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The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

CODA features an emotional plot, captivating cinematography, and a stunning soundtrack.

CODA Review: Oscar Winning Best Picture

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer May 12, 2022

This year's Academy Awards hailed an unprecedented surprise to the forefront of modern media with CODA winning all three nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, and Best adapted Screenplay. CODA...

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review

Lily Ma'ayan '24, Writer April 19, 2022

Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel series, whose first episode came out in 2017, has stumbled its way through its fourth season this spring. The show follows Midge Maisel, a perky Jewish New York...

Despite being overshadowed by the slap heard round the world at the Oscars, the 2022 Grammy Awards offered up a mix of predictable and surprising results.  -- Original art by Ell Bueno 24

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards: Everything You Need to Know

William Weinstein '23, Writer April 12, 2022

The 2022 Grammy Awards were well… a mixed bag. For the second year in a row, the awards themselves felt like an even distribution among the nominated artists, with no landslide in favor of one. Coming...

Dont Look Up?

Don’t Look Up?

Lily Ma'ayan '24, Writer February 2, 2022

Don’t Look Up is a satirical social commentary surrounding the discovery of a giant asteroid headed to destroy earth and all its inhabitants. It is directed by Adam McKay, the genius behind Step Brothers,...

Essential Winter Albums

Essential Winter Albums

William Weinstein '23, Writer January 26, 2022

Nebraska, Bruce Springsteen: This is the quintessential winter album. An anomaly for Springsteen, it is stripped-down, dark, and haunting. Originally recorded as demos to be later played with the E-Street...

Top 4 Shows Of the Summer

Top 4 Shows Of the Summer

Ella Markman '22, 6th & 7th Grade Section Editor August 27, 2021

Too Hot To Handle: Season 2- The iconic hit romance show is back. The producers of the show take a bunch of hot singles and enforce a strict sex ban. This season, only one person wins the money. The...

Kid Cudi’s Gender Bending Performance

Kid Cudi’s Gender Bending Performance

Taya Demianova '23, Arts and Culture Editor April 22, 2021

On April 10th, rapper, singer, and songwriter, Kid Cudi, a.k.a Scott Ramon Segura, made an appearance on “Saturday Night Live”. He paid tribute to Kurt Cobain, but it wasn’t the way people expected....

Judas and the Black Messiah Movie Review

Judas and the Black Messiah Movie Review

Arinjoy Das '22 (AJ), Arts and Leisure Editor March 12, 2021

The movie Judas and the Black Messiah shines a spotlight on FBI informant William O’Neal, who infiltrates the Illinois Black Panthers in 1968 and betrays its leader, Fred Hampton, to the FBI, leading...

Awards season reflects shifting culture amid assault allegations

Awards season reflects shifting culture amid assault allegations

Kiki Gonglewski February 22, 2018

Awards season, with its glitterati sparkle, red carpets, flash bulbs, and golden statuettes, was, until now, one of the few great constants in the lives of Americans. This year, award season instead arrives...

Albuquerque Lights Up for the Holidays

Albuquerque Lights Up for the Holidays

Jessica Allen December 14, 2017

Every year during the winter season, the Albuquerque community comes together to celebrate the holidays. They layer themselves in hats, jackets, gloves, and cozy socks, with a warm hot chocolate in hand,...

Escape rooms captivate crowds globally and locally

Escape rooms captivate crowds globally and locally

Mark Joseph October 16, 2017

The combination lock starts with three, and I am tasked with solving the missing five numbers. A message left in the faded wallpaper reads “elacs eht esu.” Is it a name, place, animal? With time running...

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