Doing All Right

Well, it’s Spring Break; half way through the semester. Classes are in full swing, the pressure is on to get my life in order, and I don’t know about you, but I’m on the verge of losing my mind. It’s a lot when you’re a full-time student, part-time employee at two jobs, and participating in the school’s Spring Arts Festival. Why I decided to put this much on my plate is beside me, but it’s…

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Writing Process

You came back! That’s great because I’ve got a special chocolate for you today!      If you are on this website you are probably in someway interested in the arts or writing and reading. This may be presumptuous but I have a feeling I’m on the right track. Today I have for you some insight into my personal writing process, which may suck, but hey, it works for me and it may work for you…

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Captain Marvel Review

Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn, Gemma Chan and Annette Bening Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures So I went to this movie with an open mind. Amidst all the mixed reviews and ideologies swirling around I went into this movie wanting to know who is this character, what was her story, what makes her standout. The first half hour felt like…

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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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