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Female directors snubbed in 2019 Oscar nominations

Female directors snubbed in 2019 Oscar nominations

Jack Lev ’20

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Imagine a highly prestigious ceremony: best director is an award; a woman is announced as the winner; she walks up to make her speech. The ceremony you’re imagining is surely not the Oscars. Since 1929, the Oscar nominations have recognized a mere five women in the best-director category: Lina...

Wes Anderson’s style of directing

Wes Anderson’s style of directing

April 25, 2018


Filed under Opinions

By Celia Block ’20 ...

Giving a big round of applause for Vig

Giving a big round of applause for Vig

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Features

Vig Namasivayam ’16 is a name familiar to the Staples community. Along with being the president of Top Hat Tutors -- a student run tutoring agency at Staples -- and the President of the National Honor Society, Vig happens to also be the President and assistant director of Staples Players. “I rea...

Behind the Scenes with MVG: Student Filmmaker Shares Insight, Inspiration

Behind the Scenes with MVG: Student Filmmaker Shares Insight, Inspiration

December 23, 2010


Filed under Arts

Image via Wikipedia “He knows everything [about movies],” Annie Cooperstone ’13 said when asked about Matthew Van Gessel ’11. There is really no other way to put it— Van Gessel, an involved member of Staples Players, is also an encyclopedia of cinematic knowledge. He has seen dozens of movies and can recall the techniques used in just ...

December 20, 2010 | Tri M Concert

December 20, 2010 | Tri M Concert

December 20, 2010


Filed under The Daily Click

Photo by Jordan Shenhar '13 2:30 p.m. Band director Nick Mariconda and the Staples Tri M Club prepare to leave to perform a concert at the Beardsley School in Bridgeport. The Tri M Club meets after school and teaches music to students in Bridgeport. ...

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