Three Great YA books from Zoe’s Book Reviews

Zoe Strickland of Zoe's Book Reviews recommends three good books: "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green; "Bittersweet" by Sarah Ockler; and "Break" by Hannah Moskowitz.

By | March 27th, 2012|0 Comments

Book Review on “The Hunger Games,” Now a Major Motion Picture

Shirah Madsen McDonald, a journalism student at Santa Rosa Junior College, writes about Suzanne Collins’ novel “The Hunger Games," the first book in a trilogy.

By | March 19th, 2012|0 Comments

Christmas Special: What So Great about “It’s A Wonderful Life.”

Nolan Burns is a graduate of Montgomery High and Simpson University. Read his post while a communications student at Simpson on this classic Jimmy Stewart film about a man who gets to see what his small town would have been like if he had never been born.

By | December 13th, 2011|0 Comments

Classic Film Review: “Duck Soup”

Could "Duck Soup" be the greatest war movie ever made? Consider what Maria Carrillo High's Kenny Kasper has to say. His review was first published in the school's Puma Prensa.

By | July 27th, 2011|3 Comments

Favorite Film: “American Beauty”

Montgomery High's Mark Tompkins sees red in this 1999 film by director Sam Mendes.

By | June 21st, 2011|4 Comments

Film Review: “Super”

Cardinal Newman High's Elliott Miller gives "Super" two out of four stars. Read his take on what went right and what went wrong with a film whose premise was "an absolutely brilliant setup for a dark comedy."

By | May 26th, 2011|0 Comments

Favorite Film: “Pride & Prejudice”

Maria Carrillo High's Kayla Camilli writes about the 2005 film version of a Jane Austen classic. The film, directed by Joe Wright, stars Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, and Donald Sutherland.

By | May 17th, 2011|3 Comments

Favorite Book: “The Art Of Racing In The Rain”

Montgomery High's Liana Meffert shares a favorite book by author Garth Stein. She says the book "answers the timeless question that comes to mind whenever you look down at your dog: I wonder what he is thinking?"

By | May 11th, 2011|1 Comment

DVD Film Review: “The Social Network”

Montgomery High's Kate Barnell in October reviewed this blockbuster film about the beginnings of Facebook and the legal battles surrounding it. The film is now out on DVD.

By | April 19th, 2011|0 Comments

Favorite Film: “Marley & Me”

San Francisco State's Melissa Castro shares a film about three adorable creatures, including one with four legs. Castro is a Montgomery High grad.

By | April 12th, 2011|0 Comments