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The Party brings classic cinema technique to the modern day

The Party stars Kristin Scott Thomas as Janet, one of the main characters of the film.

Mandi Karpo, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2018

In attempt to bring her closest friends together to celebrate her political ascension as Minister of London, Janet, played by Kristin Scott Thomas, embarks on a series of dramatic events which later shadow the true reason for their gathering. Starting off as a sophisticated soiree, it begins to unravel...

The future for Mars – the company behind M&M’s

The Mars company contains many different products.

Maggie Murphy, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2018

M&M’s are a very popular candy among Americans, but there are many more flavors then the original milk chocolate. The company who manufactures this product, Mars, has yet to stop coming out with new flavors for the candy-coated chocolates. M&M’s were first introduced to the market on February 28, ...

BTS tops the Billboard 200 Albums Chart

BTS wins the Top Social Artist on May 21, 2017

Jaclyn Kim, Eastside Staff

June 4, 2018

BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, is the first K-pop boy band that topped the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. Their new album, Love Yourself: Tear, sold about 5 million albums, debuting at number one on the US album charts. The journey to their success was a long experience and definitely inspiring to pe...

Rex Orange County is a new musician on the rise.

Rex Orange County is a musician on the rise.

Zoe Culver, Eastside Staff

May 31, 2018

Rex Orange County has made his mark over the past year as a new performer and musician. Born as Alex O’Connor in Haslemere, England, Rex Orange County has been playing music for many years. Both of his parents were involved in music, and he was inspired by the presence of music in their home. At...

’13 Reasons Why’, and the rising importance of mental awareness

'13 Reasons Why', and the rising importance of mental awareness

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside Staff

May 30, 2018

On May 19, anticipated teens and adults were finally able to access the second season of 13 Reasons Why. The cliffhanger that was left off in the first season left audiences hanging and captivated them to return to the second season. ​13 Reasons Why opened last year with a bang. It was one of Ne...

Shawn Mendes confesses about his anxiety in his new single “In My Blood”

Shawn Mendes's new single,

Jamison Amistoso, Eastside Staff

May 22, 2018

Shawn Mendes is back in 2018 with brand new singles, hyping up his fans for his third album, named after himself: “Shawn Mendes”. Mendes began the announcement of his new album on Twitter, giving subtle hints to his followers about his upcoming music. He teased out components of his pieces until...

A spoiler-free review of Avengers: Infinity War

Thanos (Josh Brolin) utilizing the infinity stones to pull a planet

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

April 29, 2018

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has had ten years of films, ten years of character development and ten years of generating billions at the box office building to this. Throughout the past decade, the MCU has become the world’s greatest "television" series. Every “episode”,  or solo film, eit...

Essentials to know before seeing Avengers: Infinity War

Essentials to know before seeing Avengers: Infinity War

Matthew McNulty, Eastside Staff

April 25, 2018

For a long time people have marveled at MCU films, after a little over ten years, the final installment of the Infinity Stones story arc is ending. Even before its release date or trailers, “Avengers: Infinity War” has created a lot of hype. This movie will be the climax in Marvel’s Infinit...

The Senior Experience: What is Senior Trip like?

The Senior Experience: What is Senior Trip like?

Andrew Abate, Eastside Staff

April 23, 2018

A couple weeks ago, I, among many other Seniors at Cherry Hill East, spent five days and four nights at Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida. The trip was a very unique experience. There were some aspects of the trip that I had not experienced the last time I was at Disney a couple of years...

A Quiet Place brings a new form of suspense to the theater

Karissa Murray, Eastside Staff

April 20, 2018

A thriller this gripping is probably the last thing you would expect from the man who plays Jim on “The Office,” but it’s a pleasant surprise. John Krasinski directs and stars in A Quiet Place, a movie set several years in the future from the present day. In this post-apocalyptic world, reminiscent of ...

You will “Love, Simon” when you see it.

You will

Giana Maccarella, Eastside Staff

March 26, 2018

Fall in love with Love, Simon. As 17-year-old Simon Spier, played by Nick Robinson, finds his first, true high school sweetheart you will find your love for teen romances all over again. Simon’s love story is unlike many others, including that of two of his best friends, Abby, Alexandra Shipp, an...

The return of vinyl

The Tunes music store in Voorhees is home to many forms of music mediums, including vinyl.

Zoe Culver, Eastside Staff

March 19, 2018

Vinyl sales hit their peak in 2017 and approximately 14.32 million records were sold  according to Nielsen. Billboard found that in the past twelve years, vinyl sales have been steadily increasing in the United States. Now, it is much more common to find record stores and people have easy access to buying this t...

Eastside Predicts the 2018 Academy Awards!

Oscars 90th Academy Awards

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

March 3, 2018

Every March, Hollywood has their most prestigious awards show, the Academy Awards. The Academy Awards, also referred to as the Oscars, give critics, actors and filmmakers an opportunity to be rewarded for their achievements in the past year’s array of films. Based on the results of previous award s...

“Black Panther” delivers a thought provoking masterpiece

Harry Green, Eastside Entertainment Editor

February 19, 2018

Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira , Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis, John Kani Director: Ryan Coogler Synopsis: Black Panther, Marvel’s newest superhero film...

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” does not disappoint

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

February 19, 2018

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a gut-wrenching drama that pulls no punches leaving you walking out the theater in sheer astonishment. The incredible performances by the entire cast, a genius screenplay, and its horrifying realism form an unforgettable film. Three Billboards follows Mi...