The Red Ledger

Joe Cross
Joe Cross is a senior at Lovejoy High School, a coffee enthusiast, and, most importantly, a film and music obsessive. He can often be spotted wandering the hallways, headphones in, wearing a band t-shirt, and passionately arguing about why a certain movie was secretly great or secretly terrible. When not at school for a debate meeting or theatre rehearsal, he likes reading, napping, and going to Target for no particular reason. This is his second year on The Red Ledger staff, and he hopes to continue writing entertainment reviews.

Joe Cross, TRL Reporter

May 22, 2018
Senior goodbye: More like ‘why?’ school (Story)
May 11, 2018
‘Dallas International Film Festival’ downsizes but maintains quality programming (Story/Media)
May 02, 2018
Review: ‘The Rider’ is vastly superior to ‘Lean On Pete’ despite similar themes and settings (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
Review: ‘Isle of Dogs’ is a canine caper that’s ‘ruff’ around the edges (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Review: ‘The Death of Stalin’ is a clever, darkly funny biopic (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Academy anatomy (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
Review: St. Vincent’s ‘Fear The Future Tour’ is an absolute blast (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
Boys soccer aims to hold on to first place (Media)
Feb 26, 2018
Review: ‘Annihilation’ is a flawed but profoundly affecting sci-fi spectacle (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
Review: ‘Phantom Thread’ is an eerie, surprisingly funny masterpiece (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Review: Best albums of 2017 (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Review: ‘Paddington 2’ pawsitively surpasses original (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
Review: Best films of 2017 (Story)
Dec 08, 2017
Review: ‘The Disaster Artist’ is a hilarious, moving look at one of Hollywood’s biggest failures (Story)
Nov 29, 2017
Review: ‘Pocket Camp’ offers modern spin on a classic, but with a short shelf life (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
Review: Saoirse Ronan soars in Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Review: ‘The Florida Project’ is heartbreaking, hilarious, and incredibly humane (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
Review: St. Vincent’s “Masseduction” is a step forward for one of pop’s most exciting musicians (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
Review: Netflix’s “Neo Yokio” is a misguided satire of anime tropes (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Improv group to host first show of year (Story)
Aug 24, 2017
Review: ‘Logan Lucky’ has just enough humor to cross finish line (Story)
Aug 22, 2017
Review: Fleet Foxes showcase their strengths in concert (Story/Media)
May 24, 2017
Review: ‘King Arthur’ is long, dull, and difficult to follow (Story)
May 15, 2017
Review: ‘Vol. 2’ doesn’t live up to original (Story)
May 02, 2017
Video: Relay 4 Life provides a celebration of hope (Media)
Apr 26, 2017
JMBLYA ticket giveaway (Story)
Apr 20, 2017
Students Austin bound for UIL state (Story)
Apr 17, 2017
Dallas Film Festival offers wide variety of diverse programming (Story/Media)
Mar 31, 2017
Academic UIL teams to compete at regionals (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Review: ‘Get Out’ offers horror, humor, social commentary (Story)
Feb 24, 2017
Thank the Academy (Story)
Feb 23, 2017
Review: ‘Lego Batman’ is a refreshing spin on a beloved character (Story)
Jan 24, 2017
Video: The exchange student experience (Story/Media)
Jan 09, 2017
Top ten tunes of 2016 (Story)
Jan 04, 2017
Review: ‘La La Land’ is a musical masterpiece (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
Review: Disney’s ‘Moana’ revamps classic story (Story)
Nov 15, 2016
Review: Arrival delivers on its promise of smart, meaningful sci-fi (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
Review: Netflix exclusive ‘Black Mirror’ ‘continues to be source of insight’ (Story)
Sep 29, 2016
Review: ‘Kubo’ offers gorgeous, if forgettable, end-of-summer diversion (Story)
Sep 07, 2016
National champion aims to mold program (Story)
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