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McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

Artificial Intelligence has become an increasingly utilized tool as its skills become more and more advanced.

Opinion | AI poses serious risks to the entertainment industry

Beth Brackmann, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI) advancements in areas like animation and illustrations have improved a great deal in the last year and have now reached a point where it is becoming a threat to jobs in the...

Both Barbie and Oppenheimer would have made an impact on their own, but combined they became an absolute powerhouse in Hollywood this summer, debuting at $162 million and $82.4 million respectively in box office sales.

The two-headed monster that destroyed box office

Gabe Santos, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 30, 2023

On July 21, in the heart of summer break, two films premiered so entirely different from each other that they ended up being bound together in the pop culture zeitgeist. Those films, “Barbie” and...

Even before COVID, fewer people were enjoying movies in theaters. But almost nothing can replace the experience of seeing a movie in seats with a larger-than-life screen.

Opinion: Bring back movie theaters

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor May 19, 2023

Since the pandemic in 2020 movie rollouts have changed significantly. From theatrical releases to home video, the difference in the way a movie is released highly affects the hype and success of the movie.  One...

Dominik Mysterio prepares to take on his opponent during “WrestleMania Goes Hollywood” at the Sofi Stadium on April 1-2.

Wrestlemania goes Hollywood

Gabe Santos, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 17, 2023

WWE is the biggest pro wrestling organization in the world.Their yearly big hurrah “Wrestlemania” outperforms all competition in showmanship. The 39th consecutive Wrestlmania, held in the Sofi Stadium...

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