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‘The Batman’: Darkest Knight to Date

by Colin Magner April 27, 2022

Being one of the more anticipated movies of 2022, 'The Batman', directed by Matt Reeves, was nothing short of stunning. From usage of natural light to casting, this movie was truly a masterpiece in almost...

Oscars Best Picture Review: Which Were Truly Oscar Worthy?

by Louisa Billingsley, Social Media Manager April 27, 2022

The Oscars is the biggest night for film, celebrating the year's best movies. I'm not much of a cinephile myself, but I decided to watch every movie nominated for best picture to determine whether the...

Addressing the controversy: Which Glen Rock pizzeria is best?

by Naomi Bashan, Social Media Manager April 27, 2022

As a self-proclaimed pizza expert, I’m here to settle the generational Glen Rock pizzeria debate. If you’re from here, you have a favorite pizza place. Pizza is not merely cuisine, but rather a lifestyle....

The album was released with a plain black square as its cover.

Donda: An Experimental Classic

by Neil Sahu, Social Media Manager January 18, 2022

So far in 2021, we have had many albums reach the top of the charts and have stayed at the top all year. However, albums this year were not that good, and did not have much of a replay value. One rapper...

Since its release, Squid Game has grabbed the attention of worldwide audiences, becoming the most watched Netflix series.

‘Squid Game:’ Netflix’s hit show portrays the horrors of economic class warfare

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

If it seems like the sudden demand for green tracksuits or the revival of Dalgona, a popular South Korean street food, sprang up out of nowhere — you can thank “Squid Game” — Netflix’s recent...

“Thor Ragnarok” Movie Review

by Ryan Kelly, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

Marvel’s Thor franchise has never been one to stir up many laughs from its audiences considering the death and betrayal that takes place. However, Marvel’s decision for another face in the director’s...

Parasite is praised for its motifs of greed and class discrimination, as well as its stunning cinematography and performance from actors.

‘Parasite’ – a thought-provoking film of greed and class warfare

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

“You know what kind of plan never fails? No plan at all. If you make a plan, life never works out that way.” - Kim Ki-taek, Parasite Parasite, a black comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho,...

‘Booksmart’ review: Olivia Wilde’s coming-of-age comedy delivers a touching message of acceptance

by Charlotte Siohan, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

On first look, Booksmart seems to be just another teenage comedy glorifying the high school party scene and indulging in mature and often lewd humor. However, director Olivia Wilde masterfully develops...

“Someone Great” Film Review

by Sarah Jennings, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

In the romantic comedy, ‘Someone Great”, viewers see a happy couple, Jenny and Nate, reaping the benefits of life in New York City. Fast Forward not even another minute, Jenny is crying in a subway...

“Extraction” Film Review

by Lauren Patasnik, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

Throughout the plot mayhem and disaster follow each character. The only thing staying constant is the audience's hope for Tyler Rake (played by Chris Hemsworth) and Ovi Mahajan Jr. (played by Rudhraksh...

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