Infinity War Caps off the Franchise…For Now

by Peter Niverth ’18 Marvel’s “Infinity War” is the latest of 19 films in what makes up the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). And without a doubt, it’s the most anticipated of all. The MCU consists of every Marvel movie made since the first “Iron Man” back in 2008, and all those films – in ways large and small – have … Read More

C.A.S.T. Concludes Chapter in Its History With Successful Performance

by Adam Levine ’20  The spring play is always an event to look forward to. It provides a refreshing step away from the song and dance of the fall musical and allows students to showcase their acting abilities. This year’s play, “Rumors” by Neil Simon, was able to do just that while also providing the audience with a hilarious experience … Read More

The Lemon Twigs Bring Back a Bygone Era

by Sarah Nove ’20 The Lemon Twigs, a New York-based alternative band, dropped two new singles in late March. The band, gaining traction since the release of their first album, “Do Hollywood,” in 2017, has received critical acclaim for their unique fusion of classic rock and retro pop. The Lemon Twigs is primarily composed of Brian and Michael D’Addario, brothers … Read More

‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ Lacked More Robots than Thought

by Peter Niverth ’18 “Pacific Rim: Uprising” has one of the most exciting plots possible (despite being overdone) in a film: giant robots fighting even bigger alien monsters with enormous guns and huge swords. It’s any science-fiction nerd’s dream. Yet, the film falls short of these dreams by focusing more on the characters rather than the robots. “Pacific Rim: Uprising” takes … Read More

The Weeknd Shows a Familiar Face

by Jackson Hongtong ’21 The Weeknd recently came out with “My Dear Melancholy,” an extended playlist with six songs. The Weeknd’s most recent work ‘were songs on the recent “Black Panther” album and his solo album hit, “Starboy,” which went double platinum. The new EP is mostly about Selena Gomez, his ex-girlfriend, who broke up with him recently. The playlist … Read More

A Much-Needed Love Story

by Colleen Yates ’18 “Love Simon” is a modern coming-of-age movie about a senior in high school dealing with telling the world he’s gay. The movie is very relatable to the average high schooler as Simon (Nick Robinson) and his friends go out for coffee before school, go to Halloween parties, homecoming games, and even joke around about Trump. “Love … Read More

‘Altered Carbon’ Continues to Interest Viewers Throughout Full Season

by Natalie Murray ’18 If you’ve been to see a movie in theatres lately, chances are that you saw a preview for Netflix’s newest original show, “Altered Carbon.” It has yet to gain the popularity of other sci-fi originals like “Stranger Things” or “Black Mirror,” but Altered Carbon is a wholly entertaining series (though only suitable for people who are … Read More

‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’ Gets Inside Your Head

by Sarah Nove ‘20 “There’s Someone Inside Your House,” by Stephanie Perkins, is suspenseful from the very first chapter, where readers are thrown straight into the gruesome world of murder and mutilation. The teen slasher story revolves around a mysterious serial killer who targets students from a small town high school in Nebraska. No one, not even the protagonist Makani, … Read More

Échale “Adobo” A La Pantalla

by Dinah Aguilar ’19  Ahora es el momento de crear las películas con elencos latinos. La largamente esperada película “Black Panther” fue lanzada recientemente e instantáneamente se convirtió en un éxito absoluto del cine. En dos semanas, ya superó la marca de los $ 700 millones convirtiéndose en la tercera película más taquillera de todos los tiempos. ¿Por qué es … Read More

Now is the Time for Movies with Latino Casts

 by Dinah Aguilar ’19  The long anticipated “Black Panther” movie recently was released and instantly became an absolute box office success. Within two weeks it already passed the $700 million mark making it the third fastest grossing movie of all time. Why was this movie so successful? Because it was Marvel’s first movie featuring nearly an all black cast in a movie showcasing … Read More