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Creed II Review

Creed II Review

Jake Lubin

January 10, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Creed II, the eighth installment of the classic American Rocky franchise and the sequel to 2015’s Creed, is definitely a worthwhile watch. Despite the fact that the events of the movie are somewhat predictable, Creed II, directed by Ryan Coogler, lives up to the hype of its precursor with outstanding...

Disney’s “The Nutcracker”: Fan Favorite or Flop?

Disney’s “The Nutcracker”: Fan Favorite or Flop?

Ariel Weinsaft

December 10, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

As someone who has witnessed the outstanding performance of the ballet The Nutcracker every winter break at Lincoln Center for as long as I can remember, the different story exhibited in Disney’s remake film came as a surprise to me. Walking into the theater, there was a sort of familiarity th...

Review: Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V

Review: Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V

Tal Blaustein

October 24, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

With the school year starting and everyone settling back into their boring lives, the silver lining to this colossal cloud may have come from an unexpected source. Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V album  dropped on September 27, and since then, it seems that my mood has been much improved. After years of l...

Is Netflix’s Atypical Too Typical?

Is Netflix’s Atypical Too Typical?

Ariel Weinsaft

October 8, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion

Netflix recently premiered a second season of one of its more controversial shows, Atypical, which tells the story of a child on the autistic spectrum and how he navigates his way through both high school and adolescence. Many of the challenges that the protagonist deals with on the show may seem, well, t...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before vs The Kissing Booth: Which stole our heart?

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before vs The Kissing Booth: Which stole our heart?

Maya Bharara and Diana Nerangis

September 23, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Netflix has always been a popular service for streaming original and outside content, and two releases this summer garnered more attention than usual: The Kissing Booth and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Both movies are based on previously published books, The Kissing Booth by Beth Reekles and To A...

Let’s Get Crafty: Making It Review

Let’s Get Crafty: Making It Review

Lauren Zou

September 19, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Your favorite duo is back! Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman hosted the six-episode season 1 of Making It, a competition between eight of the most talented “makers”. Through hand-crafted projects and designs, the makers compete to impress the judges and take home the grand prize of 100,000 dollars. Ev...

Be More Chill (something we as Maroon should probably consider) Review

Be More Chill (something we as Maroon should probably consider) Review

Talia Schulhof

September 18, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

  Chances are that you’ve never heard of the Broadway-bound musical, Be More Chill. So stepping foot into the Pershing Square Signature Center to encounter a seemingly endless, energetic sea of theater goers—a crowd that raves about their Twitter fan accounts for this musical—may be confusing. You don...

RepresentASIAN: Crazy Rich Asians Review

RepresentASIAN: Crazy Rich Asians Review

Alison Chan and Lucy Brenner

September 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Crazy Rich Asians truly lives up to its name. The film, which is based on the bestselling book by Kevin Kwan, is full of family conflict, unthinkable luxury and of course, Asians. The film features a revolutionary all-Asian cast, including superstars Michelle Yeoh, Ken Jeong and Constance Wu, as well...

The Scoop on Scoop Shop

The Scoop on Scoop Shop

Max Yang, Feature Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Scoop Shop in the Golden Horseshoe is serving up frozen yogurt, ice cream, and candy for all. The store opened on Friday, May 18, and its first day was successful. There were many people in the store, happily enjoying their sweet treats.            ...

Ready Player One Review

Ready Player One Review

David Peng

May 31, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

A moviegoer couldn’t truthfully claim that they noticed even half of the Easter eggs and references integrated into the action packed, sci fi fantasy Ready Player One. Directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the book with the same name by Ernest Cline, the movie has so far been a theater success. ...

Album Review: Cocoa Sugar is Sweet

Album Review: Cocoa Sugar is Sweet

Juan Vargas

May 31, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

When I first listened to “Cocoa Sugar” by Young Fathers, I must admit, I was confused. The songs sounded happy, yet sad. They were filled with liberty, yet felt confined. Their themes and feel continuously shifted. Once I finished my second listen of the album, however, I realized that the paradoxes w...

Conquering Q4 Before it Conquers You

Conquering Q4 Before it Conquers You

Lucy Brenner and Arin Hendell

April 21, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Photo Credit: Giphy Take a moment to be proud of yourself: put things into perspective: You are roughly 75% way through with this school year and are well on your way to blissful summer. Photo Credit: Giphy   2.   Take some time for yourself/outside: when studying for finals or cramming f...

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