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Extraordinary Acai

Extraordinary Acai

Sophia Spicuzza, Staff Reporter October 7, 2021

Acai bowls have been popular for a few years now. I am a fan of acai bowls because they taste great and are healthy as well. They are made of ingredients that fuel your body while not tasting like healthy...

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Canceling Cancel Culture

Can cancel culture exist if no one has really been canceled?
Brie Williams, Staff Reporter October 7, 2021

Canceled. The word trends nearly every week on Twitter, taking hold of a new victim. Cancel culture has been circulating the internet for years now. There is no origin to cancel culture, it’s just the...

Pop Star Harry Styles in St. Louis, MO.

Pop Star Harry Styles Waltzes Into STL For: Love On Tour

Jessi Ruiz, Staff Reporter October 7, 2021

Surely you’ve heard of singer and songwriter Harry Styles right? Who hasn’t? Being in the big hit boyband One Direction gave him a boost in pursuing a successful solo music career. As of now, Styles...

Letters and Lies

Letters and Lies

"Dear Evan Hansen" Movie Musical is Underwhelming
Emma Li, Features Editor October 6, 2021

Dear Students, Teenagers, Young People, Theatre Kids, Film Buffs, etc. Public speaking is one of the most common fears, but for others, casual conversation brings the same nerve-racking intensity. “Dear...

The Father is a Mind-bending Portrayal of Aging

“The Father” is a Mind-bending Portrayal of Aging

In preparation for the Academy Awards on April 25th, the Corral will be reviewing and ranking every Best Picture nomination
Trey Williams, Managing Editor March 28, 2021

"The Father", directed by Florian Zeller, is about an elderly father, played by Anthony Hopkins, as he and his daughter, played by Olivia Coleman, navigate the challenges of his aging. What sets this...

Mank, directed by David Fincher, stars Gary Oldman as screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, writer of the legendary film Citizen Kane. The film is about Mankiewiczs experience in 1930s Hollywood, shown through flashbacks, as he writes Citizen Kane in 1940.

“Mank”: Impressive but Boring

In preparation for the Academy Awards on April 25th, the Corral will be reviewing and ranking every Best Picture nomination
Trey Williams, Managing Editor March 27, 2021

"Mank", directed by David Fincher, stars Gary Oldman as screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, writer of the legendary film "Citizen Kane". The film is about Mankiewicz's experience in 1930's Hollywood, shown...

Judas and the Black Messiah, directed by Shaka King, stars Daniel Kaluuya as leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party Fred Hampton, and Lakeith Stanfield as William ONeil, an FBI informant working undercover as a member of the Black Panther Party. The film is about the events leading up to Fred Hamptons assassination. 

“Judas and the Black Messiah”: A Daring and Disturbing Tragedy

In preparation for the Academy Awards on April 25th, the Corral will be reviewing and ranking every Best Picture nomination
Trey Williams, Managing Editor March 15, 2021

"Judas and the Black Messiah", directed by Shaka King, stars Daniel Kaluuya as leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party Fred Hampton, and Lakeith Stanfield as William O'Neil, an FBI informant working...

Ma Raineys Black Bottom, directed by George C. Wolfe, is an adaptation of an August Wilson play about a turbulent 1920s blues recording session. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as gifted yet difficult to work with trumpet player Levee, and Viola Davis as a fictionalized version of the Mother of Blues, Ma Rainey. 

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”: Boseman Needs an Oscar

In preparation for the Academy Awards on April 25th, the Corral will be reviewing every potential Best Picture nomination
Trey Williams, Managing Editor March 14, 2021

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom", directed by George C. Wolfe, is an adaptation of an August Wilson play about a turbulent 1920's blues recording session. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as gifted yet difficult...

Sound of Metal, directed by Darius Marder, stars Riz Ahmed as Ruben, a heavy metal drummer that begins to lose their hearing. The film follows Ruben as he copes with this disruptive change.

“Sound of Metal” is a Stunning Character Study

In preparation for the Academy Awards on April 25th, the Corral will be reviewing every potential Best Picture nomination
Trey Williams, Managing Editor March 11, 2021

"Sound of Metal", directed by Darius Marder, stars Riz Ahmed as Ruben, a heavy metal drummer that begins to lose their hearing. The film follows Ruben as he copes with this disruptive change. I really...

Minari, directed by Lee Issac Chung, stars Steven Yeun, Han Ye-ri, Youn Yuh-jung, Alan Kim, and Noel Kate Cho as a Korean family moving from California to Arkansas to start a farm in the 1980s. The film is about the familys successes and struggles on their journey towards the American Dream.

“Minari” is a Beautiful Examination of The American Dream

In preparation for the Academy Awards on April 25th, the Corral will be reviewing every potential Best Picture nomination
Trey Williams, Managing Editor March 7, 2021

"Minari", directed by Lee Issac Chung, stars Steven Yeun, Han Ye-ri, Youn Yuh-jung, Alan Kim, and Noel Kate Cho as a Korean family moving from California to Arkansas to start a farm in the 1980s. The film...

Nomadland, directed by Chloé Zhao, stars Frances McDormand as Fern, a woman who lost their home in the Great Recession and travels across the country in her van, joining a community of other American nomads. 

“Nomadland” Is Essential Viewing

In preparation for the Academy Awards on April 25th, the Corral will be reviewing every potential Best Picture nomination
Trey Williams, Managing Editor March 4, 2021

"Nomadland", directed by Chloé Zhao, stars Frances McDormand as Fern, a woman who lost their home in the Great Recession and travels across the country living in her van, joining a community of other...

One Night in Miami is Packed with Electrifying Performances

“One Night in Miami” is Packed with Electrifying Performances

In preparation for the Academy Awards on April 25th, the Corral will be reviewing every potential Best Picture nomination
Trey Williams, Managing Editor March 2, 2021

"One Night in Miami", directed by Regina King, stars Kingsley Ben-Adir as Civil Rights activist Malcolm X, Eli Goree as the greatest boxer of all time Cassius Clay, Aldis Hodge as one of the greatest football...

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