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‘When The Curtain Falls’, A Bad Omen For Greta Van Fleet – Greta Van Fleet

Edwin Svoboda, Writer

October 14, 2018


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  Greta Van Fleet, the young rockers from the midwest riding the fame of their predecessors with no shame, fail to explore any new ideas on their newest song, “When The Curtain Falls.” This song is a single to be fully released in Van Fleets second full length album, and it is a harrowing...

‘Iridescence’, A Pivotal Record For BROCKHAMPTON

Edwin Svoboda, Writer

October 14, 2018


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BROCKHAMPTON has released yet another hit album. “Iridescence” is the fifth full length album from the group. However, this album marks an important crossroad of the group’s career, as it is their first album signed under RCA Records, which is the first big label to sign the group for an estimat...

‘First Reformed’ Review

Tommy Powers, Writer

October 14, 2018


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  Paul Schrader’s First Reformed is one of the most important films of the decade. Schrader is most famous for his efforts as a screenwriter, particularly his collaborations with Martin Scorsese on Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Bringing Out the Dead and The Last Temptation of Christ. Because of hi...

Chill Bubble Tea

Noemi Orrantia, Writer

October 14, 2018


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  Chill Bubble Tea, located in Yorktown Mall, is a small place that serves bubble tea, loose leaf tea and smoothies with the option to put their signature tapioca pearls, small and chewy pearls also commonly called boba, or other items in your beverage. Finding this tiny space is ver...

Love Never Dies

Michaela Reif, Writer

October 14, 2018


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    Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies has large shoes to fill as the sequel of the critically acclaimed Phantom of the Opera. Picking up ten years after the resolution of Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies introduces new conflicts and new characters to the longstanding cl...

Noodles Pho U

Sohini Surapaneni, Editor

October 14, 2018


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Upon noticing a pun that had been converted into the name of a Vietnamese inspired restaurant, I was introduced to this quick Asian fusion place, Noodles Pho U by a friend of mine. Naturally, I decided to visit with two of my friends. We decided to go on a Saturday afternoon at about three, which ...

Maize and Mash

Sohini Surapaneni, Editor for The Scoop

September 14, 2018


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Amidst a ponder determining my lunch for the day, I opened the most reliable smartphone application there is for restaurant recommendations - Yelp!. If you were to do the same, the very top of the list would boldly behold the words "Maize and Mash." Mark my words, this cozy downtown lunch and dinner...

Dining at Juicy-O

Mikey Reif, Writer for The Scoop

September 14, 2018


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  Upon walking into Juicy-O, I immediately got the sense that it was a brunch gem. Despite having four locations, Juicy-O attracts loyal and local clientele, who habitually return for its famous doughnuts, which are complimentary upon being seated. After asking to be seated, I was taken to the...

‘The 15:17 to Paris’ – a thorough review

Tommy Powers, Writer for The Scoop

September 14, 2018


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Clint Eastwood’s "The 15:17 to Paris"is polarizing, and rightfully so. It has been bashed by critics, earning only 24% positive reviews on the popular review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes—Eastwood proves with this film that he is still the aesthete that directed films like "Bird"(1988) and "Hereafter"...

‘Crazy RICH Asians’

Noemi Orrantia, Writer for The Scoop

September 14, 2018


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  "Crazy RICH Asians," Jon M. Chu’s romantic-comedy, premiered on August 15, 2018, and has already made 111 million dollars in the United States and has sparked a new movement for minority actors and actresses. This movie follows the story of Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she travels to Si...

Good Time

Good Time

Tommy Powers, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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Good Time has quickly received critical acclaim, box office success and a dedicated fan base, and it is a film that anyone and everyone can enjoy. It is fast-paced and entertaining for those that are looking for a fun experience, but it also holds thematic weight and genuine artistic value to appeal t...

Coco

Coco

Noemi Orrantia, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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Coco, the newest addition to the Pixar movie franchise, came out on November 22nd of this year and is already a smash hit. Directed by Lee Unkrich, Coco takes place in the heart of Mexico and during the Dead of the Dead. The film is about a 12 year old boy named Miguel Rivera, an inspiring musician who...

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