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Representation in Hollywood affects how we view ourselves

Representation in Hollywood movies is far more than cast statistics, it impacts the viewers as movies and television shows have a dramatic effect on how consumers view many aspects of their lives. Ideas and expectations come from experiences, and people virtually experience media constantly. “Stories affect how we live our lives, how we see other people, how we think about […]

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Promotional material for Jordan Peele's "US".

Jordan Peele’s “US” is a must see for horror fans

“US,” released on March 22, is the second film from comedian and director Jordan Peele, who received massive praise for his first film, “Get Out” which showed a new take on the horror genre through an African-American perspective. The film follows Adelaide Thomas (Lupita Nyong’o) on a family vacation with her husband Gabe (Winston Duke), daughter Zora (Shahadi Wright Joseph) […]

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Instant Family provides viewers with the good, the bad and the ugly of the parenting and the foster care system.

Instant Family provides viewers with the good, the bad and the ugly of the parenting and the foster care system.

On Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 the heartwarming film Instant Family hit theaters around the world. The film features hollywood stars, such as Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, and many more. The movie was directed and produced by Sean Anders, and also produced by Wahlberg. The movie follows the life of married couple, Pete (Wahlberg) and Ellie Wagner (Byrne), as they navigate […]

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“Listen” displays various teenage conflicts

“Listen” displays various teenage conflicts

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Death is inevitable, but an untimely death, especially at one’s own hand is preventable. Writer and Director Erahm Christopher creates a hyperbolic tale to demonstrate his perception of the best action to take in preventing an untimely demise through active communication. To put it simply, a […]

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MSD sponsors film viewing for mental health awareness

MSD sponsors film viewing for mental health awareness

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Nov. 2, about 1200 students arrived and filed into the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gymnasium to watch “Listen,” a film that aims to promote suicide prevention and mental health awareness. The showing was a result of Broward County Public Schools’ initiative entitled “Listen—It Only […]

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TV production’s weekly news broadcasts are neglected

TV production’s weekly news broadcasts are neglected

Every Friday during the last ten minutes of class, students from TV production go live and broadcast weekly news. The broadcasts are performed by students in level 2 and 3 TV production classes. One person is selected by TV production teacher Eric Garner as a director for each broadcast. The broadcasts include news packages put together to tell a story […]

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New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

“IT” is the new horror film taking box offices by storm, and it has quickly become the highest grossing horror film of all time on a domestic basis, not accounting for inflation. On Sept. 8, its first weekend in theaters, it made over $123 million.  Based on Stephen King’s original novel of the same name, the story and its main […]

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