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Anticipation runs high for these four upcoming movies

Anticipation runs high for these four upcoming movies

Julia Kasabian ’21

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 the most highly anticipated movies of 2019. “Captain Marvel” is the first female superhero to...

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

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

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 80s, with great performances on all sides. Similarly to Michael Bay’s 2013 “Pain and Gain,” 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 bombarded with advertisements for months, that this film was worth watching. Unfortunately I was let...

“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 Super Tuesday, so the tickets were cheaper, but after seeing the film, I would have paid full price...

Wes Anderson’s style of directing

Wes Anderson’s style of directing

April 25, 2018

By Celia Block ’20 ...

“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 arm jumping from a moving car. Played by Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird herself is impossible not to...

[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 Orange County, but it will be available nationwide  on November 2, 2016. Filmed over the course ...

[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 competitions in the country. That’s what new video production teacher, Justin Nadal, will pro...

“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated

“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated

Casey Lu, Staff Writer

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, the Oscar-nominated, independent period drama, “Brooklyn,” brings this experience back to 2015. Set in 1950's New York City, “Brooklyn” respins the stuck-...

Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

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 classic comic book series, I nearly did a double take. First off, for those who aren’t familiar with Branagh, you m...

Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

May 18, 2011

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 classic comic book series, I nearly did a double take. First off, for those who aren’t familiar with Branagh, you might recognize him as Gi...

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