BY ELEANOR HARRIS '20
Over the past few years, classic movies like “Grease” and “Hairspray” have received the TV-movie makeover — so it’s not a big surprise that ABC is recasting and reproducing “Dirty Dancing,” to premiere May 24.
BY MARIANA JARAMILLO '20
Some people like to say that racism is over — or at least, that it is almost impossible to find in certain “progressive” communities. “Get Out,” Jordan Peele’s first feature-length film, expertly dispels that myth with the story of a family of pseudo-liberals hiding a disturbing secret.
BY GRACE FITZGERALD '20
On March 5, the Mount Holyoke Jazz Ensembles performed the annual Big Broadcast in Chapin Auditorium. The live radio broadcast included musical numbers as well as an original serial-style drama. “
BY WELLINGTON TREMAYNE '17
On Feb. 15, writer, director and performer Kai Davis performed spoken word poetry in an event for this semester’s Building Bridges: Trans and Queer People of Color Speaker Series.
Every award season, one genre of films is always missing: superhero films. Why don’t superhero films get prestigious awards like the Oscars? Not all superhero films deserve awards because, let’s be honest, not all of them are great pieces of storytelling or great acting, but there are enough that are.
BY RELYN MYRTHIL '19
Relyn Myrthil shows MHN whats playing on her playlist now.
BY DEMETRIA OSEI-TUTU ’17
In these trying times when activism is prevalent and more important than ever, many wonder where celebrities stand on participating in movements. There are many celebrities who actively participate in activism and in social justice. They use their social media profiles to be vocal about the issues. Others do not. Can and should celebrities remain neutral when human rights are being violated?