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A Book Every High Schooler Should Read

Michael Sluck

April 5, 2020

There are a lot of books which are submitted as books that every young person should be required to read. The Catcher in the Rye is the most popular (with good reason: everyone should read that as well), as well as A Separate Peace, Romeo ...

Don’t Call Them Young Adult Books

Michael Sluck

March 2, 2020

If you had to ask me what book I think every high schooler should read was, I wouldn’t even have to stop to think about it: The Catcher in the Rye. It has everything; a complex, morally ambiguous anti-hero struggling to find pe...

Yes, Mr. Scorcese, Superhero Movies are Cinema

Michael Sluck

March 2, 2020

 “...told your film producers that if they made anything at all they would have to make and remake Earnest Hemingway. My God, how many times have I seen For Whom the Bell Tolls done! Thirty different versions. All reali...

2020 Oscars Retrospective – History in the Making

Aidan Callari

February 10, 2020

History has been made. Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite is the first film not in the English language to win Best Picture. What a glorious surprise this is. While I predicted 1917 in my previous article, my prediction soon after chan...

The 92nd Academy Awards – Picks and Prediction

Aidan Callari

February 6, 2020

Finally, the time has come. This Sunday, Hollywood’s biggest stars will assemble in the Dolby Theatre for the 92nd Academy Awards. 2019 was one of the best years for film in the past decade, and so this year’s ceremony will ...

Parasite: The First Non-English Language Film to Win Best Picture Oscar?

Nina Machnowski

February 5, 2020

In Parasite, the worlds of a poor family living in the basement of an apartment and a rich family living in the picture of aspirational wealth collide. Set in South Korea, Parasite is about a poor family that begins to occupy a ...

Films To Look Out For This Awards Season (Part 2)

December 10, 2019

Joker (Warner Bros)             Of all the films in the conversation for Best Picture, the biggest question mark is Joker, Todd Phillip’s villain origin story that aims to cr...

Films To Look Out For This Awards Season (Part 1)

Aidan Callari

November 22, 2019

This is my favorite time of year. Leaves are falling, the temperature is too. The holidays are on the horizon, and the year is drawing to a close. But, most importantly, it’s awards season. This is the time of year where film ...

Reading Recommendation: Discover Sarah J. Maas

Julia Mackey

May 29, 2019

Sarah J. Maas, the best-selling American author best known for her debut novel, Throne of Glass, is a true life superhero.  She has the ability to make people cry, smile, fall in love, and shake in fright all with a few powerful lines of h...

Mama Mia Review

Isabelle Buneo

May 29, 2019

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve had a conversation in which someone said “you HAVEN’T seen Mama Mia??” I’d have enough money to fly myself to the Skopelos Island in Greece and live the movie for myself. A movie mu...

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