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Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Hunger Games is back on the big screen

The Hunger Games is back on the big screen

Masha Malinkine, Andrina Roberts, and Jenna Abu-Zahra December 23, 2023

On November 17, a frenzy filled the theaters as The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes was released. Directed by Francis Lawrence, the film is based on Suzanne Collins’ prequel to her...

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...

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...

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...

Warner bros. presents a darker take on Batman

Sam Diliberti and Silas Kemp June 1, 2022

“The Batman”, released in early March of 2022, is the darkest of many takes on the Dark Knight, having more in common with film noir or horror styles than typical superhero movies. Starring Robert...

Home Alone: A retrospective of a classic

Home Alone: A retrospective of a classic

Josh Fendyke and Silas Kemp December 22, 2021

Home Alone is widely regarded as a holiday classic and is a classic movie to watch around the holidays. The movie leaves the viewer feeling nostalgic, with the simple childhood premise of being left...

Run. revolves around a daughter in a wheelchair and her wacky mother.

New thriller sends chills down your spine

Sophia Wiley February 19, 2021

Run. (2020) is a mystery thriller film, directed by Aneesh Chaganty, that follows the lives of Diane Sherman (Sarah Paulson) and her daughter, Chloe (Kiera Allen). Chloe seems to be a normal teen, interested...

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...

courtesy Clarified Films

The story of a MKE violin robbery

Noe Goldhaber November 12, 2019

On October 25th at the Oriental Theater, “Plucked,” a movie about Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra violinist Frank Almond’s stolen Stradivarius violin, was shown as part of the Milwaukee Film Festival....