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What’s New: Fall Reviews: “Smile”

Eden Conner November 17, 2022

"Smile" is one of 2022's most popular horror film's whose successful blending of genres has allowed the movie to reach wider audiences. The film, released Sept. 30, was incredibly successful at the box...

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What’s New: Fall Reviews: “The School for Good and Evil”

Natasha Speiss and Jade Harris November 17, 2022

Netflix's film "The School for Good and Evil," released Oct. 18, attempts to spin classic fairy tale motifs into something fresh and original but sorely misses the mark. Based on the book by Soman Chainani,...

Best Flicks at Westflix

Best Flicks at Westflix

Georgia Goldberg, Assistant A&E Editor March 24, 2022

The lights of the TCL Chinese Theatre shine upon actor and filmmaker Jordan Peele as he announces the 11 student films about to be showcased at Westflix. Westflix is a student-organized film festival that...

Best and Worst of 2021

Best and Worst of 2021

'Don’t Look Up' 7/10 Leonardo finally-dates-a woman-his-own-age-DiCaprio and Jennifer woman-in-STEM-Lawrence star as astronomers who spot a comet set to hit Earth in six months. Their efforts to alert...

New Romantics

New Romantics

Georgia Goldberg, Assistant A&E Editor December 16, 2021

Scrolling through the ‘New & Popular’ section on Netflix, Samuel Hines ’24 said he stumbled upon “Single All the Way,” a new holiday romantic comedy about a biracial gay couple. Looking at...

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Cinema Sunday discusses film noir “Pickup on South Street”

Vasilia Yordanova December 15, 2021

Jazz bassist and self-taught film enthusiast Mike Merritt discussed the 1953 film “Pickup on South Street” during Cinema Sunday on Dec. 12. Cinema Sundays are discussions of films hosted by Performing...

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The Mittle-man on Campus: Under the Mistletoe

Sarah Mittleman, Opinion Editor December 13, 2021

‘The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school clichés and the teenage experience. None of the articles in this column are representative of the opinions of The Chronicle...

Halloween highlights

Halloween highlights

October 15, 2021

"Girl vs. Monster" "It's a modern classic that deserves credit for its incredible soundtrack. I watch it every October." - Keira Jameson '22 "The Nightmare Before Christmas" "Always and forever...

Outside AMC Century City 15, Los Angeles residents congregate before their movie viewings.

Los Angeles movie theaters reopen

Davis Marks September 18, 2021

Los Angeles (LA) movie theaters are again open following a year and a half of closure due to COVID-19. Despite the reopening, box office returns have still been down compared to previous years. According...

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Netflix Revamped

Becca Berlin August 25, 2021

Upon the release of the first “Twilight” film in 2008, millions of moviegoers across the world packed theaters, eager to indulge in the film’s forests, vampires and soundtrack. Although teenagers...

Celebrating the Queen: Respect Film Review

Celebrating the “Queen”: “Respect” Film Review

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff August 25, 2021

“Respect," the new biographical film depicting the life of singer Aretha Franklin, is fantastic, balancing both originality and historical accuracy with a keen storytelling eye. Actress Jennifer Hudson...

Lying on her bed, the Mittle-Man advises a student on their love life through the phone.

The Mittle-man on Campus: A Review of the 2020-2021 School Year

Sarah Mittleman May 24, 2021

‘The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school clichés and the teenage experience. None of the articles in this column are representative of the opinions of The Chronicle...

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