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

The McHenry Messenger

HBOs new spin on the Scooby Doo franchise is a messy misrepresentation of the classic characters

Review: Jinkies! Another bad reboot

Beth Brackmann, Contributing Writer March 13, 2023

With the first season being released on January 12 of this year, HBOMax’s new show “Velma” by Mindy Kaling has been met with a very poor reception. With a 42% on Rotten Tomatoes and 1.4 on IMDB....

The Last Of Us is a perfect example of what a good video game adaptation should be — and should set a standard for other attempts to turn a video game into a film or series.

The last of poor adaptations

Freedom Tomasello, Opinions Editor February 2, 2023

Video-game adaptations are a controversial topic that brings to mind many poor TV shows and movies that failed to follow the content they were supposedly based on, such as “Resident Evil” and “Mario,”...

The popular Netflix show Wednesday is a fun, morbid extension of the classic spooky film series, The Addams Family.

Review: I prefer to be vilified

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor December 22, 2022

Netflix’s new spin on “The Addams Family” was released on Wednesday Nov 23 and was met with marvel and excitement from audiences across the world. “Wednesday” is the talk of the town, sharing...

Netflixs original cartoon Dead End is not only fun because of its colorful illustrations and dark humor, but because of the way the show represents so many groups who are not normally prominent characters in cartoons.

Review: Just keep it to yourself darlin’

Nikki Sisson, Marketing Director December 15, 2022

Hamish Steele’s “Dead End: Paranormal Park” is a Netflix original about a theme park called Phoenix Park that’s infested with demons and angels, and the humans who run it. This show also features...

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