Take a Break From School by Watching a Show About School

With school starting back up and routines settling in, it’s easy to feel stressed or overwhelmed. If you’ve been looking for a way to relax, then look no further! The show, Community, is set in a community college, and is one of the most hilarious, meta shows of all time….

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In This Month: Serving Up Summer Scares

Ah, August. The peak of summer, where the sun shines hot and bright in the sky, beaches are packed, and theaters are packed with blockbuster hits full of action and adventure. It’s not a typical time when you’d expect to see a horror movie debut, but in 2019 summer served up some surprisingly potent scares with Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Based on the horror anthology series of the same name, which became infamous for illustrator Stephen Gammell’s disturbing artwork, the film was helmed by André Øvredal and Guillermo del Toro to bring several of the more insidious tales and creatures to life…

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If You Haven’t Watched ATLA Yet, What Are You Doing?

As the show progresses, more and more real life issues are addressed. Topics such as parental pressure, finding your own path in life, and dealing with the loss of a loved one are explored. Last, but definitely not least, the strongest aspect of the show definitely would be the characters. It wouldn’t be far fetched to say that Prince Zuko practically has a cult following at this point…

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The Haunting of Hill House

What makes The Haunting of Hill House so impressive is how the story itself is executed. What could’ve been a campy horror story filled with jumpscares and overused tropes was instead a carefully crafted, slow-burn tale that saved its few jumpscares for just the right moments. Furniture and wallpaper are arranged to resemble faces hidden in almost every scene, and the ghosts of Hill House lurk in almost every scene – often in plain sight yet easily missed…

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Review: Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts

Kipo tells the story of a world far in the future, when humanity has been forced underground by “mutes” – mutated, intelligent animals that have since taken over the surface world. Nature has reclaimed civilization, and humans live in small community “bunkers” just trying to survive. Kipo, a young girl from one such community, suddenly finds herself alone on the surface after being forced to flee her bunker when it is attacked by a massive, six-armed Mega Mute monkey.

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Praise for “Hunger Games” Prequel

Many fans were dismayed when it was revealed that the novel would follow Coriolanus, who is considered to be the main villain of the Hunger Games trilogy. I disagree, however. I believe that all monsters were once men, and “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” reveals Coriolanus’s tumultuous relationship between his humanity and his brutality as he struggled to survive in the brutal social sphere of the Capitol.

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