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The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

Karen Gillan, Iris Apatow, Fred Armisen, David Duchovny, Keegan-Michael Key, and Leslie Mann shoot a scene for their dinosaur action film while stuck inside a pandemic bubble in the new Netflix movie The Bubble.

‘The Bubble’ lacks typical Apatow charm

Nick Abel, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2022

Netflix's latest original film “The Bubble” directed by Judd Apatow was released on April 1 and here is my spoiler-free review. “The Bubble” takes place during the COVID pandemic and is a comedic...

Season 4 of Formula One: Drive to Survive released on Netflix March 11.

New season of Netflix’s Formula One wins with action and beauty

Henry Anyimadu '23, Multimedia Specialist April 12, 2022

Netflix’s recent installment of “Formula One: Drive to Survive” was met with criticism from die-hard F1 fans, with many calling it fabricated and over-dramatized. However, I believe that much of...

The new downloadable content update called Witch Queen for Destiny 2 is filled with action, adventure, and mystery.

Destiny 2 Witch Queen is action-packed but doesn’t live up to the hype

Donovan Hughes, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

On Feb. 22 Witch Queen came out for Destiny 2 as the most anticipated downloadable content (DLC) in the franchise’s history. It was announced Aug. 22 to very happy fans who were teeming with anticipation...

Steam Deck is an innovative new all-in-one portable PC gaming system designed to play the full Steam library and more.

The biggest thing to happen to computers in decades is smaller than your keyboard

Clark Chamberlin '24, Staff Writer April 4, 2022

A full, fat computer as portable as the Nintendo Switch, and more powerful than devices twice its price. Released on March 3, The Steam Deck is widely regarded as one of the biggest things in the history...

JEFFERY, Young Thug’s 2016 masterpiece, is the greatest trap album of all time.

Jeffery remains best trap album of all time

Colby Quinn, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

2016 was quite the year. We lost well-known celebrities in David Bowie, Carrie Fisher, Prince, Muhammad Ali, George Michael, Gene Wilder, and many more. We lost Harambe, Pokemon Go took over your life...

Will Timmons 24,tries out the VR headset available in the VR room.

Virtual reality headset is affordable and fun to use

Henry Estep '25, Contributing Writer March 28, 2022

When I tried out virtual reality 4 years ago, it was an amazing first experience. I was at my friend’s house right after Christmas, he had just gotten the new PlayStation Virtual Reality (VR) Headset....

Robert Pattinson stars in the new movie The Batman released into theaters on March 4.

Although ‘The Batman’ works in the shadows it shines brightly

Nick Abel, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2022

The highly-anticipated DC film is finally here and taking over cinemas. With a massive $134 million opening in the box office, "The Batman" did very well in theaters but is it worth a watch? Well, that’s...

Boba Fett (Temura Morrison) in Lucasfilms THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT, exclusively on Disney+. © 2021 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All Rights Reserved.

The Book of Boba Fett leaves too much on the table

Donovan Hughes, Managing Editor March 21, 2022

The last episode of the Book of Boba Fett came out on Feb. 9 to a good response mostly but there have been a few complaints about a few episodes, especially the ending. The story of the show is very...

Mark Wahlberg and Tom Holland star in the new movie Uncharted which was released in theatres Feb. 18.

Uncharted movie doesn’t live up to the video game hype

Nick Abel, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2022

The film Uncharted, which was adapted from a video game series with the same name, is a light exciting treasure-hunting action flick, with a star-studded cast, that can’t quite live up to the classics...

De Smet Clark Chamberlin lays out an assortment of vintage games that are regarded as the best ever made.

Your parents had better games than You

Clark Chamberlin, Staff Writer March 1, 2022

I can count on one hand the games that came out in the last decade that were anything special. The past few years have been an awful time for games with very few that are halfway decent. Much of the big...

In the Active years of Joy Division (1976-1980), the Manchester band released two albums: Unknown Pleasures and Closer.

Monday Music Review: Unknown Pleasures

Colby Quinn, Staff Writer February 21, 2022

Very often throughout history, young musicians have tragically died whilst beginning to reach the stardom that they worked to attain. Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin, Biggie Smalls,...

Neutral Milk Hotels second album was released 1998

Monday Music Review: In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Colby Quinn, Web Editor February 14, 2022

In the Aeroplane Over the Sea is one of the few albums in which I truly find myself at a loss for words when describing this work of art to others. I feel like talking about this album is better suited...

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