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Coming of age novel, Call me by your name, Becomes a film

Coming of age novel, Call me by your name, Becomes a film

Leon Christan, Backpage Editor

March 16, 2018

Call me by your Name by André Aciman, is a devastatingly beautiful coming of age story, set in a picturesque village on the Italian Riviera. The book is narrated by a 17-year old named Elio Perlman. Every summer, Elio’s father, an archeology professor, hosts a graduate student in his home in ...

Sam Smith takes over top charts

Sam Smith takes over top charts

Carlos Alonso, Photo Manager

December 1, 2017

“The thrill of it all”, Sam Smith’s most recent album, was released on November 3, 2017. This album is Smith’s second album and is pretty similar to the first one. In this album, he included songs such as “The Good at Goodbyes”, “One Day at a Time”, “Midnight Train”, “Baby you make...

IT is back

Peter Fedyk, Editor in Chief of content

October 16, 2017

Releasing 27 years after the original television mini-series, It, directed by Andy Muschietti, is an adaptation of the iconic Stephen King novel of the same name. Other than the fact that using the pronouns for an object is inadvertently calling the film by its title (making it very annoying to write...

Parkview’s “The Crucible”

Catie Gelting, Features Editor

October 12, 2017

A classic play that has been required reading for students across the country for years, was performed by Parkview High School’s theater department from September 21st through 23rd. The Crucible premiered here shortly after school resumed following several inclement weather days. The cast of The C...

Moana Movie night

Moana Movie night

Thuy Pham, Editor in Cheif

September 22, 2017

Anticipation rises. Even as people begin to line at the gate, the tension continues to build. “In the beginning, there was only ocean…” the movie continues to roll as everyone on the student council committee stops to look around. The reality had sunken in; Parkview’s student council has officially...

A new twist on a classic novel will hit the big screen: Lord of the Females?

Candler Clark, Opinions Editor

September 13, 2017

Lord of the Flies by William Golding, a beloved dystopian novel is in the development to be a movie in Warner Bros. Yet, the writers, Scott Mcgehee and Evan Siegel are adding a twist to the classic story. Instead of all boys stranded on an island, it's going to be girls. McGehee and Siegel have stated...

Wind River

Peter Fedyk, Editor in Cheif

September 13, 2017

Wind River, written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, is just as chilling and gritty as it’s desolate Wyoming setting. The film takes place on Wind River, a Native American reservation oppressed by the constant snow storms and the federal government. Missing persons rarely are investigated and the people...

Les Miserables sells all seats on opening day

Les Miserables sells all seats on opening day

Abby Harvey, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

The musical, Les Mis, is based of off the novel, Les Miserables, written by Victor Hugo. The play explores controversial topics such as prostitution, corrupt government, and violence. The main character Jean Val Jean is played by Roman Banks and the whole musical is based on his life. The story all starts...

Movie Stereotypes

Movie Stereotypes

Jenny Nguyen, Copy Editor

April 26, 2017

With the recent release of the movie, A Ghost in the Shell, the issue of racial representation in movies has risen to contention once more. Specifically, the film’s casting of Scarlett Johansson as the Japanese cyborg protagonist has called into question the true role of race in films. Through...

Hippo campus Concert review

Peter Fedyk, Entertainment Editor

April 20, 2017

Thursday night in the “Hell” venue at Atlanta’s infamous Masquerade can only be described as electric. The indie pop-rock band Hippo Campus-based out of St. Paul, Minnesota played a ten song set, preceded by the opening act, Magic City Hippies, a Miami indie funk band. The show was completely...

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