The student news site of Bellaire High School

Three Penny Press

The student news site of Bellaire High School

Three Penny Press

The student news site of Bellaire High School

Three Penny Press


Noa is the movies main character who embarks on a quest of revenge after his village is destroyed by Proximus Caesar. Hes an intriguing protagonist in that his cleverness and approaches to conflicts are interesting to watch unfold and represent his character well.

Why ‘Kingdom of the Planet of The Apes’ isn’t like other blockbusters

Dawson Sotiriades, Reporter May 29, 2024

Modern blockbusters stink. From lazy writing to laughable special effects to bland characters, many of the newer movies released from previously successful franchises like Marvel or Star Wars show no...

The Gaang rides on the flying bison Appa as they prepare for their next destination on their journey to defeat Fire Lord Ozai. Netflix released a live-action adaptation of the popular animated show Avatar: The Last Airbender on Feb. 22.

Animated who?

Emma Xiao and Claire Bradford May 14, 2024

We remember spending late nights during the pandemic watching “Avatar: The Last Airbender” episodes well past our bedtimes. The intro is ingrained in our mind: “... but everything changed when the...

Merida and her mother, Queen Elinor, from the Disney movie Brave. Their imperfect adventures throughout the movie showcase true mother-daughter love.

Mamma movie marathon

McKenzie Le, Reporter May 10, 2024

For Mother’s Day, my mom, sisters and I like to gather on the couch with bowls of popcorn, remote in hand, ready to watch a marathon of our favorite girl-power, mother-daughter movies. Here are some...

Dune Part 2 was released on March 1, 2024, in theaters. The movie, which was directed by Denis Villeneuve, has grossed $695.8 million worldwide.

‘Dune: Part Two’: A cinematic sci-fi masterpiece

Sophia Zhao, Entertainment Editor May 9, 2024

Piercing red burned across the skyline as orange hues gathered over the neverending line of dunes. The entire landscape was silent; only the wind whistling over the hills could be heard. Rhythmic signaling...

Asha believes everyones wishes should be granted. Despite being told it could be dangerous, she continues believing it is a good idea.

Not what I wished for

Marina Martinez, Artist & Page Designer May 7, 2024

MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS Star light, star bright. First star I see tonight, I wish I may, I wish I might. Have this wish I wish tonight to forget this movie ever existed. I can’t name a bigger movie...

This year, spring break lasts from March 9 to 17. There are plenty of fun ways to spend it in Houston.

A spring staycation

Grace Turney, Entertainment Editor Mar 8, 2024

Soaking in the sun on Maui. Navigating New York City’s lively streets. Wandering through Paris’s magical sights. The idea of a dream vacation like these lurks beneath the days leading up to spring...

Cars are lined up as the sun sets, before the movie starts. The movies start at roughly 6:30, while doors open at 5:30.

Drive-in-theaters: A lost form of cinema

Kate Steinbach and Alex Lin Mar 7, 2024

A chipped white, wooden wall towered over us and a grid of sloppily arranged cars. The audio came from a battery-powered radio while the visuals were projected onto the wall. We could even see the stars...

This is an illustrated still from director Christopher Nolans Oppenheimer, where J. Robert Oppenheimer is forced to confront the horrors of the atomic bomb he has created. I predict Oppenheimer to win Best Picture and for Nolan to win Best Director.

Forecasting the Oscars

Weston Benner, Features Editor Mar 4, 2024

We are one week away from the Oscars on March 10. After 50 hours, two months of my time and 25 Oscar-nominated movies, I believe I’ve seen the best cinema 2023 had to offer. More importantly, I believe...

Singer Miley Cyrus performs her song Flowers  after winning her first Grammy award in 2024.

Grammys recap: Swift, Musgraves announce new albums

Kate Steinbach and Sarah Nitsun Feb 27, 2024

Shockingly bold, Miley Cyrus performed in a metallic dress, making a statement of her independence that matches the message of her song, “Flowers.” Cyrus performed for the Grammys alongside Billie...

Benson Boones new single Beautiful Things captures the desperate fear of losing what we love. Its soulful relatability and catchy chorus are what made “Beautiful Things” reach #8 on the Billboard Top 100 in the month since its release on Jan. 18.

Holding on to those ‘Beautiful Things’

Claire Bradford, Features Editor Feb 20, 2024

It is the things we love most that we are most afraid to lose. That is the crux of Benson Boone’s new single “Beautiful Things.” And while the song’s lyrics address a romantic partner, Boone uses...

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