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Lady Bird

Eve Crandall, Iris Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018

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      In the opening scene of Lady Bird, the titular protagonist, played by Saoirse Ronan, tells her mother she wishes she “could live through something.” Although this line exasperates her mother, I understand what she me...

Wonder

January 12, 2018

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by Sara Isser​Based off of the New York Times bestseller by R.J. Palacio, Wonder (directed by Stephen Chbosky) tells the story of Auggie Pullman (played by Jacob Tremblay), a fifth-grade boy who was born with facial defor...

Wonder-ous film brings beloved book to screen

December 1, 2017

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In the five years since R.J. Palacio’s award-winning novel Wonder was published, it has sold millions of copies and has been a constant at the top of bestseller lists. Wonder has also become a staple in book clubs around the...

League not done Justice

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

December 1, 2017

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From comic books to cinemas, Marvel has revolutionized the movie industry and has produced record-breaking films for nearly 10 years. The most recent, Thor: Ragnarok, incorporates action-packed fight scenes with clever humor ...

Indian food spicing up Westfield

December 1, 2017

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Are you looking to spice up your life a little? Head to the new Indian restaurant, Spice Bazaar, on Quimby Street in downtown Westfield. ​This restaurant has a large menu filled with many traditional Indian dishes, such as chick...

Fall’s best scary movies

Eve Crandall , Iris Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2017

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This fall, there have been plenty of scary movies. But only a few of these films have been truly memorable, by transcending the horror genre and including elements of either drama or comedy. Here are the top three best scary m...

The boy is back

Noelle Mesbah , Web Editor

October 27, 2017

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Starting with hit singles “This Town” and “Slow Hands,” ex-One Direction member Niall Horan is back and better than ever with his new album, Flicker. Often considered the heart of One Direction, Horan’s first solo album radi...

New Album not so Gucci

Danny Bracco , R3 Sports Editor

October 27, 2017

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From criminal to icon, Gucci Mane has been in the spotlight for the past two years. Since his release from jail on May 26, 2016, he has released three full-length albums (and one collaborative mixtape with Metro Boomin), the lat...

Riverdale, revived and revised

Jordan Sacher, R2 Sports/News Editor

October 27, 2017

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The CW’s new hit drama, Riverdale, returned on Oct. 11 for the Season 2 premiere. After ending its first season with average ratings, the premiere exceeded expectations. The first season of the show, based on the famous Archie Comics series c...

Tiller remains ‘True to Self’

Danny Bracco , R3 Sports Editor

June 9, 2017

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After his debut album TRAPSOUL peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard album charts in 2015, Bryson Tiller has become close to a household name. Out of Louisville, KY, Bryson Tiller is a 24-year-old artist who blends a soft R&B sound w...

Album: An All Time ‘Eh’

Chelsea Frisch and Anna Masciandaro

June 9, 2017

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   Last Friday, All Time Low released their new album, Last Young Renegade. It’s the first album they’ve released in a year, and their seventh album overall. The album is good, but ultimately falls short of our expectations...

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