SATIRE–The Capybara Highway for a Greener America

BY RYAN MONTAGNA Satire- (noun), the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to discuss contemporary politics and other topical issues. Over the last few decades, the topic of global climate change has been constantly present in the national discourse. As organizations such as the EPA and the United Nations have continued to publish increasingly … More SATIRE–The Capybara Highway for a Greener America

JUMANJI Upgrades Itself to the 21st Century (Critical Review)

The laughs are still there in this 20 years-in-the-making sequel The sequel to the 1996 movie, Jumanji, which told the story of a family’s misfortune after discovering a magical board game, involves a more updated video game inspired plot that has a lot more to offer than the original. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle tells … More JUMANJI Upgrades Itself to the 21st Century (Critical Review)

“The Good Doctor”: A Medical Show With a Good Prognosis

Among the flood of new shows released each fall, few manage to last for more than a few seasons, and even fewer still manage to achieve instant success. Achieving both of these goals can put a show on the path to greatness, and ABC’s hit new medical drama “The Good Doctor” looks poised to do … More “The Good Doctor”: A Medical Show With a Good Prognosis

Review: Snoop Dogg Drops an Album Like It’s Hot

When Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr., a.k.a Snoop Dogg, premiered as a feature on Dr. Dre’s breakout solo album, ‘The Chronic’, nobody knew who he would become. Since that day, Snoop has dropped 15 studio albums, experimented with several different styles and genres of music, won countless awards, become an icon for many different things, and … More Review: Snoop Dogg Drops an Album Like It’s Hot

Hidden Figures (PG) Movie Review: History + Triumph = Oscar-Worthy

  There are two kinds of historical movies: historical movies that try to be as much like a documentary as possible, such as Selma or Schindler’s List, and those movies like Apollo 13 or Titanic. These try to be as mainstream and appealing as possible, or as I like to call it, Hollywood History. Every … More Hidden Figures (PG) Movie Review: History + Triumph = Oscar-Worthy

The Edge of Seventeen Packed with Heart, Humor, and Honesty

              Films focusing on ordinary teens-those who don’t fall in love with vampires or are selected for the Hunger Games-have been hard to find these past couple of years. Thankfully, Edge of Seventeen focuses solely on the life of ordinary Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), an awkward, overly dramatic seventeen-year-old who feels like the entire world … More The Edge of Seventeen Packed with Heart, Humor, and Honesty