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

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‘White Noise’ wraps existential dread in artistic talent

Modesty Manion January 17, 2023

Released on Netflix U.S. at the start of the new year, “White Noise” is a horror-drama set in the ‘80s that surrounds the Gladney family as they experience an “airborne toxic event.” The film,...

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Peel back the layers of a new mystery

Alex Geretz January 9, 2023

When “Knives Out” first released in 2019, the whodunit genre had been running stale. Sure, Kenneth Branagh’s new “Murder on the Orient Express” from 2017 was a decent modern adaptation, but no...

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‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ film adaptation displays the reality of war

Serena Bovee December 5, 2022

Based on the book released in 1928, “All Quiet on the Western Front,” a film of the same name was recently released. The book is a political message against war that has influenced many people since...

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“Wednesday” proves wicked and woeful

Abby Bartleson December 2, 2022

After watching countless movies from director Tim Burton, I have grown to love his oddball, gothic film style and Netflix’s “Wednesday” executed this flawlessly. Released Nov. 23 (which was conveniently...

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‘The School for Good and Evil’ is not so good

Anya Panday November 4, 2022

The beloved young adult fantasy book series, “The School for Good and Evil,” has been a widely loved spin on fairy tales since 2013. Due to its popularity, Netflix recently picked up the book series...

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Marilyn Monroe back on the big screen

Eliah Fink October 12, 2022

Marilyn Monroe has been out of the spotlight for quite a while, but only up until recently. “Blonde” gives an intimate perspective on Norma Jean’s life and the performance she put on for the world...

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Revenge is sweet

Maren Wilsey September 27, 2022

It’s no secret that the 90’s were the golden age for the teen comedy genre. It’s also no secret that since then, few movies have been able to capture the wit, whimsy and overall aesthetic of the...

AMC theater sits empty before a film showing May 20. The rise of streaming services has contributed to the decline of turnout in theaters.

The looming demise of movie theaters

Johanna Kaplan May 24, 2022

Going to the movies is a beloved experience for many, but has become less popular as of late. In 2021, a notably high 61% of Americans skipped out on the moviegoing experience. The pandemic hit a hard...

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The imagination of time travel

Mya Stanberry March 25, 2022

Ryan Reynolds plays a grown up Adam Reed in “The Adam Project” released on Netflix March 11 2022, and accidentally visits his younger self in hope to find his father Louis Reed played by Mark Ruffalo...

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‘Hype House’ invokes unexpected enjoyment

Jordyn Deschamps January 25, 2022

Going in with spotty background knowledge on the Hype House, where a bunch of viral TikTok creators live together to be able to make content together, I was a little skeptical if their Netflix show was...

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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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‘Lost In Space’ comes to fitting end

Colin Canaday January 7, 2022

Based on the 1960s series by the same name, itself based on the 1812 novel titled “Swiss Family Robinson,” Netflix’s third and final season of “Lost In Space” does not disappoint. Following...

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