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“Nomadland” soars to beautiful heights

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2021
The Cover art for Kid Cudi’s “Man On the Moon III: The Chosen.” The art symbolizes the changes in Kid Cudi’s career since his first Man On the Moon album. The album was a pretty great way to end the series, and now Cudi will likely turn his focus towards “KIDS SEE GHOSTS 2.”

Kid Cudi returns to the moon

Carson Fox, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2021
Backlot Pizza + Kitchen, located at 6200 South 205th Plaza, had some exceptional dishes, but also some disappointing ones.

Delicious Detroit deep-dish

Evan Vaslow, Staff Reporter
December 17, 2020
Along with the release of his new album, Mendes also worked on a Netflix special, “Shawn Mendes: In Wonder” that premiered on November 23. “Been working on this documentary for so long & am so excited to finally share it with you all,” Mendes shared on Instagram.

No need to Wonder anymore

Paige Fortney, Staff Reporter
December 9, 2020
I had high expectations for Doughmaha, but the prices were too high for the quality of food and the small portion sizes. The most disappointing dish was the Dough/Ice Cream Combo.

Doughmaha disappoints

Evan Vaslow, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2020
Netflix releases new Christmas movie starring Kat Graham and Alexander Ludwig

Operation: drop this movie

Jenna Reynolds, Features Editor
November 11, 2020
“Song Exploder” is a lot shorter than most shows, with each episode being about 25 minutes long. This makes for a quick watch if you don’t have a lot of free time during the day.

Musical minds at work

Jonathan Jimenez, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2020
photo via Netflix
Written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, the film follows a group of anti-Vietnam War protesters as they stand trial after being charged with conspiracy and crossing state lines with the intention of inciting riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The Chicago Seven are all from different backgrounds and belong to separate organizations, but in the eyes of the prosecution and Judge Julius Hoffman, they are all the same—members of the “radical left.” 

Netflix revives historic 1968 trial

Tenley Wright, Chief Photographer
October 28, 2020
Released on October 9, the new horror series became an instant hit amongst viewers of all ages.

Another haunting arises

Alexis Bahensky, Cartoonist
October 27, 2020
Two days after the movie’s release, “Clouds” reached the number one spot on the iTunes chart. In 2013, when the song was initially released, it also made an appearance climbing to a high spot on the charts, making this the second time it went viral.

Tear-jerker of the year goes to…

Paige Fortney, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2020
Netflix releases their newest comedy horror movie starring Adam Sandler and other familiar faces.

Hardly horror

Jenna Reynolds, Features Editor
October 13, 2020
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