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

Since 2017, “This Is Us” has been nominated for and won multiple awards through organizations such as the Golden Globes, the Emmys, the American Film Institution, and the Screen Actors Guild.

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” in theaters since Oct. 18, starring Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, takes viewers on a captivating adventure of a fairy tale through a villain’s point of view.

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” premiered on Netflix on Sept. 27, 2019, which starred Ben Platt, who aspires to be President of the United States one day.

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

All American season two will be released on October 7th at 8pm on CW.

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

This is a photo of stars forming, taken by Nasa’s Hubble telescope on the 25th anniversary of its launch in 1990. The Hubble telescope can see about 10-15 billion light years away and is expected to be replaced in March of 2021. Hubble has discovered 10 times more galaxies than NASA thought even existed in its time up in space.

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’

Milo Ventimiglia (Denny) poses for the cameras at the preview for “The Art of Racing In The Rain.” This production is the actor’s biggest acting job yet, which drew more publicity and paparazzi to the preview. Amanda Seyfried (Eve) offers photographers a big smile at the preview for “The Art of Racing In The Rain.” The actress has starred in many films including Mama Mia, one of Hollywood’s most successful productions.

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...

Nicki Minajs’ abrupt retirement leaves fans shocked

Rap artist Nicki Minaj retired from her music career on Sept. 5, telling fans she is going to focus on family.

Charlotte Smith '21

October 4, 2019

Acclaimed rap singer and songwriter Nicki Minaj retired from the entirety of her 15-year long musical career on Sept. 5, 2019. Minaj announced her retirement from the music industry via Twitter in order to devote all her attention to her family. The social media post from Minaj read, “To my fans,...

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