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, […]

Alfonso Cuarón’s Masterpiece

Alfonso Cuarón’s Masterpiece

The Three Amigos have been controlling the Academy Awards and filmmaking world for majority of the last decade. With Guillermo del Toro receiving acclaim for Shape of Water this year, Iñárritu for legendary films like The Revenant and Birdman, it’s now time for Alfonso Cuarón to attract this year’s buzz. Since the release of Gravity in 2013, Cuarón took a brief hiatus from […]

Netflix en Español

Netflix en Español

In honor of Jackson’s “What I’m Streaming,” I wanted to bring a couple Spanish shows that might be worth a watch when you’re at home on a Friday because not knowing what to watch on Netflix is the new existential crisis. Netflix has taken over the entertainment business, and entertainment innovators slap their head every […]

‘Billionaire Boys Club’ Goes Broke

‘Billionaire Boys Club’ Goes Broke

What does Kevin Spacey and 11 theaters get you for your big movie release? 618 dollars. Billionaire Boys Club was not able to reign in a successful opening weekend on August 17th after failing to conquer the streaming world. The film was first released about a month ago on VOD, and was able to get to […]