By Ben Capuano When we try to consider the inherent value of a movie, we usually envision this aspect on a binary spectrum. The movie’s always good, bad or somewhere in between. I’d like to argue there’s another dimension that everyone knows about but rarely discusses: the boredom axis. Go too far into the boredom dimension and you’ll soon find in a frightening place full … Continue reading A Hard Look At “Mother’s Day”
By Lena Hardisty and Sabrina Hubbell | All Photos Courtesy Maria Reyes Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing is a story of wit, humor and human emotion. The inspired plotline paired with a beautiful set combine to make a tension and laughter filled show. Shakespeare’s stories have been told time and time again, often seen as tiring, old classics. However, Drama Two’s performance, placed in 1960’s … Continue reading A Story of Wit, Humor and Emotion: Much Ado About Nothing Review
By Baran Fotouhiyeh
Marvel’s “Captain Marvel,” is more than just a win for female representation in action comic book movies and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but is a homage to the phenomenal everyday woman.
By Alex Levin
During fifth period on Thursday, March 21, the popular brass band Lucky Chops stopped by Mercer Island High School to put on a show like no other. While not everyone was able to attend the concert, I was lucky enough to get the chance, and I am sure glad I did.
By Ben Capuano
“Metamorphoses” is the last play I would ever expect the school to get behind performing. The water, mature themes and instances of casual swearing seem like the exact kind of thing the administration usually censors from high school productions. But it seems like just this once, all the barriers were lifted, and ultimately, the results speak for themselves.
By Ben Capuano
Although drama produces several productions over the course of the year to showcase the extent of students’ acting abilities, the Playwriting Project gives Drama students the chance to show off their scripting abilities as well.
By Zahra Sow
As a Senegalese girl, seeing “Black Panther” was an emotional journey filled with pride and astonishment. I could relate to many of the moments in the film — especially those which were inspired by African culture. Continue reading “For A Senegalese Girl, The Importance of “Black Panther””
By Annie Poole
Timothée Chalamet is not the only reason to see Luca Guadagnino’s most recent movie, “Call Me By Your Name,” although the 22-year-old actor is nominated for Best Actor at the Oscars and the movie is nominated for Best Picture. This wistful depiction of desire and a first love, portrayed through Chalamet’s boyish innocence, will have you ponder what love means to you.
By Lucille Shield
“Good Kids,” a PG-13 play, addresses teenagers, rape, social media, and victim-blaming — and is one of the most provocative plays MIHS has produced yet. Based on the 2012 Steubenville High School rape case, “Good Kids” follows high school student Chloe’s story of sexual assault.
By Ben Capuano
The fact that we have a Laser Dome in our immediate vicinity is something that is unfortunately rather underlooked by most at our school. I didn’t even know we had one until I took on this review, but apparently many people at MIHS do. What they don’t know about are the variety of shows hosted at the one of a kind venue. Continue reading “The Laser Dome: The Best $10 Experience of the Year”