The Dublin Shield

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 ...

“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 lighthearte...

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, whe...

“Avengers: Infinity War” Was Well Worth the Wait

Manasa Ayyala and Riya Chopra

May 16, 2018

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If you’ve been a living, breathing human being at Dublin High for the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed the insane hype for Avengers: Infinity War. Regardless of your own preferences in movies or lack thereof, it’s...

Diverse Heroes: Black Panther

Janice Liu and Anvitha Kachinthaya

March 21, 2018

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One of the year’s most highly anticipated productions, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther hit the box office with a storm, smashing records and becoming the highest grossing solo superhero movie. It definitely deserves all of its ...

Movie Review: “The Post,” Set in 1971, Could Very Well Be About 2018

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018

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Washington D.C., as depicted by Hollywood, tends to be an endlessly ruthless maze of dim hallways and fluorescent-lit corridors characterized by the blurry distinction between political gain and actual human decency. Steven Sp...

Darkest Hour: A Harrowing Tale of Winston Churchill’s Ascendency

Ari Stassinopoulos, Staff Writer and Layout

January 26, 2018

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Joe Wright’s Golden Globe-winning tale of Winston Churchill’s rise to power as the British Prime Minister during World War Two, Darkest Hour, is two hours and five minutes of suspense and drama that will shock all but the most inf...

The Greatest Show

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

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A Musical? A Biopic? An All-around feel good film? The Greatest Showman fits them all. Delivering an inspiring tale loosely based off of the life of P.T. Barnum, a renowned showman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey circuse...

Lady Bird: A Poignant, Coming-of-Age (and now, Award-Winning!) Movie that Parallels the Realities of Life

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

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So, many of us can agree that most movies follow a rather standard plot structure. An average, unsuspecting civilian living the everyday life discovers an enchanting new utopia that is threatened by a dark force, ultimately ris...

Murder on the Orient Express: A Movie to Die For

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018

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Looking for an old-timey murder mystery? Murder on the Orient Express does not disappoint. Based off of the best-selling book by Agatha Christie, released in Europe in 1934 and in America under the title of Murder in the Calais Coach, th...