Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret
Oct 12th '18

Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret

[Note: “Latine” is a gender-neutral form of “Latino/a”, and will be used throughout this article.] Hispanic people are the largest minority in the United States (as of a few years ago), and the percentage is only going to grow, according to estimates. As a result, Latin-American traditions have become an integral part of American culture—from their […]

‘Bojack Horseman’ is More Than Just a One-Trick Pony

‘Bojack Horseman’ is More Than Just a One-Trick Pony

When the word cartoon or animation is brought up, most people will think of children’s Saturday morning cartoons or an animated film about a princess waiting for her prince charming to rescue her from a castle. What most people don’t think of is a story about a self-destructive, depressed anthropomorphic horse who tries to navigate […]

Hollywould: James Gunn, ‘John Henry,’ and ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Hollywould: James Gunn, ‘John Henry,’ and ‘The Umbrella Academy’

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: James Gunn Disney’s loss is Warner Bros.’ gain. […]

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, […]

Hollywould: Netflix, ‘Deadpool’, and ‘Rocketman’

Hollywould: Netflix, ‘Deadpool’, and ‘Rocketman’

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: Netflix According to Bloomberg, Netflix will let viewers dictate […]

What I’m Streaming: Cult Classics

What I’m Streaming: Cult Classics

You’ve done it. You’re out of binges. You’ve blitzed through the entire Twilight series for the eleventh time—”ironically,” to be sure. All Netflix has for you is a new slew of terrible originals, like Naked, where Marlon Wayans does Groundhog Day with no pants. Hulu’s your asshole art school friend who thinks mother! is like “so deep, you just […]

‘South Park’ Satirizes School Shootings in Season Premiere “Dead Kids”

‘South Park’ Satirizes School Shootings in Season Premiere “Dead Kids”

Last night, the new season of South Park premiered on Comedy Central. The episode titled “Dead Kids” was literally about that… dead kids. For a show that’s known for outrageous moments mixed with political satire, the season premiere did not disappoint. Yes, South Park decided to tackle the issue of school shootings in their season […]