The Review

Design Editor Celine Huang shares her thoughts on the live-action

“Mulan” 2020: What happened to the original plot of the movie?

Celine Huang, Design Editor October 9, 2020
Junior Celine Huang expresses her many qualms with Disney's live-action "Mulan" in comparison to its original 1998 film.
How “Good Will Hunting” reveals reality of privilege, education

How “Good Will Hunting” reveals reality of privilege, education

Russell Li, Assignments Editor September 30, 2020
Junior Russell Li connects themes and characters found in Gus Van Sant’s 1997 multi-Oscar-winner “Good Will Hunting” to issues in reality such as privilege, education and the workforce.
Junior Bailey Maierson and her brother Eli Maierson ('19) choose a movie to watch.

CineMaierson: Quarantine Edition

Bailey Maierson, Staff Writer March 31, 2020
Junior Bailey Maierson reviews some of the movies her family has watched while in quarantine.
“Ford v Ferrari” review: more than a racing epic

“Ford v Ferrari” review: more than a racing epic

Russell Li, Staff Writer February 8, 2020
Sophomore Russell Li shares his take on the 2019 film "Ford v Ferrari."
Junior Bailey Maierson is continuing Eli Maierson's ('19) movie review column, CineMaierson! In this review, she is joined by junior Gabrielle Solymosy to review

CineMaierson: “Cats” review

Bailey Maierson and Gabrielle Solymosy January 27, 2020
Junior Bailey Maierson is continuing Eli Maierson's ('19) movie review column, CineMaierson! In this review, she is joined by junior Gabrielle Solymosy to review "Cats."
While watching

CineMaierson: “Avengers: Endgame” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor April 30, 2019
In the next installment of "CineMaierson," Eli reviews the latest Avengers film "Endgame."

CineMaierson: “Aquaman” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor December 28, 2018
Despite many exhilarating action scenes, "Aquaman" commits all seven deadly sins of superhero movies.

Under Review: Searching

Nina Varma, Staff Writer October 17, 2018
"Searching" employs unique cinematography and story structure in a thought-provoking thriller.
Bo Burnham's film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

CineMaierson: “Eighth Grade” Review

Eli Maierson, Jack Shea, Alex Tinkham, and Thomas Hunt September 6, 2018
On the next installment of "CineMaierson", Eli reviews the Bo Burnham film "Eighth Grade" and speaks with freshmen about the film.
Despite taking an unnecessarily dark turn in its second half,

CineMaierson: “Tag” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor July 25, 2018
Eli Maierson reviews "Tag" in the next installment of "CineMaierson."

CineMaierson: “Ocean’s 8” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor July 7, 2018
Eli Maierson's column continues in his review of "Ocean's 8."

CineMaierson: “Incredibles 2” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor June 28, 2018
In the debut of his movie review column, Eli Maierson discusses "Incredibles 2" and its allegory to the legalization of gay marriage.
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