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How to Dislike a Movie Everyone Likes

How to Dislike a Movie Everyone Likes

Caitlin Finerty, Web Content Manager

January 17, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Movies/TV

I am a big fan of going to the movies, I really enjoy the experience of it, but by no means am I a big fan or expert of movies in any way. I like watching movies, and I usually have an opinion of what I thought of the movie after I watched it, but I have no basic knowledge of what differentiates a good f...

On the Basis of Sex Delivers a Powerful Message

On the Basis of Sex Delivers a Powerful Message

Lara Janosz, Managing Editor

January 2, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Movies/TV

While it has been a while since I’ve seen a historical film, On the Basis of Sex, directed by Mimi Leder, has to be one of the best ones I’ve ever experienced.   This powerful film follows the story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsberg struggling to put herself through the Harvard and Columbia la...

Second Act is Cute, but Forgettable

Second Act is Cute, but Forgettable

Isabelle Harber, Staff Writer

December 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies/TV

Jennifer Lopez’s new movie, Second Act, seems to be a quintessential romantic comedy, and… it is. Were you expecting a big reveal of something different? If you were, sorry to disappoint you, but this movie hardly has any innovative and unique elements that distinguish it from any other rom-com out the...

Are you in France if you go to this Patisserie?

Are you in France if you go to this Patisserie?

Sonya Barlow, Staff Writer

December 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Restaurants

An authentic French Patisserie in Birmingham? What’s not to love? This cute patisserie reopened in 2013 in Birmingham closing in 2008, and it’s still going strong as it is a favorite of many.     A talented French baker, Matt Knio, opened Cannelle Patisserie in hopes of bringing the ...

Dear Evan Hansen Goes from Stage to Page

Dear Evan Hansen Goes from Stage to Page

Kaitlyn Luckoff, Section A Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In November of 2016, Dear Evan Hansen took Broadway by storm. The story and music have provided a voice for teens struggling with anxiety and mental health, as the protagonist of the story, Evan Hansen, is a lonely and anxious teenager. Evan’s therapist urges him to write letters to himself to explain h...

UnBaked: a Deliciously Unique Treat

UnBaked: a Deliciously Unique Treat

Darby Krugel, Copy Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Restaurants

I have driven on Pontiac Trail on my way to dance, several days a week, for the past 14 years. Every time, I have passed Westwind Plaza, a series of buildings on the corner of Pontiac Trail and Haggerty in West Bloomfield. I have seen countless stores and restaurants in this plaza come and go, and wat...

Instant Family is More Drama than Comedy

Instant Family is More Drama than Comedy

Isabelle Harber, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies/TV

Watching the trailers and hearing critics’ reviews of the movie Instant Family had kept me on edge. I was super excited to see this supposed “hilarious” film, but what I saw wasn’t comedy at all; it was an emotional, almost drama-like depiction of what parents and kids go through in the foster ca...

Halloween Chills and Thrills

Halloween Chills and Thrills

Laine Lord, Guest Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies/TV

Looking for a chilling thriller this spooky season? Halloween is definitely for you. After a 40-year franchise, and 11 movies, Halloween terrorizes audiences yet again. Starring the reappearing Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode and Nick Castle as Michael Myers, Myers returns to the big screen to petrify a new g...

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Jillian Sacksner, Guest Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies/TV

I will say that the acting throughout was exceptional, and it was very well filmed. However, from his first take off to stepping his first foot on the moon I had never been more bored by a movie. From the time the movie began, with Neil Armstrong bumping around in a tiny spacecraft to finally stepping ...

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Hilary Lam, Guest Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies/TV

When I first heard of the movie, I was skeptical of yet another movie that was focused on NASA and the Apollo missions. However, I enjoyed the movie’s unique focus on Neil Armstrong during the Space Race. It gave me a better understanding of and more appreciation for the astronauts who took risks a...

First Man Splits the Crowd

First Man Splits the Crowd

October 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies/TV

Following the success of La La Land, Oscar award-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling have collaborated again to create the biopic First Man.  The film is written by Josh Singer and based on James R. Hansen’s biography of Neil Armstrong.   The movie is a retelling of ...

More Mysterious than ever Before

More Mysterious than ever Before

Isabelle Harber, Guest Writer

October 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies/TV

The highly-anticipated third season of The CW’s hit show, Riverdale, does not disappoint. Many fans complained that season two’s main plot, the Black Hood killer, dragged on for way too long, but luckily season three has an incoming army of unique storylines. Right off the bat in episo...

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