Film and TV

  • Unveiling the Elemental Epic: A Review of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Live-Action Series
    “Avatar: The Last Airbender” emerges as a spectacular live-action rendition of the cherished Nickelodeon animated series, weaving a visually enchanting and action-packed narrative that both honors its predecessor and introduces a fresh take on the epic tale. Led by the talented Gordon Cormier, who embodies the role of Aang with youthful exuberance, the series embarks…
  • Players: A Rom-Com Revolution – Navigating Love Without a Playbook.
    “Players” is a delightful romantic comedy that injects freshness into the genre courtesy of a stellar cast, an engaging storyline, and a clever exploration of modern relationships. Directed by Trish Sie and written by Whit Anderson, the film centers around Mack (Gina Rodriguez), a savvy New York sportswriter known for her successful hook-up plays with…
  • Annette Bening Honored with Hasty Pudding’s Women of the Year at Harvard University
    Two-time Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Annette Bening has received another trophy to add to her collection – the Hasty Pudding’s Pudding Pot! Each year, Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals bestows the honor of Women of the Year (WOY) on a performer who has made lasting and impressive contributions to the world…
  • Upgraded: A Romantic Comedy with a Twist
    In the charming streets of England, “Upgraded” unfolds a delightful tale of mistaken identity and unexpected romance. Ana (Camila Mendes), an ambitious intern with dreams of making it big in the art world, finds herself in a whirlwind of events when a chance encounter with the charming Will (Archie Renaux) leads to a case of…
  • EXCLUSIVE: Thomas Nicholas Reminisces on New Single “Better Than Home”
    “That one time, at band camp…” Like Thomas Nicholas’ ‘American Pie’ costar Alyson Hannigan (Michelle), we all have those moments that replay in our memories like scratched vinyl. Reminders of the good old days when life was simpler. Nicholas, of the Thomas Nicholas Band, embraces that nostalgia on their new single “Better Than Home.” Cruising…
  • One Day: A Journey Through Love, Loss, and Life’s Unexpected Turns
    In Netflix’s latest offering, “One Day,” viewers are taken on a poignant journey through the intricacies of love, loss, and the unpredictable nature of life. Adapted from David Nicholls’ bestselling novel, the series encapsulates the essence of its source material while offering a fresh perspective on the timeless tale. Set against the backdrop of Edinburgh…
  • Join Carol Danvers, Monica Rambeau, and Kamala Khan in Marvel’s The Marvels – Now Streaming on Disney+
    Get ready to embark on an intergalactic journey like never before as Marvel Studios’ The Marvels is now streaming on Disney+! In this highly-anticipated film, we reunite with the fearless Carol Danvers, also known as Captain Marvel, who has reclaimed her identity and defeated the tyrannical Kree regime, including the formidable Supreme Intelligence. However, her…
  • Recap: 2024 Sundance Film Festival
    The 2024 Sundance Film Festival recently came to a close. As the largest independent film fest in the country, all eyes are on Park City, Utah every January. Major successes from Sundance in recent years include Coda in 2021 – which went on to win Best Picture at the Oscars – as well as the…
  • Queer Eye Season 8: A Heartwarming Spectacle of Transformation and Farewells
    Get ready for an emotional rollercoaster as the Fab Five returns in Season 8 of Queer Eye. In their mission to spread love, compassion, and expertise, Jonathan, Bobby, Karamo, Antoni, and Tan embark on transformative journeys with six new heroes. From a former nun to the world’s biggest Kiss fan, and the football coach for…
  • LISTEN: Actress Kate Hudson Makes Music Debut with “Talk About Love”
    Penny Lane isn’t just a groupie anymore, she IS the band!  Almost Famous actor Kate Hudson has unveiled her debut single, “Talk About Love.” The rock-pop track introduces audiences to Hudson’s passion for music that has always run as deep as the California Canyons.  “It’s like the shadow self,” she explains, “those things you don’t…
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: A Riveting Quest Unfolds in this Epic Finale
