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‘Love is Blind’ proves great addition to reality dating shows

‘Love is Blind’ proves great addition to reality dating shows

Carly Kaplowitz ’21

March 14, 2020

Television is filled with numerous reality dating shows, ranging from classics like “The Bachelor” to summer hits like “Love Island.” But another phenomenon was recently added to Netflix in February: “Love is Blind.” While I was hesitant to start this show because I was already invested in...

‘1917’ captivates audiences, claims multiple Oscars

‘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 masterpiece, “1917,” won three Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards on Feb. 9 in the categories...

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

Aidan Rogers ’22

February 28, 2020

I understand that after spending $25 on tickets, popcorn and candy, many audiences might not be enthusiastic about attending a movie that will require them to read subtitles for two hours. But watching Best Picture Oscar winner “Parasite,” directed by Korean film maker Bong Joon-ho, is more than...

Pete the Pilot takes flight with Season 24 of “The Bachelor”

Pete the Pilot takes flight with Season 24 of “The Bachelor”

Charlotte Smith '21

January 13, 2020

Peter’s journey took flight when 30 women stepped out of the limo eager to meet the renowned “Pete the pilot” for the first time. Take off was Monday night, Jan 6. 2019, from eight to 11 pm on the ABC network. Although it was a long episode, I enjoyed every second of it due to its drama and...

Great anticipation surrounds debut of Netflix’s ‘The Circle’

Great anticipation surrounds debut of Netflix’s ‘The Circle’

Ella Bloomingdale ’20

January 13, 2020

As it is the start of the new year, it is a perfect time to start a new tv show. A new series that is predicted to be a big hit this year is the reality TV show, “The Circle,” which appears on Netflix. “The Circle” made its way over to the United States after being a big hit in the United...

Harry Styles sets bar high with new album “Fine Line”

Harry Styles sets bar high with new album “Fine Line”

Evi Tarshis ’20

January 8, 2020

We are all familiar with the famous boy band, One Direction, that ruled the radio stations for years. But when the group broke apart in 2015, one prominent member, Harry Styles, broke through to make a name for himself outside the group. In the creation of his new album, “Fine Line,” Styles turned...

‘Last Christmas:’ A classic song but a flop of a movie

‘Last Christmas:’ A classic song but a flop of a movie

Reilly Caldwell '20

December 16, 2019

As the temperatures start to drop and snow begins to fall, bright holiday lights illuminate streets and the song “All I Want for Christmas is You” seems to be playing everywhere you go. When the holiday season is in full force, my favorite thing to do is curl up in a warm blanket and watch Christmas...

‘The Mandalorian’ offers a much needed western in the Star Wars galaxy

‘The Mandalorian’ offers a much needed western in the Star Wars galaxy

Allie D’Angelo ’20, Editor-in-Chief

November 25, 2019

Star Wars fans can finally rejoice to the release of season one of “The Mandalorian,” an eight episode Star Wars space western filled with action, comedy and an exciting plot. In light of Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, released on Nov. 12, the platform now offers another storyline for...

‘Modern Love’ surpasses expectations, portrays reality

‘Modern Love’ surpasses expectations, portrays reality

Audrey Bernstein ’20, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2019

“Surely there is someone out there who will take me for who I am,” Lexi, played by Anne Hathaway, says in the trailer for Amazon’s “Modern Love.” “The good, the bad, the full story of love.” Although the trailer piqued my interest for what appeared to be superb casting – actors including...

Fourth season of ‘This Is Us’ emotional, evolving *WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD

Fourth season of ‘This Is Us’ emotional, evolving *WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD

Anastasia Thumser ’22, Web Opinions Editor

November 9, 2019

Family is often the center of our universe, and the most chaotic part of our lives. Synonymous with unconditional love and support, reputable for being messy and complicated. With all its intricacies, family can be a difficult topic to encapsulate within a drama series; and yet, the fourth season of...

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