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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
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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...

Top 5: Prom prep films

Top 5: Prom prep films

May 16, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Uncategorized

By Matthew Schulte `15 | Staff Writer   After a hard year of studying and completing homework assignments, it’s time to have some fun. That being said, with the school year coming to an end and prom right around the corner, what better way to get into the “graduation mood” then to view five inc...

Behind the scenes: crew prepares for all-school musical

Behind the scenes: crew prepares for all-school musical

April 30, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Features, News

By Taylor Wouters '15 | Staff Writer As the actors rehearse their lines, the backstage crew works to make sure the curtain rises in time for opening night of "Will Rogers Follies." Having been involved in stage crew since eighth grade, Eva Doherty '15 is preparing for her third show as a stage man...

Senior prepares for first leading role in “Will Rogers Follies”

Senior prepares for first leading role in “Will Rogers Follies”

April 29, 2014
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By Angelica Kalegoridis '15 | Staff Writer Even experienced actors will admit that they sometimes struggle to get into character. But Loris Dennis '14 said she does not have that problem in playing her lead role, Betty Blake, in South’s spring musical, “Will Rogers Follies”, because she has so m...

All-school musical to debut Thursday

All-school musical to debut Thursday

April 29, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, News

By Christy Ford '15 | Staff Writer Students of all grades prepare to storm the stage and enchant audiences this week for the all-school musical, "Will Rogers Follies." Public performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with an additional matinee performance on Sunday...

Film Club’s ten films to see before you die

Film Club’s ten films to see before you die

April 19, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, News

By Matthew Schulte '15 | Staff Writer Do you have some spare time to kill over Spring Break, whether it be in a hotel room or at home? During a flight or a car ride? Chances are, you will and what better way to pass the time than to binge watch ten great films, acclaimed and recommended by the Film C...

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