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‘Joker’ Review: Send in the Clown

‘Joker’ Review: Send in the Clown

Adam Greenlee ’20

October 26, 2019

Drama/Thriller: movies designed to make you uncomfortable, a feeling that I do not exactly welcome into my life. When I’m sitting in my chair at a movie theater, I don’t enjoy being intentionally scared or in this case, thrilled. However, in April, the first trailer for “Joker” was released,...

‘Ad Astra’ misses star quality, burns out

‘Ad Astra’ misses star quality, burns out

Christopher Tatusko ’22

October 18, 2019

“Ad Astra” is quite possibly the biggest waste of time that I have probably ever seen. The movie is about Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) who is on a mission to Neptune. He is on a search for his father and his father’s crew that went missing in space 30 years prior due to an unidentified power surge...

Jordan Peele takes second shot at horror movies

Jordan Peele takes second shot at horror movies

Evi Tarshis '20

April 3, 2019

Gasps from the crowd, anxious crunching of popcorn, and  immense feelings of fear all contribute to true horror paradise. So, when Jordan Peele- only one of the greatest filmmakers of all time- announced he was coming out with his new movie, “Us,” I immediately added the premiere date to my calenda...

New thriller will get you in Halloween mood

New thriller will get you in Halloween mood

October 30, 2018

By Teddy Dienst ’20 Finally, a movie about Halloween that is actually scary. The thriller movie “Halloween”, directed by David Gordon Green, did a great job putting me in the Halloween spirit. It was released on October 19 and social media has been buzzing about it ever since. Serial killer...

“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,...

“The Commuter” makes for an enjoyable thriller despite low ratings

“The Commuter” makes for an enjoyable thriller despite low ratings

January 24, 2018

By Arin Garland '18 Mystery, murder, melodrama. The movie “The Commuter” provides the audience with all three of these things, but not much more.   Liam Neeson takes on the role of 60 year old Michael MacCauley, who has recently been laid off from his job as an insurance salesman. ...

“Happy Death Day” disappoints viewers

“Happy Death Day” disappoints viewers

October 25, 2017

By Roxy Augeri ’20 and Allie D’Angelo ’20 ...

The ultimate ride with “The Girl on the Train”

October 19, 2016

The widely popular book, awarded as a #1 New York Times Bestseller, “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins, has just recently come to theaters and I finally got to experience the hype. “The Girl on the Train” was an extremely engaging and mysterious thriller that kept me in awe at the edge...

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