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Writers, producers and actors alike took to the streets of California and New York this summer, regardless of spiking temperatures, to preserve their work lives and improve the industry.

Conclusion of writers’ strike doesn’t guarantee start up of your favorite shows

Nina Bowens '25, On The Wreckord Producer October 16, 2023

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike officially came to a close on Sept. 27 after 148 days of stopped labor, securing its spot as the second longest writers strike in Hollywood history. The union’s...

This summer, upcoming anticipated films such as live action versions of “Barbie,” “The Little Mermaid,” and the sequel “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” are set to be released, stirring both fans’ excitement and criticism.

Anticipated summer movies incite buzz among film fans

Anna Kercher ’25, Paper Features Editor May 31, 2023

The comforting smell of buttered popcorn floats through the air as you sink back into your red leather reclining seat, leaning back as the lights dim low and the screen glows with promise. Get ready to...

Members of the film club, along with other high schoolers, watch “Jojo Rabbit,” a satirical film about a young German boy and his imaginary friend, a cartoonish version of Adolf Hitler, during WW2.

Staples Film Club hosts successful third movie night

Ava Cordella ’24, Associate managing editor May 14, 2023

Whether you're a movie enthusiast looking to share your love of cinema, need a midweek break to relax with friends or an excuse to eat some popcorn, Staples film club’s “Movie Night” has a spot for...

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 Managing 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, Staff Writer 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...

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