Lin-Manuel Miranda brings ‘Rent’ composer Jonathan Larson back to life with new musical biopic, ‘Tick Tick…Boom!’

By J1 reporter Nina McMullen 5/5 stars Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Tick Tick…Boom!” completely rocked both the theater and film world alike. This masterpiece showcases Andrew Garfield in a breakout singing debut that covers the tragic story of Broadway writer, Jonathan Larson. The score is a mix of originally scoring from Larson’s “Tick Tick…Boom!” musical, which was… Read More Lin-Manuel Miranda brings ‘Rent’ composer Jonathan Larson back to life with new musical biopic, ‘Tick Tick…Boom!’

Taylor Swift Inspires Fans Through Folklore Film

By J1 Reporter Reagan Rosenbaum Folklore: the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth. Folklore comes in all forms including folk tales, folk songs, and fairy tales. But in recent years, Folklore has been defined as music artist Taylor Swift’s eighth studio album. On July 23,… Read More Taylor Swift Inspires Fans Through Folklore Film

“Dead Poets Society” worth watching for lessons learned

by J1 reporter Maggie Morris A great movie for high school students to watch is “Dead Poets Society.”  Set in the 1950s at a private boys boarding school, this drama focuses on the relatively typical life of a high school student with classes, extracurriculars, sports and homework. English teacher Mr. Keating, played by the late… Read More “Dead Poets Society” worth watching for lessons learned

The Fallout: Proving Life Goes on Beyond Trauma and Grief

By J1 Reporter Meghan Bartness The Fallout is an eye opening and harsh teenage drama about the world we’re living in. Within the first nine minutes of the movie, the two main characters Vada and Mia are trapped in the bathroom as one of their classmates becomes a school shooter.  Affected by new friendships made… Read More The Fallout: Proving Life Goes on Beyond Trauma and Grief