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Does “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” Spark Joy?

Does “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” Spark Joy?

Sam Wachs

March 18, 2019

“It changed my life; now that my stuff is organized, my mind is clearer.” On an average Saturday afternoon, I received this text from my good friend, Jane Schmelkin '21, who informed me that she had reorganized her entire room according to the KonMari Method. Confused as to exactly what this m...

To Kill a Mockingbird is Brought to Life on Broadway

To Kill a Mockingbird is Brought to Life on Broadway

Lilac Lin

March 12, 2019

The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and countless other prestigious awards, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, is a timeless, somewhat melancholic novel that illustrates how prejudice can obscure justice and morality. Told through the eyes of a child, read and analyzed in high schools acro...

Isn’t It…A Bit Clichéd?

Isn’t It…A Bit Clichéd?

Ariel Weinsaft

February 27, 2019

Warning: May Contain Spoilers! A fresh take on romantic comedies, Isn't It Romantic? hit theaters on February 13th, displaying a journey of finding love in New York City, poking fun at romantic stereotypes and clichés. Although the movie begins from the dispiriting perspective of Natalie, played by...

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth At Milk N Cookies

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth At Milk N Cookies

Lucy Brenner

February 12, 2019

Nestled along Mamaroneck Avenue, from the outside, Milk N Cookies appears to be an average sweets shop. However, the intricate menu filled with unique choices and the overwhelming aroma of baked goods that enveloped me as I stepped into the store told me otherwise. With a clean white interior and a da...

Creed II Review

Creed II Review

Jake Lubin

January 10, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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. Eve...

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

Talia Schulhof

September 18, 2018

  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 ...

RepresentASIAN: Crazy Rich Asians Review

RepresentASIAN: Crazy Rich Asians Review

Alison Chan and Lucy Brenner

September 5, 2018

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...

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