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Hunger Games prequel revives fan favorite series

‘Hunger Games’ prequel revives fan favorite series

Brooklyn Leighton, Opinion Editor December 6, 2023

Fans of Suzanne Collins’ beloved series, “The Hunger Games,” finally get another glimpse into the fictional world of Panem with the release of “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,”...

New England nostalgia wrapped up into an instant Christmas classic

New England nostalgia wrapped up into an instant Christmas classic

Keely Menyhart, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor December 5, 2023

The latest New England Christmas movie has hit theaters and brings 70s nostalgia back to our hearts.  “The Holdovers,” starring Paul Giamatti and Dominic Sessa was released Nov. 10  and tells...

Suffolk professor Daniel Weidknecht debuted his newest short film Roxbury at Modern Theater Nov.29.

‘Roxbury’ digs at the poignant issue of discriminatory housing in the community

William Fithian, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

“Roxbury,” a documentary film directed by Suffolk University staff and faculty member Daniel Weidknecht, debuted at Suffolk University’s Modern Theatre Nov. 29. The 31-minute film focused on Roxbury’s...

The logo of The Hunger Games. Its prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is bringing a revival of dystopian fiction to the mainstream.

‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ revives dystopian fiction

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large November 17, 2023

“The Hunger Games” prequel “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” is reminding a generation raised on dystopian fantasy media that the rebellious characters thought to be lost in a mid-2000’s era...

(L-R) Cailee Spaeny, Jacob Elordi.

‘Priscilla’ is the take on Elvis we’ve been waiting for

Julia Jacobsen, Journal Contributor November 7, 2023

“Priscilla,” directed by Sofia Coppola, is yet another example of why women’s voices are vital in media. “Priscilla” is a take on Priscilla Presley’s 1985 book “Elvis and Me.”  Cailee...

How Suffolk students are getting scary this Halloween

How Suffolk students are getting scary this Halloween

May Lindeman, Journal Contributor October 25, 2023

The temperature is starting to drop, the leaves are starting to change color and fall on the Boston Common and grocery stores have started selling pumpkins, marking the beginning of Halloween festivities...

Still of the film Heavy Metal shown at the Boston Palestine Film Festival.

Boston Palestine Film Festival offers unique perspective into culture through film

Jack Ewer, Journal Contributor October 24, 2023

The Boston Palestine Film Festival has been on a mission to expose the people of New England to Palestinian culture through art since 2007. Due to the ongoing Israeli-Hamas war, the BPFF chose to postpone...

Taylor Swift performing songs from Folklore at The Eras Tour.

Taylor Swift enchants fans with ‘The Eras Tour’ concert movie

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

There's nothing Taylor Swift can't do and “The Eras Tour” concert movie is proof of that. Made especially for her fans who didn't have the opportunity to attend the show, Swift's cinematic production...

A Haunting in Venice leaves audiences with chills

‘A Haunting in Venice’ leaves audiences with chills

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer October 10, 2023

Kenneth Branagh twirls the mustache and reprises his role as the charming Inspector Hercules Poirot in “A Haunting in Venice.” The movie, also directed by Branagh, is the third adaptation of the case...

Set of Taylor Swifts The Eras Tour at Gillette Stadium.

Exiting our summer era: a pop culture recap

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large October 3, 2023

The 2023 summer brought us many pop culture moments for the books. As the cold weather rolls into the city, let’s look at making this summer one of the most memorable of the decade. MUSIC This...

Tegan and Sara promote new album Crybaby

Tegan and Sara rock the Roadrunner with new album

Matt Chowansky, Journal Contributor September 26, 2023

Tegan and Sara brought their show to Roadrunner on Sept. 22 in support of their newest album “Crybaby.” The pop duo performed in front of a packed crowd with fans lined up outside of the venue hours...

5 movies to de-stress while studying

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer April 18, 2023

We are nearing the end of the semester and everyone is stressed. To free yourself from piles of notes and books for a while, what about a movie to unwind?  Studying for finals and writing papers might...

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