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Opinion | Bona Fide | “Goodfellas”

Opinion | Bona Fide  | “Goodfellas”

Josh Margherita, reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

WARNING: “Goodfellas” (1990) is rated R by the MPAA for sequences of strong violence, drug use, language throughout and some sexuality. Henry Hill: “[Narrating] As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” My favorite film of all time, Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfe...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Music Inspired by Illumination and Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Music Inspired by Illumination and Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch”

Josh Margherita, reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

Tyler, the Creator has become a household name since the release of “Flower Boy” in 2017. So much so that he wrote two songs for “The Grinch,” the remake of Jim Carrey’s cult-classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” that opening, Nov. 9. But writing two songs for the film was not enoug...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Midnight Cowboy”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Midnight Cowboy”

Josh Margherita, reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

WARNING: “Midnight Cowboy” (1969) is rated R by the MPAA for strong sexual content, language, violence and some drug use. The eye-opening “Midnight Cowboy” is a must-see that explores one man’s struggle to overcome a history of trauma and figure out his place in a crazy, mixed-up world. T...

Opinion | Bona fide | Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers

Opinion | Bona fide | Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers

Josh Margherita, reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

Reciting poetry or a journal entry and then adding a beat as the poetry is recited; that is the essence of Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers,the West-Coast sub-pop group that hails from California. Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers do not create party music. Their style is an acquired taste and appeal...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Halloween”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Halloween”

Josh Margherita, reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

WARNING: “Halloween” is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content, horror violence and language. In honor of the annual holiday celebrated every year by American children dressing up in costumes going door-to-door in hopes of a special treat, I will share my take on the perpetual classic “Hallowee...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Bottle It In”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Bottle It In”

Josh Margherita, reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

From War on Drugs guitarist to frontman of his own group Kurt Vile and the Violators, Kurt Vile has come a long way from his Philadelphia beginnings. With seven studio albums and a collaboration with sensation Courtney Barnett, Vile has been on a roll since his departure from War on Drugs in 2008....

Opinion | Bona Fide | “The Shining”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “The Shining”

Josh Margherita, reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

WARNING: “The Shining” is rated R by the MPAA for language, sexual content, brief violence and disturbing images. The infamous, forever-iconic “The Shining” (1980) is a must-see because of its ability to illustrate the effects cabin fever and create a chilling tale that scares through its ov...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “An American Treasure”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “An American Treasure”

Josh Margherita, reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

On October 2, 2017, the world lost a legend: Tom Petty, a true American rock-and-roller that could enlighten the minds of anyone who heard the soul-pounding chorus of “You Don’t Know How It Feels” driving away from one’s troubles after a lonesome day. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are one of t...

Opinion | staff editorial | A rough draft

Opinion | staff editorial | A rough draft

EHS-hub staff

October 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff editorials, Top Stories, Uncategorized

For the last two years a district-level committee has been reviewing the high school program. The High School Program Design Committee members made up of administrators, parents, teachers and students, evaluated the needs of a high school program--pretty much everything but the curricula. The HSPD Committ...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Superbad”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Superbad”

Josh Margherita, reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

WARNING: “Superbad” is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive crude and sexual content, strong language, drinking, some drug use and a fantasy/comic violent image - all involving teens. “Superbad” (2007) is a must-see because of its unapologetic humor that creates gut-busting laughs at every turn...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “iridescence”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “iridescence”

Josh Margherita, reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

Stan: An overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity. Three concerts and five albums memorized, I am a BROCKHAMPTON stan. After a year of defeat, loss and scandal, BROCKHAMPTON is back with “iridescence,” another outstanding LP with some of the deepest cuts to date from the All-Americ...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Moonlight”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Moonlight”

Josh Margherita, reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

WARNING: “Moonlight” is rated R by the MPAA for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence and language throughout. Isolated at home and at school, Chiron, the main character of Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight” (2016), is a compelling character whose confusion and introverted nature lend insight...