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A New Glenbard South Production

Michaela Reif, Scoop Editor

March 12, 2020

With “Eurydice” closing earlier this month, it seems almost too soon to be looking forward to another Glenbard South theater production. However, due to new scheduling changes implemented by director Jessica Keuth-Rahtjen last year, the spring production has already been casted, and rehearsals are...

“P.S. I Still Love You”

Felicity Abbott, Scoop Writer

March 12, 2020

April 15th, 2014, was the day it all started. This was when the book “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” by Jenny Han was released. Since then, three books in total have been written and two movies have been released. Fans of “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” have been waiting for the seque...

Parasite’s Path to Fame

Zainab Talha, Scoop Writer

March 12, 2020

“And the Oscar goes to… ‘Parasite’.” This year at the Oscars, “Parasite” made history by being the first non-English movie to win best picture. With other nominated movies such as “Little Women”, a film based on the famous novel of Louisa May Alcott, and “Joker”, a psychologica...

Mean Girls Hits Broadway in Chicago

Michaela Reif, Scoop Editor

February 5, 2020

The story of Mean Girls, which started as a movie with the screenplay by Tina Fey, has never truly been considered an insightful masterpiece. The same applies for the Broadway musical rendition of Mean Girls that is now showing at the Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. Anyone in search of heartfelt rev...

“Eurydice”: A Production

Zainab Talha, Scoop Writer

February 5, 2020

If you watched Glenbard South put on “The Little Mermaid” in November, or even if you didn’t, don’t miss out on Eurydice this February! Where The Little Mermaid was a musical, Eurydice is a tragic and heartfelt play which retells a famous Greek myth in a new light. The play Eurydice is about the myth of Orphe...

Jumanji: The Next Level of Awesome

Felicity Abbott, Scoop Writer

February 5, 2020

From the original Jumanji, released in 1995, to the remake (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), released in 2017, Jumanji: The Next Level had a lot to live up to. The story was modernized with the transfer from board to video game which gave an appeal to younger crowds, the actors did an amazing job of pl...

Frozen 2 Review

Frozen 2 Review

Lucia Labarre, Scoop Writer

December 15, 2019

 After watching Frozen and thoroughly enjoying it, I was intrigued to see the new Frozen 2 and discover how they would continue the plot into a second movie. I have to say, I was very pleased with the way it was executed and thought it had a very entertaining and thought out plot line. It was a movie tha...

Noelle Review: How Kendrick and Hader Saved this Movie

Noelle Review: How Kendrick and Hader Saved this Movie

Reagan Rude, Scoop Editor

December 15, 2019

A long time ago, movies like Noelle used to be called “straight to tape”, then they were referred to as “straight to DVD” and now they are simply called “straight to streaming subscription service.” These movies are not put in the theater because most people would not bother to see them, a...

Christmas Magic at the Market

Michaela Reif, Scoop Editor

December 13, 2019

Nothing quite represents the beginning of the holiday season like a trip to the Chicago Christkindlmarket in Daley Plaza. Squeezed into the heart of the theater district, the market is always jam-packed with both shoppers and browsers who can peruse a large selection of gifts, foods, drinks and keepsa...

3 Dark Crowns: Worth the Time?

Felicity Abbott, Scoop Writer

December 13, 2019

Within Kendare Blake’s novel, 3 Dark Crowns, the magical island Fennbirn forces the triplet daughters of its queen to fight until one is victorious and claims the title of queen. However, when the story begins, there is a new generation of triplets, and things start to go awry. For centuries ...

A Christmas Journey: A Great Fireplace Read

Zainab Talha, Scoop Writer

December 13, 2019

With the holidays coming up and winter settling in, A Christmas Journey is the perfect book to read. Anne Perry, who is known for the series Thomas Pitt and William Monk writes A Christmas Journey as a historical mystery novel that follows the interactions of a group of wealthy British elites.  The no...

Breaking Expectations: El Camino

Reagan Rude, Scoop Editor

November 15, 2019

It has been nine years after the jaw-dropping series finale of the critically acclaimed AMC series Breaking Bad, whose open-ended resolution left fans guessing the fate of the main characters: Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) and Walter White (Bryan Cranston). While most presume that White had died since he was se...

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