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Before I Fall tells the story of a teenage girl who seems to have the perfect life, until she gets stuck in time

Before I Fall tells the story of a teenage girl who seems to have the perfect life, until she gets stuck in time

Lori Pacuku, Eastside Staff
March 20
Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase

Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆ Before I Fall is based off a novel by Lauren Oliver that follows a day in the life of Samantha Kingston, a high school senior that pretty much has it all: a dreamy boyfriend, a close-knit group of friends and a pretty face. All is well until night falls and Sam and ...

Director Jordan Peele adds a satirical twist to the chilling film, Get Out

Director Jordan Peele adds a satirical twist to the chilling film, Get Out

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Staff
March 20
Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase

You may be familiar with the name Jordan Peele because of his TV show Key & Peele, the very popular sketch-comedy that has received billions of views on Youtube. Now, the 38 year-old comedy writer has written a movie that not many would have expected to come from the mind of one of Comedy Central...

Logan: The first R-rated Wolverine movie absolutely mesmerizes viewers

Logan: The first R-rated Wolverine movie absolutely mesmerizes viewers

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Staff
March 19
Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase

  The film Logan is an R-rated ruthless but heart wrenching tale of a dying Wolverine that transcends the comic book genre. The combination between the beautiful visuals, an innovative script, the horrid violence and a stellar performance by Hugh Jackman allow for a film so powerful that you do not n...

The Oscar’s Mix-Up: ‘Moonlight’ wins best-picture, but only after the ‘La La Land’ cast is called to the stage by mistake.

The Oscar’s Mix-Up: ‘Moonlight’ wins best-picture, but only after the ‘La La Land’ cast is called to the stage by mistake.

Henry Nolan, Eastside Staff
March 6
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

On February 8, 2017, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held their Academy Awards for the 89th time. This show was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, who hosted for the first time, and included many nominees considered to be surprises by a large portion of the population. Many people expected the victor of the Best ...

Ed Sheeran’s highly-anticipated album, ‘Divide’ proves to be a major success

Ed Sheeran’s highly-anticipated album, ‘Divide’ proves to be a major success

Sarah Craig, Eastside Staff
March 5
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Ed Sheeran’s released hi long-awaited album, Divide, on March 3, 2017 after a three-year-long hiatus from album releases.  He released two songs as a preview to the album at the same time: “Castle on a Hill” and “Shape of You.” Both songs gained a mass amount of public attention and became ...

Disney Channel star, Olivia Holt releases a new song called “History”

Disney Channel star, Olivia Holt releases a new song called “History”

Jiseon Lee, Eastside Staff
February 3
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

“History” by a disney channel star, Olivia Holt released on December 3 2016. “History” is a typical song about a girl who struggles to tell her boyfriend that they’re not “working out” because she still has feelings for her ex and because of all of the memories she and her ex had. ...

Chance The Rapper: Top 25 Songs

Chance The Rapper: Top 25 Songs

Jared Fisch, Eastside Underground Editor
February 2
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

After Complex named Chance The Rapper as the Best Rapper of 2016, Underground Editor, Jared Fisch (‘18), who happens to be a huge fan of the newly crowned king of the rap world, decided to rank his top 25 songs. Check them out below and tweet @EastsideOnline or @_swedishfisch_ to share your opinion...

Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift write the theme song for the new movie, 50 Shades Darker.

Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift write the theme song for the new movie, 50 Shades Darker.

Jiseon Lee, Eastside Staff
January 30
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

“I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” by Zayn Malik featuring Taylor Swift was released as a theme song for the movie 50 Shades Darker. It released on December 9 2016. This song is a romantic song about a pair talking about their point of view of their relationship. The male of this pair talks about how he misses th...

Rogue One, a recent addition to the Star Wars franchise, takes viewers on a trip to explore the Star Wars universe

Rogue One, a recent addition to the Star Wars franchise, takes viewers on a trip to explore the Star Wars universe

Claire Joanson, Eastside Staff
January 30
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Movie Review: ★★★☆ The recently released film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (or just Rogue One), is an explosive addition to the Star Wars franchise that both sets the stage for movies that have been released and excites viewers for more to come in the series. The film, which premier...

Patriots Day Released Three Years after the Boston Marathon Bombings

Patriots Day Released Three Years after the Boston Marathon Bombings

Claire McFadden, Eastside Staff
January 30
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

This really happened. Patriots Day, directed by Peter Berg, is a dramatic thriller that is based on the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013. It features fast paced, action scenes that leave the audience on the edge of its seats for almost the entire 2 hours and 13 minutes of the film. No one can lea...

Meet the Contestants who performed on Friday in the Lip Sync Competition

Meet the Contestants who performed on Friday in the Lip Sync Competition

January 30
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

*All Pictures taken by Sofia Benedetto ('17)*

The 74th annual Golden Globe ceremony takes place on January 11th.

The 74th annual Golden Globe ceremony takes place on January 11th.

Henry Nolan, Eastside Staff
January 23
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

On January 11th, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association held the 74th annual Golden Globes ceremony to honor the greatest achievements in film and television from the past year. This event marks the beginning of the award season which will continue for the next few weeks. Jimmy Fallon hosted thi...

EASTSIDE DISTRIBUTION DAY: Check your answers for the Eastside Bitmoji Page and Vote for your favorite teacher/administrator bitmoji

EASTSIDE DISTRIBUTION DAY: Check your answers for the Eastside Bitmoji Page and Vote for your favorite teacher/administrator bitmoji

January 20
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

  Abigail Richman (‘18) Eastside Business Manager Ezra Nugiel (‘17) Eastside Opinions Editor Hope Rosenblatt (‘18) Eastside Entertainment Editor Joe Levin (‘17) Eastside Opinions Editor Mr. Gagliardi Eastside Advisor Sari Cohen (‘18) Eastside Entertainment Editor Asher Maitin (‘17) Eastside Entertainment Edito...

The Golden Globe Winning movie, Moonlight, tells the impactful story of a young boy trying to find his place in the world

The Golden Globe Winning movie, Moonlight, tells the impactful story of a young boy trying to find his place in the world

Harry Green, Eastside Staff
January 19
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Moonlight (2016) Cast: Mahershala Ali, Alex R. Hibbert, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris, Ashton Sanders, André Holland and Trevante Rhodes Director: Barry Jenkins Synopsis: The story of a gay black man living in poor Liberty City, Miami struggling to find himself in this three-part drama. Chiron, a young man livi...

Various tech companies gather at The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to showcase their creations

Various tech companies gather at The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to showcase their creations

Eli Weitzman, Eastside Staff
January 17
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Deep in the Nevada desert, in the city of Las Vegas, the future was on display. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a convention, run by the Consumer Technology Association, intended as a place where various tech companies and startups can display their future products, or unveil new ones to be releas...

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