Feb 21st '19

Did You Get That Memo?

In 1999, Mike Judge was known primarily for the MTV series called Beavis and Butt-Head. The show was such a hit for MTV that it had been turned into a video game and also a feature-length movie. Before that, he had directed a few episodes of SNL, and had even created a cartoon character named Milton, a schlep […]

Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Patriot Act’ is Back

In an age of increasing digital distraction and political tensions between various generations of Americans, a single voice rings out amongst the masses to bring forth the issues that matter most to those who are about to start the rest of their lives. Hasan Minhaj, former political correspondent of The Daily Show, has made his […]

Hollywould: ‘Captain Marvel’, James Bond, ‘The Hunt’

Hollywould: ‘Captain Marvel’, James Bond, ‘The Hunt’

The film and television business moves at a mile a minute, so keeping up with the latest news can be a little daunting. Not to worry—we have your back. In Hollywould, we’ll round up the industry developments you need to know. Here’s what you may have missed: Captain Marvel Possible spoilers ahoy. According to Screen […]

Jordan Peele’s Descent into Psychological Horror

Jordan Peele’s Descent into Psychological Horror

In early 2017, comedian Jordan Peele burst onto the horror scene with Get Out; an unsettling body snatching flick with overt undertones about social issues pertaining to race in modern America. The film addressed controversial topics, such as racial profiling, interracial relationships, and slavery. However, it was not merely an analysis of the plight of […]

David Weil and Jordan Peele’s ‘The Hunt’ Recruits Al Pacino to Fight Nazis

David Weil and Jordan Peele’s ‘The Hunt’ Recruits Al Pacino to Fight Nazis

Al Pacino is one of the few actors who is able to represent an entire era of filmmaking. Known predominantly for his roles in the Godfather films, Pacino’s career has been full of success and iconic appearances in the thriller and gangster movie genres. From his voice to general presence on-screen, he comes off as strong, […]

Movies and History: Schindler’s List

Movies and History: Schindler’s List

January 27 was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It marks the liberation of Auschwitz by Allied Forces (specifically the Russians) during World War II, and it is also a day set aside in which to remember the 6.5 million Jews who were systematically slaughtered and murdered by the Nazis. 6 million is a number almost too […]

Happy 30th, 40th, and 45th!

Happy 30th, 40th, and 45th!

1989 Batman – There is no competing with the hype machine that went into this movie. There is no way it wasn’t going to be a blockbuster (and it was), though it took years for me to understand this was a comedy and not a drama like Superman. I’ve only recently began to appreciate it, and I […]