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“A Simple Favor” combines comedy and thriller to create intriguing storyline

“A Simple Favor” combines comedy and thriller to create intriguing storyline

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, National art blog

By Bailey Blaikie '19 “A Simple Favor,” starring Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick, is about two moms who each have a son the same age. While it was pitched as a thriller in the trailer, I entered the movie theatre still unsure of what to expect. The movie opens with Kendrick, who plays Stephanie Smothers,...

“Captain Marvel”: Marvel Cinematic Universe releases first-ever female led movie

“Captain Marvel”: Marvel Cinematic Universe releases first-ever female led movie

October 4, 2018


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By Mark Didio '20 Marvel entertainment released the first ever female-driven Superhero movie trailer, “Captain Marvel” on Sept. 18. Actress Brie Larson will star as Carol Danvers, who later becomes Marvel's first ever female lead, Captain Marvel. She is not only a female superhero, but one of...

“White Boy Rick” showcases intelligent thought process in cinematic structure

“White Boy Rick” showcases intelligent thought process in cinematic structure

October 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, National art blog

By Seth McCoy ’19 Director Yann Demange’s “White Boy Rick” delivers the stranger-than-fiction true story of a 15 year old drug kingpin in crack-cocaine dominated Detroit, Michigan during the 80s, with great performances on all sides. Similarly to Michael Bay’s 2013 “Pain and Gain,” the...

BlackKklansman depicts America’s prejudiced past

BlackKklansman depicts America’s prejudiced past

October 3, 2018


Filed under A&E, Arts, Broadcast, National art blog

By Chelsea Fox ’19 and Amanda Kaplowitz ’19

New Netflix original movie comments on Westport lifestyle

New Netflix original movie comments on Westport lifestyle

September 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, National art blog

By Caroline Donohue '20 On Sept. 14, 2018 Netflix released a new movie that dives into the secrets of Westport, Connecticut, the hometown of most students at Staples High School. Although it seems like a tiny town, it is commonly known as an affluent and educated community. “The Land of Steady Habits,”...

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