Hanks, Streep deliver in “The Post” Reply

By Leanne Signoriello & Alex Balletto – Features Editor & Copy Editor

Steven Spielberg and his star-studded cast in “The Post” allow audiences to accurately revisit tumultuous 1971. “The Post” focused on the publication of U.S. Pentagon papers, exposing the secrets that the federal government lied to citizens about the Vietnam War, leading to the Watergate scandal. More…

Justice League delivers some justice Reply

By Colin Froment – News Editor

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Justice League stars pictured from left to right: Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Batman, Aquaman, and Flash. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

The Justice League has set the groundwork for all superhero teams since their comic’s debut in 1960. With superhero films becoming some of the most popular blockbusters in today’s cinemas, it was only a matter of time before DC’s trademark crew finally got their screen time.  More…

Stranger Things Two: better and stranger than ever 1

By Mackenzie Dineen & Ruth Kehinde – Arts Editor & 1851 Staff

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Stranger Things seasons one and two are available on Netflix. Photo courtesy of Netflix

“Stranger Things” came out in 2016 and immediately became a focal point in pop-culture. The fandom of this scientific horror series was adrenalized when the second season was released on Netflix on October 27. More…

“The Thrill of it All” shows a different Smith Reply

By Gregg Casazza – 1851 Staff

When Sam Smith released the first single off of his sophomore album “Too Good at Goodbyes,” a stark, yet safe piano ballad which harkened back to his first LP, fans wondered if this new album “The Thrill of it All” would just be more of the same. For an artist who has stirred up so much controversy over his relatively short time in the public spotlight, Smith tends to take very minimal risks with his music.  More…

Eataly: A fresh taste of Italian cuisine Reply

By Colin Froment & Brian Cohen – News Editor & 1851 Staff

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Eataly is located at 800 Boylston Street, Boston, in the Prudential Center. Photo by Colin Froment

The Prudential Center is home to many restaurants that highlight various culinary cultures, and Eataly is a great representation of Italian customs in a unique presentation that is bound to attract anyone who is looking for a taste for some of the finest handcrafted Italian food in the area.  More…

Shrek has ogre appeal, with many layers Reply

By Seán McGlone – Editor-in-Chief

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Lasell College Drama Club performed “Shrek the Musical” for five shows from November 16-19 in Yamawaki Auditorium. The production retells the classic children’s movie with song and dance. Photo by Cassidy Murray

Lasell College Drama Club (LCDC) performed their highly-anticipated rendition of “Shrek the Musical” in five separate shows from November 16 – 19. The children’s movie brought-to-life showcased Lasell’s diverse and exciting cast playing characters that can only be described as unconventional. More…

The blades are still sharp Reply

By Colin Froment – News Editor

The original “Blade Runner” that was released 1982 introduced audiences to a visually spectacular world populated with killer androids. More than 30 years later, this world still manages to deliver satisfying action in the form of Blade Runner 2049 in an entirely updated version to amaze a different generation of audience members. Thanks to its engaging storyline with dazzling visuals to accompany it, the new Blade Runner proves that every one-time classic has the potential for a little technology upgrade for a refreshing experience.

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