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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...

While Netflix used to be the only widely used streaming service, many new ones have been introduced within the past few years, and competition between them has continued to grow.

Competition among streaming services puts damper on enjoyment for consumers

Chelsea Strober ’21, Associate Managing Editor January 13, 2021

Remember when life was easy and Netflix was the only streaming platform we used to watch our favorite shows? When no one really knew what Hulu was, nobody cared about what was streaming on Amazon Prime...

Chevy Chase’s Clark Griswold decks his house in Christmas lights, as part of his plan to have the perfect, good old-fashioned family Christmas.

‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ takes the throne as best holiday film

Max Dorsey ’21, Staff Writer December 23, 2020

Ahh, yes. The holiday season. Every year around this time, a certain debate starts amongst families, friend groups and even among online strangers: Which holiday movie is the best? Some say it's Will Ferrell’s...

Aware of the advancing technological sphere, Warner Bros. recently announced they would be releasing all 2021 films to HBO Max the day they hit theaters. “Wonder Woman: 1984” will be among the movies available on the streaming platform come Dec. 25, reasonably priced at $14.99.

Don’t cancel — Stream: in a changing marketplace, Hollywood should look to stream premieres

Lauren Hassell ’22, Web Arts Editor December 15, 2020

Disappointment abounds. With the winter sports season cancelled, superfans need a fix. With so many people quarantining and opting to learn remotely, students are also bored and in need of an outlet. So,...

Many new shows and movies have been released through various online streaming services during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the closure of movie theatres, many have resorted to Netflix, Hulu, HBO and more in order to watch television.

COVID-19 jeopardizes movie theaters

Lexie Moskovit ’21, Web Sports Editor December 11, 2020

Ordering a large movie theatre popcorn filled with butter, a large soda and some candy to snack on while sitting back and relaxing to watch a new movie is a classic source of entertainment. Now, in a COVID-19...

Netflix’s original content has been nominated for more than 430 awards and have won 72 of them.

Netflix, other streaming services thrive during COVID-19

Morgan Han-Lemus ’23, Staff Writer December 6, 2020

Streaming services have been thriving amidst COVID-19, and the rise in their original content has come with various accomplishments as well as growing pains.  The largest of these services, Netflix,...

Students plan creative Halloween costumes

Charlotte Smith ’21 and Grace Livecchi '21 October 29, 2020

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Students share their favorite horror movies

Emma Smith ’22 and Tierney Kugel ’22 October 29, 2020

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Despite the profitability and success of “Mulan” on Disney Plus, its box office numbers in China were disappointing, reportedly making $23 million in its opening weekend. This was a bigger issue because Disney specifically pandered to China when creating “Mulan,” and were expecting much more earnings.

“Mulan” sweeps globe along with controversies

Morgan Han-Lemus '23, Staff Writer October 10, 2020

With Disney’s delayed release of “Mulan” on Sept. 4 of this year, given the several delays due to restrictions from COVID-19, many people, Asian-Americans specifically, were not only excited for...

With the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the world, multiple blockbusters have had their original release dates postponed.

COVID-19 delays multiple movies’ production, filming

Finnegan Courtney '23, News Editor May 13, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading around the world, numerous movies had to stop and delay production, effective immediately. This halt disappointed many fans who were excited to see a variety of movies,...

Harley Quinn, the main character in the movie “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn),” is played by the actress Margot Robbie. Robbie has been featured in multiple DC comics films.

‘Birds of Prey’ fails to leave audience with anything to think about

Tierney Kugel ’22 March 3, 2020

I entered the movie theater with high expectations and excitement for “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).” The movie, commonly shortened to “Birds of Prey,” was...

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...

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