Crazy Rich Asians Review – Romance Without The Comedy

Crazy Rich Asians is a romantic comedy with a familiar premise. A wedding date meets the family and hijinks ensue. Everything else about the film separates it from your typical romcom: obscene wealth, the makeup of its cast, and the city of Singapore. Despite these intriguing qualities, the film is light on comedy and a disappointment.

1500 Or Nothin’s Infectious “Girl” – Music Monday

I just binged my way through the first season of HBO’s Insecure. I had heard good things about the show. I did not anticipate how much I would love Insecure’s soundtrack. It took me forever to get through the first season because I keep googling the music in every episode. One song from the series blew me away: 1500 or Nothin’s “Girl.

These Podcasts Will Help You Discover New Music

Instead of making things easier, the Internet has made it difficult to find a source for good new music. There are so many platforms that it is hard to narrow down the crazy amount of music that is out there in 2018. Whether it is rising talent or established artists who I have missed out on, I am always looking for fresh music. I listen to a lot of Adult Alternative and Indie, so Philadelphia’s WXPN is my most reliable source for interesting artists. I also listen to a few podcasts to supplement my perpetual curiosity. The podcasts that will help you discover new music are more than just playlists. They offer song deconstruction, live performance, and in-depth interviews. 

Spitfire (2018) Documentary – Review

On August 20, 1940 Winston Churchill addressed the House of Commons. The Prime Minister proclaimed to the body “Never was so much owed by so many to so few.”  He was referring to the men and women of the Royal Air Force who flew against Adolf Hitler’s formidable Luftwaffe. The powerful new Spitfire documentary looks... Continue Reading →

Oscar Changes: Bad For The Academy Awards And The Box Office

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences has been presenting the Academy Awards for achievements in film since 1929. Since that first ceremony, the Oscars have become the most celebrated award ceremony in modern art. Legacies have been cemented. Careers have changed overnight. The Oscars have a certain magic to them that other awards ceremonies cannot touch. On August 8, the academy announced changes to the Oscars that will hurt the Academy Awards and the box office.

Interview With Chris Below Of The Roommates Podcast

The Roommates is one of the most popular podcasts going right now now. The Houston-based podcast brings in guests to add insight on a diverse range of topics. They brand themselves "comedic like a stand up, captivating like a Ted Talk, and uplifting like a sermon."

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