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Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

Move over Nicki Minaj, new Barbs rule the world

Jenna Abu-Zahra and Masha Malinkine September 24, 2023

She's everything. He’s just Ken.  With its exploding theme of pink, Barbie has already made a lasting impression through its production and message. Starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, the Barbie...

Oppenheimer: the idea that destroyed the world

Maya Schmaling, Jillian Beaster, and Andrina Roberts September 24, 2023

“Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.”  Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, a chilling rendition of American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin dominated the box office this...

courtesy Brownstone Productions

Indie film Bottoms satirizes high school drama genre

Sophia Levitas-Goren September 24, 2023

In a summer filled with blockbusters, as well as controversy surrounding those blockbusters’ producers, one movie stands out. That movie is Bottoms, an indie comedy produced by the same people who brought...

New film “Air” addresses real life issues

Noa Biener April 27, 2023

Shoes. We don’t think about them too much, probably only the little price tag located on the side of the box. But then again, I can’t speak for everyone. Though one thing is for sure; we never pick...

Brad Lichtenstein (left) and Claude Motley (right) pose at the Emmy Awards

The one and only Brad Lichtenstein, legendary filmmaker

Jillian Beaster and Maya Schmaling February 19, 2023

This year, Brad Lichtenstein, professional filmmaker and Shorewood resident, won a 2022 Emmy Award for ‘Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking.’ From the age of 15, Lichtenstein expressed interest...

courtesy Jillian Beaster

YRU prepares for annual Black History Month presentation

Jillian Beaster February 19, 2023

Entering February, Youth Rising Up, an advocacy club at Shorewood, is excited to present their annual Black History Month presentation.  Juniors MaHailey Stephens and Bella Busby are co-presidents...

courtesy Polygon

Pearl: a drama-turnt-slasher

Claudia Talarczyk, Ben Weisse December 1, 2022

In Pearl, Ti West’s second movie in his X trilogy, we see the life of a girl in her late-teens separated from most of society play out with disastrous effects. Set in rural Texas in 1918, our main character...

Hitchcock reveals key to invading viewers minds

Hitchcock reveals key to invading viewers’ minds

Jillian Beaster October 28, 2022

Horror vs. Suspense... analyzing the fraternal twins of film Halloween can be a scary time, especially if you’re a character in a movie. Being a real person, you feel you would always survive in a scary...

Milwaukee Film Festival brings diversity to light

Milwaukee Film Festival brings diversity to light

Jillian Beaster June 1, 2022

Returning back to in-theater screenings for the first time since 2019, the Milwaukee Film Festival celebrated its successful 14th annual event during the weeks of April 21 to May 5. What started off as...

Holiday romantic comedy run down

Holiday romantic comedy run down

Sophia Wiley January 10, 2021

Just recently, Netflix released a number of movies for the holiday season under the romantic comedy genre. As someone who can appreciate a good love story, I took it upon myself to watch a few and give...

MKE Film Festival explores alternative options to keep organization afloat

Noe Goldhaber October 15, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and concerns over the safety of running a 14-day festival, Milwaukee Film Festival will be conducting a virtual festival complete with access to exclusive streaming content...