75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
Smile gained the attention of the world with its unique marketing tactics and since its release has received positive reviews. Allie Nichols 23 said, I literally screamed out loud in the movie theater. Graphic by: Hugh Murphy

Movie review: “Smile”

Hugh Murphy and Annika Lange November 5, 2022

An electrifying scare-fest that lacks substance “Smile” intrigued prospective audiences with a cheesy yet eerie trailer that would play in front of many during its big release. Though a bit imitative...

The movie Clueless is filled with funny and relatable quotes such as, I know it sounds mental, but sometimes I have more fun vegging out than when I go partying. Maybe because my party clothes are so binding. This quote is said by the movies character Cher (center-right). Graphic by: Kendall Garcia

Movie review: “Clueless” is a must watch movie

Kendall Garcia November 2, 2022

Clueless is a relatable teenage file that deserves more screen time “Clueless,” a cult-classic film from the 1990s that stars icon Alicia Silverstone as the main character, Cher. Cher is a ditzy high...

Fun fact: Mirabel is the first female main character to wear glasses in a Disney-animated movie. Photo by: Isabella Fierros

Opinion: Encanto is enchanting

Isabella Fierros and Emily Nguyen January 26, 2022

One of the newly released Disney movies, "Encanto", has captured our hearts The movie itself is centered around a magical family in Columbia, each member with gifted magical powers, except one. Mirabel...

Opinion: The “Dr. Seuss The Grinch” remake is not as bad as everyone says

Opinion: The “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” remake is not as bad as everyone says

Ava Mohror December 13, 2021

To start off, I’m gonna clarify that nothing beats the original “Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas” movie. However, the new animated version of the movie that came out in 2018 isn’t bad...

Opinion: Uncut Gems will have you on edge in more ways than one

Opinion: Uncut Gems will have you on edge in more ways than one

Charlotte D'Orsi February 4, 2020

Adam Sandler’s vulgarity in his new movie is comedic but slightly uncomfortable.   Adam Sandler demonstrates one of his best acting performances yet in the recently released movie “Uncut Gems.”...

Why Im marching

Why I’m marching

Talia Wilcox February 5, 2019

On January 19, 2019, I found myself marching in downtown Ventura in the 3rd annual Women’s March. Surrounded by signs and chants about freedom and rights, I felt part of the battle to which so many...

Unlike the film Mary Queen of Scotts, one may find a middle ground in reading about history or learning about it in such classes that use this book rather than in a film.

“Mary Queen of Scots” Movie Review

Garrett Jaffe January 20, 2019

"Mary Queen of Scots," released Dec. 7, 2018 is directed by Josie Rourke and stars Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, is a film taking place in 16th century England about the cat-and-mouse power struggle...

Was IT actually scary?

Was “IT” actually scary?

October 11, 2017

The remake of “IT” was released on Friday, September 8. This movie is the second remake of Stephen King’s novel, IT,  which was published in 1986. Once the trailer was released it was shared...

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