“Kong: Skull Island” Review

Genre: Fantasy/Sci-Fi Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Writers: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly Starring: John Goodman, Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Corey Hawkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Toby Kebbell and Jason Mitchell Release Date: Mar. 10, 2017 Runtime: 2 hours Rating: Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for brief strong language Plot […]

“Get Out” Review

//DAVID ROBINSON// Genre: Horror Director/Writer: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel, Lakeith Stanfield, Stephen Root, Lil Rel Howery and Ashley LeConte Campbell Release Date: Feb. 24, 2017 Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes Rating: Rated R for violence, bloody images and language including sexual […]

OPINION: The Greatest Rappers of All Time

//DAVID ROBINSON// Rap music is a cultural statement. It is poetry with a beat. It has been used to stop racism, shed light on issues, artistically describe communities, tell powerful stories, proclaim beliefs and express emotions. There are countless rappers who have excelled in this art, but these ten rappers in particular, have made the […]

OPINION: Ranking the “X-Men” Movies

//DAVID ROBINSON// “Logan” (2017) destroyed the opening box office with a massive $85.3 million debut. Many people are calling “Logan” one of the greatest superhero films of all time and best “X-Men” movie ever, but is this true? Which “X-Men” movie was the worst? Was “Days of Future Past” or “First Class” better? All of […]

“Logan” Review

Genre: Sci-Fi/Action/Drama Director: James Mangold Writers: Michael Green, Scott Frank and James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Richard E. Grant and Stephen Merchant Release Date: March 3, 2017 Runtime: 2 hours, 15 minutes Rating: Rated R for strong brutal violence and language throughout, and for brief nudity Plot Summary: “A […]

MVHS US History class creates video for Rock and Roll Forever Foundation

//HANNAH LOVELL//  Pat McGuire’s third period US History class learns about presidents, wars, and music. They have recently gotten in touch with The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation to create a short film about Denver’s music history. The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation, created by Steve Van Zandt, hopes to integrate more music and art […]

Speech and Debate State Qualifiers

//LEXI WEINGARDT// Mountain Vista Speech and Debate attended the state qualifying competition Feb. 24-25. Out of the 22 Vista students at the competition, five students qualified. Students generally compete against six other students in their category and are competing for the top three spots. The students participate in three rounds and are given speaking points […]