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Netflix's "The Mind of Aaron Hernandez": Strong Reporting, Weak Platform

Netflix's "The Mind of Aaron Hernandez": Strong Reporting, Weak Platform

Tommy Carrico, Copy Editor

January 29, 2020

From access to revealing private footage to drone shots of Hernandez’s Massachusetts mansion, it’s obvious that Netflix’s “Killer Inside” was done with a high level of professionalism. Featuring an array of interviews with the real-life characters that played a hand in Hernandez’s downw...

Continuation from print: Forum to discuss Tommy Carrico's top movies of the decade

Continuation from print: Forum to discuss Tommy Carrico's top movies of the decade

December 11, 2019

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'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' shines this Thanksgiving weekend

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' shines this Thanksgiving weekend

Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2019

If there’s one theme Hollywood has milked more than any other, it’s family. From “A Field of Dreams” to “The Lion King,” it’s evident that family relations are the easiest, and perhaps most cliche, way to develop relatable characters.  However, many cliches exist because they are o...

Bird Box viewing doesn't require blindfold

Bird Box viewing doesn't require blindfold

January 24, 2019

By Grace Baldino, online editor If you were presented with corpses of other mangled human bodies, and had been forced to stare in horror as they commited suicide in some of the most gruesome ways, can you truly say you would take your time to think? No. Your brain wouldn’t let you. A rush of ad...

2019 fall play looking for student writers

2019 fall play looking for student writers

October 10, 2018

By Jenna Koch, executive entertainment editor Professional playwright and PHS alumma Lauren Winters will be writing the script for the 2019 fall play. However, her and Jeremy Morton are inviting student writers and actors to help her with the writing process. “If they’re current students who wo...

Classic Corner: Near Dark

Classic Corner: Near Dark

March 22, 2018

By Cole Altmayer, copy editor  Dracula, I love you, but you just aren’t scary. Maybe it was a “you had to be there” type thing back when Bram Stoker first hit the scene, but I can’t imagine ever shaking in my boots at the mere mention of a pale aristocrat who’s allergic to the better ...

“Lady Bird” finds perfect balance between hilarious, heart-wrenching

“Lady Bird” finds perfect balance between hilarious, heart-wrenching

January 24, 2018

by Cassidy Delahunty, Editor-in-chief When I told my mom I was seeing “Lady Bird” without her, she was understandably disappointed. All I had heard about the movie, which has already won two Golden Globes this year and is expected to be nominated for several Oscars, was that its representation of a...

CLASSIC CORNER: Starship Troopers

CLASSIC CORNER: Starship Troopers

January 21, 2018

By Cole Altmayer, copy editor  Satire is a funny thing, and not usually in the way the writer intends it to be. I personally don’t see a lot of satire these days that does it for me. None of it seems subtle enough, and it’s always paired with a strong sense of ironic detachment so the audien...

Disney remakes classic films

Disney remakes classic films

December 7, 2017

By Megan Sulak, staff writer When sophomore Alex Lasky saw the live-action Disney film “Cinderella” for the first time, he was blown away by the quality. “I remember being like, ‘Woah, this is weird because I've seen the cartoon, and now this is coming to life,'” Lasky said. “It was an ...

Thor: Ragnarok creates colorful, unique experience

Thor: Ragnarok creates colorful, unique experience

November 12, 2017

By Cassidy Delahunty, editor-in-chief  I went into Thor: Ragnarok with a very optimistic expectation. All of the previews had given the impression that this new Thor movie would be different from the superhero movies that are so common lately: gritty dramas with no comedic relief and the color saturation...

Classic Corner: Princess Bride and Head on the Door

Classic Corner: Princess Bride and Head on the Door

October 10, 2017

The Princess Bride, a classic to be remembered beyond its current 30 years By Mandi Hall, executive features editor  “Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” This line, likely the most famous line of the Rob Reiner’s film The Princess Bride, is often quoted...

Dunkirk portrays human compassion, resistance

Dunkirk portrays human compassion, resistance

August 16, 2017

By Mandi Hall, executive features editor  About Dunkirk German forces had invaded Poland, the Netherlands and France. The German navy ruled the sea. And 400,000 British and French soldiers were trapped on the beaches in between, with little hope of escape. Dunkirk tells the incredible true story of...

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