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New Netflix show “The Final Table” is well-done, despite fat around the edges

New Netflix show “The Final Table” is well-done, despite fat around the edges

Reece Keusch '19

January 29, 2019

From "MasterChef" to "Rachel Ray" to "Chopped" to "Hell’s Kitchen", cooking shows have become increasingly popular over the past two decades. Whether they’re instructional programs or competitions, these shows have become weekly traditions for many families. However, the new Netflix original series...

Discovering the best matzo ball soup in Westport

Discovering the best matzo ball soup in Westport

Remi Levitt ’21 and Marlo Von Der Ahe '21

January 3, 2019

Alessia Cara’s “The Pains of Growing” boasts an impressive pop sound

Alessia Cara’s “The Pains of Growing” boasts an impressive pop sound

Kevin Ludy '19

December 13, 2018

After a breakout debut album and multiple hit songs since 2015, singer Alessia Cara has released her new album, “The Pains of Growing.” This sophomore album was released on Nov. 30, and shares new insight into a more mature (and saddened) version of Alessia, in a beautiful and melancholy pop album. This...

“The Greatest Showman” returns to music world with new act

“The Greatest Showman” returns to music world with new act

Ali Korn ’21

December 3, 2018

“The Greatest Showman” was arguably one of the most popular movies of 2018, and it just got even better. “The Greatest Showman: Reimagined” is a new album that features covers and re-creations of the original album. With many famous artists and groups, including P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, Sara...

“The Greatest Showman” returns to the music world with a new act

Ali Korn ’21

December 1, 2018

“The Greatest Showman” was arguably one of the most popular movies of 2018, and it just got even better. “The Greatest Showman: Reimagined” is a new album that features covers and re-creations of the original album. With many famous artists and groups, including P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, Sara...

“The Grinch” brings smiles to children and adults alike

“The Grinch” brings smiles to children and adults alike

Julia Kasabian ’21

December 1, 2018

The holiday season brings many tried and true symbols to the homes of many Americans, including Christmas trees, decorated houses, holiday parties and all around cheer. And, of course, it also brings new holiday movies. This year, that movie is “The Grinch.” Directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney,...

Ariana Grande shines with new single “Thank u, next”

The album art for Ariana Grande's album,

Kevin Ludy '19

November 26, 2018

After a successful summer release of her new album “Sweetener,” Ariana Grande is back with an unexpected new single “Thank u, next.” Breaking the common two year album life cycle, this song is the first from a new album that will be released before the end of the year. This song is her first...

Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless

Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless

Evi Tarshis '20

November 19, 2018

After reading “Beautiful Boy,” the true story of a father’s journey through his son’s meth addiction, I became emotionally attached. Therefore, when I found out they were coming out with a movie, I immediately added the premiere date to my calendar. Almost as touching as the book, the movie was...

Carly Rae Jepsen returns to the music world with “Party for One”

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Carly Kaplowitz '21

November 12, 2018

After going on a music hiatus, Carly Rae Jepsen, commonly referred to as a one-hit-wonder for her 2012 song "Call Me Maybe" released a new single and music video prompting her return. The song "Party for One" debuted on Nov. 1 and is said to be the lead single on her upcoming album in 2019. The pop ...

“Iron Fist” collapses in second season

“Iron Fist” collapses in second season

October 30, 2018

By Reece Keusch '19 All of Marvel’s Netflix shows have been both praised and criticized, but “Iron Fist” season two has been rightfully subject to criticism far more than any other. After a shaky yet enjoyable first season, Finn Jones is back for season two as Danny Rand, better known as the...

“A Star is Born” is electrifying

“A Star is Born” is electrifying

Julia Kasabian ’21

October 24, 2018

The story arc for the movie “A Star Is Born” seemed familiar. An unknown, talented singer meets a hugely successful artist and they fall in love. But this movie definitely took me by surprise. It was so much more than just that basic tale. The movie was released on Friday, Oct. 5, and it stars...

‘Riverdale’ returns with a problematic new season

‘Riverdale’ returns with a problematic new season

October 18, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 A teen framed for murder, high school crushes and a mysterious map are all tied together in a teen drama. Although these qualities sound intriguing, the new season of Riverdale doesn’t deliver as a binge-worthy series. Season three of Riverdale premiered on Oct. 10, marking...

Logic returns for another hit album “YSIV”

Logic returns for another hit album “YSIV”

October 18, 2018

By Jack Shapiro '19 Logic, the famous American rapper and songwriter, returned to the spotlight with his album “YSIV.” Logic released his fourth studio album on Sept. 28. Prior to this new album, Logic promoted three singles: “One Day,” “The Return” and “Everybody dies.” The album...

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