Film and TV

  • Racism Unfolds at UBA on the latest episode of The Morning Show
    Watching “The Morning Show” prepare for their early shoots always has immense satisfaction. In the third episode of the ongoing third season, we get an inside look at producer Mia’s (Karen Pittman) morning routine. She sleeps in her office, slips on her Jimmy Choos, heats the tea kettle, and clatters her heels onto the TMS … Read more
  • Understanding the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes
    More than four months have passed since the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) officially went on strike in May 2023 as a result of their dispute with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). They were soon joined by the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), who … Read more
  • Serendipity Takes Flight in ‘Love at First Sight’: A Heartwarming Rom-Com Worth Watching on Netflix
    “Love at First Sight” is a cute addition to the world of rom-coms, available on Netflix for those seeking an easy, low-attention-needed love story. Anchored by the charming performances of Haley Lu Richardson as Hadley and Ben Hardy as Oliver, the film offers a heartwarming tale of serendipitous love. The story unfolds as Hadley and … Read more
  • “Billionaire Fever Strikes ‘The Morning Show’ Amid UBA’s Future Battle”
    With its polished and prestigious tone, “The Morning Show” delivers a unique blend of entertainment and profound insights into the world of news. This drama series fearlessly delves into real-life events, and in its upcoming Season Three, it introduces a captivating twist: the show adopts a last-of-its-kind billionaire “don’t care” attitude, personified by the character … Read more
  • Celine Dion’s ‘Love Again’ is Now Streaming on Netflix
    In the enchanting realm of romantic comedies, where the improbable often becomes reality, Love Again weaves a heartwarming tale of serendipity and second chances. Following a devastating loss, Mira Ray, brought to life with exquisite grace by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, stumbles upon the therapeutic power of words. Little does she know, her heartfelt messages sent … Read more
  • EXCLUSIVE: Echoes of Artistry: A Captivating Conversation with Actor Charlie Goddard
    In the bustling heart of London, we caught up with the versatile actor, Charlie Goddard, for an engaging conversation about life, art, and his remarkable journey in the world of entertainment. As we delved into the city’s vibrant cultural tapestry, Charlie shared his favorite spots and the inspiring encounters that fuel his creativity. From the … Read more
  • Only Murders in the Building Season 3 Review
    The most memorable highlight of Season 3 of Only Murders in the Building is, without a doubt, watching Meryl Streep and Martin Short share a joint on the ferry.  In the third season of Only Murders in the Building, the first episode wastes no time and jumps right into the mysterious murder of Paul Rudd. … Read more
  • Netflix’s Interactive Rom-Com ‘Choose Love’ Might Be Too Overwhelming
    Cami Conway (Laura Marano) is seemingly living the dream. She’s firmly established in her desired profession as a recording engineer and stands on the brink of embracing an idyllic future with her devoted boyfriend, Paul (Scott Michael Foster). Yet, there’s an inexplicable void gnawing at her heart. Is this sensation merely the apprehension of missing … Read more
  • Gal Gadot Proves She Doesn’t Need Wonder Woman in Netflix Action Packed Movie, ‘Heart Of Stone’
    Emerging from her iconic role as the Amazonian warrior, fearlessly wielding her shield, sword, and ensnaring villains with her unyielding lasso in Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot is embarking on fresh horizons that transcend the current DC chaos. With an undeniable dash of allure, Gadot takes the lead in an exhilarating cinematic escapade that beckons audiences … Read more
  • High School Musical The Series Season Four Leaves You With Nostalgia
    In the opening scenes of “High School Musical 3: Senior Year,” the East High Wildcats face a challenging halftime situation, trailing by 21 points during New Mexico’s 5A Basketball State Championship. Coach Bolton, portrayed by Bart Johnson, delivers an impassioned speech to ignite the team’s spirits. The scene transitions seamlessly into the energetic opening number, … Read more
  • REVIEW: ‘Red, White, and Royal Blue’ Takes The Cake
    Director Matthew López (The Inheritance) has brought Casey McQuiston’s critically acclaimed New York Times Best Seller from page to screen in his directorial debut, Red, White, and Royal Blue.   The fast paced Amazon Prime film finds Alex Claremont-Diaz (Taylor Zakhar Perez), the son of the President of the United States (Uma Thurman) visiting London for … Read more
  • REVIEW: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’
    In the days since my first viewing of Christopher Nolan’s latest film, Oppenheimer, there are three words that have continued to return to the forefront of my thoughts: Staggering, haunting, and tragic. Starring Cillian Murphy in the title role and an ensemble cast including Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., and Florence Pugh, this … Read more
  • REVIEW: Gerwig Uncovers Barbie’s Humanity
    Come on, Barbie, let’s go…to the movies!  The generations who grew up with the iconic Mattel doll are now invited back into her bubblegum pink world in Greta Gerwig’s new film, Barbie. We first meet the Barbies at the beginning of another average day in Barbie Land. They wake up to greet each other from … Read more
  • REVIEW: Heartstopper Season Two Will Make Your Heart Flutter
    The eagerly anticipated British romance coming-of-age Netflix show, Heartstopper, is back for its second season! On August 3, viewers will be treated to the captivating journey of the mates at Truham Grammar School and their enthralling love stories. Nick (Kit Connor) and Charlie (Joe Locke) courageously navigate their blossoming relationship amidst various obstacles. Witnessing Nick’s … Read more
  • July 2023 Movie Break Down: ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer’
    With the 2023 summer movie season kicking into high gear, the month of July is poised to pick up the slack from a rather lackluster June at the box office. After underperforming blockbusters like The Flash and Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny last month, July kicked off with the long-awaited release of Mission: … Read more
  • The Summer I Turned Pretty Season 2: Is It Team Jeremiah’s Time To Shine?
    The Summer I Turned Pretty returns with Season 2 and already feels less like the breezy summer vibes of Season 1 and more like a stormy winter night with higher stakes. Premiering July 14 on Prime Video, Season 2 has bolder plot twists that will make you gasp out loud, blush, laugh, and, as you … Read more
  • REVIEW: The Out Laws on Netflix Will Rob Your Time
    True love is Pierce Brosnan in a mediocre love-heist comedy, and that is exactly what The Out Laws on Netflix is. The movie gives off Meet The Parents, heist edition, sadly Adam Devine’s commitment to his signature comedic acting can’t save this movie from its soft laughs. Produced by Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions and … Read more
  • FILM REVIEW: Wes Anderson’s ‘Asteroid City’
    American auteur filmmaker Wes Anderson is back with another addition to his eclectic filmography, Asteroid City. With a stacked ensemble cast including Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks and a host of others, this sci-fi romantic dramedy is now playing in theaters nationwide.  On the surface, the narrative of the film itself is displayed as … Read more
  • Common Chats New Apple TV+ series ‘Silo’
    Common is an Oscar, Grammy, and Emmy-winning artist. ECHO contributor Thomas Manning recently interviewed the rapper and actor about his work on the Apple TV+ series Silo. Common compares and contrasts his experiences as an artist across multiple mediums, discusses the character of Robert Sims, talks about working with showrunner Graham Yost, and explores the … Read more
  • MOVIE REVIEW: No Hard Feelings, Just Mixed Feelings
    Featured Photo Courtesy of SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT No Hard Feelings is the latest film from director Gene Stupnitsky (Good Boys, The Office).  The R-rated comedy follows Jennifer Lawrence (Maddie), an immature 32-year-old Montauk townie with a fear of commitment. Struggling to pay bills and needing a car, she stumbles across a Craigslist ad that offers … Read more