Love and laughter make “Almost, Maine” a Thespian success
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN For their first ever summer production, the CCHS Thespians put on “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani. The piece, made up of nine short plays, takes place in Almost, Maine. Almost is a township that is not quite a town because its residents never got around to... Read more
To all the movies I’ve loved before: There’s a new addition
BY KAREN SUROS Anyone looking for their next favorite movie might just find it in Netflix’s new teen romantic comedy “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.” Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) is your average teenage girl: she lives with her loving family, has a few close friends at... Read more
“Disenchantment”: A binge watch, not a must watch
BY ISABELLA MARCON “Disenchantment” is an irreverent take on the fairy-tale genre by “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening. The Netflix original reimagines the old-fashioned fairy tale into a quirky comedy series influenced by modern-day culture. Over the course of 10 episodes, viewers follow Princess Bean and her sidekicks, Elfo... Read more
“Crazy Rich Asians”: A film wealthy in success
BY KAYLA GATES Romantic comedies, especially those that are successful, have become a rare sight at the box office. “Crazy Rich Asians,” however, has exceeded expectations, shedding a new light on the genre. “Crazy Rich Asians” is not your average romantic comedy or even Hollywood film for that matter.... Read more
Panic! At the Disco “Pray For The Wicked” tour made for a wicked concert
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE In a world of people content with viewing events from their dimly lit screens, attending concerts has seemed almost pointless. But Panic! At the Disco (PATD) has made it very clear that attending their shows will result in a truly wicked time. There are some events... Read more
Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour in Miami was marvelous
BY GENNA NORDLING Taylor Swift has a reputation, a reputation of putting on an amazing performance, which is exactly what she did at the Miami show of her Reputation Stadium Tour. Swift, along with opening acts Charli XCX and Camila Cabello, performed at the Hard Rock Stadium for a crowd... Read more
Potatopia: An experience for all of the senses
BY NUHA ISLAM Baked, mashed or waffle fried potatoes take center stage at Potatopia, a small novelty restaurant located in the heart of the Tower Shops plaza of Davie, Fla. The concept of Potatopia is one like Chipotle, Menchies or Subway- to craft your very own bowl of food.... Read more
“Tag”: An amusing film with has a delightful message, but not quite it
BY KAREN SUROS “Tag” is advertised as an R-rated comedy based on a true story that follows a group of friends that have been playing the same game of tag for 30 years. Every year in the month of May, five men (Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Jake Johnson, Ed... Read more
“Ant-Man and The Wasp”: A light-hearted story that gives a break to the dreary tones of the Marvel cinematic universe
BY VICTORIA MARTIN “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” Marvel’s newest cinematic creation, has proved to be a lighter movie compared to its predecessor “Avengers: Infinity War.” Set before its predecessor, this movie gives insight to the life for the movie’s protagonist Ant-Man after “Avengers: Civil War.” The film starts off... Read more
“The First Purge”: A horrifying look at the possible future
BY ISABELLA MARCON “The First Purge” is the fourth installment in the “Purge” horror movie franchise. The movie differs from its predecessors by being a prequel that promises to reveal the origin of the notorious annual Purge, during which all crime is legal for 24 hours. The movie lives... Read more