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Moonlight Review

Moonlight Review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris Director: Barry Jenkins MPAA rating: R Release Date: November 4, 2016   If you were to ask someone why we go to the movies, you’re more than likely to a get a response of “For fun” or “To get out of ...

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child review

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Author: JK Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Published: July 31st, 2016 Rating: 7/10 The Harry Potter franchise is known all around the world to many different people, from the biggest penthouse in New York to the smallest towns and people. To keep the experience fresh for fans,  every year author  JK Row...

Let’s Not Do The Time Wrap Again: A Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Review

Let’s Not Do The Time Wrap Again: A Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Review

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
October 24, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

  It's no secret Hollywood loves its remakes but only recently have those remakes involved Hollywood completely dragging a perfect classic and then continue to rip it to shreds. This trend hasn’t been new to classic movies but it is new to classic musicals, and following the complete train wr...

The Birth of a Nation review

The Birth of a Nation review

by Cole Greenberg, Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Starring: Nate Turner, Armie Hammer Director: Nate Turner MPAA rating: R Release Date: October 7, 2016 Nate Parker’s bold directorial debut, The Birth of a Nation, opens with these words of Thomas Jefferson, laying the groundwork for a striking story of rebellion, courage and ...

7 Useful Apps to Help You Survive School

7 Useful Apps to Help You Survive School

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief
October 6, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Everyone, at one point or another, has had a stress breakout and anxiety attack from the stress of schoolwork and studying. Sometimes, it seems like no matter what you do, you feel you aren’t getting content, you’re forgetting content and you aren’t understanding the homework. It can be that wa...

Don’t Breathe Movie Review

Don’t Breathe Movie Review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

  Rating: 7.5/10 Director: Fede Alvarez Starring: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy MPAA Rating: R   We’ve always been told that two wrongs don’t make a right, but that’s the only thing you’ll wonder while watching Don’t Breathe. On Aug. 26, audiences were introduced to th...

Bastille’s “Wild World” Review

Bastille’s “Wild World” Review

by Hailey Rodis, Senior Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Wild World Record Label: Virgin Records Release Date: September 9, 2016 Rating: 8/10   With the release of their debut album, Bad Blood, back in 2013, the British indie pop band, Bastille, hit the top ten charts with many of their singles. For the next three years...

Summer Hits 2016: Nerve review

Summer Hits 2016: Nerve review

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief
September 27, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

What exactly would you consider your “limit” on what you’d do for money? Climbing on the ledge of a skyscraper? Killing someone? Well, Nerve is the new summer 2016 release that asks that same question to the teenagers of New York. Adapted from the novel by Jeanne Ryan, Vee (Roberts) finds herself to be...

The Divine Feminine Review

The Divine Feminine Review

by Chandler Patrick and Alanis Mims
September 26, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Title: The Divine Feminine Record Label: Warner Bros. Records Release Date: September 16 Rating: 10/10   Friday, Sept. 16, marked the day superstar rapper Mac Miller released his fourth studio album, The Divine Feminine. The Pittsburgh native is the last person you’d expect to releas...

Suicide Squad Album Review

Suicide Squad Album Review

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
September 23, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Title: Suicide Squad: The Album Record Label: Atlantic Records Release Date: August 4, 2016 Rating: 9/10 In attempt to pump up moviegoers, preceding a movie with a large fan base and movie album will be released with songs tied to the film in some way featured on the album. Usually, it is...

Summer Hits 2016: Suicide Squad review

Summer Hits 2016: Suicide Squad review

by McKenna Topps, Entertainment Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

  Suicide Squad Rating: 7/10 Director: David Ayer Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto MPAA Rating: PG-13   In a battle between bad versus evil, Suicide Squad brings out some of the best bad guys DC Comics has to offer. When looking to the craziness that wa...

Summer Hits 2016: The Secret Life of Pets Review

Summer Hits 2016: The Secret Life of Pets Review

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief
September 19, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Director: Yarrow Cheney, Chris Renaud Starring: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart MPAA rating: PG Perk up your ears and wag your tails animal and dog lovers, The Secret Life of Pets is the hit new movie from Illumination and Universal you’re going to be just dog-gone thrilled with....

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