    Percy Jackson and the Olympians, based on Rick Riordan’s beloved book series, concludes with a thrilling finale that captivates audiences from start to finish. The series follows Percy Jackson, portrayed by the talented Walker Scobell, on a perilous journey across America to return Zeus’ master bolt and prevent an impending war among gods. The finale…
  • TV Review: “GRISELDA” – A Riveting Tale of Power, Ambition, and the Dark Side of Miami’s Past
    Executive Producers Eric Newman and Andrés Baiz, along with an impressive cast led by Sofía Vergara, weave a compelling narrative in the limited series “GRISELDA.” Spanning the tumultuous world of drug trade in 1970s-80s Miami, the show unveils the complex life of Griselda Blanco, portrayed by Vergara. From the seasoned showrunners of “NARCOS” and “NARCOS:…
  • 96th Annual Oscar Nominations Announced: Barbie Snubbed and History Made
    On January 23, actors Zazie Beetz and Jack Quaid announced the nominations for the 96th Annual Academy Awards (The Oscars). Following the Golden Globes, as well as the recently announced Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations, it’s no surprise that Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” led with an impressive 13 noms. “Poor Things” followed close behind with…
  • A Riveting Journey from Youth to Redemption: A Review of “Boy Swallows Universe”
    “Boy Swallows Universe” brings Trent Dalton’s poignant debut novel to life on the screen, weaving a captivating coming-of-age tale that skillfully combines love, humor, and hope with the harsh realities of the drug trade. Felix Cameron delivers a fearless performance as Eli Bell, a spirited teenager navigating the challenges of 1980s suburban Brisbane. Set on…
  • Kevin Hart Takes on a Caper Adventure in ‘Lift.’ Streaming on Netflix
    Kevin Hart’s latest film, “Lift,” exemplifies Netflix’s algorithm-driven content strategy, where subscriber preferences dictate the narrative. The movie, designed for light escapism, falls into the category of projects that the algorithm deems suitable for its audience, with content often playing second fiddle to meeting predetermined checkboxes. For fans of Adam Sandler, Jamie Foxx, Ryan Reynolds,…
  • Mean Girls Review: Shiny New Plastics with a Musical Twist
    The world was first introduced to the Cady, the Plastics, and the students of North Shore High in the iconic 2004 film Mean Girls. After being reimagined for Broadway in 2017, the cult classic is returning to the silver screen with a musical twist. The film stars Angourie Rice as Cady Heron, Reneé Rapp reprising…
  • Marvel’s “Echo” Balances Fierce Action with Pastoral Storytelling and Superpowered Lore
    Marvel’s newest miniseries just dropped this week. Echo follows Maya Lopez as Wilson Fisk’s criminal empire pursues her. After fleeing from New York City to her Midwestern hometown, she must reconnect with her family and roots, all the while uncovering ancient truths about her legacy. Maya fits in with what’s referred to as Marvel’s “street…
  • Celebrate Excellence: Unveiling the Star-Studded Nominees for the 2024 People’s Choice Awards!
    Attention all enthusiasts of pop culture: Your moment to influence has arrived! The 2024 People’s Choice Awards have revealed the nominees for the year’s most significant films, TV shows, musicians, and pop culture luminaries. This year is being hosted by Simu Liu, from the hit summer blockbuster Barbie, and promises an entertaining experience. Notably, the…
  • 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations Announced
    On Wednesday, Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani revealed the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations in a special presentation broadcast via the SAG Awards’ and Netflix‘s Instagram Live. After battling it out at the box office and Golden Globes, “Barbenheimer” is going head to head again at this year’s SAG awards. Both films…
  • Ali Wong and Steven Yeun Make Golden Globes History
    Although we’d all like to forget the 2024 Golden Globes monologue, we must remember this year for the monumental strides for Asian representation in film and television. Actors Ali Wong and Steven Yeun made history at the 81st annual award show by becoming the first and second persons of Asian descent to win in each…