Birmingham Film Festival

Birmingham Film Festival

Theodore Alevizos, Opinion Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On Friday, May 11th, Birmingham had its first-ever film festival in the PA, and it was a smashing success. The festival featured works by the very talented filmmakers from Mr. Kelly's advanced filmmaking class, as well as animations from the talented animators from Mrs. Bedrossian's animation class....

Avengers: Infinity War Is This the Last We’ll See of our Heroes?

Avengers: Infinity War    Is This the Last We’ll See of our Heroes?

Jonathon Eaton and Bryce Gage

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Avengers: Infinity War is the movie we've all been waiting for ever since the first time we were introduced to the future main antagonist, Thanos The Mad Titan; which previewed in the first Avengers movie back in 2012. Marvel Studios has been teasing this movie with every installment they've released...

I Feel Pretty Movie Investigates Female Insecurities

I Feel Pretty Movie Investigates Female Insecurities

Desiree Hernandez, News Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

We all know how insecurity feels, even if we felt it once. We have to go through it at some point. But the only difference is, people deal with it differently. It's our decision to ignore society or let it get to us, but what about to those who doesn't care about what society needs to say? What if the...

A Night At Gatsby’s: Prom 2018

A Night At Gatsby’s: Prom 2018

Salma Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

As the school year comes to an end, high school seniors all over the world are preparing for an endless list of activities. There's finals week, graduation, and for many seniors, the most exciting activity of them all, prom. Prom is a night where both girls and guys get dressed in their best for a night of dancing and fun with friends. It's an important high sch...

Incredibles 2 Movie Inbound Soon!

Incredibles 2 Movie Inbound Soon!

Bryce Gage, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

During the early 2000's, Pixar released arguably some of its best films. All of which were granted a sequel or a satisfactory story-ending. The Incredibles, which was released in 2004, has had fans aching for a sequel since the producers left us with a cliff-hanger. As a brief reminder, Jack-Jack,...

Beyoncé headlines Coachella 2018

Beyoncé headlines Coachella 2018

Lisset Saavedra, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Beyoncé headlined Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Beyoncé was schedule to perform in 2017, but due to her pregnancy she had to cancel it, and she promised she'd come back for 2018. She then spent time taking care of her twin babies and preparing her performance. Beyoncé's performance...

A Quiet Place Is Loud at the Box Office

A Quiet Place Is Loud at the Box Office

Gissel Garcia, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A Quiet Place is one of the world's most talked about movies and was positively reviewed at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. The director and screen writer, John Krasinski, starred in the film with his wife Emily Blunt. After eight years of marriage this is the couples' first film together. They act as a married couple with three k...

Is Fortnite the Best Game Ever?

Is Fortnite the Best Game Ever?

Alejandro Marroquin, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

In 2011, Fortnite was first revealed at Spike Video Game Awards. It was released on July 25, 2017 for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and MacOS as a paid for early access title. The game has two modes, Save the World and Battle Royale. In 2018 the game was free to play, but only in the...

Mr. Birmingham 2018 Results

Mr. Birmingham 2018 Results

Gissel Garcia and Isamar Torres

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

This year's annual Mr.Birmingham contest was a delightful event to attend and remember. As always, the event took place in Sally Field Performing Arts Center which was decorated with colorful lighting and posters on the side walls with the contestants' name on them. All through the show, the senior c...

BCCHS Play Pro Class Travels to New York City

BCCHS Play Pro Class Travels to New York City

Maya Wilson, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A lot of clubs here at Birmingham sometimes go on field trips that are within California. Whether it is Freshman Counsel, Animation Club, BSU, or other clubs and sports, almost all of these groups go to competitions in state. Choir is one of the only clubs which is a class and only Women's Choir and...

Chicago Musical a Challenge

Chicago Musical a Challenge

Maya Wilson, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After the BCCHS Theater Play Production class went to New York recently, they began planning their Spring Musical Production. Play Pro then had a meeting about which theater musical they would decide to do for the annual spring play. The options were Peter Pan or Chicago. Those were the options decid...

Black Panther Slashes Box Office Records

Black Panther Slashes Box Office Records

Bryce Gage and Jonathon Eaton

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Black Panther became the highest-grossing Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film in the first week--more than doubling its $200 million budget at the box office. After Prince T'Challa's father is killed in Captain America: Civil War, he seeks vengeance and the story dives deeper into Wakanda's background and the origin of the Black Panther. The movie incorporates advanced futuristic technology with prim...

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