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The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

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LGBT+ representation in film

Modesty Manion May 17, 2022

Every June, people across the world celebrate Pride Month, which honors the struggles, experiences and history of the LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, etc.) community. In honor of Pride Month,...

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Get in on the action in ‘Ambulance’

Rachel Arkis April 16, 2022

When I stepped foot into the theater to watch “Ambulance,” I had low expectations, but came out pleasantly surprised. “Ambulance” is an action-packed thriller following a war veteran named Will...

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‘Red Notice’ will leave you with questions

Jordyn Deschamps December 11, 2021

When I first hit play on “Red Notice,” I thought that it would be just your average everyday action movie, but was pleasantly surprised with a twist. “Red Notice,” a Netflix original movie,...

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‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ is nostalgic

Elena Ortiz-Fishman November 30, 2021

Following the first hit “Ghosbusters,” which came out in 1984, the newest addition to the saga didn’t disappoint. As expected, it turned out to be a goofier twist to the original. In order to keep...

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‘In the Earth’ confusing, disorientating

Elena Ortiz-Fishman April 29, 2021

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have not been to a movie theatre once — watching “In the Earth” was my first one back, which I wholly regret.  Directed by Ben Wheatly, this pandemic-inspired...

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‘Locked Down’ reflects society accurately

Ben Sanford January 28, 2021

Amidst the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, it is inevitable for quarantine-related movies and TV shows to become produced for the next decade. That being said, “Locked Down” is the first of the bunch...

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‘Little Women’ strikes a chord

Ben Sanford January 13, 2020

To say my experience watching the 2019 version of “Little Women” was a positive one would be a vast understatement. My excitement to see the film started long before I sat in the theater. The star...

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Modern Arthurian retelling misses mark

Jenna Cook February 13, 2019

As a history and fantasy enthusiast, I wanted to enjoy “The Kid Who Would Be King.” Unfortunately, there was more to critique than to praise in not only the story, but the characterization, dialogue...

Spider-Man jumps from comic to screen

Spider-Man jumps from comic to screen

Samantha Klepfer December 19, 2018

At odds with the other reboots of the Spider-Man story, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is an absolute show stealer. The animated film centers around Miles Morales who becomes the second Spider-Man...

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‘Black Panther’ delivers satisfactory entertainment

February 26, 2018

“Black Panther,” Marvel's newest superhero installment, provides a captivating story along with compelling characters and themes. The film follows the Marvel comic superhero Black Panther, aka King...

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Review: Do not walk out of ‘Mother!’

Isaac Wert September 24, 2017

“Mother!” is a cinematic masterpiece. The film is confusing, provocative and polarizing. To reveal more would ruin the intended effect of the film. The film’s writer/director, Darren Aronofsky,...

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‘Snatched’ wastes potential with poor writing

Isaac Wert May 16, 2017

This past Mother’s Day weekend, Goldie Hawn makes her return to the silver screen alongside comedienne Amy Schumer in their new comedy “Snatched.” Despite occasional laughs, the movie’s hilarious...

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