The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Five Precautions to Take When Enjoying Summer 2020

Five Precautions to Take When Enjoying Summer 2020

Justin Peters, Arts and Entertainment Editor

June 12, 2020

With summer vacation close at hand, it’s easy to forget that we are slowly recovering from a global pandemic.  Over 100,000 people have died from COVID-19,...

To Kill a Mockingbird Broadway Review

To Kill a Mockingbird Broadway Review

April 7, 2020

To Kill a Mockingbird is, without a doubt, the most classic, timeless, and iconic stories of all time. Harper Lee’s tale of two children in 1930’s Alaba...

Sorry Guys, Earth is Closed Until Further Notice

Sorry Guys, Earth is Closed Until Further Notice

April 1, 2020

Due to the current outbreak of COVID-19 (aka the coronavirus), our planet is cancelled. The announcement came from President Trump (self-proclaimed Presiden...

Unmasked: An Honest Review from Justin Peters

Unmasked: An Honest Review from Justin Peters

March 24, 2020

On the night of February 9th, 2020, I had the pleasure of attending the opening night of Papermill Playhouse’s Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. The...

Bob Iger Steps Down as CEO of Disney

Bob Iger Steps Down as CEO of Disney

March 3, 2020

On February 26th, 2020, Bob Iger, CEO of the entire Disney company, suddenly stepped down from his position. He was soon replaced by former chairman of ...

BHM: Singleton In Cinema

BHM: Singleton In Cinema

February 19, 2020

John Singleton (1968-2019) was an African-American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is known for writing and directing such films as Sha...

1917 Review

1917 Review

February 6, 2020

I’m gonna be honest, I call war movies “bore movies” for obvious reasons. Except for the special few (Full Metal Jacket, Inglourious Basterds, Saving...

Uncut Gems and Adam Sandler

Uncut Gems and Adam Sandler

January 28, 2020

Josh and Benny Safdie’s new film, Uncut Gems, is nothing short of a treasure. The story is engaging and rich and keeps you on the edge of your seat. The s...

Knives Out: The 2019 Film that Saved Murder Mystery Movies

Knives Out: The 2019 Film that Saved Murder Mystery Movies

December 16, 2019

There hasn’t been a good murder mystery movie since Gone Girl. In fact, the “murder mystery” genre has been decaying ever so slowly thanks to predi...

Doctor Sleep Review: Does it Live Up to The Shining?

Doctor Sleep Review: Does it Live Up to The Shining?

December 13, 2019

In 1980, Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick introduced the world to The Shining, a film that would haunt the world for years. To this day -- nearly 40 years after it ̓s...

The Lighthouse (film poster)

The Lighthouse: Cinema and Horror at It’s Finest

December 5, 2019

Every decade, a new piece of horror media comes around to do something different, introduce a new form of fear, and of course, scare the pants off of ...

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