Arts and Entertainment

Opinion: There are too many Hollywood sequels

Opinion: There are too many Hollywood sequels

Sequels are still huge within a franchises' fan bases and they are a great way to garner media and audience attention. However, with the over-dependence of adding film after film to promise a movie's success comes the loss of Hollywood's originality. Films and...

The Spice of Life: Season 1, Episode 1

The Spice of Life: Season 1, Episode 1

Introducing "The Spice of Life,” an entertainment podcast that follows several new fascinating topics with every episode. Life is only as supercalifragilisticexpialidocious as you make it, so we strive to help you maximize its amazingness, with anything from reports...

‘On the Come Up,’ Angie Thomas gets her rap on

‘On the Come Up,’ Angie Thomas gets her rap on

“I want a LGBTQ Twilight. I want a black Hunger Games. And I really want a black Harry Potter. I want publishers to allow black authors — marginalized authors — to tell our stories that should be told. The fact is: white authors tell every story under the sun. Give us...

Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ celebrates girl power

Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ celebrates girl power

The newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Captain Marvel," takes us back to the 90s and sets the scene for "Avengers: Endgame." "Captain Marvel," just like any Marvel movie, completely crushed the competition on opening week and it was still at the top...

Opinion: A dark future ahead for YA dystopias

Opinion: A dark future ahead for YA dystopias

For the last few years, Hollywood has been playing on the same young adult, fantasy dystopian society trope with its films, marketed towards a teenage demographic. With the same format being used over and over again in such a short time span, is the genre starting to...

Opinion: The future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Opinion: The future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is one of the largest, shared universe of superhero films that Marvel Studios and Disney composes for audiences to enjoy. Introducing the franchise was “Phase 1” as it started it all with “Iron Man” (2008). Interconnecting the plots of...

Popular films don’t win best picture

Popular films don’t win best picture

Another Academy Awards have come and gone, with Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance, “The Shape of Water,” winning the coveted Oscar for Best Picture. “The Shape of Water” was nominated for 13 Oscars, went home with four, and was heard of for the first time by many...