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Taylor Swift is ‘The Man’

Taylor Swift at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, promoting  Miss Americana
With her new single 'The Man' off her August 2019 album 'Lover,' Swift calls out misogynistic double standards
March 23, 2020

On Feb. 27, Taylor Swift released her first self-directed music video along with her single “The Man”, and the world was taken aback, but not completely surprised. This isn’t the first time Swift...

The Irishman (2019) review

Martin Scorsese proves once again that he is the master of the mob movie.
February 27, 2020

Martin Scorsese’s latest work, The Irishman, is told from the perspective of the movie’s protagonist, Frank Sheeran, who claims to have murdered labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa.This film showcases all...

The role of acceptance in literature

The role of acceptance in literature
In a world where discrimination and prejudice run deep, learning to accept one’s self can be very difficult. Here are three characters who learned to love and accept themselves for who they are, despite the hardships they faced.
February 27, 2020

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera Margot Sanchez is a Puerto Rican girl living in South Bronx, with her mom, dad, and brother. Margot cares a lot about her image, so much so that she would...

The Gentlemen (2020) review

The Gentlemen (2020) review
The Gentleman may be one of Guy Ritchie's worst.
February 27, 2020

It’s been a while since a film from such a popular filmmaker turned out to be such a disappointment, as is the case with Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen.  With a solid cast, it seemed like this had...

Fine Line is finally here

Fine Line is finally here
After two years of musical silence, Harry Styles is back with his second solo album Fine Line–but is it too good to be true?
February 27, 2020

After his 2017 self-titled debut album, Harry Styles proved his independence and ability to thrive as a solo artist, leaving his boy-band roots a thing of the past. We’ve grown to appreciate his soulful,...

The Slow Rush release concludes Tame Impala’s long lull

The Slow Rush release concludes Tame Impala’s long lull
Kevin Parker, known by most people as Tame Impala, releases his highly anticipated fourth album after five years since his groundbreaking project, Currents.
February 26, 2020

“It’s a sweet trip,” says Rolling Stone reporter, Jon Dolan, summing up Tame Impala’s new album, the Slow Rush. A psychedelic taste of drums and sensation of musical highs are more evident in this...

Parasite makes ripples at the Oscars

Bong Joon Ho holding his Oscar.
February 26, 2020

At the 2020 Oscar Awards, the critically acclaimed film Parasite made history. Taking home impressive awards such as Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay, Parasite won more awards...

Birds of Prey (2020) review

Birds of Prey (2020) review
Harley Quinn returns to the big screen in style.
February 21, 2020

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is another solid entry in the DC Extended Universe.  It was great to see Margot Robbie reprising her role as Harley Quinn since...

Ford v Ferrari (2019) review

Ford v Ferrari (2019) review
Racing has never been this enthralling on the big screen.
February 11, 2020

Racing has never been this enthralling on the big screen.  James Mangold’s Ford v Ferrari tells the true story of Caroll Shelby and Ken Miles, who are on a mission to build the Ford GT40. It’s...

Maleficent’s moment

Maleficent’s moment
This movie is a different take on the classic fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty, where the villain becomes the hero
February 11, 2020

Enchanted spindles bringing about their deathly prick, dragons coming alive, princes and princesses with happily ever afters. Fairy tales are something many of us grow up with during our childhoods but...

Top 10 movies of 2019

Top 10 movies of 2019
With 2020 in its infancy and no blockbusters yet in sight, the top movies of 2019 will keep you plenty busy in the meantime.
February 7, 2020

  10: Spider-Man: Far From Home The second solo Spider-Man film of the MCU deals with the fallout of Avengers: Endgame. Peter Parker goes on a school field trip while also having to face off against...

The Red Queen: red on the outside, silver in the heart

The Red Queen: red on the outside, silver in the heart
January 9, 2020

How often do you find yourself doing something solely because of social pressures or personal anxieties? Being someone else is easy, but being yourself is what many people struggle with. But, what...

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