The Fluco Beat

  • January 23Environment Club Will Meet On Jan. 27 In Room 3204
  • January 22Senior Scholarship Turn Ins Have Been Extended Until Jan. 31
  • January 13Blood Drive Donations Start On Feb.13th, Permission Slips In The Front Office, All Donors Must Be 16 Or Older
  • December 172020 Literary Magazine is accepting photo/writing submissions in Room 4501
  • December 172020 Yearbooks are $72 at jostensyearbooks.com - Price goes up Feb. 1
  • November 13ID badge clips/holders and lanyards are being sold by FCLA for $1 during lunches or in room 3415.

Uncut Gems: Is Sandler Making A Comeback?

Uncut Gems: Is Sandler Making A Comeback?

MacKenzie Morris, FCHS Journalist

January 23, 2020

Movie Mogul Adam Sandler is back on the movie scene after the recent flop of his Netflix movie Murder Mystery in early 2019. With the release of his newest piece, Uncut Gems, ringing in the new year, fans of the actor fled to theaters hoping for a hit. Luckily, Sandler has indeed delivered a true art-piece to his ...

Star Wars: The Rise Of Disappointment

Star Wars: The Rise Of Disappointment

John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor

January 16, 2020

Despite earning nearly $1 billion dollars at the box office, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker is one of the worst Star Wars films to date. At first, Disney's three-part addition to the Star Wars saga showed promise with its first release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens back in 2015. While flawed, the characters we...

The 10 Best Movies Of The 10 Best Years

The 10 Best Movies Of The 10 Best Years

John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor

December 18, 2019

The 2010’s has started, ended, and given new life to some of the greatest movies and movie franchises in all of cinema. So with the decade coming to a close, it’s time for a proper send off with the 10 best movies from the past 10 years.   10. El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) Kicking off the li...

Lucifer Provides a Devil of a Good Time

Lucifer Provides a Devil of a Good Time

Courtlynn Evans, FCHS Journalist

December 10, 2019

Arguably one of the best Netflix original shows, Lucifer, which is now in it fourth season, is a comedy/drama/supernatural show based on the premise that Satan, otherwise known as Lucifer Morningstar,  has taken a vacation from his underworldly duties and has decided to stay and party on Earth. There, ...

The Invincible Ip Man Trilogy

The Invincible Ip Man Trilogy

John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor

November 22, 2019

If Bruce Lee was the greatest martial artist to live, what does that make the man who trained him? Ip Man, also known as Yip Man, was the grandmaster of Wing-Chun, the school of martial arts which produced Bruce Lee (who became famous in the 1970’s for his films including kung fu movies Fists of Fury an...

Spreading Awareness Through Melodies

Spreading Awareness Through Melodies

Aubreanna Gray, FCHS Journalist

November 15, 2019

Singer Melanie Martinez got her start from her 2012 audition on The Voice, and although she didn’t win, she only grew from there. Martinez’s very first album dropped in 2015, and was called Cry Baby. This singer from Canada let her creativeness shine in this album. Since then,  Martinez has been k...

Book Review – Carrie By Stephen King

Book Review – Carrie By Stephen King

Madison Fain, FCHS Journalist

November 5, 2019

If Halloween inspired you for a spooky read, look no further than Stephen King’s classic horror story, Carrie. King is a New York Times bestselling novelist who has written many horror and fantasy novels including Pet Sematary, The Dark Tower, Cujo, Christine, Thinner, It, and The Shining. His first ...

Is ‘El Camino’ Breaking Bad?

Is ‘El Camino’ Breaking Bad?

MacKenzie Morris, FCHS Journalist

October 22, 2019

For many years, fans of the Breaking Bad franchise have followed the show’s twisted story-line since its original release in 2008. From a glance, this series appears as a perfect ballad of crime escapades, with everything from intense shootouts to stacks of money piled high to the ceiling.  The st...

Joker: The Darkest Comic Book Movie

Joker: The Darkest Comic Book Movie

John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor

October 22, 2019

Joker is a dark, realistic character study of a mentally ill man whose entire life has been meaningless--meaningless, that is, until he sparks political controversy by murdering three men on a subway and slowly losing touch with reality.      Arthur Fleck (played with broken perfection by Joa...

Bringing Home The Blood: Rambo, Last Blood

Bringing Home The Blood: Rambo, Last Blood

John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor

October 4, 2019

The character of John Rambo set a new kind of action character standard in 1982 with First Blood, leading to a series of movies collectively known as Rambo. Mostly silent and efficiently destructive, John Rambo is emotionally, mentally, and physically scarred from the loss of his friends in the Vietnam...

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