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No matter where you are from, chances are the magical fantasy worlds of Disney movies are some of your earliest childhood memories. From princesses to lovable talking animals, these “classics” are a staple in America’s storytelling culture. They are the epitome of childhood, our first inauguration into the realm of fantasy. Continue reading “Second Time Around: The Revival Of Classic Disney Movies”
Picture by Owen Zucker: La La Land producer Fred Berger answers a question from Emily Renner ’17.
Fred Berger is the producer of award-winning film La La Land and an alumnus of Mamaroneck High School. Recently, he returned to Mamaroneck to talk about his experiences at the school and his eventual success in the film industry. Continue reading “La La Land Producer Visits MHS”
Photo courtesy of IMBD: Producer Peter Berger ’99 accepts a Golden Globe for his film “La La Land.”
When “La La Land” debuted this fall, moviegoers knew that they were seeing something special. The New York Times called it “a work of sublime artifice and touching authenticity,” the Guardian said “the film has timeless charm and a brave sense of adventure” in its five star review, and average viewers gave “La La Land” a rating of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes. Based on worldwide reactions, it seems that the production staff of “La La Land” had brought a bygone genre back from the dead. Continue reading “MHS Alum Wins Golden Globes for His Role in “La La Land””
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Big Hair. Fanny packs. Shoulder pads. Perms. These were some of the many trends of the 1980’s. Most the adults at Mamaroneck High School grew up during this era. They’d probably all agree that this was the best time for music, fashion and especially movies. Some 80’s films are even considered as classics and a revolutionary time for teen romance and horror/ science fiction. They accurately demonstrated the way teenagers lived their lives- exuding drama, spunk, and wildness. Horror movies from the time were the foundation of all the horror flicks we see today- makeup, music and suspense. The Reagan years were also a golden age of funny. If you ever need a laugh, a scare, or even want to shed some tears, here are a list of must see movies from the 80’s. Continue reading “Classic 80’s Movies”
“Goat” (Sept. 23): Reeling from a terrifying assault, a 19 year-old boy enrolls in college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of “brotherhood,” brutally tests the boy and his dedication to his brother. The movie could be called a horrific story of hazing. It stars Ben Schnetzer, Nick Jonas, Gus Halper, Danny Flaherty and was directed by Andrew Neel. Continue reading “Fall Movies to Look Out For”
Artwork by Eli Cantor
When you watch a movie, do you like to be scared?
If you said yes, then you would probably be interested in The Conjuring 2, and The Purge: Election Year. Continue reading “Movies to Watch Out For This Summer”
From action to animated, this list has it all
In the past few months, many new exciting movies have been advertised and/or released. From action to comedy to animated movies, this is a rundown on the movies that are currently playing and the ones to be anticipated. Continue reading “Check Out These New Movies”
By Charlie Storck
See synopses of all of the above movies here.
By Charlie Storck
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip is the fourth installment in the Alvin and the Chipmunks franchise, and focuses on the three chipmunks’ journey to stop their owner Dave from getting engaged. Coming December 18. Continue reading “Winter Movie Guide: What You Need To Know”
By Mary McMillan
It’s Christmas time, and many are getting in the spirit of the season. Lights and inflated figures are going up on houses, and Larchmont and Mamaroneck’s lampposts are decorated with wreaths and lights. Students are starting to go to Starbucks for peppermint hot chocolate and sugar cookies during their free periods. The band and orchestra are playing holiday songs, such as “Sleigh Ride.” People are starting to wear holiday sweaters, eat the season’s treats, and, most importantly, watch Christmas movies. These classic films are an essential part of the holiday season. With so many to choose from, The Globe compiled a list of the best Christmas movies.
Continue reading “Movies to Watch this Holiday”