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The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

The Classic

The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

The Classic

Jurassic World is middle-of-the-food-chain fun

Jason Lalljee June 10, 2015

This is what a tentpole studio blockbuster looks like in the year 2015: character archetypes with which audiences can identify and are familiar, visual effects and money shots that favor marketing viability...

An inside look at “Inside Out”

Jennifer Walsh May 8, 2015
Pixar's latest film, Inside Out, dares to explore uncharted territory inside the human mind. The film, featuring five main emotions of a young girl in a new city, stars Amy Poehler as Joy, Bill Hader as Fear, Phyllis Smith as Sadness, Lewis Black as Anger and Mindy Kaling as Disgust. This is Pixar's return to box offices everywhere following the release of Monsters University.Director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera discussed the challenges of bringing such an abstract concept to life on screen.

Kevin Costner and Jim White discuss McFarland, USA

Jennifer Walsh February 16, 2015
McFarland, USA follows the true story of a cross-country coach and his underdog team’s journey to success, set in one of the poorest towns in America. Jim White, the coach at the center of the film, and Kevin Costner, who plays White onscreen, sat down to discuss the film.

Taylor Swift’s latests “shakes off” cold-weather gloom

Jennifer Walsh November 17, 2014
Most of the time, when an artist announces their first pop album, it’s met with passing interest until its release. Most of the time, these people are not Taylor Swift. The Grammy winner’s first pop album, 1989, is catchy, bold, and stands out in a genre suffering from songs as dull as cardboard.

Big Hero 6 is a big smash

Jason Lalljee November 14, 2014
Disney’s Big Hero 6 is a fantastically syncretic vision on multiple levels. Not only does it manage to pique the interest of animation fans, the hook being its blend of Eastern and Western animation styles, but its primary goal comes across as bringing together the appeals of the studio’s biggest properties, Pixar and Marvel-- with albeit mixed results.
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