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‘Modern Love’ surpasses expectations, portrays reality

‘Modern Love’ surpasses expectations, portrays reality

Audrey Bernstein ’20, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2019

“Surely there is someone out there who will take me for who I am,” Lexi, played by Anne Hathaway, says in the trailer for Amazon’s “Modern Love.” “The good, the bad, the full story of love.” Although the trailer piqued my interest for what appeared to be superb casting – actors including...

Fourth season of ‘This Is Us’ emotional, evolving *WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD

Fourth season of ‘This Is Us’ emotional, evolving *WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD

Anastasia Thumser ’22, Web Opinions Editor

November 9, 2019

Family is often the center of our universe, and the most chaotic part of our lives. Synonymous with unconditional love and support, reputable for being messy and complicated. With all its intricacies, family can be a difficult topic to encapsulate within a drama series; and yet, the fourth season of...

Season two of “You” is already thrilling viewers before even being released

Season two of “You” is already thrilling viewers before even being released

Emma Smith ’22

October 29, 2019

The drama, suspense and intensity of Netflix’s original series “You” left viewers in awe of the brilliant and compelling storyline. Joe Goldberg played by Penn Badgley, slowly descends into a Ted Bundy-esque love-crazed stalker. However, the creepy and quite unsettling plot makes it impossible...

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ provides both emotional, engaging journey for kids of all ages

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ provides both emotional, engaging journey for kids of all ages

Lyah Muktavaram ’22

October 26, 2019

Captivating the true essence of the good in evil, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” is filled with love, war and betrayal for kids of all ages to enjoy. The movie, which originally hit theaters on Oct. 18, picks up five years after the 2014 adaptation of Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty.” I remember...

‘Joker’ Review: Send in the Clown

‘Joker’ Review: Send in the Clown

Adam Greenlee ’20

October 26, 2019

Drama/Thriller: movies designed to make you uncomfortable, a feeling that I do not exactly welcome into my life. When I’m sitting in my chair at a movie theater, I don’t enjoy being intentionally scared or in this case, thrilled. However, in April, the first trailer for “Joker” was released,...

New iPhone 11 review: newest additions

New iPhone 11 review: newest additions

Charley Guthartz ’22

October 26, 2019

The iPhone 11’s new qualities are all you’re ever going to need on an iPhone. Sure the iPhone 11 Pro has some nicer aspects, but most people don’t need them. So if you are like me and just need the camera for basic purposes, like Instagram photos, spending that extra $300 is not worth it. The newest...

‘The Politician’ exceeds expectations of trailer

‘The Politician’ exceeds expectations of trailer

Betti Kobak '22

October 24, 2019

For those who love binge-watching comedy and politics, the wait is finally over for the new up-and-coming show, “The Politician.” As of Sept. 27, 2019, it is available for viewing on Netflix. The show is directed by the American screenwriter, director and producer Ryan Murphy, who also directed...

Season two of “All American” starts off with a bang

Season two of “All American” starts off with a bang

Lucy Zuckerman ’22

October 22, 2019

Football, drama and romance all come together to create “All American,” a total touchdown in the entertainment industry. When the American TV show, “All American,” aired on CW and Netflix, in October of 2018, I was initially not interested in watching it. Sports shows are not what I usually...

‘Tall Girl’ just another cheesy romantic Netflix original movie

‘Tall Girl’  just another cheesy romantic Netflix original movie

Charley Guthartz ’22

October 18, 2019

Netflix original movies about teen romance have a well-established reputation of being boring. So when preparing to watch the new movie, “Tall Girl” I went in with low expectations, but it proved to be even worse than I expected. In the Netflix comedy, the main character, Jodi, is abnormally tall...

‘Ad Astra’ misses star quality, burns out

‘Ad Astra’ misses star quality, burns out

Christopher Tatusko ’22

October 18, 2019

“Ad Astra” is quite possibly the biggest waste of time that I have probably ever seen. The movie is about Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) who is on a mission to Neptune. He is on a search for his father and his father’s crew that went missing in space 30 years prior due to an unidentified power surge...

Hollywood’s Newest Phenomenon Soars: ‘The Art of Racing In The Rain’

Hollywood’s Newest Phenomenon Soars: ‘The Art of Racing In The Rain’

Izzy Sareen ’22

October 4, 2019

If you are a dog enthusiast and have been on the edge of your seat for another dog movie to enter the theaters, you’re in luck. 20th Century Fox’s newest production, “The Art of Racing In The Rain,'' will satisfy your hunger for animal films. This movie specifically changes up the pattern of animal...

‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ delivers a storyline that is ‘ruff’ around the edges

Katie Simons ’22

October 4, 2019

I’m the first to admit that I love dogs. I’ve had four of my own, and I can say nothing makes my heart happier than watching dogs. So when Simon Curtis’ “The Art of Racing in the Rain” came out, I knew I had to see it. The movie takes place through the eyes of Enzo (Kevin Costner), a...

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