The Trailblazer

The Arts and Entertainment section is edited by Maeve Rossig and Justine Marinkovic.

The new Netflix show Outer Banks is ranked highly among most viewers, and even though the show isn’t confirmed for a second season, writers are preparing a script due to the show’s clear success. 

What Outer Banks fans want in a second season

May 18, 2020

Hills is home to several fans of the show that are left with their hopes of what is to come for the Pogues in the future until the next season premiere.  

If students feel like watching a show or movie with friends, since they can’t be together, Netflix Party can be a helpful tool.

What to watch on Netflix while in social isolation

May 7, 2020

If students feel like watching a show or movie with friends, since they can’t be together, Netflix Party can be a helpful tool.

The Richard Rodgers Theatre on West 46th Street in July 2019. The Broadway theatre, which is closed because of the coronavirus, has hosted productions such as In The Heights, Romeo and Juliet, and Hamilton.

The fall of Broadway

April 28, 2020

"...Theater is an escape from some people’s real lives. and I think some people really feel a void without the presence of Broadway.”

Artist Sam Smith and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres have been criticized for their social media posts while in quarantine.

Privilege during a pandemic: how cancel culture continues in quarantine

April 16, 2020

The function of sharing photos on social media has always been to display the best parts of yourself –– the parts that, although may be fabricated, pitch your lifestyle as being ideal. This social sys...

Cryptid Conversations: Chupacabra

Cryptid Conversations: Chupacabra

February 27, 2020

Cryptid Conversations is a monthly podcast, focused on a different cryptid each month.

The Academy Awards red carpet in 2009. The ceremony has taken place since 1929 to honor talent in the film industry.

The 92nd Academy Awards: an exercise in disorganization

February 19, 2020

The film’s sweep through the awards show was met with great celebration as evidenced by the crowd’s demands that the lights be kept on for the cast to continue their acceptance speeches. However, aside from the general merriment surrounding the film’s success, little else was up to par at this year’s Oscars. 

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, both of Latin origin, performing. Photos courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Miami brings diversity to Super Bowl LIV

February 11, 2020

Shakira opened the show and halfway through Lopez made her entrance on a pole.  This upset many reviewers, calling the show “too sexy” or “too inappropriate for younger viewers,” but there those who believe that the two women brought more diversity than the show is used to, and that this was a good thing.  

Knives Out: The slash of white privilege

Knives Out: The slash of white privilege

January 14, 2020

“It’s an argument that people may think doesn’t belong in a murder mystery movie,” Woo continues, “but it’s a relevant and necessary argument that needs to be had. America is called ‘the melting pot’ for a reason, and we can’t denounce this title now.”

Parasite against Hollywood xenophobia

Parasite against Hollywood xenophobia

January 13, 2020

The Golden Globes welcomed Bong Joon Ho’s comedic thriller, Parasite, as the winner of the Best Foreign Film title last Sunday, marking an astonishing achievement for the first Korean film in the awar...

Star Wars fans, raise your hands

Star Wars fans, raise your hands

December 29, 2019

“My dad has been a fan of Star Wars since he was young, and he saw the original movie in theaters,” sophomore Ryan Giammanco said. “As I grew up, he passed his love of these movies onto me and my brother.”

The gift of Broadway

December 18, 2019

With Woodcliff Lake and Montvale both so close to New York City, tickets to Broadway are great last-minute gifts for the theater fan in your life, especially with the holidays just around the corner.  ...

Pascack Playlist

Pascack Playlist

December 13, 2019

Getting your adrenaline pumping before an athletic event is always key. From Track to Basketball to Dance and everything in between, it’s vital to get a good warm up before competing. One important and un...