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Josh Lin (Jimmy O. Yang) and Natalie Bauer (Nina Dobrev)

‘Love Hard’ is an uninspired, lazy film that somehow manages to captivate

By Oliver Tam, Executive Editor
November 29, 2021

Congratulations! I'm impressed, you did more than I would've done. You clicked on this review. One look at the title of this film and I would've skipped. I had already summarize this in my head immediately:...

From left, Ava Pedorella as Miss Scarlet, Aidan Zusin as Mr. Green, Katie Scott as Mrs. Peacock, Ellie OSullivan as Ms. White and Andrew Kelly as Colonel Mustard.

Foto Feature: Sock ‘n’ Buskin sees success with ‘Clue: On Stage’

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
November 24, 2021

This past weekend, Sock ‘n’ Buskin performed "Clue: On Stage," the first in-person show in two years for Pelham Memorial High School's drama club. Directors Thomas Beck and Neil Schleifer brought...

The French Dispatch: a movie marvelously told through newspaper articles

‘The French Dispatch:’ a movie marvelously told through newspaper articles

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2021

Like all good movies, ' The French Dispatch' succeeds in captivating and invigorating the viewer, and in typical Wes Anderson style. This film is not pefect, but very close to being so. The way it's told...

Clickbait is murder-miniseres watchbait

‘Clickbait’ is murder-miniseres watchbait

By Eric Soderberg, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2021

If you’re looking for a show that you can binge, the new miniseries “Clickbait” is a great option. This Netflix murder mystery delivers suspenseful scenes, sudden turns and a twister ending all in...

Babysitters Club blossoms in the second season, with representation throughout

‘Babysitter’s Club’ blossoms in the second season, with representation throughout

By Gillian Ho, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2021

"The Babysitter's Club" is based off the book series by Ann M. Martin, with notable actors and actresses including Alicia Silverstone, Sophie Grace, and Momona Tamada. On October 11, the second season...

In Dune, Josh Brolin (l.) as Gurney Halleck and Timothee Chalamet as Paul Atreides.

Rich storytelling, stunning visuals bring film version of ‘Dune’ to life in spectacular fashion

By Teddy Dunn, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2021

Acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve's new science fiction epic "Dune" has a daring setup—futuristic spacecraft and technology, intense sword fighting, gigantic man-and-machine-eating sandworms and Timothee...

Oliver Tam, Bella Rosado, Aidan Zusin, Kirsten Agbenyega, Maddy Lyons, and Austin Kelly

Foto Feature: SOOP staged ‘Rent: School Edition’ with several sell-out performances

By Matt Michailoff, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2021

SOOP Theatre Company performed Rent: School Edition premiering on October 21 and running through the 24th as their Fall Star Mainstage Production. The cast, made up of high schoolers, performed...

Squid Game is worldwide hit with story of kid games turned deadly reality for adults

‘Squid Game’ is worldwide hit with story of kid games turned deadly reality for adults

By Charlotte Cohn, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2021

The Korean horror series "Squid Game" was only released a month ago on Netflix but is already the most watched show ever on the streaming service. It is the second Korean show to make the top ten on Netflix...

Favorite fall-feeling albums: Taylor, Belle & Sebastian and more

Favorite fall-feeling albums: Taylor, Belle & Sebastian and more

By Leila Brady, Staff Reporter
October 22, 2021

If you look at my Spotify you'll see that about a third of my seasonal playlists are autumn-related in some way. You may be wondering: One-third? Aren't there four seasons? To answer that question I will...

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Foto Feature: From Boogie Nights to Bridgerton, Novel Night returned

October 15, 2021

Novel Night, the biennial Pelham Public Library fundraiser, returned on Oct. 2 after last year's event moved to this year due to Covid-19. Just like previous years, the costumed dinner parties converged...

The DAmelio Show: Repetitive eight episodes highlighting negatives of rise to fame

‘The D’Amelio Show:’ Repetitive eight episodes highlighting negatives of rise to fame

By Gillian Ho, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2021

Charli D'Amelio is the most followed TikTok creator, consisting of over 124.6M followers. Her parents, Marc D'Amelio and Heidi D'Amelio, and sister Dixie D'Amelio, are also some of TikTok's most popular...

Jordan Salama and his new book.

PMHS grad Jordan Salama to publish book on trip down Colombia’s mighty Magdalena River

By Gabby Ahitow, Assistant Managing Editor
October 6, 2021

Pelham Memorial High School and Princeton University alum Jordan Salama spent a good portion of his college career trying to decide what types of writing he liked doing. It was not till he traveled to...

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