Harker Aquila

Movie review: The simplicity of “Amélie”

Movie review: The simplicity of “Amélie”

by Arely Sun, Co-Lifestyle Editor

April 26, 2020

An old blind man staggers near a curb, poking his cane at the street below. The camera zooms in on a quirky French girl’s bob-haircut-framed face as she steps up to take his arm to guide him across the bustling road. They bumpily weave through the crowd, zipping past colorful shops. Her sing-song v...

The Butterfly Effect: A metamorphosis on manhood, movies and “Minding the Gap”

Mind the gap

by Nina Gee, Visuals Editor

June 10, 2019

Fifteen years ago, 2004. Rockford, Illinois. A tall, lanky Asian boy, all limbs and joints, dark hair down past his ears, stands in front of the camera. The scene around him is warped outwards in its fish-eyed lens, almost as if the world is exploding out of him, fracturing around him. Yet he is all...

Student-produced film premieres in the Nichols Auditorium

Student producer and director Ethan Choi (10) watches the premiere of his third movie,

by Irina Malyugina, Photo Editor

February 23, 2019

"Operation Strikesite," the third movie directed and produced by sophomore Ethan Choi premiered yesterday in the Nichols Auditorium. The movie’s cast is comprised of students from Harker and other schools nearby it. The event began around 4:00 pm with a reception, during which parents of the cast,...

The student news site of The Harker School.