By Hannah Shearer I’ll be the first to admit that I got way too into reality television while quarantining. I know myself and I’ve reflected on this fact and I’ve accepted it for what it is. Even after all the months of losing brain cells watching people drink and fight, I don’t even know if […]

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By Michelle Tian Before the COVID-19 pandemic, I had grand plans to travel to Singapore over the summer. I figured I deserved it after finishing my freshman year of college.  But then the world shut down and I was stuck at home all summer, doing absolutely nothing. I feel I have to give my thanks […]

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By Emma Simonoff For those of you who don’t know, Alicia Silverstone is a plaid yellow pantsuit-wearing, 90s slang-spitting, romantic comedy icon.  Silverstone doesn’t usually do esoteric, disturbing, brain-searing surrealist thrillers. Until 2017, when she played a spaghetti-eating sociopath’s mother in Yorgos Lanthimos’s second English feature “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.”  We all know […]

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By Peter Colaner With the new semester nearing, I’ve compiled a list of the top five must-view movies students should watch before returning to school in Boston this Fall.  In making this list, I thought it was important to note that the actors are from Boston and have the infamous Bostonian accent, and the films […]

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By Peter Colaner After reviewing a lesser renowned trilogy, “The Hangover,” for my first “Trilogy Talk” blog, I decided to go in the opposite route this week and review one of the most critically acclaimed trilogies of all time, “The Godfather.” “The Godfather” trilogy is exceedingly successful because it hits home for many film aficionados […]

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By Peter Colaner Making a great trilogy is essentially making a great movie three times over. Beyond that, a great trilogy typically looks like a great movie, in which a well-paced three-act structure develops the characters and story.  Each act is a movie and each movie needs to play its part, whether it be the […]

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By Michelle Lu Tian In quarantine, I’ve found myself on YouTube quite a lot. It’s almost concerning how much time I spend watching videos.  I’m subscribed to tons of YouTubers and I’m a huge fan of all of them. Valspire Family, Bon Appetit and Michelle Khare are a few channels that I’m starting to love. […]

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By Katherine Wright  Some of our favorite childhood books have been taken out of inventory in our ambitious attempts to tackle home-restriction-related boredom. In that battle, I’ve given some thought to possibly reinventing these stories to suit our current state. Here they are: your favorite childhood stories, coronavirus edition. “Are You There God? It’s Me, […]

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By Liam Grogan When debating who holds the title of “greatest director of all time,” I find that the same couple of names are always being thrown around. Any film major will practically trip over themselves to scream “HITCHCOCK!” “TARANTINO!” or, if they’re feeling adventurous, “SPIELBERG!” And while I do love and respect all of […]

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By Michelle Lu Tian “Okay, we get it, you love Ariana Grande.” I’m a huge Ariana Grande fan or, as we like to call ourselves, I’m an “Arianator.” You can call me basic all you want, but it’s not going to change the way I feel about her and her music. I’ve always heard stories […]

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