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“It” Review

October 16, 2017 2:27am | Ari Steinberg

Clowns are scary—there’s no getting around that. There is something intrinsically frightening about the bright, colorful, slightly off-putting performers. The hold clowns have over the imagination is something NHS students are hard-pressed to forget, after last year’s clown-related false alarm. NHS students will find that […]

Suicide Squad (2016) Review

January 16, 2017 9:25pm | Ari Steinberg

When the trailers first hit for DC Comics’ August superhero film Suicide Squad, they generated great waves of anticipation for what looked like a massive game-changer. Despite being part of a genre that has been criticized by many for playing it too safe and formulaic, […]

The Pie-Tastrophe

November 17, 2015 3:43pm |

Though it’s only been open for a few weeks now, area residents are giving the Pie Bar in downtown Florence troubling reviews. There’s no question however, that the pie bar has been the talk of the town for months. But the real question is, does […]

The Films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe: From Worst to Best

May 14, 2015 8:02pm |

Avengers: Age of Ultron, undoubtedly one of the most anticipated movies of 2015, was recently released on May 1st. Coming off of a massively successful first film that made shared universes the biggest fad, (as well as $1.5 billion worldwide) Age of Ultron has a […]

A Look Back: This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

April 17, 2015 9:45am |

April Fool’s Day was recently upon us, and in celebration most would like to watch as many comedies as possible. However, given the sheer number of comedy films, people could still be viewing comedies a full two weeks after the holiday. Therefore, it would be […]

A Look Back: Taxi Driver (1976)

March 16, 2015 10:02am |

Do you know what happens when you take Martin Scorsese, one of the greatest directors of all time, Robert De Niro, one of the greatest actors of all time, and combine those with an excellent script and cinematography? You get the 1976 classic Taxi Driver, […]

A Look Back: Apocalypse Now (1979)

December 4, 2014 2:07pm |

Veteran’s Day was recently upon us, so it is time to look at a classic war movie. One of America’s most famous wars is the Vietnam War, so what better choice than a movie that, according to its director, Francis Ford Coppola, “is not about […]

The Best of the Silver Scream: Everyone’s Favorite Halloween Movies

October 31, 2014 7:06pm |

Now that it’s Halloween season, watching horror movies is a popular tradition for those who are too old to trick-or-treat. People like horror movies for a variety of reasons. Northampton High School junior Nicholas Tkacz-Nguyen likes horror movies because he thinks its funny to laugh […]

Part 2- A Look Back: The Alien Quadrilogy (1979-1997) By Ari Steinberg

October 31, 2014 8:43am |

ALIEN3 (1992) Part of what made the first two Alien films so great was that the studio releasing them, 20th Century Fox, didn’t really care too much about them, allowing their directors to create the film they wanted without any interference. But with 1992’s Alien3, […]

A Look Back: Pulp Fiction (1994)

October 28, 2014 8:16am |

In 1994, a trailer made its debut, featuring piano music as a narrator read text that slowly crawled up the screen. It was the winner of the Best Picture award at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie advertised first appeared like a soapy arthouse film […]