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Podcast: 10 Cloverfield Lane, By Dan Trachtenberg

Podcast: 10 Cloverfield Lane, By Dan Trachtenberg

10 Cloverfield Lane was written by Josh Campbell & Matthew Stuecken and was directed by Dan Trachtenberg. 10 Cloverfield Lane is a suspense thriller set in a doomsday bunker. Michelle, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead, wakes up to find herself chained to a wall in a derelict room. If you think it’s that kind of movie… you’d be wrong. […]

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Art has always been an outlet for society to express themselves. Whether it be the oppressed or the oppressors, art is a vehicle that is used to affect change and affect perception of events. “The Gun Show” is a new work that points the barrel of criticism at gun rights in America and takes a […]

Haunted – Sifting Through the Pages of Mortality

Haunted – Sifting Through the Pages of Mortality

I honestly do try to find horror books that are out of the ordinary, a taste of something different, if you will.  That is why I truly enjoyed reading Chuck Palahmiuk’s exciting book, “Haunted”. I’ve frequently asked myself, what exactly defines the genre of horror?  Do people have to die?  Does there have to be […]

‘Split’ is a Breath of Fresh Air

I must admit, with all of the horror films that have come out, and with all of the new films flooding the theaters it is somewhat difficult to find something that makes me turn my head.  Many horror films follow such simple, and yet, similar formulas.  It is refreshing to see something new, a breath […]

A world without Shakespeare

A world without Shakespeare

We live in an age where our world is constantly changing. Our technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace. Our societal and cultural mores are evolving, and we are in the middle of a transition of power with our country’s leadership. Although change and evolution are a natural and healthy part of life, it is […]

Met Review: Hidden Figures

Met Review: Hidden Figures

Much like its source material, “Hidden Figures” tells a historic story that is well worth knowing.  Set during the 1960s space race between the U.S. and Russia, the film follows Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), three African American women who held vital roles at NASA. Despite […]

The Daily Met – 11.4.16

The Daily Met – 11.4.16

When I stopped into Dunkin Donuts yesterday, I was greeted by a terrible surprise when the cashier handed me my hot chocolate in their new holiday cup. There was no Christmas motif, no red and green, and not a seasonal snowflake to be found. It was just the Dunkin Donuts logo and a picture of […]

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