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“The Addams Family” (2019) Should’ve Stayed in the Grave

Raina Carfaro, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2019

“The Addams Family” (2019) was neither kooky nor spooky, and I am altogether disappointed. Previous Addams Family installments have always been entertaining for all ages, but the new movie falls flat in entertaining people ove...

“Halloweentown”: A Halloween Treat Carried by Debbie Reynolds

Mary Kelley, Scarlet Staff

October 26, 2019

“Halloweentown” (1998) is definitely the second best Halloween movie. It is a heartwarming film starring the late, great Debbie Reynolds and featuring the character of Benny, a charismatic, nihilist, skeleton taxi-cab dri...

Join “Us” For an Uncomfortable Time

Gari De Ramos, Scarlet Staff

October 4, 2019

At 7pm on September 28, students trickled into JEFF 320 for the Clark University Film Screening Society’s showing of “Us” (2019). Coming from Jordan Peele, who directed the renowned racial commentary that is the film “...

Manuel Valera Brings a Cuban Touch to the Geller Jazz Concert

Monica Sager, Scarlet Staff

October 4, 2019

The Grind was full the night of September 25 for the seventh annual Geller Jazz Concert, featuring The New Cuban Express with Manuel Valera. “Tonight’s concert is always centered more around a nightclub feel,” said Matt ...

The Emmys: Award Shows are Kinda Important TBH

Mary Kelley, Scarlet Staff

October 4, 2019

Television is one of the most influential aspects of Western culture. This is a fact that can be quite depressing. “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” has been on the air for 10 years. “Monk” was only on for eight years. Th...

“Ad Astra”: Outer Space Meets Inner Life

Oscar Kim Bauman, Living Arts Editor

October 4, 2019

“Ad Astra” is, on paper, a science fiction epic starring Brad Pitt, in which Pitt’s character, an accomplished astronaut named Roy McBride, must face a cosmic menace which threatens Earth itself. But it’s probably not th...

Cancel Culture Strikes Again

Reem Abouchleih, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

Though Saturday Night Live is in its forty-fifth season, the show is still as popular as ever. With constant pop culture references and laughs to be had, fans of the show were on edge to see who was added to the cast this sea...

Shana Tova! Clark Band ‘Beneath Purgatory’ Moshes in the New Year with Hillel

Gari De Ramos, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

If you stumbled across Alden Quad on September 22, confused by the swarm of people wearing mostly black, moshing to some kind of screaming noise next to a deflated bouncy castle, let me explain. On the 22nd, ClarkU Hillel held their annual...

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