More Misses Than Hits

by Andrew Ventura ’19 The Del Toro (previous director) “Hellboy” collection are two of my favorite movies. The combination of horror and sci-fi creatures are truly breathtaking, and mixed with a great story and plenty of action, makes the originals something very special. I was hesitant to see that the 2019 reboot was under a new director and cast. Why … Read More

‘Little’ Inspires in a Big Way

by Kara Thompson ‘20 The 1988 classic movie “Big” that starred Tom Hanks is given a modern twist in the just-released film “Little.” The motion picture centers around Jordan Sanders (Regina Hall), an uptight tech mogul whose tyrannical nature has helped her business succeed but inhibited relationships with everyone around her. When a young girl wishes that Jordan would become … Read More

Where Does Billie Go From Here?

by Ayana Antoine ’20 Seventeen year old singer Billie Eilish released her debut album “when we all fall asleep where do we go?” on March 29. The young singer has been able to maintain a successful career since her hit song “Ocean Eyes” released back in 2017. Her music is not only catchy but discusses complex topics like sleep paralysis, … Read More

Five Feet Apart Bringing People Closer Together

by Devon Goldstein ‘21 The new movie, “Five Feet Apart,” came out in theatres March 15 and the world was not ready for a story like this one. Directed by first time director Justin Baldoni, the film tells the story of Will and Stella who are both patients in the Saint Grace Hospital and have Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Baldoni knew … Read More

Director Jordan Peele Does It Again 

by Ayana Antoine ’20 In 2017, the film “Get Out” made more than $33 million in its opening weekend. The chilling thriller showed the creativity of the director and writer Jordan Peele, who explained after that the film was not going to be the end of his horror films with people of color as his protagonists. While “Get Out” focused … Read More

New Heist Thriller “Triple Frontier” Distinguishes Itself

by Nick Hermosilla ‘19 “Triple Frontier”, directed by JC Chandor, is a Netflix film that gives a good mix between other military-themed heist movies like “Three Kings” and modern crime thrillers like “Sicario” and Netflix’s “Narcos”. The movie stars Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Pedro Pascal, Charlie Hunnam and Garrett Hedlund as former soldiers who set off to the border between … Read More

‘Monopoly’ Celebrates Success and Friendship on New Single

by Adam Levine ‘20 Not two months after the release of her fifth studio album, “thank u, next,” and eight after her fourth, “sweetener,” Ariana Grande has released a new single, “Monopoly.” Co-written and sung with her best friend, Victoria Monét, the single, which Grande deems “a thank u to them fans,” celebrates not only the musical success the two … Read More

Marvel’s New Captain Leads the Way

by Sudha Sudhaker ‘21 On March 8, Marvel Cinematic Universe released its first ever movie with a solo female lead, as Brie Larson stars as Carol Danvers, better known as Captain Marvel. Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, “Captain Marvel” sheds light upon why Nick Fury sends a message to Captain Marvel before Thanos wipes out half of life … Read More

‘Finding Dorothy’ Provides Insight into a Classic Story

by Adina Brenner ‘20 Whether you are eight or 80 years old, it is more than likely you are familiar with the widely known quote, “there’s no place like home.” For generations, “The Wizard of Oz” has brought smiles and laughs to faces all over the country. Originating as a book written in 1900 by L. Frank Baum, the story … Read More

‘The Empty Bowl’ Will Have Listeners Hungry for More

by Sarah Nove ‘20 While modern radio dramas and political news shows seem to be at the forefront of podcasting, “The Empty Bowl” defies genre. It’s all about cereal –– not to be confused with “Serial,” the popular investigative journalism podcast –– and that’s it. There’s no punchline or underlying storyline; it’s just two guys talking about the latest in … Read More