Dr. P’s 10 Best Films of 2016

Even though “best of” lists always come with apologies and contention, they are lists I always look forward to at the end of any year.  It’s fun to see which films make critics’ top 10s’; and I always get to either re-evaluate a film or, better, often discover films I’ve […]

Fall 2016 TV Shows Yay’s and Nay’s

Evan Paszamant ’18 Every fall TV season, numerous networks attempt to win your viewership by both creating a vast array of comedies and dramas, and creating a swarm of advertising campaigns smattered all over every media outlet. However, what ultimately wins this television competition is the quality of the show […]

Our Day at WHYY

Eliza Caisse ’18 On Friday, April 8th, teacher Monty and five Friends’ Central students had the honor of attending an all day “youth press day” conference at the WHYY headquarters. WHYY, the flagship National Public Radio station in Pennsylvania, was originally the first station in Philadelphia devoted solely to educational […]

Top 10 Movies of 2015

Evan Paszamant ’18 2015 has been an outstanding year for Hollywood. Both Walt Disney Studios and Universal Studios have had their highest grossing years ever, courtesy of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Avengers: Age of Ultron for Disney, and Jurassic World and Furious 7 for Universal. Personally I was […]

10ish Best Movies of 2015

Dr. P I can’t honestly put up a 10 best list because there are quite a few films I’ve not seen as I write this (The Revenant, The Hateful Eight, Anomalisa, Chi-raq, Brooklyn, 45 Years, Son of Saul); plus films that came and went before I could get to them […]

Fall TV: Where Is It Now?

Evan Paszamant ’18 We all have our select group of TV shows that we watch on a weekly basis.  We also have a group of TV shows that we will watch on and off, or we have to watch all the episodes that we’ve missed a month after they’re released. […]

Top 11 Fall Movies

Evan P. ’18 As we get into the fall season of movie releases, many studios begin to pump out more and more movies, from Halloween and horror movies, to “based on true story” thrillers. Some of these films are great but others just didn’t do it for me. These are […]