A Gritty Film of Sound and Fury: Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth
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A Gritty Film of Sound and Fury: Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth

By Justine Hong, Co-Editor-in-chief The film opens as Macbeth (Fassbender) and his wife (Cotillard) mourn the death of their baby child. Three witches relate a prophecy to Macbeth, saying he will be crowned Scotland’s king. Macbeth and his wife plot to kill King Duncan (Thewlis) to fulfill the prophecy. Upon ascending the throne, however, Macbeth … Continue reading

Action-Packed Thriller with Cool Characters and Top-Notch Soundtrack
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Action-Packed Thriller with Cool Characters and Top-Notch Soundtrack

Justine Hong, Co-Editor-in-chief It’s Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, and super-agent Ethan Hunt is at it again. This time, Hunt is after the Syndicate, a massive international criminal consortium that’s been wreaking havoc through terrorist attacks and assassinations. With the Impossible Mission Force (IMF) in jeopardy, Hunt, along with skilled former fellow agents and a talented … Continue reading

An “Out-of-the-Box” Experience at Arts Night
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An “Out-of-the-Box” Experience at Arts Night

Justine Hong, Co-Editor-In-Chief On Thursday Apr. 30 at 7:00 p.m., the audience was hushed and attentive as they awaited a performance yet to unfold on an illuminated circular stage. The school art community hosted Arts Night, a tribute to “out-of-the-box” thinking and a chance for MYP and DP art students to flaunt their artistic abilities. … Continue reading

Major Letdowns of Avengers: Age of Ultron
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Major Letdowns of Avengers: Age of Ultron

By: Tae Woo Kim, News Writer One of the most highly-anticipated movies in 2015, Avengers: Age of Ultron is Marvel’s most recent, large-scale, production. The Avengers was filled with breathtaking action scenes where the heroes displayed each of their unique, fancy abilities. However, the movie’s plotline was relatively complicated, in fact awkward, compared to the … Continue reading