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Jim Hawkins sitting on the bowsprit of the RLS Legacy. Photo Source: Treasure Planet

After 19 Years, “Treasure Planet” is Still Great!

Kai Shabman, Literature Editor November 15, 2021

On Nov. 27, 2002, the movie “Treasure Planet” was released under the Walt Disney name. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, it was one of the more underrated animated Disney movies in comparison...

This is the cast of High School Musical The Musical The Series. Nini is in-between Ricky and E.J.

HSMTMTS: Why Ricky Is the Better Boyfriend (Spoilers)

Jamie Cabezas, Staff Writer January 25, 2020

“High School Musical The Musical The Series” is a new television show exclusive to Disney Plus. It is about a group of teenagers who practice their roles in their high school’s remake of “High...

Freshmans Eva Watson, and Amber Cabezas both watched Frozen II, and loved it.

Is “Frozen II” Worth Seeing?

Jamie Cabezas, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

“Frozen” was a good movie, but is “Frozen II” worth seeing? Frozen I is about how Elsa and Anna react to Elsa’s powers, but in Frozen II, they focus more on the power part, instead of the sister...

Senior Grace Wood , a long time Star Wars fan, is showing her support for the franchise by wearing a classic Star Wars shirt. She is also showing her disdain for the newest installments by giving two thumbs down.

Disney is Ruining Star Wars

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

BE WARNED: This article will contain spoilers for Star Wars Episodes 1-8. I have been a Star Wars fan for as long as I can remember, and unlike most people, I can find enjoyment in the prequel trilogy....

In the past several years, it seems the quality of blockbuster films has decreased. Hollywood churns out movies with budgets in the hundreds of millions of dollars and rakes in billions more from the box office, like an old and dirty bucket being filled up, dumped out, and repeating the process. The worst part of this analogy is that we, the moviegoers, are the ones drinking the dirty water. (Photo from Youtube)

Where Did the Great Movies Go?

Holley Murray, Literature Editor February 3, 2019

Recently, I saw one of the worst movies I have ever seen in theaters. Anyone who knows me knows I will be the first in line to see whatever new psychological thriller is out, so when I went to see an evening...

Almost back-to-back, Disney is releasing three new live-action movies this year: “The Lion King,” “Dumbo,” and “Aladdin.” In all three movies, viewers will recognize certain faces and familiar voices.

Three Disney Live-Action Remakes Being Released in 2019

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer January 26, 2019

Disney has been making live-action movies since the ‘50s, but in recent years these movies have started blowing up. From “Cinderella” to “The Jungle Book” to “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney...

Mackenzie Foy, who plays Clara, goes on a journey to find a key that will open the gift her late mother left her for Christmas, leading her to a world of four realms that she never knew existed. Photo from comicbook.com.

“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” Enchants Theaters Across America

Abby Marks, Features Editor November 16, 2018

Disney’s “Nutcracker and the Four Realms” took on the big screen on Nov. 2, acquiring a surprising mix of both positive and negative reviews. The movie captures the story of Clara and her journey...

Belle swirls around the ballroom with her beautiful yellow dress. While it is close to the original, there were some sparkly details that were newly added to the dress.

Beauty and the Beast: Worth the Hype?

Abby Marks, Staff Writer May 19, 2017

Warning: If you are unfamiliar with the story of Beauty and the Beast, watch the movie first! This article contains spoilers.   Rumors of a live-action rendition of a fan-favorite Disney movie,...

“It was granted her to clothe herself with fine linen, bright and pure, for the linen is the righteous deeds of the saints” Revelation 19:8. Photo used with permission of Mikaela McCord.

The Princess Within

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer March 24, 2015

Cinderella. The very name elicits varying reactions among different people, and, while there are thousands of different interpretations, the general outline of each version is the same: The protagonist’s...

A playlist for those moments when you want to take a leap back into your childhood.

Trip Down Memory Lane

Noelle Walker, Facebook Admin February 13, 2015

Practically all children have seen one or two Disney movies in their lifetime. Even if you don’t remember the actual movie, chances are, you remember the songs. From the classics to the newest, all of...

The giant sphere that holds the Spaceship Earth ride is visible in all parts of Epcot. Spaceship Earth looms over everything else in the park, so onlookers can see it no matter where they are in Epcot. The sphere, besides being an impressive sight, can also serve as a directional beacon, as it is located near the entrance of the park. This is most helpful to those who are stuck in the Food and Wine Festival, as they can easily guide themselves back to the entrance of Epcot.

Around the World in 25 Countries

Jack Scott, Staff Writer October 31, 2014

Every autumn, a section of Disney’s Epcot Park is transformed into a surreal and sometimes confusing conglomeration of culinary culture from all over the world. Chinese monasteries stand aside Norwegian...

What would happen if a princess did not have a prince at happily ever after?

Happily Ever After

Emma Franklin, News Editor December 3, 2013

The Disney princesses are the bread and butter of the Disney Company, but these princesses have been attacked for teaching some unsavory lessons about love and what a female is supposed to be. Surprisingly...

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