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Choir presents ‘Magic of Musicals’

Choir presents ‘Magic of Musicals’

County Line Staff

September 19, 2016

The CRHS Choirs will present “The Magic of Musicals” Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the CRHS PAC beginning at 7:30 p.m. Box office opens at 6:30 p.m. with general seating tickets for $8. Advanced tickets are $6 in the Choir Room office. Faculty and Staff may attend free with a valid employee ID.

Theatre to perform “Rock of Ages”

Theatre to perform “Rock of Ages”

Samuel Teas, Features Editor

September 16, 2016

The Cinco Ranch High School Theatre Company will perform Rock of Ages: High School Edition by Chris D’Arienzo on Oct. 13th, 14th, and 15th. Showings start at 7:30 p.m. all three nights with an additional showing at 1:30 p.m. on the 15th. According to CRTC spokesperson Darcy Boyd, the musical tells...

Sully: insightful, to-the-point tribute, despite a few pacing missteps

Sully: insightful, to-the-point tribute, despite a few pacing missteps

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

Sully, released September 9, 2016, follows Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) dealing with the consequences of his decision to force land his failing aircraft into the Hudson River, while also trying to stabilize his own emotional state. Sully is a refreshing break from conventional Holly...

Finding Dory: entertaining moments bogged down by a script that pales in comparison to the original

Finding Dory: entertaining moments bogged down by a script that pales in comparison to the original

Seth Ritchie, Contributing Writer

July 12, 2016

Finding Dory, released June 17, 2016, is a sequel to the modern animated classic Finding Nemo and follows Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), a blue tang fish who suffers from short term memory loss, as she tries to find her parents with the help of Marlin (Albert Brooks), Nemo (Hayden Rolence), and a cynical oct...

Overwatch, a beautifully done game that is a unique experience, both in game and out

Overwatch, a beautifully done game that is a unique experience, both in game and out

Seth Ritchie, contributing writer

May 28, 2016

Overwatch, released May 23 in North America, is a team-based, first person shooter which pits teams of six players against each other as they battle it out over various objectives scattered across the futuristic world. Overwatch is a deceivingly simple game. The player chooses a hero from the available...

Captain America: Civil War, a slow burning film that boasts incredible depth, excellent action despite its faults

Captain America: Civil War, a slow burning film that boasts incredible depth, excellent action despite its faults

Seth Ritchie, contributing writer

May 27, 2016

Captain America: Civil War, released May 6, 2016, is the most recent installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and pits the Avengers against each other as the United Nations attempts to pass the Sokovia Accords, which would lead to the UN controlling all superhero movement, after the team accidenta...

The Jungle Book, a visual masterpiece bolstered by a talented cast and a classic story

The Jungle Book, a visual masterpiece bolstered by a talented cast and a classic story

Seth Ritchie, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2016

The Jungle Book is a live-action remake of the 1967 classic of the same name and follows Mowgli (Neel Sethi) as he attempts to flee the jungle with the help of his mentor Bagheera (Ben Kingsley) and the laid-back Baloo (Bill Murray). The Jungle Book boasts incredible visual effects, with every anim...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice a brutally dull hodge podge of forced story arcs and characters

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice a brutally dull hodge podge of forced story arcs and characters

Seth Ritchie, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is the latest attempt to kickstart the DC Cinematic Universe and follows Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck), after having witnessed the destruction of Metropolis at the hands of Superman (Henry Cavill), seeking to prevent further casualties by restraining, or killing, the man of ...

Uncle Julio’s satisfying but not unique

Samuel Teas, Features Editor

March 22, 2016

My family and I were greeted by an exciting atmosphere when we sat down to eat at Uncle Julio’s, a new Tex-Mex restaurant on Interstate 10. Filled with sounds of hurrying staff and loud music, it was hard to hear but easy to feel at home at our table. Although our waiter sounded a little bit out...

Sins of Hollywood

Sins of Hollywood

Joanne Chavali, News editor

March 16, 2016

Last February, the issues surrounding the diversity of Academy Awards exploded. These problems plagued the Awards for decades, but snubbing Will Smith of a nomination for the movie Concussion forced many to question how whitewashed Hollywood was. Sure, they came a far way from the first Academy Awar...

10 Cloverfield Lane, a thoroughly engrossing psychological thriller that will knock the wind out of you

10 Cloverfield Lane, a thoroughly engrossing psychological thriller that will knock the wind out of you

Seth Ritchie, Contributing writer

March 16, 2016

10 Cloverfield Lane, released March 11, 2016, is a spiritual successor to the 2008 film Cloverfield and follows Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), a woman who is brought to a bunker after a car crash and effectively kept hostage by Howard (John Goodman), a survivalist who claims the world outside has been ra...

Ruth B: Self-made Singer Enters Music World with “Lost Boy” EP

Ruth B: Self-made Singer Enters Music World with “Lost Boy” EP

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor

March 7, 2016

The combination of soft piano melodies and her simple vocals prevent the songs’ messages from getting lost among the music. With her smooth, melodic voice, Ruth B’s songs could be equally beautiful without any instruments. She brings the narrative songs of Adele and the gentle melodies of Regina Spektor together to create uniquely beautiful songs and messages.

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