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Playa Bowls excites Fairfield County

Playa Bowls excites Fairfield County

Maya Reiner '21

October 17, 2018

By Maya Reiner ’21 and Ella Bloomingdale ’20

‘Night School’ impresses with its humor, unexpected plot

‘Night School’ impresses with its humor, unexpected plot

October 13, 2018

By Siri Kanter ’20 After watching the movie trailer for “Night School,” I was indifferent. To me, it seemed like an underwhelming version of the Adam Sandler classic, “Billy Madison,” in which a grown man is forced to return to school and, in the process, falls in love with his teacher. Based...

Halsey returns to spotlight with “Without Me”

Halsey returns to spotlight with “Without Me”

October 12, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 After a blockbuster summer with the release of the song “Eastside” featuring Halsey and Khalid, Halsey is back with a new single “Without Me.” The song’s debut on Oct. 4 was her first standalone track since 2017’s album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom,” and instantly shot up to number three on the iTunes charts. The 3 minutes and 22 seconds ...

Similarities and differences in ‘American Vandal’ season two keep the audience watching

Graphic by Melanie Lust '19

Elliot Kaufman '19

October 10, 2018

A comical murder mystery is an idea that very few people could even imagine, but the Netflix original “American Vandal” is just that. Season two came out on Sept. 14, 2018 and I was binge watching it right away. I had been waiting for this day ever since I finished the last episode of season...

Jump into fall with pumpkin spice drinks

Jump into fall with pumpkin spice drinks

October 8, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 and Kevin Ludy '19 ...

“A Simple Favor” combines comedy and thriller to create intriguing storyline

“A Simple Favor” combines comedy and thriller to create intriguing storyline

October 5, 2018

By Bailey Blaikie '19 “A Simple Favor,” starring Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick, is about two moms who each have a son the same age. While it was pitched as a thriller in the trailer, I entered the movie theatre still unsure of what to expect. The movie opens with Kendrick, who plays Stephanie Smothers,...

New Netflix original movie comments on Westport lifestyle

New Netflix original movie comments on Westport lifestyle

September 30, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20 On Sept. 14, 2018 Netflix released a new movie that dives into the secrets of Westport, Connecticut, the hometown of most students at Staples High School. Although it seems like a tiny town, it is commonly known as an affluent and educated community. “The Land of Steady Habits,”...

Tutti’s demonstrates few flaws

Tutti’s demonstrates few flaws

September 30, 2018

By Jake Navarro '20 ...

Aneesh Chaganty’s “The Searching” makes jaws drop in suspense

Aneesh Chaganty's

September 27, 2018

By Evi Tarshis '20 Walking into award-winning film director Aneesh Chaganty’s new movie, "The Searching," I had pretty high expectations and I was not disappointed. The film tells the story of single father, David Kim (Jim Choy), whose teenage daughter, Margot (Michelle La), goes missing after...

“Tully”: the painful story of realistic motherhood

“Tully”: the painful story of realistic motherhood

June 10, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19 The first time I went to see this movie, I drove all the way to the theater on a Friday night only to find out that the seats were all sold out. The second time I went was on Super Tuesday, so the tickets were cheaper, but after seeing the film, I would have paid full price...

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