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The Wolfpack

The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

Based on the book by Fredrik Backman called “A Man Called Ove,” “A Man Called Otto” is a feel-good film directed by Marc Forster. Tom Hanks stars as Otto Anderson, a grumpy old man who meets his match: a cheery new neighbor that simply won’t let him be grouchy all the time.

The Old Men and Me

Kacey Miller, Reporter January 31, 2023

By the time I bought my ticket for the 3:10 p.m. showing of “A Man Called Otto” at the Cinemark on Saturday, the only seat left was G11; the center seat in the top row. When I got to my seat about...

“Avatar: The Way of Water” was released on Dec. 16 2022. Directed by James Cameron, the “Avatar” sequel features an updated cast. The production and animation was fantastic, however the three and a half hour length made it a bit difficult to watch fully through in the movie theatre. Considering its unoriginal plot, unnecessary length, and fantastic production, I’d rate this film a 6 out of 10.

Watching the Way of Water

Iliana Tangarova, Reporter January 27, 2023

I grew up watching the first “Avatar” movie. I remember my five-year-old self sitting in the IMAX theatre, anticipating the speakers to boom with sound and the screen to explode in hues of blue. My...

2022 was one of the best years for music in recent memory. With seemingly a new modern classic being released every week, everyone had something to listen to this year that appealed to them. Here are some of our picks for our favorite albums of the year.

The Best Albums of 2022

Caleb Taylor, Anthony Luparello, and Jack Polishook January 20, 2023

From chart-topping releases of big artists like Beyoncé, The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar to an array of smaller, indie albums, 2022 was an incredible year for music. Wolfpack reporters Caleb Taylor, Anthony...

The website “Letterboxd” makes keeping track of every movie easy, which was needed while tackling 31 movies. Even though I didn’t like every movie I watched, I loved the experience and I’d do another month marathon in the future. There were a lot of amazing movies that I watched but my favorite was “Spirited Away.”

Madison’s Movie Month Marathon

Madison Shields, Editor January 19, 2023

I’ve always been a movie lover since I was young and I had a goal to watch five movies every month for the entirety of 2022. I achieved that goal every month until November. I only watched three movies...

HBO Max released a documentary about the singer/songwriter Lizzo on Nov.  26. The documentary covers Lizzo’s life before and after she became a popular celebrity. The documentary is high energy and fun while also tackling and bringing attention to important issues in society.

Feelin’ Good As Hell

Penny Moreno, Reporter January 9, 2023

My mom and I sat on the couch wondering which movie we wanted to watch. Both of us had a stressful week and we both wanted to relax and watch a new movie that was recently released. I began to browse HBO...

“The Family” is the seventh studio album by rap group BROCKHAMPTON. With the official announcement in January 2022 that the band would be splitting up indefinitely, fans were anxious to hear what the promised final album would be. While this is under the band’s name, it is an almost entirely solo album for member Kevin Abstract, as he reflects on how the band ended.

I Miss The Band Already

Jack Polishook, Reporter December 16, 2022

BROCKHAMPTON has always been an extremely special band in my life. While focusing consistently on topics including growing up, identity and feeling lost in our modern Gen Z times, every member simultaneously...

The show “Wednesday” revolves around Wednesday Addams and her journey at a new school with a serial killer on the loose. The show was released on Nov. 23 and can be watched on Netflix. It’s the perfect show to watch during the fall season with family, friends or anyone at all.

Snap Twice

Madison Shields, Editor December 15, 2022

I’d been waiting for “Wednesday,” a spinoff series surrounding my favorite Addams Family member, Wednesday, to come out for months before it was finally released on Nov. 23. I was cozied up in bed...

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is a Marvel film directed by Ryan Coogler released on Nov. 11. The movie did a phenomenal job adding in themes of grief and retribution, however it was definitely not perfect. With its complex subject and turbulent pacing, it was a bit difficult to watch all the way through. However, the characters, costumes and special effects were to die for. Overall, the movie was not perfect, but I would definitely watch again.

Wakanda Forever

Iliana V Tangarova, Reporter December 14, 2022

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” tackles a difficult topic: how grief can change a person. After the death of Chadwick Boseman, the actor that played Black Panther in the first movie,  it was clear...

Present at the Austin Film Festival, “Glass Onion director Rian Johnson participated in a Q&A session with a moderator to answer audience questions after the film’s premiere. Set as a standalone sequel from its predecessor “Knives Out”, the movie revolves around Detective Benoit Blanc solving another murder mystery case. With a new cast of unique and diverse characters and a plot that held my attention better than any other mystery film, “Glass Onion was definitely worth the watch.

A Modern Mystery Like Never Before

Anthony Luparello, Reporter December 13, 2022

Earlier last November, the Austin Film Festival hosted a plethora of movie showcases for all sorts of moviegoers, and to conclude the event, the festival premiered the long-awaited sequel to the Knives...

With Overwatch being a hit worldwide, the sequel seems to be just as popular, with a max player count of about 25 million in just 10 days.  Although it has already been successful, veterans of the title are realizing just how similar the sequel is to the original game, almost making it just a reworked version of it. The gameplay isn’t very different, the campaign element that was supposed to be its selling point isn’t even out for players and the original system of getting customizable items has been scrapped and is instead a battle pass and item shop situation like many other free to play games.

‘Overwatch 2’ is Overrated

Cyrus Van Sickle, Reporter November 14, 2022

Recently, video game company Blizzard Entertainment has come out with a so-called “new” game named "Overwatch 2," which has rattled fans of the series. As a fan of the original "Overwatch," I decided...

Beabadoobee’s album “Beatopia” is the epitome of bringing a dreamworld to life through music. With her beautiful balance of different instruments and the unreal lyrics she creates and voice she garners, enjoying the album is easy. Hearing how she deals with her various problems in love through song is an experience I’ll never tire of.

Beats From ‘Beatopia’

Madison Shields, Editor November 7, 2022

The first time I heard a Beabadoobee song was two years ago on “TikTok” when the song “Coffee” was heavily popular when used alongside people making dalgona coffee (whipped coffee). I didn’t...

“Do Revenge” is a movie directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson. It’s a new teen dark comedy Netflix movie about two unlikely friends who band together to get revenge on the people who did them wrong. It was released on Netflix on Sept. 16. It’s a fun movie to watch while unwinding with a face mask on or having a girls’ night with friends.

‘Do’ing Revenge

Iliana Tangarova, Reporter November 1, 2022

Recently, Netflix has been evoking a new era of Teen Comedies and Romantic Comedies with their movies. A new movie released on Netflix has recently gained some traction on social media, and I wanted to...

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