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Let’s Get Reel: Matt Reacts to the Oscars

Matthew Atwood, Photo Editor

March 3, 2015

First, before I explain why, let me address that it has nothing to do with prestige. The Oscars, deservingly or not, hold more prestige in the eyes of many viewers as well as the Film Industry. The Oscars are marketed better and...

Let’s Get Reel: Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Zacharia Benalayat ‘17, Life & Style Editor

March 3, 2015

I went to see the premeire of Hot Tub Time Machine 2, that is how excited I was to see this movie. I really shouldn’t have been. This movie has flashes of utter brilliance and flashes of utter crap in between long stretches...

Let’s Get Reel: The Interview

By Zacharia Benalayat ’17, Life & Style Editor

February 12, 2015

Let’s have ourselves a frank discussion about films and patriotism. Now I think we all know that the “release” of The Interview was , shall we say, “interesting.” I also know that lots of people seem to like it and...

Let’s Get Reel

Zacharia Benalayat ’17, Life and Style Columnist

February 27, 2014

  You know what movie was good? Titanic.  You know what else was good? Gladiator. Pompeii is like someone tried watching both movies at once and tried to write down what happened, except at the end some other guy put 2012 on a...

Straight from the Plate

Melanie Singer ’17, Life & Style Columnist

November 7, 2013

The soups at Dickinson are actually very tasty and enjoyable. The first soup I ever tried in the cafeteria was the tomato soup, which I didn’t love, as I’m very picky when it comes to good tomato soup. I thought that it was...

Let’s Get Reel

Zacharia Benalayat ’17, Life & Style Columnist

October 3, 2013

I should preface this review by saying that I absolutely cannot stand racing as a sport. Not a fan of NASCAR or F1. That being said I’m a sucker for a good sports movie, and Rush is one of the best sports movies I’ve ev...

Let’s Get Reel:

Kevin Doyle ’16, Life & Style Columnist

September 26, 2013

First, I need to make a confession to all readers. This is the first Woody Allen film I have ever seen. I have also not seen A Streetcar Named Desire (the play from which much of this film’s plot is derived). Now that I ...

Book Review:

September 26, 2013

Having always been sentimental towards old ’80s romances, I was rather excited to hear about Rainbow Rowell’s debut novel Eleanor and Park. Cassettes, Park’s father’s Chevy Impala, the wonders of Van shoes, and the hair – to step back in time was absolutely ...

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