Zac Efron is the New Ted Bundy

Zac Efron is the New Ted Bundy

There’s a new genre of film and television that has taken the world by storm. Not a day goes by where I don’t hear someone announce their guilty pleasure of enjoying “serial killer dramas” or “assassin documentaries.” My Friend Dahmer, Mindhunter, and Dexter are just some examples of the binge-worthy category. There is something incredibly interesting […]

‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Brings Back the Magic

‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Brings Back the Magic

Who Didn’t Want to Attend Hogwarts? The Harry Potter franchise is the foundation of many people’s childhood. It was a story that had it all, from typical teenage problems to flying broomsticks and dragons. If you don’t remember the book parties that were held at Borders or Barnes and Noble when each novel was released, […]

Magical Realism: The Force Behind Latin American Art (Part One)

Magical Realism: The Force Behind Latin American Art (Part One)

Latin American culture was birthed from a mixture of European and Indigenous beliefs. As Conquistadors worked to eliminate the traditions of the Mayas, Incas, Yanomamis (and many more) there was an intellectual blend. During the discovery of the New World and well into the Enlightenment, the Indigenous people embraced myths to explain the universe, while […]

Guns and The Film Industry

Guns and The Film Industry

Ninety-six. This is the number of Americans who are killed with guns per day. A synagogue in Pittsburgh fell victim to another mass shooting; eleven are dead and many more are wounded. There have been 293 mass shootings in 2018 alone, and this definitely won’t be the last one. How much longer do we as a […]

Everybody’s Favorite Witch is Back

Everybody’s Favorite Witch is Back

When thinking about magic and spells, it all sounds adventurous and fantastic. However, where do these powers come from? People aren’t naturally born with powers; Spider-Man was bitten by a Spider, Daredevil lost his sight to nuclear waste, etc. Witches are no exception. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will reveal how the girl got her powers, […]

Ridley Scott is Going to Television

Ridley Scott is Going to Television

Having to compete with prime cable networks, such as HBO or Showtime, can’t be easy—especially when it’s the rise of the online streaming era. TNT adapts to survive in the television market by buying out the competition. Whenever an opportunity arises for the network to grow, it rushes to place an offer. From acquiring blockbusters to […]

The Academy Says Goodbye to its Newest Member

The Academy Says Goodbye to its Newest Member

Earlier this year, the “Popular Film” category was announced. Its optimistic intention: to give films that weren’t orthodox “Oscar” movies the opportunity to become critically acclaimed. Oscar films are movies purely with the intention of competing at the Academy Awards—think period dramas or serious films that attempt to bring something new to the cinematic table. So, […]