The Herd

Quarantine Recommendations

Lily McMahon, Arts and Culture Editor

April 10, 2020

Well, we all have a lot of extra time on our hands, so I figured it would be good to compile a list of different movies, TV shows, podcasts, and music that my friends and I have been watching/listening to so far. I broke up the lists...

I Was All Wrong About the Oscars

Brian Foisy, Editor in Chief

February 13, 2020

Like I said in my last piece, the Oscars are meaningless and incorrect, I am right, and they are wrong. I acknowledged this would be my excuse if my picks were their picks, so given that I got half incorrect, I’ll use the exc...

Why Do Modern Movie Musicals Stink?

Lily McMahon, Arts Editor

February 12, 2020

Natalie Wood is best known for her powerful performance and killer vocals in West Side Story, but did you know that she wasn’t actually the one singing in the movie? Nope, the vocals for Maria were actually sung by American s...

Picks for the 2020 Oscars

Brian Foisy, Editor in Chief

February 6, 2020

Awards shows are meaningless. They serve no real purpose besides self-congratulation and self-promotion. They’re incredibly inaccurate, rarely serving as any consensus for what was a meaningful accomplishment in the field in ...

Review of “Marriage Story”

Brian Foisy

December 18, 2019

Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” is easily the biggest small film made in 2019. His somewhat autobiographical story of the inner workings of divorce is sincere, emotional, and beautiful. Baumbach both wrote and directed the film showing restraint on both ends, ultimately creatin...

Review of Mornings in Paris

Maeve Sheehan and Elizabeth Mills

October 31, 2019

For our first review, the original plan of attack was to try out the new Christian’s Cafe in downtown Kennebunk.  Like many other students, we had an extracurricular after school, in our case, mock trial. After getting out a...

The Death of the Summer Movie Season

Brian Foisy, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2019

2019 was shaping up to be one of the best summer movie years of all time. The season began with Avengers: Endgame, which would later become the highest grossing film in the history of planet earth. Some big films - like Quentin Tar...

Tony Who? A Preview of Nominations

Lily McMahon, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

Buy your Sprite in bulk now, theater kids, the Tony’s are on the horizon. For those who don’t know, the Tony Awards are an award show for Broadway musicals and plays. It’s like the Oscars or Grammys, but instead of Brad...

Into the Woods Review

Ethan Eickmann, Arts Contributor

March 30, 2019

All in all, I was pleasantly surprised by what turned out to be a very fresh take on several old stories. Of the four fairy tales woven together - Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood - all provided a compelli...

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March 13, 2019