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The series has resumed. Ghostbusters: Afterlife introduces a new generation of ghostbusters while also paying homage to the previous ones.

Movie Review: “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”

Yi (Steven) Yang, AVT Editor-in-Chief November 25, 2021

I’ll admit: I did not watch the first two Ghostbuster movies in theaters -- I wasn’t even alive when they came out. However, when another installment to the Ghostbusters story released on November...

Break out your sweaters and go stream Red (Taylors Version) on Apple Music, Spotify, or Youtube.

Music review: “Red” (Taylor’s Version)

Katy Clark, Senior Staff Writer November 25, 2021

On November 12, 2021, Taylor Swift released Red (Taylor’s Version). After losing rights to her original albums, including the 2012 album, "Red," Swift re-recorded and re-released the album’s 16...

Fall brings refreshing fashion to campus

Fall brings refreshing fashion to campus

Paola Reynaga, Staff Writer November 25, 2021

Weather is starting to change, and so is the streetwear.  Over the years, fashion has become increasingly diverse, a change evident here at Amador. “I definitely see a lot of cool outfits at Amador...

Dune premiered in theaters worldwide on September 15, 2021 and in HBOMax on October 22, 2021.

Movie review: “Dune”

Ritika Gupta, Page Editor November 16, 2021

Overview "Dune Part One" is the first part of the adaptation of the 1965 novel, Dune. The story follows Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) of House Atreides in his journey to bring peace to the planet...

The map hotel royale is an unspecified battle taking place in Paris.

Game review: Call of Duty Vanguard

Jack Beresford-Howe, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

On November 5th, Call of Duty: Vanguard released and fans started the grind for Weapon challenges, such as 100 eliminations, and leveling up their accounts to unlock as much as possible. This year, players...

Three beautiful short films to watch

Three beautiful short films to watch

Kevin Zhu, Senior Staff Writer November 12, 2021

The magic of short films is often overlooked in the face of its larger, more daunting counterparts. However, short films offer a different expression of film and an entirely different viewing experience,...

Daniel Craig kicks off his Bond career in Casino Royale, playing high-stakes poker and foiling terrorist attacks.

The end of an era – what was Daniel Craig’s best Bond film?

Yi (Steven) Yang, AVT Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

Back in 2006, fans of the James Bond series harshly criticized Daniel Craig -- Pierce Brosnan’s replacement as the new bond. Now, 15 years later, we cannot imagine a 007 who is not Craig.  Whether...

Hollywood production crews were on the brink of striking. How would this impact the film industry?

Hollywood production crews were on the brink of striking. How would this impact the film industry?

Ritika Gupta, Page Editor October 20, 2021

On October 4th, 60,000 members of The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) voted to authorize a strike. Since then, IATSE and Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers...

In the Red Light, Green Light game, participants learned the true stakes of the game.

Why we love “Squid Game”

Katy Clark, Senior Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Released on September 17th, Squid Game, a South Korean thriller, follows debt-strapped individuals as they compete in children’s games for money. Failure equals death and winning is the only way to stay...

On the Border: Traditional Treats You Can Make This Halloween

On the Border: Traditional Treats You Can Make This Halloween

Emma Ka, Andrew Xiao, and Mark Zhou October 19, 2021

As the new autumn season falls upon Pleasanton, everyone is getting into the Halloween spirit. With such a festive atmosphere having taken hold, people are decorating their houses, carving pumpkins, and...

Band performs during the Pink-Out football game on October 8.

Band marches on amidst pandemic

Kevin Zhu, Senior Staff Writer October 16, 2021

The Amador Valley marching band has made extensive accommodations in order to keep performing and practicing safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jonathan Grantham, the head director of the Amador...

The very embodiment of Marvel’s darker side, a villain named Carnage,  stands as an example of her namesake: cruel, incomprehensible, and bloodthirsty to a fault.

Movie Review: “Venom: Let There Be Carnage”

Parth Mishra, AV Radio EIC October 16, 2021

The story of Eddie Brock and his symbiote Venom continues in “In Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” the long awaited sequel to Venom (2018). After critics flamed the first movie, Marvel forged the core...

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