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The True Meaning of Christmas

The Grinch holds up one of his stolen ornaments.

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018

As the Grinch looks down on the Whos from Mt. Crumpit, he glares as he hates the Christmas Spirit. When the audience watches any of the three Grinch movies, the Christmas spirit gets spread to them making everyone’s Christmas just a little bit brighter. On November 9, 2018, The Grinch made a return in m...

The Comeback: Creed 2

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

December 13, 2018

Are you looking for a good movie? Well, I’ve got a good one for you. Creed 2 came into theaters November 21, 2018 and hit the ground running. The sports/drama film is a sequel after the first Creed movie which brings up some information from the past of old Rocky movies. The story starts back in...

From 1898 to Eternity: the Long Legacy of Christmas Classics

Lauded as a staple in holiday classics,  A Charlie Brown Christmas is one of the most well known animated TV specials of all time.

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018

Christmas season has begun and holiday spirit is in the air. Part of the holiday cheer is the wide selection of Christmas movies that range from new films on the Hallmark Channel, to stop motion specials of the 60s and 70s, like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) and A Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), to...

Countdown to Christmas

Hallmark Christmas Movies make a perfect night to get into the Christmas Spirit

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 27, 2018

Snow softly drifting in, scented candles filling the room with the aroma of Christmas trees, and hot chocolate brewing to prepare for snuggling in on cold winter nights. It’s that time of year when many tune in to watch Hallmark Christmas movies, as they begin their own countdown to Christmas. Since 2009, th...

Into the Dark: Venom

From Flickr Images

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

November 2, 2018

Marvel is back with yet again another box office hit. Venom was released on October 5, 2018, and has been a hit making over $205 million with their first four days of the global launch. Some believe this movie is the best released since Marvel's Infinity War, which came out earlier in the year. The mo...

Fall TV: New Obsessions & an Old Favorite, Going Out with a ‘Bang’

Flickr Public Domain Images

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 15, 2018

The summer may be coming to an end, but the beginning of TV season is just getting started. A variety of shows are premiering, far too many to even keep track of. With a plethora of shows set to play on air, it is important for people, with an interest in television, to receive input on what series to...

And The Award Goes To…

From Flickr Images

Addison Fortin, Crown Writer

February 5, 2018

Whether it is a Tuesday night or a Friday night, families and friends sit around their TVs snuggled up in blankets with a bowl of their favorite snacks, sharing one similar interest: award shows. There is an award show for any interest someone might have: movies, music, directing, etc. The most popula...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Children of all Ages…Welcome to the Circus

Ladies and Gentlemen, Children of all Ages...Welcome to the Circus

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer

January 31, 2018

A large red and white tent stands tall with the smell of popcorn, peanuts, and cotton candy filling the air; the joy of children is all around.  Clowns on bicycles and people on stilts are greeting families of all ages to the “Greatest Show on Earth.” Children are in awe of all of the vibrant co...

The Old and the New: Jumanji

From Flickr Images Public Domain

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

January 31, 2018

  The movie theater is always coming out with new films, and one of the newest movies out is Jumanji. This old movie is a classic, but now it has a new twist. Moviegoers may remember the original from 1995.  Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a brand new version and came out at the end of 20...

40 Years Ago, In a Studio in California

From Flickr Images

Grace Dawson, Crown Editor

April 7, 2017

Just over a year after releasing The Force Awakens, the 3rd highest grossing film of all time and the 7th instalment in the series, the original Star Wars is celebrating its 40th Anniversary.

Order Up!

From Flickr Images

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

April 5, 2017

For any of you who are interested in the animated series Bob’s Burgers then there is a big surprise for you! Out now is the Bob’s Burgers Cookbook by Loren Bouchard and the writers of Bob’s Burgers. The recipes, however, are by Cole Bowden. Bowden’s recipes came from a blog he started called Th...

The New Nintendo Switch

The New Nintendo Switch

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

March 16, 2017

The Nintendo Switch was released on March 3rd  is a new way to game that has been long awaited by gamers everywhere. The switch looks like a tablet with a remote attached on either side. The Nintendo Switch has many ways to be played, you can hook it up to your TV and play on the screen, you can detach...

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