Spider Man Split (SPOILERS!)

For the real fans who have seen Far from Home, you might recall that the movie’s plot surrounds Peter Parker (a.k.a. SPIDER-MAN) as he takes a class trip to Europe. Like any other regular teen, he deals with crushes, bullies, and a two-faced illusion-armed villain dubbed Mysterio. Still, Peter overcomes all of this, saves the … Continue reading

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood shows an exciting subversion of Quentin Tarantino’s typical film-making style. Those familiar with Tarantino know the style of his movies is flashy, artistically done and rather violent, delving into crime with philosophical themes running throughout. This is best exemplified in selections of his work such as Pulp Fiction and … Continue reading

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Review

This movie follows the life of a teenage girl named Lara Jean as she struggles to deal with her own personal life and her romantic life. First, Lara Jean’s older sister leaves for college in Scotland and leaves her feeling lonely. Not only that, but her mom died when she was young. Then as if … Continue reading

Crazy Rich Asians Review

When I first encountered the trailer for Crazy Rich Asians while scrolling through YouTube, I had thought, Great, another white director who was going to stereotype Asians into a whitewashed cheesy af movie. Needless to say, I did not watch the trailer and it eventually faded from my memory. Flash forward to a couple months … Continue reading

Incredibles 2 Review

The Incredibles 2. Superheroes are coming back with Elastigirl as the lead figure. However, a new villain has risen as well, using the power of technology to control people’s minds. The Parrs must not only defeat Screen Slaver but also deal with their own problems. Okay, I know reviews should start with the positives, but … Continue reading

Justice League in Review

Justice League is DC’s biggest hit after their spectacular Wonder Woman back in June. After series of battles and origins stories of the “Justice League” characters, this movie has finally banded the heroes together. Batman (Ben Affleck) and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) are the core of the group, and they work together to assemble the … Continue reading

Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049

Coming off an Oscar nomination for best picture for Arrival in 2016, director Denis Villeneuve brings audiences back to the world of Blade Runner, the new film taking place 35 years after the original. The audience finds themselves in 2049 Los Angeles, a city where corporations rule and the environment is in shambles. Professor Louise … Continue reading

Is Jay-Z’s 4:44 Worth Your Time?

An album built on his own mistakes and an effort to exorcise his demons: this is Jay-Z’s thirteenth studio album. On 4:44 Jay-Z gives us a glimpse of how he feels about race, the music industry and most importantly himself. Jay-Z dropped this 36 minute gem in the summer, and rumors and fan theories dominated … Continue reading

Marvel’s The Defenders

This August, The Defenders hit the streaming service, and every fan had their breath held. Would the series follow Daredevil, Jessica, and Luke into the best of Netflix, or follow Danny Rand to the Dark Side with Arrow Season 4? Lucky for us, it leans closer to the first three. One of the best parts … Continue reading

2017 Madrigal Feaste Trumped All Others

Imagine this: boys wearing tights, political skits, and a fine dining experience. What could possibly encompass all these things? The answer was seen by students and family on February 12th and 13th at Western Reserve Academy during the Madrigal Feaste. The choir ditched their usual performance wear and Reserve Green for medieval garments, and not … Continue reading

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