Rebel Roar

DIY Halloween Costumes

Sara Han, Nora Bassa, and KayLinh Nguyen

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Fashion

Deciding on a Halloween costume can be quite challenging, especially if you procrastinate like most of us. That's why Rebel Roar has prepared some easy, last-minute costume ideas that only require a t-shirt and some basic craft supplies. All materials can be substituted with what you have available....

Music Profile: Ethan Walker

Chloe Kim and Christian Segovia

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

How long have you been playing? "I started in fourth grade, when I was nine or ten years old, so I've been playing for about seven years now." Are you planning on pursuing music into college? " Yes, I'm planning on doing a double major in violin performance and math. I'm not really sure on what...

Humans of Fairfax

Tommy Breslin and Nicholas Lutalo, Staff Writers

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

What is your favorite horror movie?   Alex Huber-LeBouf, 12th Grade- "Stay(2005) is pretty good, I find it spooky. Psychological, thriller, interesting." Us: "What made it interesting?" Him: "Well, it was about a troubled artist, and it had young Ryan Reynolds and Ewan McGregor, he's always good...

Hoot or Boo

Courtney Herzog, Editor in Chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

HOOT: Diversity in Hollywood In recent movies and shows there has been a lot of racial diversity within the actors in breakout roles, and I am 100% here for it. A movie featuring many talented Asian actors was "Crazy Rich Asians." This cast was amazingly talented. With actors from Constance W...

Best Halloween Episodes

Courtney Herzog and Autumn Kent

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

"Boy Meets World" Season five, episode seventeen. "And Then There Was Shawn" is not only the best Halloween episode, but also one of the best of any episodes out of the entire series. This episode is the perfect combination of funny and spooky. It starts off with Shawn overreacting to a classmate asking...

Six Word Scary Stories

Autumn Kent and Courtney Herzog

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

"Living life knowing death is inevitable" - Montana Berry "New principal and AP's all sick!" - Ms. Lenart "I heard the kitchen window shatter" - Madame Safavi "I thought he would stay away." - Ryan Phillips (junior) "Emily Sheng got an A minus." - Duy Nguyen "Screams of pain were heard downsta...

Movie Review – “Hocus Pocus”

Autumn Kent, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

"Hocus Pocus" is probably the most memorable of the Halloween movies I watched while I was growing up. There are so many aspects of this film that make it stand out from others, some of which include its timeless humor and its depth. I loved this movie as a kid and I will continue to love this Halloween...

Movie Review – “Halloweentown”

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Halloweentown (1998) is a Disney Channel original movie that follows the life of thirteen year old Marnie (Kimberly J. Brown) and her siblings, Dylan (Joey Zimmerman) and Sophie (Emily Roseke) during Halloween. Their grandmother, Aggie (Debbie Reynolds), visits and secretly trains Marnie as a witch. As, M...

Movie Review – “Monster House”

Nora Bassa, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Monster House is my favorite halloween movie, and I watch it every year. It's a funny take on a scary movie, meaning it includes more jokes than jumpscares. The main characters in the movie are DJ, Chowder, Jenny, and Mr. Nebbercracker. The main plot is surrounding the three preteens' adventure in trying t...

March Movie Preview & Review

Autumn Kent

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

"Beauty and the Beast" There have been many live action remakes by Disney in the past couple of years, but I do have to say this is probably the one I am most excited for. Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson are only some of the names of the fantastic cast of this "Beauty and The B...

The Lego Batman Movie Review

The Lego Batman Movie Review

Autumn Kent

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The "Lego Batman Movie" is a comical film with jokes suited for all ages, with characters whose conflicting personalities mesh well together. It started off strong with jokes that mock the opening sequence of movies, proving from the beginning that the sense of humor is not fit for only to a young...

Viola Davis Wins the Triple-Crown

Viola Davis Wins the Triple-Crown

Courtney Herzog

March 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Viola Davis just won her first Oscar in the 89th Academy Awards. This allowed her to become the first black women to have awards from the Oscars, Tonys and Emmys. Davis won the award for "Best Supporting Actress" for the 2016 film "Fences." Davis has won two Tonys, one for her acting in "King He...

The Online News Magazine of Fairfax High School
Arts and Entertainment