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Reuse: The impact of streaming services and Covid are leading to empty movie theaters across the country from the lack of moviegoers.

Movie Theaters lose customers, risk closing

Olivia Signorile '25, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

You can hardly wait to see the newly released movie with your friends. There is no line, so you settle down eager to kick back and enjoy a new release. You receive a warm huge buttery popcorn, your M&Ms,...

Jordan Peele and the cast of “Nope” came out on July 22, 2020. “Nope,” with an interesting storyline and concepts, seemed to be popular amongst others, however, “Nope” proved to be an over-complicated movie.

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Peele’s ‘Nope’ proves disappointing

Audrey Kercher ’23, Breaking News Manager September 23, 2022

Although I had high expectations for the newest Jordan Peele science fiction movie, “Nope,” released on July 22, 2022, it received a definitive “nope” from this reviewer. The idea of a giant UFO,...

The 2022 Annual Tony Awards will be hosted by Ariana DeBose on June 12. They will take place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards are awards for excellence in Broadway theater.

Bridgeport actress LaChanze nominated for Tony Award

Karlie Saed ’23, Photostory Editor June 1, 2022

Rhonda LaChanze Sapp, professionally known as LaChanze in the theater industry, is an American actress, dancer and singer, who was born and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut. LaChanze was nominated for...

Movies from childhood can serve as a comforting reminder of when times were easier and must be cherished to keep those memories alive.

Rewatching childhood movies encourages positive nostalgia, stress relief 

Jolie Gefen ’24, Web News Editor April 27, 2022

With new and different movies coming out every year, we often forget to appreciate the oldies that we once loved. Every once in a while, I remember my personal favorites such as “Shrek,” “Finding...

For the last two decades, superhero blockbusters have dominated the film industry to the indignation of acclaimed filmmakers. In the business’s current state of disrepair, the industry has its heroes in those that have graced the silver screen.

Marvel, DC Comics franchises are the heroes cinema needs

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

After nearly two years of halted film production, delayed releases and the ascent of online streaming, the film industry is holding out for a hero.  In 2020, theatrical entertainment amounted to a...

“The Power of the Dog” and “Dune” lead this year’s Oscar nominations. 53 distinct films were nominated for the Oscars this year, which will air on March 27.

2022 Academy Award nominees feature adventure films, many musicals

Alex Gaines ’25, Paper Arts Editor February 23, 2022

The nominees for the 94th Annual Academy Awards were announced on Feb. 8, with “The Power of the Dog” and “Dune” taking the most nominations out of the 23 categories. Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross...

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, Staff Writer 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, Audience Engagement Manager 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...

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