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Upstream News

The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

Rosaline: Retelling of Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet. Hulus Rosaline show the embodiment of Gen-Z.

“Rosaline”: Hulu’s guide to turning an independent woman to a damsel in distress

By Judith Carrizales, News Editor November 14, 2022

This review will contain spoilers for “Rosaline.” During my freshman year at CVHS, I remember reading Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet” and absolutely hating it. Nothing anyone ever told me made...

The principal cast of 20th Century Girl. Clockwise from top to bottom: Kim Yoo-jung, Park Jung-woo, Roh Yoon-seo, and Byeon Woo-seok.

20th Century Girl is a reminder that life is too short to wait

By Manizeh Rahman and Nicole Rodil Suarez November 14, 2022

WARNING: This article contains spoilers for 20th Century Girl. As I sit down to write this review, my eyes burn. So many thoughts rush through my head. As I comb through them, connecting them by string,...

The movie poster for the Disney+ streaming release of Hocus Pocus 2.

“Hocus Pocus 2” lacks the magic of the original

By Sasha Cabral, Entertainment Editor November 14, 2022

Warning: The following article contains spoilers for both “Hocus Pocus” and “Hocus Pocus 2.”  The witches are back, but they are not here to stay, we think. (More on that later.) Regardless,...

Pixars Turning Red reveals the suppressive nature of Asian standards alongside the universal struggle of growing up and discovering how to make others smile while staying true to oneself.

Turning Heads: Turning Red resonates true Asian culture on the screens

By Caitlin Liman and Nina Nguyen April 20, 2022

A sonorous 4-part rendition of “Just The Way You Are” on our way out of James Coney Island to Guitar Center, our band of besties often serenade the streets of H-Town with our shamelessly Just-Dance-esque...

The official movie poster for Uncharted, starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg

Movie review of Uncharted: Even Hollywood’s golden boy can’t save a bad movie

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez March 9, 2022

[WARNING: UNCHARTED SPOILERS AHEAD] Uncharted, starring English Actor Tom Holland as Nathan Drake, was released in American theaters on February 18th. Holland is well known for his role as Spider-Man...

The pervasive symbolism of Dont Look Up hits close to home for contemporary audiences.

Don’t Look Up: a movie that clowns America – in a good way

By Nour Chibani and Hannah Mansour February 2, 2022

**Warning: Spoilers ahead** You get a notification on your phone, but this time it's not your usual flash flood warning; it's much worse. In exactly six months and fourteen days, a comet will hit the...

Marvels superhero movie Shang-Chi makes strides to break stereotypes of Asian-Americans.

Shang-Chi: a superhero to fight the Asian monomyth

By Jessica Lin, Feature Editor November 8, 2021

As a fourth-grade Marvel fangirl needing a Halloween costume, I scoured the web for Asian superheroes. However, most of the lists resulted in obscure heroes that I hadn’t even heard of, so I eventually...

Bond is pictured overlooking the horizon from his home in Jamaica.

Billie and Bond: The Boom of a New Music Star to the End of an Era

By Esha Sharma, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Beep- beep- BOOM! The grave of Vesper Lynd blows up in James Bond’s face, marking the beginning to the plot of No Time to Die.  The new Bond movie, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and produced...

Julian and Carys list of best holiday movies to cozy up to during your break

Julian and Carys’ list of best holiday movies to cozy up to during your break

By Carys Reyes and Julian Namerow December 17, 2020

The holidays are around the corner and the best way to get into the Christmas spirit is to watch holiday movies with friends, family, or even by yourself. This time of year is when I personally get into...

Streaming services including Netflix, Hulu and HBO have become increasingly popular during quarantine.

Vivian Huynh’s List of Bingeworthy Netflix Shows to Catch Up On

By Vivian Huynh, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor December 16, 2020

Ever since quarantine, I have found myself bored to death. I wander aimlessly around the house, figuring out what to do. The sight of my TV instantly made me cave in and scour lifelessly through Netflix,...

Gotta go fast- Into the theaters for Sonic the Hedgehog!

Gotta go fast- Into the theaters for Sonic the Hedgehog!

By Cameron Hart, Staff Writer March 6, 2020

You walk in to the Sonic the Hedgehog movie expecting to come out saying “That’s no good,” but then you walk out saying “Gotta go fast,” annoying your friends with your stupid Sonic quotes. But...

Join a man and his dog on an emotion ride in Call of the Wild

By Matthew Manders, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

20th Century Studios The Call of the Wild was first a book written by Jack London. Fans were thrilled to hear that there would be the second remake of this heartfelt...

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