Category: ARTS & LEISURE

The documentary poster for "Leaving Neverland".

Review: “Leaving Neverland” causes great controversy

The two-part HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” was released on Jan. 25, 2019, however, it continues to make headlines almost a month later. The documentary details the alleged experiences and abuses faced by two men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, at the hands of singer-songwriter, Michael Jackson, when they were young boys. Directed by Dan Reid, “Leaving Neverland” begins with the […]

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Jonas Brothers new hit single “Sucker” brings nostalgia amongst teen girls

Jonas Brothers new hit single “Sucker” brings nostalgia amongst teen girls

On Feb. 28 millions of fans were elated when the Jonas Brother revealed that they were producing a new single after many years apart. Personally, I think the hype does not meet the quality of music they produced. I wish they would have released a song that identified with the original sound of the Jonas Brothers. However radio stations who […]

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Brie Larson in “Captain Marvel.” (Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios)

Review: Captain Marvel is an empowering and motivating movie

Brie Larson puts the “her” in “hero” in Marvel’s latest film, Captain Marvel, released March 8. The film was highly anticipated and the months leading up to it were filled with controversy, since it is Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first female solo movie. The movie was released on International Women’s Day, going along with the themes of women empowerment.   The […]

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Billie Eilish's cover for her new album "WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WHERE DO WE GO?" featuring herself sitting on a bed, smiling and her eyes whited-out

Billie Eilish’s ‘bury a friend’ is creepy but in a great way

Billie Eilish has recently taken over the charts with her alternative pop music. With Eilish only being 17 years old, her fame started to develop in 2016 with her song “Ocean Eyes,” and continued with her first album “Don’t Smile At Me” in 2017 Eilish’s new song “bury a friend” from her new upcoming album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, […]

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P!nk Raises the Roof with Concert at the BB&T Center

P!nk Raises the Roof with Concert at the BB&T Center

On Friday Mar. 1, P!NK performed at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida for her “Beautiful Trauma” world tour, which was based on her latest and seventh album of the same name that was released on Oct. 13, 2017. According to P!NK concert goers, her concerts are known to have extravagant acrobatic performances, so many were expecting an exciting show. […]

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (Warner Bros.)

‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ is perfect for all ages

“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”, released on Feb. 8, runs for around two hours. Directed by Mike Mitchell. The film starts with the attack of the Lego Duplo, which are larger blocks for younger kids. The once hopeful land of the Legos becomes “Apocalypseburg,” a drab and depressing land of destruction. Terrified that the world will end, Emmett […]

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Review: “Speak Up” lets down listeners

Review: “Speak Up” lets down listeners

Boring. Dull. Plain. These are a few words that one could use to describe guitar-toting pop artist Jocelyn’s new single, “Speak up.” In this new single, Jocelyn attempts to write an inspiring pop ballad about self-confidence, and resilience through self-understanding when faced with adversity. Yet for a song about finding your voice, Jocelyn seems to still be looking for hers. […]

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Dante Albidone, Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Brodeur, Eden Cupid, Ethan Hwang, and Blake Talabis in The Umbrella Academy (Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix/TNS)

Review: Netflix Original “The Umbrella Academy” brings Gerard Way’s comic to life

“The Umbrella Academy” was released on Feb. 15, based on Gerard Way’s comic of the same title that was released 12 years ago. The show was created by Netflix, and features a total of ten episodes in its first season. This show is not like many other superhero shows; the viewer does not get a backstory on how the main […]

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Review: The final installment of “The Unbreakable” trilogy, “Glass” lives up to expectations

The new and final film of the Unbreakable trilogy “Glass” was released on Jan. 18 as one of the most anticipated movies for the new year. This thriller is a spinoff from the movies “Unbreakable” and “Split”, and features characters from both films.   The movie is about David Dunn (Bruce Willis), a normal human being that realizes he has […]

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MSD students create portraits for impoverished teens

MSD students create portraits for impoverished teens

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 2D art students, lead by art teachers Jacqueline Lieberman and Randee Lombard participated in the annual Memory Project. This year students drew portraits of children in the Philippines who are living in an impoverished environment.   The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization that works with students to create portraits of children who face […]

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