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‘Enola Holmes’ empowers girls of all ages

Actress Milly Bobby Brown stars as Enola Holmes, the main character of the new Netflix movie.

Lucy Zuckerman ’22

October 16, 2020

“Enola Holmes,” released Sept. 23 to the streaming platform Netflix, incorporates underlying stories of independence and love, both romantic and familial. The movie is based on the series of young adult novels, “The Enola Holmes Mysteries” by Nancy Springer.  Enola Holmes is Sherlock Holmes...

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

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.

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 written for Harley Quinn, the iconic DC comics supervillain and partner in crime to the Joker. After...

Movie Review: WONDER

Movie Review: WONDER

December 11, 2017

By Emily Stone '20 Stephen Chbosky’s “WONDER” is possibly the most authentic, controversial movie of 2017. Embedded with real world issues, witty humor and an exemplary cast, this movie will leave you speechless. In order to fully understand the general plot, paying attention to both the na...

‘The Circle’ falls short on delivering satirical warning about technology

‘The Circle’ falls short on delivering satirical warning about technology

May 12, 2017

Amelia Brown '18 James Ponsoldt’s “The Circle”  sounded great, with a relevant focus on technological privacy and an A-list cast including Emma Watson, Tom Hanks and Karen Gillan. The high hopes that I had built up, however, were quickly torn down as soon as Watson’s character, Mae Hollan...

Kong: Skull Island stands tall by committing to its concept

Kong: Skull Island stands tall by committing to its concept

April 26, 2017

Christoph Russi '17 “Kong: “Skull Island”, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, was a fun movie to watch. I suppose I didn’t go into it with any other desire than to be entertained for two hours, and it certainly didn’t market itself as anything more than just that-- an entertaining brawler ...

Passengers drives away from typical science fiction

Passengers drives away from typical science fiction

January 11, 2017

By Ashton Dedona '17   With a countless array of movies to choose from this month, Passengers stood out the most. I am not the biggest sci fi fan, however, Passengers steered clear from the typical outer space themed movie. Aurora, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and Jim, played by Chris Pratt, made the perfect duo to fly 120 years t...

“Insurgent” diverges from its namesake

Producer Lucy Fisher, star Shailene Woodley and producer Douglas Wick at the New York premiere of The Divergent Series' 'Insurgent' at Ziegfeld Theater in New York City on March 16, 2015.

Jess Gross

April 8, 2015

  Love, loss, a race against time, the new “Divergent” movie sequel, “Insurgent”, seems to have it all. Except, that is, for accuracy to the book. The first adaptation, “Divergent,” left something to be desired, and sadly, if you’re expecting the second installment to be bette...

“Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” showers down success in theaters

Will Dumke, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” should really be called “Cloudy with a Chance of Five Stars.” This movie has all the ingredients, laughs, action, and adventure, that make a recipe for a great movie. The movie was funny, and I mean funny. The whole idea was hilarious. After the main cha...

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