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The student news site of Fishers High School, Fishers, Indiana

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The class of 2027 elects 7 freshmen for student government.
Fishers freshman lead the way
Elliot Haan, Reporter • September 19, 2023

    Every year when the freshman class comes in there are class officers and a class president elected. They can bring news ideas to the table...

Former President Trump’s pride in his mugshot causes potential for outside criticism of America as a whole.
Making a meme of U.S.
September 19, 2023

    America’s image to the outside world is something that should be held to a certain set of standards. Otherwise, other countries could...

Members of the student section watch the football game. “As a spirit leader, my role is to keep the energy hype and positive no matter what the score is,” Baranovsky said. “We all want the same thing: to beat HSE. I always want to make sure that we are cheering loud and getting all the classes involved.” Fishers lost the game to HSE with a final score of 35-34 on Sept. 8, 2023.
One point to win
September 13, 2023

A group of students in the student section pose for a picture, showing the community within the school and football games.
Starting from scratch
Madelyn Garber, Reporter • August 29, 2023

    The start of the new football season came quickly for most students. On Friday, Aug. 11, the first scrimmage game was played this school...

Story of a performer
Story of a performer
Daniel Huber, Guest Reporter • June 22, 2023

Over 40 years ago, the HIV and AIDS Epidemic ravished the gay community in the 1980’s. However, its significance seems lost to generations...

Killing of a Sacred Deer disturbs audience

Dr. Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell) begins to clean up after an unsuccessful surgery. Photo used with permission from MCT Campus.

 Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos presents a satirical horror, Killing of a Sacred Deer. The film surrounds a charismatic surgeon, Steven, who takes a deceased patient’s son under his wing. The boy posseses an estranged personality that makes him a mystery throughout the film.  However, once Steven’s son, Bob (Sunny Suljic), falls victim to a mysterious illness and becomes paralyzed, Marvin makes his true intentions clear. 

At the very beginning of the movie I was already captivated, Lanthimos aimed for the audience to be disturbed, humoured and thrilled. I gasped at the first scene in which Lanthimos opens the movie with a close up of real open heart surgery, after seeing that I knew this movie was not for the faint-hearted. However, knowing Lanthimos for his films The Lobster and Dogtooth I understood his dark style. There is a small uneasiness throughout the movie, another part of Lanthimos’s sense of humour. Every moment can have an extra strange beat that somehow makes it  hilarious, it was all unpredictable. I was on edge the whole time.

Unsettling could be the best word to describe the movie. The Killing of a Sacred Deer immediately pushes on the idea of sacrifice. Not only that but, Lanthimos puts the audience in very uncomfortable situations to make them squirm in their seats.

I never expected to be so uncomfortable. From questionable scenes to even the sounds the movie made me uncomfortable. Lanthimos reached his goal in making the audience part of the film but feeling the uneasiness Steven felt throughout the whole film.

In all honesty, the plot was not exactly the best but in return, I was satisfied with the acting. I never had a movie disturb yet intrigue me at the same time, that is just exactly what Lanthimos wanted.

Overall I’d say this film was: 6.5/10 for its artistic views and spectacular acting. However, there is still the unsettling plot and theme that make it too morbid.

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