Headspace Thinks Inside The Box

Shannon Carter

July 6, 2020

Unidentified figures wearing white coveralls, white gloves and faceless black masks walk onto a dark stage. At moments, these figures appear to be headless. As they march onto the scene like ultramodern soldiers, they carry a mysterious box that is carefully placed on a black table. The front panel of...

Stream This: 8 Movies About Self-Isolation

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Alexandra Carmona

May 6, 2020

It’s no question that this pandemic feels like a plot of a movie—in fact, it has been the plot for many movies. We can only hope this one has a happy ending. Quarantine is taking a toll on everyone in different ways, and what better way to spend your confinement than by watching movies about people...

5 Must-Watch Election Season Films

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Skye Salamat

March 3, 2020

We have officially entered election season, and with today being Super Tuesday, it could be the most pivotal foretelling of whose names will be on that general election ballot come November. After watching about a billion political commercials over the past few days, it’s only right that you deserve...

Reel Reviews: Little Women

Saoirse Ronan as Jo March in “Little Women.” Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures.

Shannon Carter

February 6, 2020

Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers that are over 150 years old, with a few insights into the latest adaptation. Proceed with caution. “Little Women” has been adapted countless times throughout the generations. From silent films to radio and television, to the theater stage and the giant ...

Reel Reviews: Marriage Story

Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver in

Francisco Arellano

January 30, 2020

Beautiful, devastating and emotional. “Marriage Story” is one of the best movies of the year. Released to the popular streaming service Netflix on Dec. 6, 2019, the drama has garnered critical acclaim and a list of accolades, including six Oscar nominations. Produced, written and directed by American...

At A Movie Theater Near You

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Shannon Carter

January 23, 2020

As per usual, the year is starting off slow when it comes to new movie releases. In the film industry, they call this time of the year the "dump months" because audience attendance is considerably low; therefore, movie theater revenue drastically declines. Movie studios release low-risk films so that...

5 Underrated Musicals

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Leni Santos

January 22, 2020

Tired of hearing all about Alexander Hamilton’s life, a haunted opera house and the French Revolution? Got titles from fellow musical enthusiasts only to find yourself memorizing every single line in the album and YouTube bootleg all over again? Keep looking for the next new musical to be hyped up...

The Star Wars Sequels Are Genuinely Good

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Skye Salamat

January 21, 2020

You’ll often hear people talk about that one impactful teacher they had in high school—the one that changed their lives and taught them about compassion, or maybe the teacher who gave them leeway with their homework when they were having family problems à la “Marriage Story.” When I think of...

Reel Reviews: “The Irishman”

An all-star lineup shines bright in Martin Scorsese’s mob flick “The Irishman.” Courtesy of Netflix.

Joseph Sacco

January 16, 2020

Disclaimer: This review contains storyline spoilers. Proceed with caution. Martin Scorsese has been unfairly pigeonholed as the man behind most of the mobster movie mythos from the ’90s onward. Despite films like “Age of Innocence,” “Silence” and countless others that have dealt with compli...

Reel Reviews: Parasite

Bong Joon Ho’s

Shannon Carter

January 9, 2020

Disclaimer: This review contains story line spoilers. Proceed with caution. This past Sunday marked the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards in which a few notable firsts occurred. One significant achievement is the 2019 film "Parasite," being named as the first Korean movie ever to win for best foreign-language film. In his acceptance speech, director Bong Joon Ho offered some great advice to the audie...

The 10 Best Movies of 2019

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Shannon Carter

December 31, 2019

As we relish in the last moments of 2019, it's natural to go through a period of reflection and, in other cases, regret. While some of us are listing out our New Year’s resolutions or coming to terms with our current year’s victories and flops – others, like me, ask the burning questions. What...

Reel Reviews: Frozen II

Elsa and friends return in Frozen II. Photo Credit: Walt Disney Studios

Emerald Fimbres

December 19, 2019

After going “Into the Unknown” with Elsa, getting “Lost in the Woods” with Kristoff and doing the “Next Right Thing” with Anna, “Frozen II” has proved itself with a strong sense of character development, new exciting adventures and captivating musical numbers. Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell,...

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