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Kaya Paluda , Editor in Chief • December 6, 2023
The wrestling team looking fierce for a photo before the day gets started on their debut tournament of the 2023 season. Coach Medina states, “As a team we need to continue to foster the belief that we can and will make this happen. Wrestling is a grueling sport. It’s not for the faint of heart. But if we continue to push each other and believe in one another the sky’s the limit. We will look to learn and grow from our matches throughout the year and look to peak right for regionals and state. We will harp on technique, fill whatever holes we have in our game and WE WILL be ready. We are just getting started.”
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Makenzie Carpenter-Sais, Copy Editor • December 5, 2023
New animated TV show appears on Netflix. Based off an original show this set of episodes didn’t disappoint.
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Kendan Cartwright, Staff Writer • December 5, 2023
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Kaylee Ledgerwood, Staff Writer • December 4, 2023
Peyton getting ready for a tennis match. Being involved is obviously something that she has been focused on for a while now.
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Sierra Sanchez, Staff Writer • December 3, 2023
Attendence really shouldn’t play such a huge role in education. College students are doing fine with the choice of attending class or not. Highschool students struggle already with time management, learning this skill earlier on will benefit their futures.
Attendance Doesn’t Matter
Emma Phillips, Sports Editor • November 27, 2023
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Carson Birdsall, Staff Writer • November 24, 2023
Teens getting sleep is so important to how they function every day. Being able to get that good amount of sleep and have a routine is crucial for many teens.
Importance of Sleep in Teens
Reno DiGesualdo, Staff Writer • November 22, 2023
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Embracing the B-Movie Magic

Bad horror movies aren’t that bad
A crazy poster for an AI generated movie. Similar to many low budget movies, the graphics are bad but the storyline is so weird that it’s good!

In a world filled with big-budget blockbusters and high-tech special effects, there’s something oddly endearing about bad low budget horror movies. These films may lack the polished production values of their Hollywood counterparts, but they possess a unique charm that captivates audiences and keeps them coming back for more. Let’s delve into the reasons why these seemingly “bad” movies can actually be quite good.

One of the main reasons bad low budget horror movies can be enjoyable is their willingness to take risks and explore unconventional ideas. With limited resources, filmmakers are forced to think outside the box, resulting in fresh and innovative storylines that defy expectations. These films often embrace bizarre concepts and unorthodox approaches, making them stand out from the mainstream crowd.

For many horror enthusiasts, bad low budget films evoke a sense of nostalgia. These movies harken back to a simpler time when practical effects, practical sets, and practical makeup were the norm. They remind us of the classic horror flicks we grew up watching, with their charmingly cheesy dialogue, low-fi effects, and over-the-top performances. In a world dominated by CGI, these movies offer a welcome trip down memory lane.

Bad low budget horror movies have a dedicated fan base that revels in their quirks and imperfections. These films often develop a cult following, with fans organizing screenings, conventions, and even creating online communities to celebrate their love for the genre. The shared experience of watching and discussing these movies creates a sense of camaraderie and community among fans, making the viewing experience all the more enjoyable.

Let’s face it, there’s a certain joy in watching a movie that is so bad, it becomes entertaining. The unintentional humor, questionable acting, and cheesy special effects can elicit laughter and create a fun viewing experience. These films provide a form of escapism, allowing us to relax and enjoy the absurdity without taking things too seriously. While bad low budget horror movies may not win awards for technical excellence, they have a special place in the hearts of many film enthusiasts.

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Sierra Sanchez, Staff Writer
Sierra is a senior who has joined the Lantern staff for the first time this year. She has a passion for acting and is the co-president of Frederick’s thespian Troupe. When she is not reporting for the Lantern, she is participating in a variety of theatrical productions, performing in Frederick’s Varsity Blue show choir, and spending time with friends and family. After graduation, she plans to major in Musical Theatre and minor in Business at the University of Northern Colorado.

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