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The best and worst of the 2017 Oscars

The best and worst of the 2017 Oscars

March 8, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 From a stunning red carpet to floating candy to a major award mishap, the 2017 Oscars was a whirlwind of highs and lows. Here’s the best and worst of the night.   Best: The Red Carpet The biggest red carpet event of the year didn’t disappoint. Honorable mentions in...

Tough race at this year’s Oscars

Tough race at this year’s Oscars

February 27, 2017

By Jack Shapiro '19 The 2017 Oscars, will be featuring films that have contrasting differences. Many different pictures as well as actors, directors and producers will be looking forward to taking home an Academy Award. Best Picture is by far the most essential award for a feature film. The award represen...

The Staples community welcomes new nurse, Kristen McGrath

The Staples community welcomes new nurse, Kristen McGrath

January 19, 2017

By: Rebecca Rawizer '17 While many Staples students may just see a new addition to the Staples Community, the new nurse, Kristen McGrath, has actually walked these halls many times. McGrath graduated from Staples in 1988, so she is very familiar with the school, even though it looked very different...

Go-to guide for the top movies to watch this holiday season

Go-to guide for the top movies to watch this holiday season

December 15, 2016

By Bailey Blaikie '19   It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time for movie marathons. Choosing a favorite holiday movie is tough because there’s a plethora of favorites to binge watch. This movie guide will show you the best movies you should watch this season. Just sit back, make a war...

“Fantastical Beasts and Where to Find Them,” A Harry Potter Spin-off, Causes Mixed Emotions

“Fantastical Beasts and Where to Find Them,” A Harry Potter Spin-off, Causes Mixed Emotions

Shaina Selvaraju '17, Staff Writer

October 9, 2016

The revival of the world of Harry Potter in the movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is exciting for some but appalling for others. Expected to have an IMAX 4k and 3D release, the film is set to play in theaters on November 18. In this fantasy action film taking place 65 years before Harry Potter had first stepped into...

Tribeca Film Festival continues to flourish

Tribeca Film Festival continues to flourish

Tori Lubin, Web Features Editor

May 18, 2016

By: Tori Lubin '18 Every year, typical Manhattan residents and movie lovers alike come to view the plethora of films displayed in theatres throughout Manhattan in a celebration known as the Tribeca Film Festival, which began April 13th and ended on Thursday, April 24th. This festival gives people the oppo...

A Real Life “Plastic”

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016

On Wednesdays, Paige wears Pink The 2004 cult classic, “Mean Girls,” is known for its girl drama and showcasing the politics of high school. However, this movie also left its markon fashion among teens. Though it was released over 10 years ago, sayings like, “On Wednesdays we wear pink” ...

Upcoming summer blockbusters

Upcoming summer blockbusters

Jackson Livingstone, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016

“Finding Dory” Genre: Comedy Acceptable Age Rating: PG Release Date: June 17th Summary: The sequel to the all time classic “Finding Nemo”, Disney Pixar’s latest animated summer movie is a must watch for any fans of the original film. Certain to please younger audiences, this family frie...

My heart lies with In the Heart of the Sea

My heart lies with In the Heart of the Sea

Jane Schutte, Breaking News Managing Editor

March 31, 2016

“While reading the novel gives you chills, visualizing the true story of this sea monster come to life on the big screen was utterly paralyzing,” Mira Patel ’16 said. In the newly released film, “In the Heart of the Sea”, directed by Ron Howard, the Nantucket whaleman’s journey on the...

All ups and downs at the Oscars

All ups and downs at the Oscars

Zachary McCarthy, Web News Editor

March 5, 2016

Did you spend your precious Sunday evening catching Hollywood patting itself on the back for three hours? Darn right you did! In all seriousness though, whether you tuned in for the posh pageantry or not, here are this humble (dabbling) movie critic’s cheers and jeers for the night: Winner: Leo gets the gold. - The Hatfields and the McCoys, the Red ...

Blue Steel Has Rusted Over

Blue Steel Has Rusted Over

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

(SPOILER ALERT) “Zoolander No.2”, Ben Stiller’s sequel to the 2001 cult classic spoof on the world of male modeling, “Zoolander”, is chock full of celebrity cameos, trendy humor, unoriginal gags, and lots of “Blue Steel,” the protagonist Derek Zoolander’s signature facial espression....

Oscar boycott ignites controversy among students

Oscar boycott ignites controversy among students

Brett Franklin, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

On Jan. 24, 2016, nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced and trending hashtags such as #OscarsSoWhite and #OscarsStillSoWhite surfaced once again. All of the Oscar nominations were for white actors, actresses and filmmakers such as Leonardo Dicaprio, Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence, ...

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