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AMSA Drama Society adds flair to a holiday classic

Junior Zeena Acharya (standing and pointing, right) and sophomore Audrey Nguyen-Whitehead (standing, left) helped give new life to Charles Dickens' classic.
January 17, 2020

Even with a cast comprised almost entirely of untrained Lower Schoolers and underclassmen, AMSA’s Drama Society managed to produce a charming and humorous rendition of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas...

Is it wrong to turn heartbreak into money?

Much publicity and speculation has surrounded Ariana Grande's song
January 15, 2019

“Thank You, Next” trended at one point as No. 1 on the Apple Music Top 100: USA chart. Ariana Grande wrote and performed the song and it is about all her misguided relationships involving other artists,...

The Old West in all its glory

Rockstar Games' long-awaited sequel has proved a smash success.
January 3, 2019

Eight years after the release of its immediate predecessor, Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 has blown away critics and gamers alike -- enough to have it considered by many the frontrunner for game...

The story of Queen and its lead singer is a joy to behold

If you enjoy rock and roll -- and even if you don't -- you are likely to enjoy Bohemian Rhapsody.
December 11, 2018

Following the United States release of 20th Century Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody on Nov. 2, the movie has received much critical debate, along with plenty of praise. The film follows both the personal and...

Black Panther is much more than just a superhero movie

The superhero movie that embraces social commentary has become an international sensation.
April 10, 2018

Everyone, it seems, turns out to see Marvel Studios movies. They provide two hours for people to ignore the problems of the world with their favorite comic book characters, in a cinema landscape exploding...

Lady Bird is a real and moving portrait of teenage life

Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird is nominated for five Academy Awards.
March 2, 2018

Greta Gerwig’s debut as a director, Lady Bird, is the story of Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, a high school student who wants to move to New York for college to get away from her mother and lower-class...

The Shape of Water rises to the surface

Guillermo del Toro's fable has emerged as the Oscars favorite.
January 26, 2018

The nominees for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday and, in a year long in search of a front-runner, The Shape of Water emerged as the film to beat. Guillermo del Toro’s modern fable snagged...

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