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Through my Black history month movie list, I aimed to educate myself as well as give myself an excuse to watch movies that have long since been on my list. Out of all of the movies I watched, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” was by far my favorite. The film’s dazzling cinematography and heartfelt plot made it a truly unique production.

Black history month movie list proves to be insightful, thought-provoking

Eliza Barr ’21, Photography Director March 9, 2021

Afraid another Black history month at Staples would again pass unrecognized, I decided to take matters into my own hands. At first I wasn’t exactly sure how to do this; I had no idea how to tackle such...

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.

‘1917’ captivates audiences, claims multiple Oscars

Ethan Frank ’20 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

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...

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

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

“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...

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

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,...

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