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Her: An Omen On Modern Love

    Her is a movie directed by Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation) starring Joaquin Phoenix (Theodore Twombly), Rooney Mara (Catherine), Amy Adams (Amy), and Olivia Wilde (Date). Already considered a strong contender for the Academy Awards, Her has already become a cult-classic among the plethora of modern-love film fanatics. At the same time…

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Rush: A Review

Photos provided by filmafilia.com and thisisinfamous.com. Men love women but we love cars even more, and Rush is a movie that combines both. The movie follows the true story of two racecar drivers in the 1970’s and their incredible rivalry that would grab the attention of millions worldwide. It is the story of James Hunt…

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The Fastest Motor Show on the Planet

    The Fastest Motor Show on the Planet  By Edward Sweeney The 2013 Tokyo Motor Show laid the foundations for the 2014 car industry.  With a number of world premieres, the show was the exact opposite of dull.  Fancy lighting, clever spatial usage and flashy showgirls all contributed to making the show just that…

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2014’s Cloud with a Silver Lining

  “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” This captivating quote by Irish avant-garde writer Samuel Beckett effectively sums up the journey of St. Mary’s Debate’s 2013-2014 season. On February 5th and 7th, 2014, the St. Mary’s JV and Varsity debate teams headed off to Seisen and ASIJ respectively for…

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What St. Mary’s Doesn’t Understand About Ditch Days

Dear St. Mary’s, There is something special in knowing that after eleven years of school, for a few precious months, you are the king of the castle, the lion in the jungle, the senpai. Seniors are presented with the rare situation of having climbed the complex and convoluted stairway to adulthood, only to face an…