The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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

“Everything Everywhere all at Once” shocks viewers 

“Everything Everywhere all at Once” shocks viewers 

Sarah Kluckhohn June 8, 2022

Everything Everywhere all at Once released in the United States May 25 to an avalanche of positive reviews. Fans raved about the masterful editing, costumes and the story at the heart of it all.  Going...

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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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‘Cobra Kai’ season four triumphs

Tenzin Gyaldatsang January 10, 2022

Climbing to the number one position on Netflix’s Top 10 in the U.S. in a matter of days, “Cobra Kai” has been revitalized within pop culture following the release of season four Dec. 31, 2021.  Season...

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‘Respect’ supersedes expectations

Jacob Khabie August 31, 2021

There are few ways to adequately portray the impact of Aretha Franklin on music and culture today. Not only did the “Queen of Soul” bring us timeless hits, but she also used her voice for good —...

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‘Cruella’ disappoints

Maren Wilsey June 10, 2021

I went into ‘Cruella’ with low expectations. How can you give a redeemable backstory to a character whose defining trait is murdering puppies? Unfortunately, those low expectations were met.    The...

Student and families sled at Aquila Park as a part of Sno Daze Week Feb. 23. Sledding was the only in-person event during the Week.

Sno Daze features virtual-heavy events

Tobias Khabie and Molly Schochet March 3, 2021

After participating in sledding at Aquila Park for Sno Daze, senior Sophie Yakes said she attended because it was a convenient opportunity to meet up with her friends after her socializing had been reduced. “I...

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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...

‘One Night in Miami’ educates and inspires

Nora Hall January 21, 2021

“One Night in Miami” is an amazing representation of the civil rights movement and tells an impactful story. It shows the fight Black people have been having for years, and has great black representation,...

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‘Soul’ inspires self reflection

Ben Sanford January 15, 2021

After the release of movies like “The Good Dinosaur” and sequels to many of their other films such as “The Incredibles 2” and “Finding Dory,” it seemed that Pixar Animations was headed down...

Fair use from Netflix. Abbie Hoffman (Sacha Baron Cohen) and Jerry Rubin (Jeremy Strong) being photographed by many photographers while walking towards the court room for their trial. The movie is based on events from the 1969 political trial.

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ is a masterpiece

Maria Perez Barriga October 25, 2020

From watching the first scene of “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” I knew I would be hooked. The movie is based on events that happened during the 1969 political trial.  The movie takes us back to...

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New release of ‘Mulan’ inspires

Nora Hall September 25, 2020

Ever since I saw the trailer of “Mulan” (2020) directed by Niki Caro, I have wanted to see the movie and see if it was as good as the 1998 cartoon version. I have mixed feelings with the results of...

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“Work It” is the newest binge Worthy movie on Netflix

Nora Hall September 6, 2020

Like everybody else in quarantine, I've gone through a lot of movies on Netflix. When I stumbled upon “Work It,” it caught my attention and did not disappoint.  The movie is about 18- year old...

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