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SDCC 2014: The Musical Anatomy of a Superhero Press Room

SDCC 2014: The Musical Anatomy of a Superhero Press Room

Michael Moccio ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Executive Editor

Emertainment Monthly got the chance to sit down with some of the best composers of today at SDCC. Joined by big talent like Tyler Bates, Chrisophe Beck, John Ottman, Blake Neely, and Brian Tyler, the members of the press were given the time to ask questions.

Blake Neely has written a wide variety of music, from writing for the Queen of…

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One Direction Play New Jersey’s Metlife Stadium

One Direction Play New Jersey’s Metlife Stadium

Keely Chisholm ‘17/ Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

British-Irish boyband One Direction played to a sold-out Metlife Stadium in New Jersey. The concert was the first show the band played in the U.S. so far on this year’s “Where We Are” tour. Previously, the band played shows in South America and Europe—the third and final leg began in Toronto.

Opening for them was Australian pop-punk band 5…

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SDCC 2014: Interview with Lumberjanes Co-Creator Shannon Watters

SDCC 2014: Interview with Lumberjanes Co-Creator Shannon Watters

Michael Moccio ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Executive Editor

Emertainment Monthly got the opportunity to interview Shannon Watters, an editor at the critically acclaimed BOOM! Studios. In addition to being an editor, she’s also credited as the co-creator of the new, hit series Lumberjanes.

EM: One of the reasons why we love Lumberjanes is because everyone is relatable! Even Jen, the camp counselor,…

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Album Review: ‘5 Seconds of Summer’ by 5 Seconds of Summer

Album Review: ‘5 Seconds of Summer’ by 5 Seconds of Summer

Keely Chisholm ‘17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

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5 Seconds of Summer have had quite the year, and it’s only halfway over. The Australian pop-punk band are currently opening for British-Irish boyband One Direction, which might lead some to think the sounds are similar. Comprised of Michael Clifford, Luke Hemmings, Calum Hood, and Ashton Irwin, the boys establish themselves as more than just…

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'The Legend of Korra' Review: “Long Live the Queen”

‘The Legend of Korra’ Review: “Long Live the Queen”

Joey Sack ‘17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

The latest episode in The Legend of Korra, “Long Live the Queen,” sees Team Avatar split into two captive groups, with both parties on their way to Ba Sing Se; Korraand Asami are in the custody of the Earth Queen’s forces, while Mako and Bolin are hostages of the Red Lotus. There are several aspects that make this episode one of the best this…

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An Insightful Rollercoaster: Review of ‘Blind’

An Insightful Rollercoaster: Review of ‘Blind’

Cynthia Ayala ’16 / Emeraiment Monthly Staff Writer

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One moment she could see, and then in a flash there was darkness and pain. Emma Sasha Silver was just a normal teenager until one fateful Fourth of July weekend left her blind. Now back to her old life–after months of re-learning the basics in her life like how to read, get dressed and survive, Emma is trying to live through her disability and…

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Review: Image Comics’ Genius #1

Review: Image Comics’ Genius #1

Maya Zach ’17/ Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Just about everything you need to know about Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman‘s new series Genius is spelled out for you on the first page. A 17-year-old girl, Destiny, has united every gang in Los Angeles to take down their enemy, the LAPD. Detective Reginald Grey is the only cop who knows what to expect from Destiny, as he has been building a case…

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Willkommen Bienvenue Welcome: ‘Cabaret’ Lights Up Broadway

Willkommen Bienvenue Welcome: ‘Cabaret’ Lights Up Broadway

Nora Dominick ‘17/ Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming in Cabaret. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus/Broadway.com.

Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming in Cabaret. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus/Broadway.com.

The famous Studio 54 has been transformed into the infamous Kit Kat Klub as Alan Cumming saunters and struts his way across the stage. The Roundabout Theatre Company’s latest revival of Cabaretbrings this insightful, humorous, and dramatic tale to a new…

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'The Last of Us': The Most Average Of Us

‘The Last of Us’: The Most Average Of Us

Erik Fattrosso ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

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“Game of the Year”, “Masterpiece”, and occasionally “Game of the Decade” are all terms that are seen in no small amount when it comes to the Playstation exclusive The Last Of Us.  Developed by Naughty Dog, famous for their work on the Jak and Daxter and Uncharted series, it was originally released for PlayStation 3 in June of 2013.  A little…

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‘Ruthless’ Loses Its Energy | Review of ‘Ruthless’ (PLL, #10)

‘Ruthless’ Loses Its Energy | Review of ‘Ruthless’ (PLL, #10)

Cynthia Ayala ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

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These four Pretty Little Liars can’t catch a break.  They thought they had it all figured out, that they would finally be safe, that they could stop looking over their shoulders.  But, A is back and she is just getting started.  These four girls haven’t been good, so A could be anyone…or could they.  Spencer is convinced it’s someone she…

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