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

Pamela Daum: Moos Gallery Art Exhibit

The phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words” rings more true with the ever-growing advancements in photographic technology. Capturing an image and immortalizing a brief second in time could never be summed up with our puny human vocabulary. Pamela Daum is a prime example of this impossibility, especially when trying to describe the softness … Continue reading

Netflix and Chill Recommendations

As an avid explorer of the vast black hole of Netflix, I thoroughly understand the value of a good show. You know, those shows you will watch for a split second and then you look at the clock and eight hours has passed. Here is a list of my favorites! How I Met Your Mother … Continue reading

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, directed by Gareth Edwards, is the first movie in the Star Wars franchise not entitled Episode #. The movie follows Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), as she joins the rebels on a mission to infiltrate the Empire. Joining her are: Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), a pilot of the Rebellion; Bodhi … Continue reading

Rap God Malik Speaks: A Review of Culture

Migos, for those unfamiliar with the band, is a trio of Atlanta rappers: Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff. A few weeks ago, they released their long-awaited second album, Culture. At first listen, it sounded like an album out of Future’s writing book. It had the similar “trap rap” narrative he is known for, stylized by rhythmic … Continue reading

Look at my Dab: Investigating the Dance Move of 2016

While whipping, “nae nae-ing,” and twerking are dance moves performed by many, there is a dance move that became popular in 2016 and has risen much higher than any other pop culture dance move: the dab. When performing the dab, or dabbing, the dancer drops his head into the crook of his arm while raising … Continue reading

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