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‘Creed II’ sparks heated debate through Staples

Kevin Rabacs ’19 and Teddy Dienst ’20

January 9, 2019

Aquaman displays a dive into the future

Aquaman displays a dive into the future

Teddy Dienst ’20

January 7, 2019

The balance between comedy and action is what made the science-fiction film, “Aquaman,” so intriguing. Released on Dec. 21, the PG-13 movie reels the audience in right from the beginning by showing us how the main character, Aquaman (Jason Momoa), got his powers. The movie consisted of countless...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ impresses with intriguing plot

'Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse' impresses with intriguing plot

Jack Lev '20

January 6, 2019

Fans of the ongoing Spider-Man series have surely heard about the film released on Dec. 14, “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse.” The film had viewers drawn in from the start; everyone was on the edge of their chairs due to the perfect blend of action and comedy. The movie introduces seven new versions...

‘The Princess Switch’ offers light-hearted escape during cold winter months

'The Princess Switch' offers light-hearted escape during cold winter months

Roxanne Augeri '20

December 20, 2018

As we all prepare for annual winter hibernation, Netflix is often a staple for a night in. On these nights, I reach for the lighthearted feel-good movies, wanting a good escape. “The Princess Switch,” while corny at times, has provided just that. The story follows ordinary Chicago baker Stacy...

‘Creed II’ fulfills role as strong sequel

'Creed II' fulfills role as strong sequel

Jack Lev '20

December 15, 2018

For those who viewed “Creed I” or followed the Rocky series, the sequel movie “Creed II,” which opened in theatres Nov. 21, will make you want to watch the films all over again. The movie follows an intriguing plot that incorporates “Rocky IV,” released in 1985. The baseline of the film...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” entertains audience with story of the band Queen

“Bohemian Rhapsody” entertains audience with story of the band Queen

Chelsea Fox ’19 and Amanda Kaplowitz ’19

December 12, 2018

“The Grinch” brings smiles to children and adults alike

“The Grinch” brings smiles to children and adults alike

Julia Kasabian ’21

December 1, 2018

The holiday season brings many tried and true symbols to the homes of many Americans, including Christmas trees, decorated houses, holiday parties and all around cheer. And, of course, it also brings new holiday movies. This year, that movie is “The Grinch.” Directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney,...

Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless

Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless

Evi Tarshis '20

November 19, 2018

After reading “Beautiful Boy,” the true story of a father’s journey through his son’s meth addiction, I became emotionally attached. Therefore, when I found out they were coming out with a movie, I immediately added the premiere date to my calendar. Almost as touching as the book, the movie was...

Bohemian Rhapsody brings Queen back to life

Bohemian Rhapsody brings Queen back to life

Madison Andrews '20

November 16, 2018

For those lucky enough to have attended a Queen concert, or even for those who have watched the band’s videos, the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody,” which opened in theatres the weekend of Nov. 3, will transport you back in time The movie celebrates the music of the band, Queen, and it’s frontman,...

New thriller will get you in Halloween mood

New thriller will get you in Halloween mood

October 30, 2018

By Teddy Dienst ’20 Finally, a movie about Halloween that is actually scary. The thriller movie “Halloween”, directed by David Gordon Green, did a great job putting me in the Halloween spirit. It was released on October 19 and social media has been buzzing about it ever since. Serial killer...

“A Star is Born” is electrifying

“A Star is Born” is electrifying

Julia Kasabian ’21

October 24, 2018

The story arc for the movie “A Star Is Born” seemed familiar. An unknown, talented singer meets a hugely successful artist and they fall in love. But this movie definitely took me by surprise. It was so much more than just that basic tale. The movie was released on Friday, Oct. 5, and it stars...

‘Night School’ impresses with its humor, unexpected plot

‘Night School’ impresses with its humor, unexpected plot

October 13, 2018

By Siri Kanter ’20 After watching the movie trailer for “Night School,” I was indifferent. To me, it seemed like an underwhelming version of the Adam Sandler classic, “Billy Madison,” in which a grown man is forced to return to school and, in the process, falls in love with his teacher. Based...

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