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A Review of "Synchronic"
December 10, 2020

In my last review, I remarked on the absence of decent-to-good movies that are being released. Thanks to the pandemic, every promising movie aside from “Tenet” and “Wonder Woman 1984” were pushed...

Fincher’s triumphant return to filmmaking

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A Review of "Mank"
December 10, 2020

Before turning on “Mank”, several thoughts flew through my head: This is David Fincher’s first movie in six years. It has Gary Oldman. It’s black-and-white. This has to be good. Right? “Mank”...

‘A Prayer for Owen Meany’: a true masterpiece

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December 8, 2020

“A Prayer for Owen Meany” by Academy Award-winning novelist John Irving is a modern take on timeless issues such as the paradox of war, religion and political corruption, and compels the reader to...

Another average horror movie

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A Review of "Come Play"
November 23, 2020

As lackluster as this year has been, the same question has been bouncing around my mind ever since movie theaters reopened: Would it kill Hollywood to actually get back to releasing good movies? “Come...

Who’s In, Who’s Out

The biggest night in Hollywood will be aired on February 9.
My Take On the 2020 Oscar Nominations
February 20, 2020

So, the Oscar nominations came out on Monday. Unfortunately, like all of us, I was stuck in school at the time of the announcements, but I was able to stay away from social media for the whole day so I...

101 Minutes of Absolute Torture

A poster for the exceptionally bad movie, Dolittle.
A Review of "Dolittle"
February 20, 2020

Normally, I would say that after a month of Oscars hopefuls and massive blockbusters, it’s nice to start the year off with a sub-par movie. This is the one year that doesn’t quite fit that bill, it...

Lombardi Chasers

The Vince Lombardi Super Bowl trophy.
Predictions for Superbowl 54 in Miami
February 11, 2020

The 2020 playoff season has been one for the ages. There were major upsets of number one teams, the ending of a dynasty and a monster truck of a man, known as Derrick Henry, that ran over everybody. Now...

Successful Retelling of a Beloved Classic

Senior Sarah Swift and Sophomore Ben Armstrong prepare to dance as Ella and Prince Topher.
Review of Cy Woods Theatre Company's "Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella"
February 5, 2020

In the past, I’ve made no bones about the fact that I’m not much of a fan of anything to do with Disney. Whether it’s Star Wars or Marvel, it’s something that I normally don’t get excited for....

Ween: Music’s Funniest Joke that Isn’t One

Ween performs in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on November 17, 2007.
An overview of one of music's first examples of mainstream art rock, a band's music you've heard but don't know the name.
January 24, 2020

Many people are familiar with the song that plays at the end of The Spongebob Squarepants Movie, called Ocean Man. A short, nonsensical tune with the narrator addressing the titular Ocean Man about various...

Here We Go Again

The characters Professor Oberon (Black), Dr. Bravestone (Johnson), Franklin Finbar (Hart) and Ruby Roundhouse (Gillan) ready to make their way through Jumanji.
A look into the newest addition of the Jumanji world
January 23, 2020

When Robin William’s beloved Jumanji was said to be getting a sequel, I was fairly skeptical. I loved the announced cast and pitched concept, but it seemed too real for something to go wrong. I ended...

Old Faces in New Places

Ron Rivera speaks to his offensive coordinator about the previous play on Aug. 11, 2016 against the Baltimore Ravens.
Ranking the best NFL head coach signings so far
January 16, 2020

Every year there are head coach firings and new coaches being hired. However, this year is different because there has already been five new head coaching hires and we’re still in the thick of the NFL...

2019: A Year In Review

Post Malone preforming at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020.
The most loved and hated of this past year
January 13, 2020

The 2010s have come to a close, so let's take a look back and reflect on the things we loved most in 2019. 1.Fashion 2019 was a year of bringing back old trends and revamping them into bold fashion...

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