The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

Digital illustration of the Dawn of the Dead (2004) movie poster.

Top five zombie flicks for the Halloween season

Thomas Rose October 27, 2022

Halloween has always thrived on its characters. Without the lore of classic monsters like Frankenstein, Dracula, and werewolves, the holiday would have never seen the same amount of success. Each fall,...

Digital illustration of a promotion photo from Taylor Swifts Instagram page for her tenth studio album, Midnights.

Another masterpiece from the mastermind

Lizzie Lively, Opinions Editor October 25, 2022

"Lavender Haze" - 9/10 “Lavender Haze” is an amazing opening to Taylor Swift’s tenth (not including her re-records) studio album. The instrumentals are fun and poppy, and the synth gives a dreamy...

Digital illustration of Dont Hug Me, Im Scared main characters Red Guy, Yellow Guy and Duck.

“Don’t Hug Me, I’m Scared” is the perfect transition into the Halloween season

Thomas Rose, Writer October 5, 2022

Warning: Gore and violence are mentioned in passing in this article. In 2011, two artists from the United Kingdom named Becky Sloan and Joe Pelling created a small horror/musical short in their free...

Digital illustration of a Top Gun: Maverick movie poster.

“Top Gun: Maverick” – Inspiration or letdown?

Saraphina Wambi, Writer June 15, 2022

When I think of classic 80s films, one of the first movies that comes to mind is “Top Gun,” starring Tom Cruise as Naval aviator Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. For some, “Top Gun” brought light...

(Left to right) The sizes of cookies from popular stores Blue Chip, Crumbl and Cookies by Design are compared.

It’s time to determine the best cookie in town

Ashley Adams, Writer March 16, 2022

The top three locations that come to mind when craving a cookie are Crumbl, Blue Chip and Cookies by Design. Each location has their own unique sugar cookie to offer. Each is delicious, but one outshines...

“The Batman” takes the character in a brand new direction

“The Batman” takes the character in a brand new direction

Liz LaHood, Online Editor March 14, 2022

There is no doubt that the “Batman” character requires big shoes to fill. With the number of installments and notable actors leaving their mark on the iconic role, the release of Matt Reeves’ “The...

“Uncharted” tries to be a modern “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” but it fails to rise to the challenge

“Uncharted” tries to be a modern “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” but it fails to rise to the challenge

Thomas Rose, Writer March 7, 2022

Action-adventure movies involving puzzles, booby traps, archaeology and the like are a dime a dozen. Some, like Steven Spielberg’s 1981 film “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” are iconic classics, beloved...

“Sing 2” is a cinematic masterpiece for all ages

“Sing 2” is a cinematic masterpiece for all ages

Julia Moser, Managing Editor January 18, 2022

Coming out Dec. 22, “Sing 2” is a remarkable sequel to returning director Garth Jennings’ first animated musical comedy. This movie captures it all from talented singing, comedy and an inspiring...

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a high stakes, action-packed adventure that will blow your mind

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a high stakes, action-packed adventure that will blow your mind

Thomas Rose, Writer December 29, 2021

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” left viewers speechless, to say the least. It is high stakes, it is tragic and most of all, it is incredibly bittersweet.  Ever since the Spider-Man comics first came...

The vault songs of “Red (Taylor’s Version)” are the perfect guide to get over your breakup

The vault songs of “Red (Taylor’s Version)” are the perfect guide to get over your breakup

Lizzie Lively, Writer November 14, 2021

“Better Man” 7/10 “Better Man” was a song originally written by Taylor Swift and given to the country band Little Big Town, but Swift recorded it and released it on her version of “Red.”...

“Halloween Kills” review

“Halloween Kills” review

Payton Porter, Writer November 9, 2021

The movie starts exactly where the last movie leaves off, with the main characters thinking they had killed Michael and the house burning, with him trapped in the basement. Laurie (Jamie Lee Curtis) is...

Venom: Let There Be Carnage is a surprisingly crazy sequel with awesome effects

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” is a surprisingly crazy sequel with awesome effects

Thomas Rose, Writer October 17, 2021

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” directed by Andy Serkis, is a surprisingly fun sequel compared to the first movie, which had a meandering pace and terrible villains. “Let There Be Carnage,” on the...

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