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Review: Avengers Infinity War

Review: Avengers Infinity War

Katherine Doss, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has consistently released a number of fantastic films each year for the past decade. Dividing its portfolio into four phases, each with its own theme—the first three of which have been Avengers Assembled, Avengers Disassembled, and Avengers Reassembled—the media franchise...

Fortnite Wins a Victory Royale in Gaming World

Fortnite Wins a Victory Royale in Gaming World

Sofija Radulovic, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Through the numerous attractive features of the video game, Fortnite has soared to have multiple impressive records. For example, it has broken the record for most videos related to a video game uploaded in a single month on YouTube, garnered 45 million users as of January 2018, and has even surpassed...

‘Deadpool 2’: Are Sequels Always Worse?

‘Deadpool 2’: Are Sequels Always Worse?

Nicole Neil, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

It has been two years since the highly anticipated 'Deadpool' movie came out, and fans have been eagerly awaiting a sequel. 'Deadpool' broke numerous records, becoming the highest-grossing R-rated film, as well as earning $738 million against their $58 million budget. Although critically acclaimed, it wa...

‘Like Life’: Where Art Meets Anatomy

‘Like Life’: Where Art Meets Anatomy

Oona Zlamany, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Mannequins and reliquaries and wax effigies, oh my! From Louise Bourgeois to Donatello to Méret Oppenheim to Edgar Degas, ‘Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and The Body (1300–Now),’ currently at the Met Breuer, explores the complexity of the human body in the form of 120 drastically different works...

‘I Am Evidence’: A Deep Dive into the Hidden Underbelly of Rape Cases in America

‘I Am Evidence’: A Deep Dive into the Hidden Underbelly of Rape Cases in America

Sadia Haque, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

“Nobody gives a damn about women in this country.” At least that is what Kym Worthy believes, and it is hard to find her opinion unwarranted after watching events in the documentary, ‘I Am Evidence’, unfold the way they did. The documentary, produced by Law & Order: SVU actress Mariska Hargitay, pai...

American Idol’s Revival

American Idol’s Revival

Eileen Tan, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

'American Idol,' currently on Season 16 after a two year break, is new and improved compared to previous seasons. Although ratings are still lower compared to its competitors such as 'The Voice,' many dedicated fans still continue to watch the show. A whole new panel of judges were introduced this sea...

‘A Quiet Place’ Leaves Audiences Stunned in Silence

‘A Quiet Place’ Leaves Audiences Stunned in Silence

Matilda Melkonian, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On April 6th, 2018, John Krasinski’s directorial debut, ‘A Quiet Place,’ was released, and it was unlike any horror film ever made. While in the theater, one could feel the tension as others watching also tried to remain as silent as possible. It had viewers with their hands gripping the armres...

Another Astonishing and Funny Production

Another Astonishing and Funny Production

Lauren Choi, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On May 23, 24, and 25th, 2018, the Bronx Science Drama Department hosted its annual Spring Musical. After countless hours of practice, the cast and crew members finally got to show their talents and efforts in front of the audience through the musical The Drowsy Chaperone. The Drowsy Chaperone is set in the 1920s. ...

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Takes a Plunge at the Box Office

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Takes a Plunge at the Box Office

Winni You, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Disney’s release of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” on May 10th, 2018 was met with disappointment, reaching only $264.2 million globally at the box office as of its second week. “Solo” took a 66% plunge in ticket sales in North America, from $84.4 million on opening night to $29 million on its sec...

American Actress Marrying British Royal

American Actress Marrying British Royal

Sinaia Keith Lang, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Well the day is almost here, folks! The wedding of the year: Prince Harry of the British royal family is marrying American actress Meghan Markle. On May 19, 2018, the couple will wed at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The ceremony inside the chapel will be attended by about 800 guest...

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Alexandria Ang, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

When ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ by Becky Albertalli was first released in 2015, it was well-received by readers all over the world. With an extensive list of awards backing the book’s reputation - such as the National Book Award Winner (2015), William C. Morris YA Debut Award (2016) -...

Meet Your 2-D Doppelganger

Meet Your 2-D Doppelganger

Angie Yang, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Picture this. You are wandering the seemingly endless galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, when you come upon a painting of a person who is the spitting image of yourself. The preposterous illustration shares your facial features, even your ‘vibe.’ As rare as finding your doppelganger hanging...

Facebook’s Facelift

Facebook’s Facelift

Radiah Khandokar, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The new year came with huge changes to one of the most widely used social media platforms in the world: Facebook. With Facebook under fire in Russia inquiry and the company being concerned for their users’ general well-being, the outlet has introduced changes that would alter news feeds. Over two bill...

Bronxite Cardi B Takes the Music Industry by Storm

Bronxite Cardi B Takes the Music Industry by Storm

Tasmia Kabir, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Taking the world by storm, Cardi B is a breakout female rapper from the Bronx. In September 2017, she became the first female rapper to land the Number One spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a solo performance since 1998. In that year, Lauryn Hill first landed the Number One spot in 1998 with he...

Art Crawl with Anna

Art Crawl with Anna

Anna Clevenger, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Every year, as the weather becomes warmer, the city becomes crowded with tourists. Museums, especially those with free admission, are crammed with out of state visitors, seemingly making it impossible for New York City students to explore art. However, there are many art exhibits outside of museums,...

Video Game Recap

Video Game Recap

Shé Edwards, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

All across the school there are many unique students with unique interests, but also many pastimes that we share. One of these hobbies is gaming,  both a relaxing and interesting activity that students enjoy when taking a break from schoolwork. Recent developments in the gaming community have le...

Voice Assistants and Other New Tech at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018

Voice Assistants and Other New Tech at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018

Jonathan Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A talking robotic dog, an Ultra-HD VR headset with full room tracking capabilities, and a TV that functions as part of your wall were some of the exciting futuristic gadgets revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 at Las Vegas in January. Every year, tech companies participate in this annual show...

The 90th Academy Awards: An Analysis of the Results

The 90th Academy Awards: An Analysis of the Results

Margaret Wong, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On March 4, 2018 the 90th Oscars Award Ceremony took place. This award ceremony closely resembled that of 2017; in the Dolby Theater, once more, with Jimmy Kimmel as the host. EXPECTATIONS The Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards, is an award ceremony for the top names in the entertainment b...

Grammys Backlash

Grammys Backlash

Eileen Tan, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards, which took place on January 28, 2018, was unlike any other. Following the recent Golden Globes’ red carpet 'blackout,' in which most of the women wore black in support of the Time’s Up movement in order to bring attention to sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, ...

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Makes History

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Makes History

Rena Masoutis, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The release of the movie adaptation to Madeleine L'Engle’s science fantasy novel 'A Wrinkle in Time' has been a long awaited one. After the first movie adaptation in 2003 did not receive the approval of L’Engle, no one thought anyone would attempt to create another. As a small child growing up ...

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