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“Booksmart” refreshes, expands coming-of-age genre

“Booksmart” refreshes, expands coming-of-age genre

Poppy Livingstone '21

June 11, 2019


Filed under Arts, National art blog

Once you’ve watched enough coming-of-age comedies, the expectations of the genre are clear. Take a couple of loveable misfit best friends. Give them a high stakes goal, usually based on alcohol or sex, and throw them out of their comfort zones and into a house party. Add in a couple of eye-candy love...

Found Footage Festival captivates Toquet Hall audience

Found Footage Festival captivates Toquet Hall audience

October 8, 2018


Filed under Broadcast, Features, Features, Videos

By Katie Howard '19 and Melanie Lust '19

“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,...

“Deadpool 2”: worth a watch?

“Deadpool 2”: worth a watch?

June 8, 2018


Filed under Arts, National art blog

By Jack Lev ’20 and Teddy Dienst ’20 Pro (Teddy): From the first second it started, all I saw were thrilling action scenes ranging from people getting shot to getting their heads cut off by a man in a red and black costume. Right off the bat, the violence certainly justified the “R” rating....

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