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The five most innovative films of all-time

The five most innovative films of all-time

Will Sills, staff reporter

March 8, 2016


Filed under Voice

It’s easy to say that cinema has changed a lot since the early 1900s. Heck, cinema has changed a lot since 2000. It’s weird to think that cinema has been around for less than 150 years, and I think the reason why that’s hard to believe is because of how innovative the film industry has been. Be...

My ten favorite movies based on books

My ten favorite movies based on books

Will Sills, staff reporter

February 17, 2016


Filed under Voice

Many of the best films ever made have come from literature itself, such as “The Godfather” and “The Exorcist.” Without further ado, here are my ten favorite movies based upon books.   Honorable Mentions: “The Exorcist,” based upon “The Exorcist” by William Peter Blatty “Silve...

Post-Dispatch columnist visits student journalists Thursday

Post-Dispatch columnist visits student journalists Thursday

February 8, 2016


Filed under Livestream, Video, Voice, Voice

On Thursday afternoon, St. Louis Post-Dispatch metro columnist Tony Messenger will visit FHC in Room 139 to speak about reporting and editorial/opinion writing. Tune in to learn more about how Mr. Messenger finds subjects for what he writes about, as well as tips he has for young journalists.  ...

My five most anticipated films of 2016

My five most anticipated films of 2016

Will Sills, staff reporter

February 8, 2016


Filed under Voice

2015 was undoubtedly a great year for movies. From “Jurassic World” to “Star Wars” to “Spotlight,” last year gave us a great variety of films to hoot and holler over. Now that 2016 has reared it’s head in, we are promised sequels to “Independence Day” and “Ghostbusters,” remakes...

The force is real and stronger than ever

The force is real and stronger than ever

Will Sills, staff reporter

February 4, 2016


Filed under Voice

When “The Force Awakens” was released in December to financial and critical success (already it is the highest grossing film of all-time in the United States and was nominated for five Academy Awards), we were once again reminded that no matter how much time passes, Star Wars will always be loved...

The force is not real

The force is not real

Jared McClellan, Multimedia Executive Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Voice

“Episode 7: The Force Awakens”, the force needs to go back to sleep, and stay asleep for a long, long time. I know there is a lot of hype surrounding the Star Wars franchise, especially around its long time run as a movie empire, but there is a time to say enough is enough. The long running film...

My favorite movies of 2015

My favorite movies of 2015

Will Sills, staff reporter

January 22, 2016


Filed under Voice

In 2015, we got new Jurassic Park, Terminator, Mad Max, and Star Wars films along with a slew of underrated gems such as “Pawn Sacrifice.” After careful consideration, here are my five favorites of 2015. Remember, these are my favorite films, not the best films. Now, without further ado……   “The Hatefu...

Star Wars: all seven films ranked

Star Wars: all seven films ranked

Will Sills, staff reporter

January 19, 2016


Filed under Voice

As it stands today, “Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens” is currently breaking box office records across the globe and soon will most likely dethrone “Avatar” as the highest grossing film of all-time worldwide. I myself have seen the film three times already and can definitely say without...

Class enrollment confusion

Mackenzie Morris, Staff reporter

January 19, 2016


Filed under Voice

Now is a busy time for all of us. We are entering second semester, teachers are preparing us for EOCs or AP testing,and seniors are worried about getting into college. Things are hectic, and on top of all of that, we are enrolling in classes for the 2016-2017 school year. As difficult as it is to decid...

The Ultimate Star Wars Quiz

The Ultimate Star Wars Quiz

Will Sills, staff reporter

December 8, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized, Voice

https://www.playbuzz.com/willuz10/the-ultimate-star-wars-quiz

Enough with the cinematic universes already!

Enough with the cinematic universes already!

Will Sills, staff reporter

November 17, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Voice

Every morning when I wake up, I eat breakfast and read up on the newest movie news. The news this morning was video game publisher Activision has created its own movie studio and plan to develop a shared cinematic universe around their popular first-person-shooter franchise “Call of Duty.” This is...

The top five most disappointing movie sequels of all-time

The top five most disappointing movie sequels of all-time

Will Sills, staff reporter

November 11, 2015


Filed under Feature, Reviews, Voice

This year, we have received and will receive sequels to some of our favorite movies of all time, from “Star Wars: Episode VII” to “Jurassic World.” We eagerly and somewhat nervously anticipate these sequels, afraid that they could suck. I think it’s safe to say that no sequel this year will ...

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