‘Elvis’ Review: The King of Pop reborn on screen

NinaMcMullen This film captures the complicated relationship between 1950’s superstar Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) and his manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). The movie also focuses on Elvis’ wife, Priscilla, as their relationship keeps him grounded. This biopic has Baz Luhrmann’s name written all over it. The story bounces between pinnacle moments in Elvis’ life,… Read More ‘Elvis’ Review: The King of Pop reborn on screen

Junior invited to selective filmmaking workshop in New York

Elise Moulton This summer, junior Nina McMullen will be partaking in a prestigious and selective filmmaking workshop through New York University (NYU). McMullen was one of 20 out of 800 applicants admitted into the program. McMullen found out that she was accepted to the program during Spanish class. “I remember Maggie Stessman jumping up and… Read More Junior invited to selective filmmaking workshop in New York

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!’