When Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, brought her monster to life over 200 years ago, she could not have foreseen that one day a creature inspired by her writing would be singing and dancing to “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” But that is exactly what will be happening on Ramapo’s stage when the acclaimed theater club, Gold Masque, presents its treatment of Broadway’s 2007 Young Frankenstein. … Continue reading Young Frankenstein Comes Alive on the Ramapo Stage
After 11 years and 21 movies, Avengers: Endgame is finally upon us. Described as the culmination to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) “Phase Three”, this ultimate finale finds the remaining Avengers and their allies willing to sacrifice their all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos after the snap of his fingers brought ruin to half of the universe in last year’s Avengers: Infinity … Continue reading We’re in the Endgame Now
Captain Marvel was first introduced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) when Nick Fury sent out a signal to call for aid at the end of Avengers: Infinity War. Since then, fans have been desperately waiting for her solo movie to hit theaters, with the hope that it will reveal the fate of our favorite superheroes in the next installment of the Avengers. In the … Continue reading Captain Marvel: Another Success in the MCU
Produced and directed by filmmaker Dan Reed, the four-hour documentary Leaving Neverland has been gathering attention ever since its first showing at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Since its airing on HBO, it has ignited a nationwide controversy about the legacy of the late popstar Michael Jackson. Battle lines are now being drawn in the sand in the wake of Leaving Neverland’s stunning, explicitly … Continue reading Leaving Neverland: Can We Separate Michael Jackson, The Man, From His Music?
When the new year started, many moviegoers were excited for the big upcoming tentpole releases such as Avengers: Endgame, Star Wars Episode IX, and John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum. Film buffs, or “cinephiles,” were also looking forward to a small wacky and overthe-top film called Climax, produced by independent film distributor A24 and directed by Gaspar Noé. Noé, who has made some fantastic films that … Continue reading The Craziest Film of 2019…and the year just started
The Ramapo Film Club (RFC) sponsored an Oscars Contest for the 2019 Academy Awards. This year there was a tie! The two Film Club students who guessed the most correct winners were freshman Alex Beane and junior Jack O’Shea. They will each receive their choice of either a Blu-ray of the Best Picture winner, Greenbook, or two movie passes to AMC’s Garden State Plaza. The … Continue reading Ramapo’s Oscars Choices vs. the True Result
Creator, businessman, and weekly blogger alongside his successful brother author John Green; Hank Green is the newest author filling bookshelves all across the country. Green’s debut novel, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, was recently released in bookstores on September 25th, and is taking over the internet with its new view on young millennials living in a digital world. Hank Green is best known for his large … Continue reading Hank Green’s Authorial Debut