Thursday, November 23, 2017

Hidden Figures Reveals an Untold Story

Today’s movie industry lacks films that portray black women in roles other than the cliche parts of the token friend or the nanny. When the public saw the poster for the movie Hidden Figures,...

J. Cole Fails to Satisfy With Latest Album

Jermaine Cole occupies a strange, desolate planet in the hip-hop galaxy. It’s a world where rappers ride bikes. Where gym clothes are almost always preferred to Hermès belts and Goyard shoulder bags. Where albums...

Rogue One Delights Star Wars Fanatics

Is there going to be an opening crawl? Will the score be different? Will someone say, “I have a bad feeling about this?” These questions raced through my head as I sat down to...

These Two 41-Year Old Rappers Fail To Impress With Latest Album

Run the Jewels is a rap group formed by rapper/producer El-P and rapper Killer Mike, and they are both 41 years old. Let that sink in. Run The Jewels is made up of two...

Gilmore Girls Makes A Return on Netflix

After the shocking announcement of a revival season, Netflix has finally released four   88 to 102-minute-long episodes to complete the already seven-season-long series, Gilmore Girls. The series originally started in 2000 and continued for...

Nokia Epitomizes Female Empowerment

In her recent album, 1992, Princess Nokia’s identity as a 28-year-old Afro-Nuyorican (a name for Puerto Ricans living in New York) shines through as she references neighborhood staples, ‘90s pop-culture figures, cultural traditions, and...

Starboy Is the Weeknd’s Latest Triumph

Earlier this year, The Weeknd revealed his new album, Starboy, would be coming out in late November. This came after weeks of him talking about the dawn of a new music era. The Weeknd,...

Jones Leaves Impact on Music Industry

Death comes to thousands of people every day, without any warning, for a variety of reasons. People die in wars as well as in natural disasters. Death happens to everyone, but the death of...

Manchester by the Sea Encapsulates Grief

Kenneth Lonergan is unapologetically beholden to reality. Little else might we ask of an artist; little else might we hope they lack. Manchester by the Sea, the third feature film by well-respected director Kenneth...

Arrival ‘s Complex Plot Explores The Possible Existence of Aliens

What would you do if aliens arrived on Earth? It’s a complex question, and many people have thought about it. But what would you really do? Would you panic or would you try to...