The Review

Under Review: Taylor Swift’s “Lover”

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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.

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.

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’ 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.

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.

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.

Under Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

The Netflix original series stars Neil Patrick Harris as villain Count Olaf.

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.

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.

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

Many episodes of the sci-fi show

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.

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.

Under Review: Stranger Things

Emma Shea, Social Media Editor

September 19, 2016

The Netflix original "Stranger Things" quickly and quietly became a smash hit over the summer. The show's unique premise, 80's themes, and talented actors all contribute to its appeal

Under Review: “X-Men: Apocalypse”

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Emily Chen, Online Editor

June 15, 2016

"X-Men: Apocalypse", the long-anticipated end to the "First Class" trilogy, misses the mark as a continuation of the "X-Men" saga.

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