The Stampede

Netflix’s New Show is Addressing Important Issues

Netflix’s New Show is Addressing Important Issues

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager

November 14, 2019

     Netflix’s brand new show The Politician by Ryan Murphy shows a satirical side to a high school presidential election.       The show takes place around Payton Hobart, played by Ben Platt, an ambitious high school senior wanting to be class president of Saint Sebastian High School, i...

Behind the Scandal

Behind the Scandal

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager

November 14, 2019

     This Lifetime movie shows the inner workings of the families behind the infamous scandal in 2019 from the FBI case “Operation Varsity Blues”.       “Operation Varsity Blues” is an ongoing investigation of parents who, with the help of outside consultants, improved their chil...

The Lighthouse Comprehensive Movie Review

The Lighthouse Comprehensive Movie Review

Brooklyn Weber, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

     You find yourself off the shore of New England on a secluded island as a wickie with no other man insight apart from your superior. As the days progress you begin to lose sanity and the longer and longer you are stuck there the madder you go. This is exactly the case for Ephraim Winslow (R...

‘El Camino’ doesn’t break Breaking Bad

‘El Camino’ doesn’t break Breaking Bad

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor

November 14, 2019

     One of the most awarded and highly-regarded television series released a follow-up movie to an eager and passionate fanbase.      ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ was released this past month on Netflix as a sequel to the television series ‘Breaking Bad’. The show followed ...

Is this the real life? Or just a fantasy…

Is this the real life? Or just a fantasy…

Mason Hanshaw, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

The movie that caught us all in a landslide could very well be an escape from reality. The November 2018 biopic release Bohemian Rhapsody hit hard in theatres everywhere, and according to ABC News, reached a global total of $141 million in just a few days. Audiences, including students at Monte...

Vice: A political statement or biopic

Vice: A political statement or biopic

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor

January 15, 2019

One of the most awaited movies of the year debuted this past Christmas, but failed to capture the big audiences. Vice, the biopic about the life of Dick Cheney, the 43rd Vice President of the United States, opened on Christmas. In the first weekend Vice only brought in a meager of $7.7 million...

Crazy Rich Asians: A step towards diversity

Crazy Rich Asians: A step towards diversity

Lauryn Leong and Adya Agarwal

October 3, 2018

  Video courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures and YouTube      Crazy Rich Asians, a bubbly and charming movie, has managed to capture the hearts of audiences everywhere, while still encapsulating an admirable message about diversity.     The movie focuses on New York native, Rachel Ch...

REVIEW – Hacksaw Ridge

REVIEW – Hacksaw Ridge

Sam O'Connell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

    After seeing this film, I understand why it was so highly praised by many of its viewers.     Hacksaw Ridge, directed by well-known actor Mel Gibson, uncovers the true story of WWll soldier Desmond Doss (played by Andrew Garfield). Doss doesn’t want to kill, so he decides to pick u...

REVIEW – Doctor Strange

Chris Polo, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

   If you like films with superheroes and outstanding special effects, then you will love the newest Marvel film, Doctor Strange.    This movie in particular is different from most superhero movies. It’s not the classical super strength or ability to fly. Time, space, and multidimensional un...

REVIEW – MV Student Center drinks

REVIEW – MV Student Center drinks

Lauren Edelman, Online Editor

January 24, 2017

    Let’s be honest, when students typically think of high school cafeteria food, they don’t think of a five star meal.  Instead, they think about soggy pizzas, and “mystery meat” chicken nuggets. Gross.       MV students are lucky enough to have relatively luxurious Subway sandwich...

REVIEW-Favorite Indian Restaurant

REVIEW-Favorite Indian Restaurant

Eshana Seshadri, Social Media Editor

January 12, 2017

      Being a foodie myself, it’s always exciting to find new places to eat, as well as show other people some of my favorite restaurants. Recently, a couple of my Indian friends and I discovered that two of our peers, Timothy Huang and Ethan Peng, had never tried Indian food. We knew immediatel...

REVIEW-Donald Trump’s the Art of the Deal

REVIEW-Donald Trump’s the Art of the Deal

Ian Walsh, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017

    When it comes to popular subjects of discussion, Donald Trump is at the top of the list, and there is one movie that captures him all.     Donald Trump’s the Art of the Deal is a short movie parody that seems to cover everything Trump. From the election, to his mishaps, and his see...