

Unlike plays in the past, “Mutually Assured Destruction” hosts an array of 10 vignettes taking place in 10 different decades.  During the interest meeting Feb. 28, theater director Jodi Schifsky...

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