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Warren Miller ski film 2020 – Future Retro

Shot of athlete Victor Major skiing in Iceland
January 18, 2021

Warren Miller’s annual ski films signal the start of winter each year, and this year was quite unique to past films as the film company granted international streaming to skiers and snowboarders worldwide....

Netflix makes controversial changes to their popular platform

Emily Kinney, senior, smiling as Netflix opens on her computer.
January 11, 2021

Netflix is one of the largest streaming services in North America and has approximately 195.15 million subscribers worldwide. Despite their often genius marketing strategies, wide audience of users, and...

TikTok songs, the Billboard Charts, and the albums they stem from

TikTok has captivated over 800 million users, including AHS freshman Lauren Kinney, and led to songs topping the Billboard charts.
January 11, 2021

TikTok is everywhere; it is in the news, in discussions of national security, and on the phones of more than 800 million users as of the end of 2020. The video production app’s influence doesn’t stop...

“I Am Greta”, a must-watch film

Greta Thunberg sits outside of the Swedish Parliament in the poster for the 2020 Hulu film I am Greta.
January 11, 2021

In 2018, a 15-year old climate activist stood alone in front of the Swedish Parliament holding a sign that read “School Strike for Climate”. In 2019, protests from over 7 million students rocked every...

“If Anything Happens I Love You,” a new Netflix short film

If anything happens I love you depicts the truly moving aftermath of a tragic school shooting and shows deeply human emotions in a journey through a young girl's death.
January 6, 2021

The reality that most students in America faced before COVID-19 was the constant fear of a shooting in their school. Written by Micheal Govier and Will McCormack, Netflix’s If Anything Happens I Love...

Aspen’s crown jewelry maker: Kate Flynn

Kate Flynn, a local artist in residency at the Red Brick, poses in her studio.
November 20, 2020

Whether art or Spanish is your passion, local artist Kate Flynn wants you to pursue it. Flynn, a six-year resident at the Red Brick Arts Center, creates and sells jewelry. It was not always clear to her...

Queen’s Gambit limited Netflix series

The Queen in her element on a Moroccan chessboard.
November 17, 2020

To all of the passionate chess players out there and those who don’t even know what a pawn is, here is the show for you. The limited series “The Queen’s Gambit” was released on Netflix on October...

Grand Army: an eye opening experience

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November 16, 2020

The Netflix original TV show Grand Army, created by Katie Cappiello and released on October 16, 2020, follows a group of teens living in Brooklyn and their journeys to survive adolescence. The newly released...

dodie “Cool Girl” debuts upcoming album

dodie's new album will be released in March 2021 and features
November 15, 2020

Known for her light melodies starkly contrasted with deep and powerful lyrics, dodie has amassed just under 2.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone and will be releasing her first full length album...

Harry Style’s new music video is “Golden”

The fan favorite outfit in his new video featuring a Éliou necklace that reads
November 10, 2020

On Monday, October 26, hundreds of thousands of people stopped what they were doing to watch former One Direction member Harry Styles’ new music video, “Golden.” This video currently has 34 Million...

Rap influenced by mental health

Photo courtesy of Getty Images. Kid Cudi at HBO's season 3 premiere  of
October 22, 2020

The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) states that 1 in 5 adults experience a type of mental illness each year. Modern day America has turned a blind eye on rappers affected by mental health despite...

Enola Holmes Movie Review

Tigist Peshek sits down to watch the Netflix film
October 17, 2020

The 2020 Netflix movie “Enola Holmes” was released in September and quickly rose to number one on the streaming service’s top 10 list. This film featured well-known actors Millie Bobby Brown, Henry...

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