The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

Sophomore Louis Faillace shares his thoughts on the new film “The Batman.”

Under Review: “The Batman”

Louis Faillace, Staff Writer March 8, 2022
Sophomore Louis Faillace shares his thoughts on the new film “The Batman.”
James Gunn brings back DCs iconic characters such as Harley Quinn in The Suicide Squad.

Under Review: “The Suicide Squad”

Louis Faillace, Staff Writer September 9, 2021
Sophomore Louis Faillace shares his thoughts on "The Suicide Squad."
Taylor Swift released Lover at midnight on August 23.

Under Review: Taylor Swift’s “Lover”

Mac Bechtol, Staff Writer September 25, 2019
"Lover," Taylor Swift's latest studio album, showcases her personal growth and provides insight into her relationship with Joe Alwyn.
The Last Jedi stands as one of the best Star Wars films since The Empire Strikes Back.

Under Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Eli Maierson, Copy Editor December 24, 2017
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" breathes new life into beloved characters and continues the franchise's legacy.
Justice League unites the major DC heroes, but falls short on character development.

Under Review: Justice League

Ryan Chang, Assistant Online Editor December 4, 2017
DC's "Justice League" tries to compete with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the characters and action falls short.
Xanadu was presented by the Stage Theater, a small theater group that takes an experimental approach to theater.

‘Xanadu’ combines ’80s aesthetics with Greek mythology

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor September 13, 2017
Stages Repertory Theater combined '80s themes with Greek mythology in "Xanadu," a musical based on an '80s box office flop.
Wonder Woman breaks DC extended universe conventions for a fresh look at the traditional superhero.

Under Review: Wonder Woman

Ryan Chang, Assistant Online Editor June 8, 2017
Patty Jenkins' 'Wonder Woman' brings a welcome jolt of excitement and heart to the DC Cinematic Universe.
Get Out centers on an interracial couple as Chris prepares to meet his white girlfriends parents.

Under Review: “Get Out” brings social commentary as horror flick

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2017
Jordan Peele's directorial debut "Get Out" is a multi-layered movie featuring social messages about race relations hidden within the horror-comedy plot.
The Netflix original series stars Neil Patrick Harris as villain Count Olaf.

Under Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2017
The beloved children's book series "A Series of Unfortunate Events" have been revived in a Netflix original show, which stays true to the source material with its witty, dry tone and spot-on casting.
La La Land, from Whiplash writer and director Damien Chazelle, is studded with breathtaking musical numbers and dance sequences.

Under Review: “La La Land”

Emily Chen, Online Editor January 18, 2017
Movie musical "La La Land" transports audiences back in time with its jazzy soundtrack and Classic Hollywood glamour.
Many episodes of the sci-fi show Black Mirror muse on futuristic technology.

Under Review: “Black Mirror” gives dark but accurate social commentary

Kate Habich, Staff Writer January 9, 2017
The British anthology show continues to fascinate viewers in its third season with futuristic technology that reveal truths about our modern life.
A Year in the Life was a four-part Netflix exclusive that premiered in November.

Under Review: “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” turns characters upside down

Sophie Caldwell, Staff Writer January 3, 2017
The long-awaited revival "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" did not live up to the high standards set by the original beloved comfort show.
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