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‘1917’ captivates audiences, claims multiple Oscars

1917 hit theaters over a month ago and has taken the film industry by storm. In a race against time, two men must halt a British attack that is bound to lose thousands of soldiers.
February 28, 2020

Ten Academy Award nominations. Over $200 million at the box office. Golden Globe wins in the two most important categories. Director Sam Mendes’ “1917” has taken the film industry by storm, and his...

Anticipation runs high for these four upcoming movies

Anticipation runs high for these four upcoming movies
January 21, 2019

This year, highly anticipated movies are coming to theaters, from animated stories to superhero powerhouses. Fans are counting down the days until the films arrive. These movies are what I believe are...

Found Footage Festival captivates Toquet Hall audience

Found Footage Festival captivates Toquet Hall audience
October 8, 2018

By Katie Howard '19 and Melanie Lust '19

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

September 11, 2018 - Richie Merritt (White Boy Rick, right) and Matthew McConaughey (Richard Wershe Sr.) star in Columbia Pictures' and Studio 8's WHITE BOY RICK. from Sony publicity site
October 4, 2018

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...

Adrift: Lost at sea movie leaves viewers lost

Adrift: Lost at sea movie leaves viewers lost
June 12, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19 As I sat in the rather empty theater, I waited for the trailers of upcoming films to end so the film, “Adrift,” would begin. I had been convinced by the media after being...

“Tully”: the painful story of realistic motherhood

“Tully”: the painful story of realistic motherhood
June 10, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19 The first time I went to see this movie, I drove all the way to the theater on a Friday night only to find out that the seats were all sold out. The second time I went was on...

Wes Anderson’s style of directing

Wes Anderson’s style of directing
April 25, 2018

By Celia Block ’20

Humans of Staples: Carson Discovers Herself and the World Through Film

Humans of Staples: Carson Discovers Herself and the World Through Film
January 20, 2018

By Anay Simunovic '18 and Melanie Lust '19

“Lady Bird” thrives on the east coast

“Lady Bird” thrives on the east coast
January 8, 2018

By Molly Mahoney ’18 At Catholic girls’ high school, Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson sticks out like a sore thumb. Her messy, dyed hair matches the neon pink cast she wears after she broke her...

[Oct. 2016 Arts] New documentary looks back at Sandy Hook tragedy

November 22, 2016

By Jack Shapiro ’19 & Bailey Blaikie ’19   “Newtown,” a documentary about the 2012 school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, has already been released to New York, Los Angeles and...

[Sept. 2016 Features] New media production teachers aim to make Staples a television and radio empire

October 11, 2016

By Renee Weisz '17 Breaking News Editor and Adam Wenkoff '18 A national media powerhouse. New England schools’ top source for films and broadcasts. A force to be reckoned with at the most elite media...

“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated

“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated
January 15, 2016

In Eavan Boland’s poem, “The Emigrant Irish,” the speaker laments that Americans put the experience of Irish immigrants to America “out...of [their]...minds.” Adapted from the Colm Tóibín novel,...

Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

May 19, 2011

Sammy Warshaw '12 A&E Editor Oh, how times have changed. When I first heard the news that Kenneth Branagh was slated to direct the Marvel Studios summer blockbuster “Thor,” based on the...

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