The Dublin Shield

Fantastic Movies and Where NOT to Find Them

Audrey Kang, Social Media Manager

December 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

*Warning: the following review may contain spoilers.* If you’re looking for another Harry Potter Universe spin-off to enjoy, congratulations, this is the right movie for you. However, if you’re not a huge Harry Potter fan, don’t even try to make it through this movie. Filled with talented a...

Louisiana’s Way Home: Yet Another Example of Kate DiCamillo’s Mastery in Literature

Louisiana’s Way Home: Yet Another Example of Kate DiCamillo’s Mastery in Literature

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

November 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

“I will begin at the beginning.” Although taken directly from the first page of Kate DiCamillo’s newest, highly anticipated novel, Louisiana’s Way Home, this statement is, in certain aspects, not entirely true. While the plot does focus primarily on Louisiana Elefante’s personal travels with her v...

DHS’s Improv Team Starts the Year Off With a Hilarious Show

DHS’s Improv Team Starts the Year Off With a Hilarious Show

Audrey Kang, Social Media Manager

November 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Reviews, Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday, October 11th, Dublin High School’s very own improv team had their first show of the year. Held in the Performing Arts Center, the improv team invited students to a night of witty humor and laughs. The team, made up of talented members of Dublin’s drama department, started off the nig...

The Rumors Are True — It Really Was a Spectacular Show

The Rumors Are True — It Really Was a Spectacular Show

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

November 22, 2018


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Neil Simon’s Rumors, produced by the Dublin High Drama Department the weekend of October 25, started with a bang -- literally -- and kept it up with two hours of utter hilarity. Set in 1980s New York, Rumors tells the story of Charley and Myra Brock’s tenth-anniversary party. This couple, however, never ...

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Fails to Live Up to its Predecessor

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

August 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Ten years following the release of Mamma Mia! The Movie, Universal Pictures has presented audiences with a highly-anticipated sequel: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Fans of the original as well as any fans of the popular 70’s pop group, ABBA, were certainly excited to catch a glimpse of the latest in...

Ready Player One: Humorous, Captivating, and Thoughtful

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

August 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Schindler’s List. Indiana Jones. What do these seemingly dispersed classics have in common with one another? They were all directed under the brilliant hand of Steven Spielberg, and just recently, a new movie joined the ranks. Ready Player One, based on the beloved no...

Pachinko: A Thought-Provoking Read on Love, Belonging, and Sacrifice

Pachinko: A Thought-Provoking Read on Love, Belonging, and Sacrifice

Ashley Kim, Guest Writer

July 20, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

  Min-Jin Lee's poignant novel Pachinko is the story of four generations of strength, dignity, survival, and humanity. Beginning in the humble boarding house of Yangjin and Hoonie in Yeongdo, it chronicles the lives of a Korean family in a homeland afflicted by war. Sunja, Yangjin's teenage daug...

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” Brings Comedy Back to the Marvel Universe

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

July 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Barely two months on the heels of the record-shattering Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel Studios has released the next MCU blockbuster. A breath of fresh air, Ant-Man and the Wasp returns to the roots of the MCU with a lighthearted and comedic adventure through the San Francisco Bay Area and the quantum realm....

Scythe: Another Dystopian Novel, But This Time With Purpose

Scythe: Another Dystopian Novel, But This Time With Purpose

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

July 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The premise of Scythe is a simple one. The dystopian novel by Neal Shusterman explores a distant future where life is seemingly perfect. Ruled by a sympathetic, powerful, and all-knowing technological entity called the Thunderhead, the world is devoid of religion, politics, war, and crime. Even death h...

Solo Has Discovered the Price of Mediocrity

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Ever seen that movie poster to the right? Yeah, neither have a lot of people. On May 24, Disney and Lucasfilm released Solo: A Star Wars Story, advertised as the backstory of beloved Star Wars smuggler Han Solo - that is, when it was advertised at all. Following in the steps of 2016’s Rogue One, ...