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It ends here

It ends here

September 5, 2019

Most people have phobias ranging from big, hairy spiders that seem like they crawl faster than the speed of light to feeling like they're in a dark raging sea when in a pool. A very common phobia is the fear of clowns. However, it isn't strange to be creeped out by an extremely kid friendly entertai...

13 things you should do besides watch ’13 Reasons Why’

13 things you should do besides watch ’13 Reasons Why’

August 23, 2019

“13 Reasons Why”, a critically acclaimed Netflix original series, has been working effortlessly over the past two and a half years to glorify suicide, sexual assault and teenage substance abuse. As the time comes for its third season to begin streaming, here is a quick list of 13 things you should do...

Storytelling evolved

Storytelling evolved

May 22, 2019

Headline: Storytelling evolved Subheadline: Is audience interaction on the rise? Grey Johnson, culture editor The appeal of movies is that you can relax and watch something that is out of the ordinary. Often, movies can be a doorway to allowing the audience a good look into the world of the...

Split personality

January 22, 2019

The abandoned factory’s fluorescent lights dimly flicker. The red clay that was once made into bricks stained the cheerleading uniforms of the teenage girls chained to the walls. A man roller skates through the room cheering himself on and raving about how much fun it is to be a carefree nine year o...

Singing in the public’s eye

Singing in the public’s eye

January 14, 2019

Movies like “Singing in the Rain,” and  “The Wizard of Oz” were the golden age of Hollywood. Movie musicals were the biggest blockbusters of the time, but they fell out of the limelight. Now with new movie musicals such as “La La Land,” “The Greatest Showman,” “Mamma Mia” and mo...

TV crossovers

TV crossovers

November 24, 2018

On those days when there is nothing else to do, we are kept entertained by the many television shows that exist. Whether it be on Netflix, Hulu or one of the many channels of today, these shows have presented us with amazing stories and performances. On some occasions, two shows come together to make...

Two sides of the same coin

Two sides of the same coin

November 20, 2018

What is the only thing that separates you from the Joker and Batman? One bad day. That one day is what establishes both the Joker’s and Batman’s character arcs; it’s that common theme that makes them into who they are. Batman and Joker are thus, in this manner, two sides of the same coin. Ba...

Survivors on the small screen

Survivors on the small screen

November 13, 2018

One year ago, the #MeToo movement began. Scores of women, and even a few men, spoke about the sexual assault they have encountered behind and in front of the cameras. With the public condemnation of the film industry’s abusers, there has been a reckoning like no other. The floodgates of women’s em...

Fall of a superhero

Fall of a superhero

November 12, 2018

The Hulk, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Iron Man and many more all had their start somewhere with someone— Legend Stan Lee. Tragically,  Stan Lee  died at 95 years old today at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He was born on Dec. 28, 1922, served in World War II, experience...

It’s morphin’ time!

It’s morphin’ time!

November 10, 2018

The Power Rangers are a group of people, most often teenagers, who battle against evil while wearing color coded outfits. The Power Rangers have many tools, such as their own personal suit, which comes along with superhuman abilities, and Zord, a mechanical robot, to fight off this opposition. Despi...

For the champions

For the champions

November 8, 2018

“Fortune favors the bold.” When it comes to “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the movie is considered a hit after its opening weekend with $50 million in domestic ticket sales after being predicted to make only $35 million. But that’s what should be expected of a movie that cost $52 million to make. T...

King of slashers

King of slashers

October 31, 2018

Horror movies have many different subgenres. Out of these subgenres, the slasher stands out amongst the others in numerous ways, whether it be the horror tropes or the typical horror archetypes. The main way in which slasher films stand out is the variety of crazed killers in the subgenre. Even people wh...

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