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TV REVIEW: ’24: Legacy’ – ‘6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.’

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ’24: Legacy’ – ‘6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.’

Spoiler Warning for the seventh hour of “24: Legacy,” as well as all previous seasons of the original series. THE FOLLOWING TAKES PLACE BETWEEN 6:00 P.M. AND 7:00 P.M. EVENTS OCCUR IN REAL TIME The first few hours of “24: Legacy” haven’t exactly been perfect, but have managed to pull fans back into the world […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Personal Shopper’ is a mostly successful twist on the classic ghost story

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Personal Shopper’ is a mostly successful twist on the classic ghost story

It was a bit of an internet meme for a while, remember? Remember when hating on Kristen Stewart was cool? How everyone hated her simply for playing a bad character in a series that just happened to have blown up? Remember how cruel we were? If anything, this re-emergence of Kristen Stewart as a bona […]

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From Pain to Passion: A Brief Musical Story of Velgas

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
From Pain to Passion: A Brief Musical Story of Velgas

In the wake of the release of his first EP, I spoke with Johannes Stahl a.k.a. Velgas, an on-campus experimental dance/electronic music artist about how he got started with music, the EP and where he plans to go from here. So to start, tell us about yourself, anything you want people to know about you. […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘Bury Me Here’

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘Bury Me Here’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 13 of “The Walking Dead.” After a lighthearted romp through a carnival last week, “The Walking Dead” pays a visit to the Kingdom as the situation with the Saviors explodes into heartbreak. Secrets come to the surface and difficult decisions are made as some of the more reluctant characters […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains minor spoilers involving some story, gameplay aspects and the races of Hyrule featured in the game. A little over 30 years ago, the original “The Legend of Zelda” released and was the base for many fantasy action games for years to come. A majority of the games in the […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Kong: Skull Island’ is an exciting look into the Legendary Monsterverse

| March 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Kong: Skull Island’ is an exciting look into the Legendary Monsterverse

I remember when Peter Jackson’s “King Kong” hit theaters in 2005, even though I was too afraid to buckle down and actually see it, on account that the islanders depicted in the film scared the crap out of me. Still, even when I did see it, Jackson’s three-hour epic was a sight to behold, with […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Double Agent Droid’

| March 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Double Agent Droid’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “Double Agent Droid” and for previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels.” Many fans of the animated “Star Wars” shows always seem to hate on the droid centered episodes, claiming they don’t really progress the overall narrative of the show. While that point may be true, the main purpose […]

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Winter Comes to Charlotte

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Winter Comes to Charlotte

Since its debut in 2011, “Game of Thrones” has gone on to become one of the most successful and beloved television series of all time, thanks in part to its lovable characters, epic battle sequences and moving musical pieces. Composer Ramin Djawadi and his team have managed to bring all of these elements together to […]

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GAMING REVIEW: Nintendo Switch

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is a true successor to the Wii U in every sense, it accomplishes everything the home console tried to do on a much larger scale even. It may be a bit bare-bones and seem rushed out at this point, but the console achieved everything that Nintendo advertised it as. Even the first […]

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TRACK REVIEW: ‘Liability’ – Lorde

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
TRACK REVIEW: ‘Liability’ – Lorde

A mere week after releasing her first song in three years, Lorde released the second song from her upcoming sophomore album, “Melodrama,” which now has an official release date, June 16. At this point, the title is starting to make a lot of sense.  Both of the released songs are dramatic in their own right. […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: ‘American Teen’ – Khalid

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
ALBUM REVIEW: ‘American Teen’ – Khalid

All to often, an artist releases some really, really good singles but an overall dull album.  This is far from the truth when it comes to 19-year-old Khalid’s debut album, “American Teen,” released on March 3. Last year, Khalid Robinson was a high school senior, and this year he’s signed to a major label (RCA). […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a gorgeous retelling of tale as old as time…

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a gorgeous retelling of tale as old as time…

When it comes to animated films, “Beauty and the Beast” falls at the no. 3 position for my all time favorite animated films, with “Mulan” coming in at no. 2 and Studio Ghibli’s “Nausicäa of the Valley of the Wind” as the reigning ruler of all animated films. “Beauty and the Beast” means quite a […]

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TV REVIEW: ’24: Legacy’ – ‘5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.’

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ’24: Legacy’ – ‘5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.’

Spoiler Warning for the sixth hour of “24: Legacy,” as well as all previous seasons of the original series. THE FOLLOWING TAKES PLACE BETWEEN 5:00 P.M. AND 6:00 P.M. EVENTS OCCUR IN REAL TIME. As the first day of “24: Legacy” reaches its midpoint, it has become increasingly clear that the story is in a […]

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Throwing it Back Past Thursday

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Throwing it Back Past Thursday

Have you ever walked into a room and wondered if you were in the right place? I have and luckily I was not alone; March 2. students entered room 340GHI confused and curious. We came for a comedy show and found a chipmunk DJ chanting “Do it for the ‘gram” and playing last September’s top […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘Say Yes’

| March 6, 2017 | 1 Comment
TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘Say Yes’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 12 of “The Walking Dead.” Love is in the air on the latest episode of “The Walking Dead” as Rick and Michonne go on a post-apocalyptic honeymoon/supply run as they figure out their future. As a self-confessed Richonne shipper (for those that don’t know, “shipping” is the term for […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Table 19’ is a fluffy, pleasant experience all around

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Table 19’ is a fluffy, pleasant experience all around

In my life, I’ve been lucky enough to be able to avoid weddings for the most part. I’ve only been to two in my entire life and I didn’t really know either one of the people I was attending for, rather just being strung along by my parents for the sake of saving money on […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Secret Cargo’

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Secret Cargo’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “Secret Cargo” and for previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels” and “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” Throughout “Star Wars Rebels” we have gotten bits and pieces of the rebellion shaping into what it is in “A New Hope,” and this episode takes one giant step even closer. Hera, […]

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Gaming Roundup: March 2017

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: March 2017

Nintendo Switch – Mar. 3 Nintendo is set to release what is probably the most ambitious console experience to date, allowing players to take their home console on the go thanks to the Nintendo Switch. The system itself is a sleek tablet which can be docked to play on the big screen or taken on […]

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“Taboo” is Prestige Television at its Worst

| March 3, 2017 | 4 Comments
“Taboo” is Prestige Television at its Worst

It became clear about midway through the eight episode run of “Taboo” that things were not going to improve. The prestige drama series, airing here in the U.S. on FX and in the U.K. on BBC, was met with much anticipation roughly two months ago, in large part due to the attachment of actor Tom […]

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TRACK REVIEW: ‘Green Light’ – Lorde

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
TRACK REVIEW: ‘Green Light’ – Lorde

She’s back!  Lorde is finally back! After three years of radio silence, the New Zealander released her new song, “Green Light” on BBC Radio 1 on March 2 after teasing it on Twitter for the past week. “Green Light,” inspired by Lorde’s first heartbreak, is a song about wanting to move on from a relationship […]

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