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La La Land: The movie that resurrected a genre

La La Land: The movie that resurrected a genre

By Lawson Marchetti

February 15, 2017


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The number 14. It’s a particularly lovely even number that is often considered lucky. It is a meticulously coveted and extremely rare number in the art of film, for it is the most Academy Award nominations any one film has ever received. All About Eve and Titanic were the only two to have ever accomplish...

Review: “Patriots Day” is a true testament of heroism

Review: “Patriots Day” is a true testament of heroism

By Stewart McCullough

January 25, 2017


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Recently, an increasing amount of movies have been released that depicts heroic people, some whose actions lift them high above the crowd. Patriots Day is such a film, which highlights everyday heroes of Boston: the police, families and communities who joined forces after the horrific bombing at the fini...

MOVIE REVIEW: Rogue One passes expectations at light speed

MOVIE REVIEW: Rogue One passes expectations at light speed

By James Threadgill

January 24, 2017


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After J. J. Abrams presented fans with The Force Awakens, director Gareth Edwards took a swing at making a Star Wars film.  Released on December 16, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story made 155 million dollars on opening night, more than any other movie in 2016. Rogue One is set in between the third an...

Doctor Strange is one of the best

Doctor Strange is one of the best

By Jacob Aron

January 18, 2017


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     Doctor Strange released to theaters on November 4th and made just shy of 85 million dollars its opening weekend. Rotten Tomatoes rated the film at a high 90% on their Tomatometer and the audience score at a 90% as well. In Doctor Strange, Stephen Strange an arrogant, renowned surgeon is i...

Oy with the poodles already! Gilmore Girls returns

Oy with the poodles already! Gilmore Girls returns

By Chatham Kennedy

December 15, 2016


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Fast paced jabber has once again rung through the homes of Gilmore girls fans. For months, admirers stalked Youtube channels and Facebook pages in hopes to find out who the returning characters would be, or if they were lucky, a trailer. Fans were ecstatic to learn that supporting characters Melissa ...

“Of Mice and Men” at Prep

“Of Mice and Men” at Prep

By Chatham Kennedy

June 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News

While the majority of Jackson Prep has grown quiet for the summer, Fortenberry Theatre has been booming with excitement as students and alumni prepare for the inaugural student-led production. This interpretation of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is the vision of seventeen-year-old director Gregor ...

“Of Mice and Men” to be Produced by Students

“Of Mice and Men” to be Produced by Students

By Avery Andress

May 20, 2016


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The play “Of Mice and Men” that will be performed this summer at Prep, and will be directed by Gregor Patti and assisted by Lawson Marchetti. The cast will start rehearsing at the end of May. The production of this play will totally be led by students. Greogor Patti played a major role in getting...

“Music Man” Set to Hit Jackson Prep’s Box Office

“Music Man” Set to Hit Jackson Prep’s Box Office

By Chatham Kennedy

May 20, 2016


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The Jackson Prep Fine Arts department is looking forward to the fall production of “The Music Man.” “The Music Man” focuses on Harold Hill, a traveling salesman who peddles band equipment to children with the guarantee that he will teach them how to play. However, once Hill receives the money,...

Viewing Drake’s “Views” and Reviewing

Viewing Drake’s “Views” and Reviewing

By Lee Meena

May 19, 2016


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Ladies and gentlemen, October’s Very Own has done it again! Everyone’s favorite Canadian rapper, Drake, has once again dropped another one of his chart busting, critically acclaimed albums, this time tagging it with the title Views. The album, colloquially known as Views from the 6, was named as...

Cookin’ With Sam: The Last Chapter

Cookin’ With Sam: The Last Chapter

By Sam Mosley, Head Chef, Chief of Security, Etc., Etc.

May 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Video

Every great story needs a great ending, and for this final chapter I thought deep and hard about how to make the perfect ending.  Then the idea hit me about having a Sentry cook-off where I would be the judge and whoever won could take my place as the Sentry cook. This competition consisted of five ...

Netflix Review: From Full to Fuller House

Netflix Review: From Full to Fuller House

By Chatham Kennedy and Blair Stockett

April 27, 2016


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“Whatever happened to predictability,” 90s children’s favorite theme song, has once again rung through the homes of John Stamos and Full House lovers. On February 26th, Full House cast members returned to the screen for a Netflix revival series known as Fuller House. Unfortunately, this rendition...

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