The Spectator

A recap of the Academy Awards

Audrey McGrail, Managing Editor of News

March 13, 2020

 The 92nd Academy Awards were presented on February 9, 2020 in the Dolby Theater in LA. This is the first time in the last decade the ceremony took place in early February – in past years they have been held later in the mont...

LFA brings its take on Macbeth to the Illinois High School Theatre Festival

Rachel Johns, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

On January 10th, the cast and crew of Lake Forest Academy’s production of Macbeth embarked on a three-hour bus ride to Illinois State University, to showcase their production for the 45th annual Illinois High School Theatre...

Oh my gourd! Ranking Thanksgiving side dishes

Lilly Drury

December 9, 2019

By Lilly Drury Editor-in-Chief Thanksgiving. A time to reflect upon the many blessings that we have, spend time with loved ones, and give thanks for the lives we so luckily live. A wonderful holiday that re volves around gra...

Joker movie sparks controversy

Nick Alutto

December 4, 2019

By Nick Alutto Managing Editor of A&E Todd Phillips’ Joker, which went on to make $96 million in the US its opening weekend, was subject to lots of positive press before its release and after it premiered at film fest...

The end of an era: the final season of The Good Place

Angelina Chan

December 4, 2019

By Angelina Chan Editor-in-Chief Light spoilers for Seasons 1-3 of The Good Place are below. The announcement came on June 7th. Just a bit more than a month before what would become their final San Diego Comic-Con panel...

New hit show The Politician provides viewers a welcome escape from reality

Nick Alutto, Managing Editor of A&E

December 4, 2019

By: Nick Alutto Managing Editor of A&E Ryan Murphy, creator of American Horror Story and Glee, has produced his first streaming television series called, The Politician, through his new partnership with Netflix starr...

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