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Filmmakers of the Future: How Three Film Students are Paving Their Way to Success

PICTURED ABOVE: Juniors Emily Ma and Sophie Gilmour and Senior Grace Zhang brainstorm new ideas for future films during class. Junior Sophie Gilmour’s interest in film sparked from an early age. “My brother used...

Alumni On the Scene at HAARTS Assembly

PICTURED ABOVE: Athena Wickham (left) and Sasha Stewart (center) talk to the Advanced Film class after the HAARTS assembly. While Hockaday Upper School Students see a thirty-minute assembly moderated by Mr. Long featuring notable...

From Psycho to Get Out: The Evolution of the Horror Industry

Squeezing her friend’s hand, young Claire Cothren, Upper School English Teacher, clenches her teeth as a suspenseful soundtrack builds. She holds her breath and grasps her friend’s hand harder as the protagonist watches an...

Hockaday Films Take Times Square

PICTURED ABOVE: A scene from “Occhiolism” by sophomore Louisa Lindsley New York. Times Square. The doors of the AMC Empire 25 Theater opened on Oct. 7 to welcome throngs of high schoolers from all over...

Hawley-wood in Brooklyn

During the weekend, after an intense week of school, many Hockaday students might be found browsing Netflix, looking to find some rest and relaxation. What they may not be expecting to find, however, is...

Light, Camera, Action: Hockaday Seniors Recognized by Dallas Film Society

On February 22, the Dallas Film Society announced that three Hockaday short films were accepted into the North Texas High School Shorts Showcase which will screen at the Dallas International Film Festival in the...

Fourcast’s Oscar Predictions 2016

With the 88th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 28, Fourcast’s Arts & Entertainment Editor Kate Clement picked a list of her favorites for winning each category. Best Picture Predicted: “The Revenant” or “Spotlight” My Pick:...

Hail, Caesar? Fail, Caesar!

The story-within-a-story subgenre is tricky to pull off, but can be enormously rewarding and refreshing when done right. But unfortunately, the Coen brothers’ new film, “Hail, Caesar!” barely fits the bill. “Hail, Caesar!” follows...

Daisy in the Arts: Sadie Lidji

Senior Sadie Lidji’s YouTube channel, defense360, has nearly 3,500 subscribers and garners around 2,000 views per video. Read more about her YouTube career below. How did you first get into YouTube? When I was...

Reivew: Brooklyn

While the psychological argument that where we come from heavily influences who we are might be true, the journey of finding yourself holds just as much merit. “Brooklyn” proves exactly that. This emotion-evoking film,...