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Jay Som’s “Everybody Works” album review

Jay Som’s “Everybody Works” album review

by Erica Jane, Senior Reporter
March 25, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Everybody Works Record Label: Polyvinyl and Double Denim Records Release Date: March 10, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Young and hungry, Melina Duterte brings brilliance in her new album, Everybody Works. With careful lyrics and pristine charm dancing into every song, Everybody Works is Duterte’s f...

Logan Review

Logan Review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8.5/10 Director: James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart Release Date: March 3, 2017 MPAA Rating: R   It’s finally happened - an original superhero film that isn’t a superhero film; A bold, fearless vision that will be remembered as one of the great comic book movies of...

A Dog’s Purpose Review

A Dog’s Purpose Review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

Rating: 6/10 Director: Lasse Hallström Starring: Dennis Quaid, Britt Robertson, Josh Gad, K.J. Apa MPAA Rating: PG Release Date: January 27   What happens when man’s best friend leaves? According to the movie, A Dog’s Purpose, they get reincarnated into a different dog and thus the cycle repeats. ...

Get Out Movie Review

Get Out Movie Review

by Makayla Purvis, Co-Entertainment Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 MPAA Rating: R Director: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, and Bradley Whitford Release Date: February 24, 2017   Jordan Peele, best known for his comedic sketch show “Key & Peele”, makes his directorial debut with the new...

Moonlight Changes Everything

Moonlight Changes Everything

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Two teen friends, both guys, sit together on a late, breezy night on a Miami beach, the Atlantic crashing onto the shore in front of them. One of the friends is popular at school, chasing girls, hanging with other guys. The other friend is quiet, timid, trying to find his way into adulthood while also sea...

Big Sean’s “I Decided.” Review

Big Sean’s “I Decided.” Review

by Brisa Muscaglione, Senior Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: “I Decided.” Record Label: GOOD Music Release Date: February 3, 2017 Rating: 9/10   Big Sean’s latest album, I Decided., made me decide that this is one of the hottest albums dropped so far this year. Big Sean, otherwise known as Sean Anderson,  earned the...

Kehlani Ashley Parrish’s “SweetSexySavage” review

Kehlani Ashley Parrish’s “SweetSexySavage” review

by Brittany Blanco, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: SweetSexySavage Record Label: Atlantic Records Release Date: January 27, 2017 Rating: 10/10 Kehlani Ashley Parrish, a R&B/Hip-Hop artist, released another long-awaited debut album, SweetSexySavage, on Jan. 27. Kehlani has always been a huge fan of dancing, but later on she fell in l...

A Cure For Wellness review

A Cure For Wellness review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 MPAA Rating: R Director: Gore Verbinski Starring: Mia Goth, Dane DeHaan, and Jason Isaacs Keeping with the trend of stunning and intriguing horror movies,  A Cure For Wellness, directed and written by Gore Verbinski,  proves that the horror/thriller genre is not all ghost s...

The xx’s “I See You” review

The xx’s “I See You” review

by Erica Jane, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

London’s gracious, synth-boosted and pop influenced trio, the xx has returned with their new album, I See You. The band’s signature nature carries on through this release; their dreamy melodies pounce through every chord and hymn the ten songs offer. Their hit release speaks to fans deeply; it gi...

Hidden Figures review

Hidden Figures review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Director: Theodore Melfi Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner MPAA Rating: PG Release Date: January 7 An amazing retelling of history inspired by Margot Lee Shetterly’s book, Hidden Figures explores behind the curtains of NASA during ...

Bye Bye Man review

Bye Bye Man review

by Makayla Purvis, Co-Entertainment Editor
February 6, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 7/10 MPAA-Rating: PG-13 Director: Stacy Title Starring: Douglas Smith, Lucian Laviscount, Cressida Bonas Release Date: January 13, 2017   Stacy Titles, director of Let The Devil Wear Black and Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horrors,  returns after a decade to bring a new boogeyman...

Split Review

Split Review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley Release Date: January 20, 1017 MPAA Rating: PG-13 Director: M. Night Shyamalan Split tells the tale of three women abducted by a man with over 24 personalities, and in the one hour and 57 minute movie, M. Night Shyamalan...

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