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Top 10: Christmas Movies

Top 10: Christmas Movies

December 19, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Emma Turco '15 | Staff Writer 10:  “Jingle All the Way” (1996) [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdm1uYtutGQ] As things start to get tense at home, workaholic Mr. Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger) decides to make things up to his wife and son by buying him the most wanted toy of ...

Gallery: Sound of the Season Choir Concert

Gallery: Sound of the Season Choir Concert

December 12, 2014
Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Featured

By Preston Fossee '16 | Staff Writer Grosse Pointe South’s choir performed in the Sound of the Season concert on Tuesday. Christmas songs supplied by the DSO such as Silent Night, The First Noel, and the traditional Hallelujah Chorus were performed by the choir.  ...

Choir members share experience performing at Mothers’ Club Tea

December 8, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Videos, Multimedia, Opinion

By Emma Turco '15 | Staff Writer Watch the video below to hear members of the choir discuss their recent performance at the Mothers' Club Tea. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzHw2v_uAIc]

Through the eyes of an actress: “Almost Maine”

Through the eyes of an actress: “Almost Maine”

November 25, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Emma Turco '15 | Staff Writer As a student involved in theatre, nothing is more exciting and entertaining than when the overture of a musical begins and the curtain rises to expose a fresh set. Everything is all new to me as an audience member. Each line is said with new excitement, each scary...

“Whiplash” leaves a sour note

“Whiplash” leaves a sour note

November 24, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Paul Attard '15 | Staff Writer Bang the drum slowly, and you don't get the part. Instead, bang it loud enough for everyone to understand. That’s the logic that flows throughout Damien Chazelle’s second feature, “Whiplash.” It’s electric nature of fast-paced drum action serves its purpose,...

A bland & unoriginal space flick, “Interstellar” tries its best

A bland & unoriginal space flick, “Interstellar” tries its best

November 11, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Paul Attard '15 | Staff Writer Christopher Nolan has worked on everything from relatively small budgeted mind-bending thrillers to big-budget action spectaculars, but with his new high-budget films, the mind-bending aspect seems to get lost in the process. Nolan tries to still bend minds, but...

Cruel & raw, “Carrie” is a Halloween classic

Cruel & raw, “Carrie” is a Halloween classic

October 31, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Scarlett Constand ‘16 | Staff Writer The bar of excellence for horror movies was set early and high with the 1976 film “Carrie.” It continues to be the best cinematic depiction of teenage cruelty. Halloween is the perfect time of year to watch the film, and it is conveniently available...

Top 10: Halloween horrors

Top 10: Halloween horrors

October 31, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Preston Fossee '16 | Staff Writer Halloween (1978) 9/10 R  -  91 min With a budget of only $300,000, director John Carpenter created a masterpiece that would set the bar high for future horror films.  This thriller is a blend of suspense and shock that is an almost perfect film with th...

A must watch on Netflix, “Donnie Darko” is darker than a Halloween’s night

A must watch on Netflix, “Donnie Darko” is darker than a Halloween’s night

October 27, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Scarlett Constand ‘16 | Staff Writer Through its dark humor, intriguing physical setting and electrifying story, “Donnie Darko” is a perfect October Netflix movie. Originally released in October 2001, “Donnie Darko” was an indie cult hit. It was not successful in terms of box office...

Top ten: Movies to see over the summer

June 2, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, News

Isaac Piecuh '14 | Staff Writer As school comes to a close, you may find yourself at a crossroads; what exactly will you do with all your newfound freedom? Will you relentlessly tan despite a complete inability to do so? Will you perfect a double backflip off of the Farms’ Park High Dive? Or will you m...

Broadway to showcase senior solo performances, debut tonight

Broadway to showcase senior solo performances, debut tonight

May 29, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, News

By Angelica Kalogeridis '15 | Staff Writer As the lights dim and the curtain slowly begins to open, choir students are preparing for what will be their last show this season: Broadway. Choir students have been working on the music since April and been in tech rehearsals since May in preparation fo...

The Black Keys impress yet again with new album

The Black Keys impress yet again with new album

May 19, 2014
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By Franny Aliotta '14 | Staff Writer Producing their eighth studio album, The Black Keys have created “Turn Blue,” exhibiting different moods and sounds that everyone can enjoy. The first single released is “Fever” which has an electronic keyboard riff that sounds similar to the “Monster Mas...

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