Moon Knight Falls Flat

by Jordan Costolo ‘25 Since his debut in the Marvel comic Werewolf By Night in 1975, Moon Knight has been a distinct character because of his background in Egyptian mythology and his complex psychological problems. Unfortunately, a new series on Disney Plus has thoroughly mishandled this compelling character. The basic premise of Moon Knight is that Steven Grant (Oscar Issac), … Read More

“The Northman” Finds the Brutality in Vengeance

by Liam Trump ‘24 Set in 10th-century Iceland, a young boy named Amleth (Oscar Novak) watches his uncle Fjölnir (Claes Bang) murder his father (Ethan Hawke) right in front of him, taking the throne of their kingdom. He then witnesses Fjölnir capture his mother (Nicole Kidman) to marry. Making his escape, Amleth sets off across the sea, repeating the same … Read More

Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival Returns to the Stage

by Avery Prudenti ‘22 Whether it be on Broadway or at Sherwood, shining lights, loud bands, impressive dance numbers, and melodious singers are what audiences anticipate seeing at musical performances. As the 50th year of Sherwood’s annual show, this rendition of Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival was one for the books. The cast list was lengthy, and the song choices were … Read More

“Attack on Titan” Season Four Comes Full Circle

by Peyton Blumenfeld ‘22 After almost a decade, anime’s “modern epic” is sadly coming to an end. “Attack on Titan,” or its original Japanese title “Shingeki No Kyojin,” is based on the manga of the same name. For years, the series’ creator, Haijme Isayama, has been mapping out every plot point; meticulously planning out how it will end from the … Read More

Plenty of Reason To Care about Rex Orange County

by Perri Williams ‘23 After a three year hiatus and lots of subtle hints on Twitter, Rex Orange County (Alex O’Connor) is back with his fourth album entitled “Who Cares?” The dorky indie star rose to stardom after his features on Tyler, The Creator’s “Flower Boy” album. Fans are reminded of the two artists’ friendship when Tyler is featured in … Read More

Beach House Floats On Its Celestial Sound

by Joseph Oscilowski ‘22 Debuting in 2004 and composed of only two people, Beach House finds itself as one of the most popular dream pop bands. The duo of Victoria Legrand as the vocalist and Alex Scally as the instrumentalist and backup vocalist, has over 8.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify. After six years, Beach House has finally provided its … Read More

Cast of “The Great Gatsby” Excited for Spring Play

by Audrey Farris ‘25 The Sherwood theater department is celebrating the Roaring 20s with their first play on the stage in two years. “The Great Gatsby” is the classic story, originally from the 1925 novel of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald, that is full of love and heartbreak in jazz-age New York. This tale of the dark side … Read More

Kanye West Drama Raises the Question of When To Look Away

by Gabi Admi ‘23 Kayne West is a famous rapper, producer and fashion designer who was also the husband to the equally famous reality tv star Kim Kardashian. West and Kardashian split in February of 2021 following West’s failed 2020 campaign for president and increasing signs of his struggle with bipolar disorder. Kardashian has spoken very little publicly about their … Read More

Boba Fett Lives Up to The Mandalorian Hype

by Alex Braun ‘23 After Season 2 of the Disney+ show The Mandalorian, many viewers, including myself, were left wanting more. To the viewer’s apparent misfortune, the season ended in a way that made it seem like the series finale: Grogu was going to be trained by Luke Skywalker, Mando (Pedro Pascal) had the Darksaber, and they were parting ways. … Read More

Multiple Storylines Keep Viewers Guessing Until the End

by Rachel Klein ‘22 A high school reunion. An extravagant party. A murder. Apple TV’s murder-mystery comedy The Afterparty was released in late January and explores the complex relationships between old high school friends that re-emerge at their 15-year reunion. Everything starts going downhill for the main characters when popstar Xavier, played by Dave Franco, arrives at the gathering. He … Read More