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“Blood Diamond” and it’s cultural impact

“Blood Diamond” and it’s cultural impact

Jakob Silvert, Eastside Staff

June 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

“Blood Diamond” by Edward Zick presented a dark side of the African world of which Hollywood had never seen before. Three characters of widely different backgrounds come together in the search for an extremely sought after gem. Leonardo DiCaprio stars in the film playing Danny Archer, a nati...

Melody’s Echo Chamber makes a return with ‘Bon Voyage’

Melody’s Echo Chamber makes a return with ‘Bon Voyage’

Zoe Culver, Eastside Staff

June 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

After a five year hiatus, Melody’s Echo Chamber has made her return to music. Known for her psychedelic rock sound, Melody Prochet, better known as “Melody’s Echo Chamber” has not released music since her last album, Melody’s Echo Chamber, in 2013. Melody recently announced that she will be dropping ...

Panic! At The Disco releases new album “Pray for the Wicked”

Panic! At The Disco releases new album “Pray for the Wicked”

Samantha Roehl, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

One week ago, Panic! at the Disco released the third song from their newest album Pray for the Wicked. The full album, which is going to have eleven tracks, will be fully released on June 22, 2018. The album has so far been steeped in mystery and mystique. People on Panic! at the Disco’s email list ha...

The Party brings classic cinema technique to the modern day

The Party brings classic cinema technique to the modern day

Mandi Karpo, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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

Maggie Murphy, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

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 tops the Billboard 200 Albums Chart

Jaclyn Kim, Eastside Staff

June 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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...

’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


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase

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

Jamison Amistoso, Eastside Staff

May 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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

A spoiler-free review of Avengers: Infinity War

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

April 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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


Filed under Entertainment

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


Filed under Entertainment, News/Features, Showcase

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

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

Karissa Murray, Eastside Staff

April 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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 “Love, Simon” when you see it.

Giana Maccarella, Eastside Staff

March 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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...

Eastside Predicts the 2018 Academy Awards!

Eastside Predicts the 2018 Academy Awards!

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

March 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

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

“Black Panther” delivers a thought provoking masterpiece

Harry Green, Eastside Entertainment Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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...

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