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Lil Baby smashes charts with ‘My Turn’

Lil Baby smashes charts with ‘My Turn’

Logan Gornbein ’21

March 18, 2020

Imagine being a dog and getting teased with a biscuit. Now imagine being a big rap fan and being teased over an album. Well, fans have waited long enough for Lil Baby to drop his second album, and they were not disappointed when he released “My Turn.” The album was released on Feb. 28, 2020 by...

‘I Am Not Okay With This’ achieves relatability but drags because of it

‘I Am Not Okay With This’ achieves relatability but drags because of it

Eliza Barr ’21

March 14, 2020

Netflix has mastered the art of appealing to viewer demand. It’s instantly clear just seconds into the first episode of the show “I Am Not Okay With This,” which premiered Feb. 26. The 80s nostalgia, faded color palettes plus blunt and anti-parent characters have been reconfigured into numerous...

Justin Bieber revives his music career with new album “Changes”

Justin Bieber revives his music career with new album “Changes”

Rebecca Kanfer ’21

March 14, 2020

Hit after hit, album after album, tour after tour has seemingly been Justin Bieber's music career for as long as any Gen-Z kid could remember. This non-stop lifestyle came to a halt in 2015, following Bieber's release of his sixth studio album, “Purpose.” This album was followed by an uncompleted...

‘Love is Blind’ proves great addition to reality dating shows

‘Love is Blind’ proves great addition to reality dating shows

Carly Kaplowitz ’21

March 14, 2020

Television is filled with numerous reality dating shows, ranging from classics like “The Bachelor” to summer hits like “Love Island.” But another phenomenon was recently added to Netflix in February: “Love is Blind.” While I was hesitant to start this show because I was already invested in...

Taylor Swift shows fans a new relatable side in “Miss Americana”

Taylor Swift shows fans a new relatable side in “Miss Americana”

Reilly Caldwell '20

March 11, 2020

For the last few months leading up to the release of Taylor Swift’s Netflix documentary, “Miss Americana,” I was contemplating whether I really wanted to see it or not. While I would say I listen to her music regularly, I was worried that the film would be too focused on resurfaced drama with various...

‘Birds of Prey’ fails to leave audience with anything to think about

‘Birds of Prey’ fails to leave audience with anything to think about

Tierney Kugel ’22

March 3, 2020

I entered the movie theater with high expectations and excitement for “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).” The movie, commonly shortened to “Birds of Prey,” was written for Harley Quinn, the iconic DC comics supervillain and partner in crime to the Joker. After...

‘1917’ captivates audiences, claims multiple Oscars

‘1917’ captivates audiences, claims multiple Oscars

Ethan Frank ’20

February 28, 2020

Ten Academy Award nominations. Over $200 million at the box office. Golden Globe wins in the two most important categories. Director Sam Mendes’ “1917” has taken the film industry by storm, and his masterpiece, “1917,” won three Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards on Feb. 9 in the categories...

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

Aidan Rogers ’22

February 28, 2020

I understand that after spending $25 on tickets, popcorn and candy, many audiences might not be enthusiastic about attending a movie that will require them to read subtitles for two hours. But watching Best Picture Oscar winner “Parasite,” directed by Korean film maker Bong Joon-ho, is more than...

Pete the Pilot takes flight with Season 24 of “The Bachelor”

Pete the Pilot takes flight with Season 24 of “The Bachelor”

Charlotte Smith '21

January 13, 2020

Peter’s journey took flight when 30 women stepped out of the limo eager to meet the renowned “Pete the pilot” for the first time. Take off was Monday night, Jan 6. 2019, from eight to 11 pm on the ABC network. Although it was a long episode, I enjoyed every second of it due to its drama and...

Great anticipation surrounds debut of Netflix’s ‘The Circle’

Great anticipation surrounds debut of Netflix’s ‘The Circle’

Ella Bloomingdale ’20

January 13, 2020

As it is the start of the new year, it is a perfect time to start a new tv show. A new series that is predicted to be a big hit this year is the reality TV show, “The Circle,” which appears on Netflix. “The Circle” made its way over to the United States after being a big hit in the United...

Harry Styles sets bar high with new album “Fine Line”

Harry Styles sets bar high with new album “Fine Line”

Evi Tarshis ’20

January 8, 2020

We are all familiar with the famous boy band, One Direction, that ruled the radio stations for years. But when the group broke apart in 2015, one prominent member, Harry Styles, broke through to make a name for himself outside the group. In the creation of his new album, “Fine Line,” Styles turned...

‘Let It Snow’ kicks off holiday season right

‘Let It Snow’ kicks off holiday season right

Shira Zeiberg ’22

December 16, 2019

Ditch the pumpkins and go grab your hot chocolate as holiday movies commence. On Nov. 8, “Let it Snow” was released on Netflix and gave us another romantic holiday miracle movie. The movie is directed by Luke Snellin and is based in a snowy town on a festive Christmas Eve bringing many together to...

“Knives Out” leaves audiences wanting more

“Knives Out” leaves audiences wanting more

Jack Lev '20

December 16, 2019

The film “Knives Out,” directed by Rian Johnson, is an exceptionally entertaining movie that keeps the audience engaged and wondering what’s coming next. Through an ideal combination of comedy, suspense and trickery, this motion picture never fails to keep the audience on the edge of their seat....

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