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Why People Hate the Star Wars Prequels

Why People Hate the Star Wars Prequels

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

For over 40 years Star Wars has been a staple for American movie lovers. The original 1977 film sits in thirteenth place in the American Film Institute's (AFI) 2007 edition of the “Top 100 Greatest American Movies” list, which is up two places from the 1998 edition. In 1999, George Lucas returne...

Netflix Hit or Miss: Black Mirror, Season 4

Netflix Hit or Miss: Black Mirror, Season 4

by Erica Jane, Entertainment Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Psychologically disorienting, nerve-wracking and haunting, Black Mirror creates an uneasy but addicting atmosphere to immerse viewers. Debuting in late 2011, Black Mirror offers a series of disconnected and crazed alternate universes; the story drags the audience bit by bit. Jam-packed with suspense you can c...

2018 Shaking Hits: Little Dark Age album review

2018 Shaking Hits: Little Dark Age album review

by Erica Jane, Entertainment Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

  Album Title: Little Dark Age Record Label: Columbia Records Release Date: February 9, 2018 Rating: 6.5/10   New music is hard to find. It’s worse when every album is a replay of the last. MGMT, a renowned, acid-jazz and pop smash band, can solve all your problems...

The History Chicks podcast review

The History Chicks podcast review

by Lainey Harlow, Junior Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Beckett Graham and Susan Vollenweider Sometimes when I see a rating of a perfect-ten, I’m immediately skeptical. But “The History Chicks,” which recently reached its hundredth episode, is truly deservant of that mark. Whether you’re a history buff or you yawn at th...

New Arctic Monkeys Album?

New Arctic Monkeys Album?

by Brisa Muscaglione, Features Editor

March 3, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, NEWS, SHOWCASE

The 2013 Tumblr grunge aesthetic will be coming back with full force sometime in the next couple of months because the beloved indie/psychedelic rock band, the Arctic Monkeys, are rumored to be finally coming out with a new album in 2018. For reference, the Arctic Monkeys started out in the suburbs of ...

Black Panther album review

Black Panther album review

by Erica Jane and Cole Greenberg

March 1, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, music, SHOWCASE

Record Label: Top Dawg Entertainment Release Date: February 9, 2018 Rating: 9/10 The most rhythmic and impassioned film of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, it is no surprise that Black Panther got its own musical album, curated by Kendrick Lamar. Released a week before the film, Lamar brings t...

Black Panther review

Black Panther review

by Cole Greenberg, Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita NYong'o Director: Ryan Coogler Release Date: February 16 MPAA Rating: PG-13 Black Panther is that type of movie that is destined to become a massive pop culture milestone, fermented by time. In our new generation, superh...

Fifty Shades Freed review

Fifty Shades Freed review

by Dominique Allen, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Director: James Foley Starring Actors: Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, and Rita Ora Release Date: February 9, 2018 MPAA Rating: R Personal Rating: 5/10 Believe me when I say you’re not missing anything. This final chapter of the Fifty Shades trilogy brought in 76.1 million USD so far, but before you c...

Top 10 Study Hits

Top 10 Study Hits

by Erica Jane, Entertainment Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

You ever find yourself itching to listen to anything- even if it’s white noise, to get through a study session? Sometimes, it’ll be instrumentals. Other times, it’ll be a series of quiet, sad music. Most of the time, it’s silence. No matter how hard you try, you just can’t concentrate. The...

#TBT review: Fantastic Mr. Fox

#TBT review: Fantastic Mr. Fox

by Lainey Harlow, Junior Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson Director: Wes Anderson MPAA Rating: PG In anticipation for Wes Anderson’s upcoming Isle of Dogs, I recently rewatched his first animated film, Fantastic Mr. Fox, for the first time since it...

MANIA album review

MANIA album review

by Erica Jane, Entertainment Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: M A N I A Record Label: Uprising, Fueled by Ramen Release Date: January 19, 2018 Rating: 8/10   Looking for an adrenaline packed punch? A series of powerpunk that’ll give your bass a reason to bump? MANIA, the newest album from the legendary band, Fall Out Boy, will strike an electrifying chor...

Pitch Perfect 3 review

Pitch Perfect 3 review

by Janel Delgado, Reporter

January 28, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

  Rating: 9/10 Director: Trish Sie Starring: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson MPAA Rating: PG-13   The third and final installment in the Pitch Perfect trilogy is hilarious, with the same great music, and the cast’s fabulous chemistry. The movies have followed a group of students i...

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