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New hit movie, House of Gucci, is already looking at Oscars between its originality, intricate fashion and committed actors.

‘House of Gucci’ composed with worthwhile effort

Elle Vail '23, Paper Arts Editor December 21, 2021

The movie “House of Gucci”, released on Nov. 26,  features murder, wealth and romance that quickly intrigues in this retelling of Maurizio Gucci’s murder. Set in 1980s Milan, the film opens introducing...

Netflix released “Are You The One?” this holiday season to cure our reality TV cravings. Each season has different casts with different dilemmas.

‘Are You The One?’ is the throwback reality TV show Netflix knew we all needed

Shira Zeiberg '22, Outreach Manager December 18, 2021

Like reality shows “The Bachelor” and “Too Hot To Handle,” “Are you the One?” has you glued to your computer screen. The show was reintroduced this December by MTV after it was previously filmed...

‘The Princess Switch:’ Romancing the Star proves to be an exemplary holiday movie that introduces new and exciting elements to the overused plot of a Christmas romance.

‘The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star,’ captures fresh twist on usual holiday films

Margot Richlin '23, Web Opinions Editor November 24, 2021

Upon sitting down to watch the third installment of “The Princess Switch” movies, which came to Netflix on Nov. 18,  I expected not much more than another typical rom-com-like Christmas movie. However,...

“Tick, Tick...Boom” is a film adaptation of an autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, played by Andrew Garfield, which follows his life as an aspiring composer in “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut.

Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda craft a captivating homage to ‘Rent’ creator, theater in “Tick, Tick…Boom”

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

The bright lights of a Broadway marquee are a true spectacle to behold, and any aspiring performer or theater composer fixates their gaze between the top and bottom rows of lights, hoping one day their...

‘尚氣’ 将Marvel动作与爱情、文化、喜剧融为一体

Ella Shi '23, Features Editor September 28, 2021

*This story will be featured in the September 2021 issue in English “尚氣十环传” 在很多方面都是首创。自 COVID-19 大流行开始以来,这是第一部专门在影院上映,而不是在...

Remarkable Theatre aims to build strong community, continues this summer

Theresa Vandis '22, Business Director May 17, 2021

  As the vaccine rollout quickens its pace, many people are eager to participate in the activities around Westport that were not offered during the pandemic. However, other businesses born...

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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