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 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...

Dear Evan Hansen could not have gone any worse

“Dear Evan Hansen” could not have gone any worse

Tessa Regan , Print Editor September 28, 2021

The movie adaptation of the Broadway musical "Dear Evan Hansen" hit theatres Friday, Sept. 24, only to fall short on any positive expectations. Whether it be poor casting or disturbing storytelling, this...

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is an action-packed origin story that embraces its slightly basic plot

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is an action-packed origin story that embraces its slightly basic plot

Thomas Rose, Writer September 10, 2021

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is an action movie at heart. Directed by Destin Daniel-Cretton with a budget of 150 million USD, the movie embraces traditional Chinese design and aesthetics...

Bingbox brings a Korean favorite to Kansas in a great way

Bingbox brings a Korean favorite to Kansas in a great way

Thomas Rose, Writer September 9, 2021

Bingbox is a monochrome, modern looking dessert shop, located at 4937 W 119th St in Leawood. The shop primarily features a variety of desserts, including boba tea and other sweet treats like milkshakes...

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