Cartoon Classics: Fairly Odd Parents

Fairly Odd Parents was a children’s cartoon that aired on Nickelodeon in 2001, and ran until 2006. In 2007, it was revived and ran for more seasons until it officially ended in 2017. The show actually originated from a 7 minute short film created in 1998 by animator Butch Hartman, and in 2001 Nickelodeon picked it up as a series. The show’s ratings went through the roof upon its release, and it was nominated for…

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The Rock Renaissance Part 1: Nirvana and the Grunge Movement

The ’90s was a special time for rock music. All sorts of new sounds were erupting. Artists were experimenting left and right to bring their vision to life. Grunge was the dominant rock movement in the early ’90s. Kurt Cobain and his trio (Consisting of him, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic) Nirvana, were its founders. They were making a noise like never before. Their guitars were dirty, their drums pounding, and Kurt’s vocals were raspy.…

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A Star Is Born Review

Credits: Genre: Drama, Romance Cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliot, Dave Chappelle, and Anthony Ramos Directed By: Bradley Cooper Distributor: Warner Bros. By all means I was excited from the very beginning. From the trailer being released on June 6th, 2018. I was blown away by how magical the trailer was. I only knew of the movie vaguely from previous adaptions: 1947, 1954, and 1976. I noticed that it was made for practically every…

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A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Brigid Kemmerer’s dark vision of a beloved French fairy tale… If there’s one thing that anyone knows about me it’s that I love fairy tale retellings, especially when said retellings stay true to their dark origins. And let me tell you, Brigid Kemmerer’s A Curse So Dark and Lonely did not let me down. Here are some aspects of the story that I found to be particularly outstanding; and don’t worry, I’m not a spoiler.…

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Bird Box Analysis

Plot spoilers: by reading, you are expected to have prior knowledge of the movie so do not read if you haven’t or intend on watching this movie.  As soon as Bird Box landed on Netflix in early December, it caught wind in terms of views as well as the memes and jokes on social media pertaining to the plot and acting within the movie. Not necessarily in a bad way either; the acting is very…

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Cartoon Classics: Jimmy Neutron

The Adventures Of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius was a children’s cartoon series which ran on Nickelodeon from 2002 to 2006. During it’s time, it gained a respectable amount of following from its viewers and despite being off the air for more than 10 years, people who watched it back in the day remember it very fondly. The show was even nominated as “Favorite Cartoon” during the Kid’s Choice Awards in 2006. The show itself was…

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‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ Review

Credits:  Genre: Fantasy, Science-Fiction Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Alison Bre, and Tiffany Haddish. Directed By Mike Mitchell Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures Ever since I was a little kid I have always had a love affair with Legos. I had a huge blue box that held a bunch of lego that my dog would always want to chew on and my mom would constantly step on. With that…

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Now I’m Here

I’m sure you’re all sick of Queen by now. I mean, they’re everywhere. Their songs are being used in commercials for everything from electronics to cars to even makeup, they opened for the Oscars, and the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” has been all the rage. It seems like you can’t get away from them! But why would you want to? If you’re anything like me – which you probably aren’t, but for argument’s sake, let’s say…

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