Beyond Plastic Perfection: Exploring the Deep Emotions Behind Barbie

The Barbie Movie promises to be more then just a plastic dream world, its set to deep dive into emotions and connection. Audiences are forced to feel a sense of vulnerability as barbie explores what its like to be a women in the real world.
Shai Prime, Staff October 13, 2023

Recently I walked into the movie theater to catch one of 2023’s biggest hits, “Barbie,” with the expectation of it to be more than just a plastic dream world. I wasn’t disappointed. Like the...

Can IT Get Any Better Than This?

Caitlyn Steen October 12, 2017

A crazy remake of the classic 90’s IT premiered in theatres on September 8. After the release, the Thunderbolt staff hit the halls and asked over 50 students and teachers to see which version was better:...

Disney is remaking over 16 of their classic movies, including Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, and Mulan.

Magic or Memories?

Steph Sommer, Features Editor April 18, 2017

Being high school students born from 1998-2003, we are the generation that was born into Disney movies- Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Lion King, Finding Nemo- we grew up watching them every day. We...

Mediocre Movie Makes for a Magnificent Time

Mediocre Movie Makes for a Magnificent Time

"Kingsman:The Secret Service" brings hilarious twist to Bond-esque movies
Emilygrace Piel, Senior Editor April 20, 2015

Rating: R (for sequences of strong violence, language, and some sexual content) Genre: Mystery & Suspense Directed By: Matthew Vaughn Written By: Mark Millar, Dave Gibbons, Matthew Vaughn,...

To Watch Or Not To Watch?

To Watch Or Not To Watch?

Courtney Walston, News Editor February 27, 2015

No matter how hard a director tries, some books are better off staying books. When it comes to The Lighting Thief  by Rick Riordan, the film adaptation does a poor job of holding onto key pieces of the...

Unbroken Leaves you Feeling Inspired

“Unbroken” Leaves you Feeling Inspired

Abbey Williams, Web Editor January 28, 2015

“If you can take it, you can make it,” these eight words hold so much meaning to the life of Louis Zamperini (Jack O’Connell), in the movie Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie. This remarkable true...

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