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Film and Television

Ariana DeBose as Anita. Photo: 20th Century Studios

“West Side Story”: Less magic, more heart

Clio Burns, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

In 1961, the movie-musical classic “West Side Story”, directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, was released. In December of 2021, fifty years later, a new adaption of the film, directed by Steven Spielberg, opened in theaters. The new remake mostly...

Photo: HBO

“Euphoria”: Outstanding diversity, but falls short

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

The highly anticipated second season of “Euphoria,” an HBO original, has caused a stir of approval from teens across the country due to the intense scenes that tell a disturbing and raw high school story. Although the show pushes boundaries by exploring...

Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana - Neon Studios

‘Spencer’ Review: Deep dive into Princess Diana’s psyche

Miranda Ljung-Baruth, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

“Spencer”, the self-proclaimed fable chronicling Princess Diana, was released in theatres on November 5. Directed by Pablo Larraín and starring Kristen Stewart, the film takes place over one fateful holiday weekend at the royal family’s Sandringham...

‘Bridgerton’: A Period Drama Done Right

‘Bridgerton’: A Period Drama Done Right

Anna Huener, Staff Writer January 23, 2021
Netflix’s latest period drama, Bridgerton, created by Chris Van Dusen and directed by Shonda Rimes, premiered on December 25, 2020. The show immediately captivated viewers, and has secured a spot on Netflix’s top ten list even weeks later. The popularity is understandable: the costumes are delightful, as is the setting of the show. However, modern-day themes set Bridgerton apart. 
From Macys in 1947 to Macys in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later

From Macy’s in 1947 to Macy’s in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later

Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief December 23, 2020

This February, the dingy vacant Macy's building once filled with fluorescent lights, mannequins, and perfume counters will become the temporary new home of BHS. As department stores all across the nation are shutting their doors, unable to keep up with...

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell

Emily in Paris: everything wrong with the show, and why you should watch it anyway

Anna Huener November 2, 2020

The new hit drama on Netflix, Emily in Paris, follows the young American Emily Cooper (played by Lily Collins), who accepts a position at a management firm in Paris, despite her inability to speak French. Emily navigates the cultural differences of...

Register recommends movies to watch during quarantine

Register recommends movies to watch during quarantine

Ayden Flanigan April 15, 2020

1) Portrait of a Lady on Fire Pyramide Films - 2019 Available to stream on Hulu with a free trial. 2) The Irishmen Netflix - 2019 Available to stream on Netflix with a free trial. 3) Blinded by the Light Entertainment...

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