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Theater v. Streaming

Theater v. Streaming
March 10, 2020

How often do you go to see a movie in the theater? Over the past few years, the trend appears to be that people are more reluctant to see a film in the theater. The advent of streaming services likely...

Pop Music: Is it Art?

March 4, 2020

Pop music seems to get a bad rep in popular culture. Pop music’s reputation is even a plot point in the 2018 remake of A Star is Born. In this film, Lady Gaga’s character transitions from making country...

Science Fiction and the Human Experience

Science Fiction and the Human Experience
February 25, 2020

There are few things better than walking out of a movie theater in complete awe and loss for words from what you just saw. Science fiction, in my experience, accounts for a majority of those awe inducing...

The Genius of Damien Chazelle

February 12, 2020

Since 2014, Damien Chazelle has directed three films and became the youngest person to win both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for directing at the age of 32. These three films, Whiplash, La La Land...

Oscar Snubs: Leading Actor and Actress

Oscar Snubs: Leading Actor and Actress
February 6, 2020

Early January saw the release of Hollywood’s most anticipated list, the Oscar nominations. Overall, I was quite happy with the list but some of my favorite films didn’t make the cut. I have plenty...

Foreign Films Worth a Watch

Foreign Films Worth a Watch
January 28, 2020

It’s a new year and that means my favorite season has arrived, Awards Season! Early this January, the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards were held and normally acceptance speeches don’t catch my eye....

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