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The Student News Site of Vel Phillips Memorial

Addams Family Reveiw

Addams Family Reveiw

PJ Mulkey March 1, 2024

The Memorial drama department just had their annual winter musical! This year it was the Addams Family, a story of romance, comedy, and drama. It was truly a spectacle as it told the story of Wednesday...

Dune: Part 2 Review

Dune: Part 2 Review

PJ Mulkey March 1, 2024

**DISCLAIMER: This article contains some mild SPOILERS for the movie*** Dune Two is incredible. There is no other way to put it, from the cinematography to the story and the action it has it all. It...

7 St. Patricks Day Facts You May Not Know

7 St. Patrick’s Day Facts You May Not Know

Dona Nguyen March 1, 2024

St. Patrick's Day began on March 16, 1631. St. Patrick's Day is a holiday that symbolizes luck. It was originally observed for the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The day is...

What Should Win and What Will Win At This Years Oscars

What Should Win and What Will Win At This Year’s Oscars

Max Knight March 1, 2024

The 2024 Academy Awards are this month on the 23rd. Though it seems like every year the Oscars lose a smidge more credibility in the public eye, as an annoying movie fan I still feel obligated to put in...

10 Valentines Gift Ideas

10 Valentines Gift Ideas

Nina Zhu February 5, 2024

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to show our appreciation for our loved ones, whether it’s a friend or a special someone. Here’s a list of fun and unique gift ideas to make...

Godzilla Minus One!

Godzilla Minus One!

Ethan Leskinen February 1, 2024

 The long-running and iconic Godzilla movie series has included many interpretations of the monster throughout the decades of its releases. From cautionary drama to cheesy sci-fi, these films have represented...

Book Rec: Eleanor and Park

Book Rec: Eleanor and Park

Khushi Tiwari February 1, 2024

***Spoilers ahead!!*** Eleanor and Park is an appealing love story based on two teenagers falling in love, most unexpectedly, and with the most unexpected person possible. Cliche? My fellow book readers...

Getting to Know the Cast of The Addams Family

Max Knight, Opinion's Editor February 1, 2024

The spring musical is just around the corner! After construction reduced the size of the musical for the single set, musical medley All Night Strut last year, VPM Drama is back in full force with multiple...

From Complete Comedies to Atomic Bombs: Top Ten Movies of 2023

From Complete Comedies to Atomic Bombs: Top Ten Movies of 2023

Max Knight, Opinion's Editor January 1, 2024

Despite the film and TV industries being rocked by the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes, 2023 turned out to be an incredible year for movies. While it was difficult to choose between the plethora of incredible...

Into the Future: 10 Movies to Look Out for in 2024

Into the Future: 10 Movies to Look Out for in 2024

Max Knight, Opinion's Editor January 1, 2024

2023 was an incredible year for movies, and 2024 looks to follow in its footsteps, with numerous blockbusters, comedies, and long-awaited franchise films just on the horizon. Having just completed my top...

Interview with Our Very Own TPF!

Interview with Our Very Own TPF!

Vince Kim, Sports Editor January 1, 2024

Could you give a quick introduction about yourself? My name is Teresa Parris Ford, two last names, no dash. My friends call me Teri. My first year here at Memorial Mr. Frontier started calling me TPF...

Sophia Coppolas Priscilla

Sophia Coppola’s Priscilla

Monika Jeraj December 1, 2023

Decorated filmmaker Sophia Coppola has struck once again, this time with ‘Priscilla’ - a biopic examining the complexities within Priscilla and Elvis Presley’s marriage. The film is largely based...

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