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Released to Netflix on Oct 5, 2022, Mr. Harrigan’s Phone leaves viewers unfrightened despite being labeled as a horror movie.

Netflix’s ‘Mr Harrigan’s Phone’ fails to fit the horror genre

Margot Richlin ’23, Audience Engagement Manager October 31, 2022

Fall is undoubtedly the best time of year. The cool autumn breeze, the spooky music, the decorations and the general spirit make the month of October beyond comparison. But the one aspect of the spooky...

“The Batman” had me on the edge of my seat as I watched Robert Pattinson take on the role of Batman.

‘The Batman’ movie flies up the charts

Mia Kirkorsky ’24, Assistant Business Manager March 25, 2022

Everyone’s seen the typical Marvel superhero movie that is flooded with action scenes and core-vibrating music. “The Batman” veers away from this standard of blockbuster, action-packed films and...

The PG rated sequel Sing 2 takes on an adventurous plot that is appropriate and intriguing for all ages.

‘Sing 2’: engages, intrigues all ages

Alix Glickman '23, Social Media Manager February 16, 2022

“Sing 2,” the PG rated sequel to the original “Sing” movie from 2016, took on an unexpected plot that had the audience at the edge of their seat at all times. The main protagonist Buster Moon led...

“The Fallout” could just be the movie of the year, but it also heartbreakingly tells a tale that has become all too real to our generation.

‘The Fallout,’ a defining film of Gen Z, tells heartbreaking yet real story

Finnegan Courtney ’23, Executive TV Producer February 15, 2022

Every once in a while, a film comes along that defines a generation. “Rebel Without A Cause,” “All The President's Men,” “Star Wars,” “The Breakfast Club,” “The Social Network,” and...

I would rate the film four and a half stars out of five for its success in tackling an elaborate topic with sophistication and pleasurable historical recreation. The plot formulates each characters looming struggle with identity, even articulating in the film that “we‘re, all of us, passing for something.”

‘Passing’ tackles the complexity of racial perception in the 20s with sophistication

Madeline Michalowski '22, Assistant Creative Director December 16, 2021

One might think that returning to black and white filmmaking would reverse the incredible advances we have made in the film industry. The loss of color that often creates tone and emotion in a scene may...

“Dune” 2021, starring Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya, is based on the 1965 sci-fi classic book. Taking place on an alien world with stunning cinematography, the movie succeeds at recreating the worldbuilding of the book.

‘Dune’ is the perfect book recreation, but fails to reach new audiences

Maya Hruskar ’23, Creative Director November 22, 2021

“Dune,” 2021 came out on Oct. 22 onboth  HBO Max and in theaters. Based on the book “Dune,” published in 1965, the movie takes place in the distant future and follows the life of a royal family...

Above is the age demographics of the people who attended “No Time to Die” on opening weekend.

When Bond meets Bond, ‘No Time to Die’ captivates audience in new James Bond film

Christopher Tatusko, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

After an 18 month long delay due to the covid 19 pandemic. Actor Daniel Craig is wrapping up his final film as the iconic James Bond in the newest Bond film ‘No Time to Die’. The film hit theaters...

Starring Maddie Ziegler and Kate Hudson, musical drama “Music” was released on Feb. 10.

Sia demonstrates ableism in new movie ‘Music’

Isabella Rivel '24, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Singer/songwriter Sia created “Music,” a movie that has been under fire recently, and for good reason. This movie and Sia’s behavior reek of disrespect and could be offensive to autistic viewers. “The...

Wonder Woman 1984, released in theatres and HBO Max on Christmas day, fails to meet expectations set by the first film.

‘Wonder Woman: 1984’ fails in face of expectations set by its predecessor

Maya Hruskar ’23, Creative Director January 13, 2021

“Wonder Woman 1984” finally premiered in theatres and HBO Max on Christmas day, over three years after the first film in the franchise, “Wonder Woman” (2017), was released.  After 2020’s series...

“The Prom” was released on Netflix on Friday Dec. 11. It is the adapted screen version of the Broadway musical by the same name.

‘The Prom’ checks all the wrong boxes

Anna Diorio '23, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

If you are scrolling through Netflix, looking for a new movie to entertain you for the night, I would keep scrolling if you see “The Prom.” Although Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of the stage show version...

The trailer for the movie depicts an apocalyptic scene, and pushes the idea that COVID-19 will be the end of the world as we know it.

‘Songbird’ heightens COVID-19 fears

Phoebe Miller '23, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

In January, the first news of a cluster of a pneumonia-like illness was posted by the World Health Organization on social media. In February, the illness was named: COVID-19. On March 11, it was declared...

Hulu’s holiday romcom “Happiest Season” is successful in instilling empathy towards it’s characters and in communicating the struggle of finding acceptance in our heteronormative society.

‘Happiest Season’ breaks typical holiday movie mold

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

We all know the classic holiday Hallmark movies. A struggling heroine finds the perfect guy on Christmas day, revealing how magical and wrapped-with-love this time of the year is. The movies are, of course,...

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