The Prowler

Super-dysfunctional family proves super-functional on the small screen

Super-dysfunctional family proves super-functional on the small screen

Ian Fertig, A&E Editor
February 24, 2019
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES

The dad’s an emotionally distant billionaire. The mom’s an android. The butler’s a monkey. The superpowered children are broken and dysfunctional adults. Welcome to the Umbrella Academy, where family reunions literally are the end of the world. “The Umbrella Academy,” an all-new Netf...

Have yourself a spooky little Netflix

Have yourself a spooky little Netflix

Blythe Terry and Ian Fertig
January 10, 2019
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES

New Netflix releases are always bound to make a splash online, but this past holiday season had more hits than to be expected. But do the releases live up to the hype? Whether it’s a safe-bet continuation of a hit series, a completely original film, or something that Netflix has never done before, all th...

Tune in or look away

Tune in or look away

Blythe Terry, A&E co-Editor
April 21, 2018
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES

Sometimes, when you find yourself on the brink of making a risky decision -- like whether or not to leave home, invest in cryptocurrencies, or become a rogue detective working for a secret organization -- a friend will try to discourage you by saying “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” ...

Mary Chaudoin

Mary Chaudoin

Caylee Cicero, Features Editor
October 2, 2018
Filed under Alumni: Where are they now?, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

As a teen, sports were at the center of Panther alumna Mary Chaudoin’s life. A decade after graduating from the Mill, this still holds true. In high school, Chaudoin played basketball and volleyball, leading to her college success in volleyball and later to a series of careers in the sports indust...

The movies you didn’t see

The movies you didn’t see

Blythe Terry, A&E co-Editor
August 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES

Social media was hit hard with all sorts of memes this summer. Of course, this is typical when rambunctious internet age-teens are let loose, without the drudgery of high school to keep them occupied. One of note was simply a reaction image with the phrase “sometimes… things that are expensive… ar...

Transcending formula

Transcending formula

Blythe Terry, A&E co-Editor
August 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, SHOWCASE

Superhero movies seem to be a staple of summer cinema. Unfortunately, some common aspects of these blockbuster films -- money grabbing and franchise building -- lend themselves rather easily to repetition and staleness (see “Captain America: Civil War" and the breadth of Marvel movies) or just poor ...