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The Ten Best Television Shows of 2017

| December 23, 2017
The Ten Best Television Shows of 2017

2017 has been a whirlwind of a year for the world and that is visible on the small-screen, proving that we still live in the Golden Age of Television, even if it wasn’t the strongest year of the era. With literally hundreds of shows across dozens of networks and streaming platforms, it’s simply impossible to […]

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The 25 best films of 2017

| December 21, 2017
The 25 best films of 2017

Every year, I work towards one thing: my year end film list. I love celebrating the best that film has to offer in any given year and it’s an exciting retrospective on everything that I love about film. Now, I haven’t seen every film this year, plus there are some films that distributors are releasing […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Greatest Showman’ is dazzlingly empty fun

| December 21, 2017
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Greatest Showman’ is dazzlingly empty fun

“The Greatest Showman” couldn’t have come at a more inopportune time, as the famed circus detailed in the film being formed, which later became the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, shut its doors in May of this past year after nearly 100 years in business. This makes a good deal of the film […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Crown’ – Season 2

| December 17, 2017
TV REVIEW: ‘The Crown’ – Season 2

Near the end of 2016, Netflix released a stunning set of ten episodes that captivated the world with mesmerizing cinematography and jarring set and costume design, as well as top-notch performances. “The Crown” is a quite simple story, one that is rather familiar considering Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most famous figures in […]

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Gaming Roundup: December 2017

| December 17, 2017
Gaming Roundup: December 2017

“Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition” – Dec. 5 for PS4 Starting the month is “Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition,” which includes the base game and its single DLC, “The Frozen Wilds.” “Horizon” was one of the biggest releases from Sony this year, and introduced players to an entirely new world in which nature has taken […]

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Dr. Dre – “The Chronic” 25 Years Later

| December 15, 2017
Dr. Dre – “The Chronic” 25 Years Later

What would you do if you’re one-fifth of a group that is at the height of their popularity? Would you imagine yourself striking out on your own and working with someone dangerous, and change Hip-Hop in the 1990s? I’m sure you wouldn’t. After a dispute with Eazy-E, Dr. Dre left N.W.A. in 1991, the infamous […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Shape of Water’ is a stunningly bleak fairytale

| December 14, 2017
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Shape of Water’ is a stunningly bleak fairytale

Guillermo del Toro is more than just a filmmaker, but a master of the craft of art all-around. Primarily known as a film director, del Toro has also collaborated on museums, video games, animated films, television shows, visual art, musical compositions, among other things. So when a del Toro film comes about, its a big […]

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Into the depths of ‘The Shape of Water’ with Guillermo del Toro

| December 13, 2017
Into the depths of ‘The Shape of Water’ with Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro is one of the most respected filmmakers in the entire film industry, but his work on his new film, “The Shape of Water,” has taken him to new heights from critics and filmgoers alike. Set during the Cold War and focusing on a mute janitor in a government facility, Elisa (Sally Hawkins), […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Runaways’ – ‘Kingdom’

| December 13, 2017
TV REVIEW: ‘The Runaways’ – ‘Kingdom’

Spoiler Warning for Season 1, Episode 4 of Hulu’s “The Runaways” The recent episode of “The Runaways” is by far the best one yet. No more secrets are held and everyone lays their cards out on the table. We start off this episode with a flashback from 18 years ago. We see Geoffrey Wilder in […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is a wickedly out-of-this-world rollercoaster epic

| December 12, 2017
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is a wickedly out-of-this-world rollercoaster epic

There will be NO SPOILERS in this review, but I will discuss some basic plot points. If you, like me, want to go into the film with little to no knowledge of the plot at all, please stop reading here, go see the film immediately and come back. It’s here. After two arduous years of […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘How It’s Gotta Be’

| December 11, 2017
TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘How It’s Gotta Be’

MAJOR Spoiler Warning for the Mid-Season Finale (Season 8, Episode 8) of “The Walking Dead,” as well as all episodes of the previous seasons. Certain spoilers from the graphic novel series will also be discussed. Death is constant. Death is painful. Death is cathartic. Death is and always has been a necessary aspect of “The […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘outfoX’

| December 8, 2017
TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘outfoX’

Spoilers Ahead for “The Gifted” Season 1, Episode 9 This week’s episode starts off with a flashback to about a year ago of the Strucker family at a park having a picnic. Andy tries to teach his sister Lauren how to skateboard, but she looses her footing and falls off. Andy grabs her hand to […]

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Jazzy Nights

| December 8, 2017
Jazzy Nights

Let me get this out of the way, this was the very first time I have gone out and watched the Jazz Ensemble. This was built out of curiosity since I have a liking for Jazz music. And boy, this was something that I was glad I got a chance to check out. On Dec. […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Disaster Artist’ is a keenly crafted love letter to trash cinema

| December 7, 2017
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Disaster Artist’ is a keenly crafted love letter to trash cinema

I never actually saw “The Room” until this last March. During my Spring Break trip to New York, on a snowy, wet day, my friend decided that it was the perfect time to expose me to the pinnacle of trash cinema. I’m not someone who particularly likes laughing at bad movies, as I like to […]

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