Molly Gordon and Nick Lieberman Make Their Directorial Debut With the Nostalgic, Energetic Theater Camp 

A film as niche and personal as Theater Camp could only have been made by unabashedly eccentric theater kids themselves. It probably also didn’t hurt that the cast and crew were incredibly close knit.  Childhood best friends Molly Gordon (Booksmart), Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hansen), and Nick Lieberman along with Platt’s fiance and Gordon’s Booksmart …

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Emmrose’s New Single Illustrates a Slow-Dance Gone Wrong in a Beautifully Intoxicating Haze

Review of Emmrose’s new single “Electric Nights“ Emmrose’s singles have always been deeply personal, tackling love, loss, and even being Waitlisted by NYU.  Using her New York City background as constant inspiration, the 19-year-old singer has continuously enticed listeners with her dreamy vocals, relatable lyrics, and various experimentations in genre. This time, Emmrose is Taylor …

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Barbie is so Much More Than A Campy Film Wrapped in a Glittery, Glamorous Package

Review of Barbie  It’s hard to pinpoint when exactly the hype for the Barbie movie began considering the multiple promising attachments the film had secured, generating massive conversation even before the first teaser trailer dropped in late 2022.  The very idea of a live-action film depicting the various intricacies and complexities of the massive toy icon …

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Oppenheimer is a stunning spectacle of filmmaking but you’ll probably need a rewatch to catch everything

Review of Oppenheimer  Despite their drastic contrasting tones, two of 2023’s Summer blockbusters in particular have dominated the collective consciousness of movie fans around the globe: Barbie and Oppenhemier. Dubbing July 21, the release date of the two films “Barbenhemier” day, fans flocked to the theater to catch both films on the same day resulting in …

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A24’s Past Lives Will Dazzle You With its Moving Story and Enchanting Visuals

Review of Past Lives    “[In-Yun] means providence or fate,” says Nora Moon to her future husband right before their first kiss. A canopy of string lights hanging from the tall Montauk trees surround them, encasing them in their perfect moment and yet, this isn’t the love story audiences are attracted to.  Distributed by entertainment darling …

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Television Was Different When We Weren’t Streaming

Television in the Era Before Cable and Streaming Growing up in the 60s and 70s was a strange time for entertainment. The USA went from every script having to go through a committee for a film to be made to the rating system where movies were judged and rated by their content. Television changed as …

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The Flash Fails to Revive Hope for the Future of the Now Reset DCU

Review of DC Studios’s The Flash  DC Studios has seemingly always remained a step behind its rival studio Marvel, both critically and financially.  With four Marvel films in the top 10 highest-grossing films of all time and DC not even making the top 30, the studio has struggled with gaining positive reception from fans and critics …

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Elemental Delivers A Charming Love Story Despite Box Office Failure

Disney Pixar’s latest film Elemental had the lowest opening weekend performance the studio has seen grossing $29.6 million. In comparison, Pixar’s last film Lightyear grossed $51 million in its opening weekend.  Elemental’s financial failure is largely in part due to the fact that Spider-Man: Across The Spiderverse continues to dominate the box office, currently standing …

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Human Resources Goes Out With a Raunchy and Rageful Bang

Season 2 of Netflix’s Human Resources has just concluded its run with its second and final season- but it didn’t go away without a celebration.  Featuring the immaculate voice talents of Aidy Bryant, Randall Park, Keke Palmer, Maya Rudolph, Nick Kroll, and many more as well as some fresh voices to liven up the season, …

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Across The Spiderverse Surpasses its Predecessor With Stunning Visuals and Compelling Story

Casual moviegoers and critics alike have always generated discourse surrounding superhero movies and animated movies-and it’s only grown in recent years. As both vie for recognition beyond just being “just for kids” or “just for comic book nerds” many creators have expressed their unrelenting dedication to their art. After winning the 2022 Oscar for Best …

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Peter Pan and Wendy Disney+ Review

Peter Pan Does Not Fly Disney+ released on its platform a new movie Peter Pan and Wendy a new version of the timeless tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up. (light spoilers follow) Peter Pan opened originally as a stage play in 1904. It quickly became a great success catapulting the author, J.M. Barrie …

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Emmrose Explores the Horror of Panic Attacks and Importance of Mental Health Support With “Falling Again”

Review of “Falling Again” by Emmrose    Anxiety is a feeling many are familiar with and yet it can be so hard to describe and illustrate. New York-based singer Emmrose has given words to this potent feeling with her new single “Falling Again” which was written during a panic attack.  “I wrote Falling Again in …

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