A Brief History Behind “Beauty and the Beast”

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// With the release of Disney’s live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” on March 17, The company continues to set the bar higher for future live-action remake movies worldwide. Starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, the movie is expected to break a worldwide box office gross of $452 […]

PHOTOS: Beauty and the Beast Preview

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// Photos by: Caitlin English On Thursday morning, Vista students attended a preview of Stage Flight Theatre’s spring musical, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” during their Advisement classes. The performance introduced the show to the student body through the iconic song “Be Our Guest”, the vocal talents of junior Michael Ray and live music […]

Disney’s “Moana” Review

//DAVID ROBINSON// Genre: Animation/Fantasy/Action Directors: John Musker and Ron Clements Writers: Jared Bush, Ron Clements, John Musker, Pamela Ribon and Taika Waititi Starring: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Tudyk and Phillipa Soo Release Date: November 23, 2016 Runtime: 1 hour, 43 minutes Rating: Rated PG for “peril, some scary images and brief thematic elements” Plot […]

MVM’s First Day in Orlando

Nine staff members and editors from Mountain Vista Media will be spending the weekend in Orlando, Fla. onsite at Walt Disney World for the 2015 Fall National High School Journalism Convention. On this page, you can find a day by day reflection from various members of MVM and photos of what’s going on.  KATIE PICKRELL […]

Cinderella Movie Commentary

KIT MILLER You know the movie industry is suffering when Disney feels the need to go back and make a live-action remake of every previous animated movie. When my friend first told me that Disney was making a new Cinderella movie, I was not too optimistic that I would like it. She convinced me to go […]

“Frozen 2” Announced by Disney

Disney has officially announced plans to produce a sequel to their animated film, “Frozen.” This was revealed during the Walt Disney annual shareholders meeting on Thursday from San Francisco. The original film’s directors, Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, are developing the project with producer Peter Del Vecho for Walt Disney Animation Studios, which took home […]

“Bears” Movie Review

KELSEY PHARIS//KATIE PICKRELL The movie “Bears,” directed by Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey and narrated by John C. Reilly is a wonderful documentary showing the lives of a brown bear family in Alaska.   Focusing mainly on the cubs, the documentary opens up as Reilly introduces a bear named Sky (the mom) and Amber and Scout […]