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Bridgerton is another take on the 19th-century British upper class, but this time with a twist.
"Bridgerton:" Historical Fiction, Romance and Shonda Rhimes
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • January 11, 2021

As an avid fan of both historical fiction and the Grey’s Anatomy universe, I was elated to learn that a Shonda Rhimes-produced period drama was streaming on Netflix. In Bridgerton, Shondaland once again...

CARNE y ARENA (Virtually present, Physically invisible) is an immersive virtual reality everyone should experience.
CARNE y ARENA
Aurora Lord, Staff writer • December 26, 2020

CARNE y ARENA (Virtually present, Physically invisible) is an immersive virtual reality experience created by film director Alejandro G. Iñárritu in collaboration with a few others. It allows the viewer to experience a fraction of what it is like to be a refugee/immigrant seeking to cross the border from Central America to the United States. The show is running until January 30th at the Stanley Marketplace...

The 2019 film "First Cow" is a tender, heartbreaking story about the American dream diluted to its core.
"First Cow" Review
Lucca Swain, Staff writer • December 26, 2020

The American dream is not a unique idea when it comes to fiction. It has been dissected, analyzed and viciously torn apart by artists generation after generation, and belief in its legitimacy seems to wane all the time. But while most tend to criticize the American dream for being a cliche that leads to nothing but disappointment, 2020’s First Cow, directed by Kelly Reichardt and starring John Magaro...

Are you looking for something to read this winter break? Once you pick up an Agatha Christie book, you won
The Best Agatha Christie Novels to Get Your Mystery Fix
Ella Webber, Staff writer • December 20, 2020

Agatha Christie has been dubbed the “Queen of Mystery” by numerous publications across the globe. Her intricately written murder and deception stories are so well planned out that it’s nearly impossible to guess the verdicts. A mystery enthusiast myself, I’ve read dozens of Christie’s famed novels and these are my top five stories that will transport you to a world far away from home. Death...

"A Life on Our Planet" may be the most influential movie out of David Attenborough
You Need to See This: "A Life on Our Planet"
Keegan Jack, Webmaster • December 18, 2020

David Attenborough has brought us some of the most important modern explorations of the natural world, including Life on Earth, Planet Earth, and The Blue Planet. His role in nature documentaries has been so integral that you almost certainly recognize his iconic narration voice. Now, at 93 years old, he brings us A Life on Our Planet, a movie that will certainly take on a vital role in our understanding...

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The Best Netflix Comedy Specials
Gracie Lee, Staff writer • December 17, 2020

Nothing is quite the same as watching a hilarious, uninterrupted comedy show from the front row of Radio City. Thankfully, Netflix has brought that opportunity to your couch with their Netflix Original stand-up specials. The first comedy special on Netflix was released in 2012 and since then, the streaming service has accumulated a vast variety of shows by different comedians. Though it might feel...

From threatrophones to radios to smartphones, radio dramas have taken a variety of formats.
The Rise of Fiction Podcasts
Hannah Cohen, Staff writer • December 16, 2020

Fiction podcasts, at first encounter, are quite peculiar. A mix between radio, TV show, and play, they prove to be a perhaps ingenious way of consuming media. This medium’s origin is no less noble–it stems from radio dramas, which have done everything from introducing serialized stories into people’s homes to inciting widespread (fake) hysteria. Pinpointing the first radio drama is difficult....

Everyone loves a happy ending, but bad endings aren
A Bad Ending Isn't a Bad Thing
Lucca Swain, Staff writer • December 15, 2020
My Octopus Teacher tells of the unlikely friendship between Craig Foster and an octopus.
"My Octopus Teacher" Review
Amelia Chapman, Staff writer • December 9, 2020
Clockwise from top left: Prince via 1999, Harry Styles via Vogue Instagram, David Bowie via iHeartRadio, 
 Janelle Monáe via Wikipedia
Artists Blurring the Lines of Femininity and Masculinity
Miles Wright, Features Editor • December 2, 2020
"Emily in Paris" has taken Netflix by storm, but is the hit show all it
"Emily in Paris"?
Ruby Link, Staff writer • December 1, 2020
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"The Jesus Rolls" is the Best Worst Thing Ever
Keegan Jack, Webmaster & Social Media Director • November 24, 2020
Joffrey Baratheon, Nate Jacobs, Amy Dunne, Joe Goldberg, and Sherlock Holmes are some of the many characters problematically glorified in modern pop culture.
Pop Culture's Problematic Portrayal of Psychopathy
Luke Leiden, Webmaster and Social Media Director • November 24, 2020
Revisiting Sally Rooney’s Magic
Revisiting Sally Rooney’s Magic
Clara Fraser, Opinions Editor • November 19, 2020
Madeline Miller takes greek classics to a new level in her writing.
Madeline Miller’s Fresh Take on Greek Classics
Ella Webber, Staff writer • November 19, 2020
“The Glorias” focuses not only on Gloria Steinem but also on feminism, the civil rights movement and the fight for women’s rights.
"The Glorias" Review
Akasha Brahmbhatt and Isabel Oliver November 19, 2020
If you are teenager and looking for new music, Teens of Denial is one you need to check out!
"Teens Of Denial" Review
Lucca Swain, Staff writer • November 18, 2020
The Queen
"The Queen's Gambit" Review
Saisree Kumar, Staff writer • November 18, 2020
The colorful characters of Among Us that many of us have seen while patiently waiting for the game to begin during quarantine.
Among Us and AOC
Alexa Dembo, Arts and Entertainment Editor • November 17, 2020
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