Category Archives: Reviews

Eleanor and Park Captures the Epitome of Young Love

  Photo credit www.goodreads.com Rachel Cheng ‘17 Eleanor and Park, set in 1986, is a contemporary teenage love story between Eleanor, an eccentric redhead, and Park, a half-Korean misfit. Eleanor is…

The Not-As-Great Gatsby

Maddy DiGiovanni ‘13 Photo courtesy of static.biola.edu The Great Gatsby has been causing quite a flurry of conversation lately. Opinions of the new movie range from adoration to disgust, although…

“The Silver Linings Playbook”

Joy Liu ’14 Hollywood and popular media have created the standard of a perfect life: a happy ending with success, love, and an overall unrealistic presentation.  So what should happen…

Downton Abbey Outclasses Itself in Third Season

Natalie Kane ’14 I don’t watch a lot of TV. Actually, this is the only current show I do watch. This probably has a lot to do with the fact…

Super Looper?

Natalie Ruddy ’15 Photo courtesy of flixster.com The film Looper follows a young man named Joe ( Joseph Gordon Levitt) who is a looper, which is a hired hit for…

Go On

Harrison Charwat ’13 Photo courtesy of nbcumv.com Matthew Perry, the only unsuccessful post-Friends cast member of Friends, has finally struck gold with the new sticom go On. the show incorporates the heartfelt comedy of Friends with a touch…

Last Resort

Harrison Charwat ’13 Photo courtesy of abc.go.com We have finally reached the point in television when shows are no longer seeking to become the “next Lost.”  This is a huge…

Let’s All Go See Argo

Alice Schoneman ’13 Photo courtesy of  warnerbros.com Argo, a fast-paced historical thriller, follows the story of six Americans who manage to escape the American Embassy in the midst of the…

The Revolution is Here

Harrison Charwat ’13 Recently there has been an increase in popularity in cable shows, from Mad Men to Game of Thrones and the Walking Dead to Homeland.  The reason is…

‘Downton Abbey’ Lords Over All

Harrison Charwat ’13 and Gina Tomarchio ’13 On September 26, 2010, Downton Abbey premiered on PBS (yes, that PBS with the boring old people and telethons).  But this is not the…