‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ carries on franchise

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” (2018) released Nov. 16. is the second installment in the “Fantastic Beasts” series and the 10th in the “Harry Potter” franchise. The film played on the nostalgia of fans of the “Harry Potter” series. However, there has been some controversy surrounding the film after the casting of Johnny Depp […]

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Magical television series ‘Charmed’ reboots after 20 years

The fall season ushered in a list of highly anticipated television premieres in which audiences welcomed back some of their favorite shows while also being greeted by new ones, such as the magical reboot, “Charmed.” It has been 20 years since the original “Charmed” television show aired in 1998 on The Warner Brothers Television Network. […]

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Editors Review: ‘Mirror Master’ Young the Giant

Two years after releasing the hit album “Home of the Strange,” Young the Giant has released its fourth studio album, “Mirror Master.” In 2011, the Irvine, Calif. ,band’s self-titled debut offered fans of indie rock a handful of top hits, such as “Cough Syrup,” “Apartment” and “My Body.” Now the band has returned with another […]

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Jonah Hill’s film ‘Mid90s’ does well in reviews

Scrunchies, mom–jeans and grunge are not the only things from the 1990s that are regaining their relevance. This surge of nostalgia is rapidly spreading to the entertainment industry. Although the ‘90s’ era is seeing a major increase in popularity, Jonah Hill did not want this to be the main focus of his directorial debut “Mid90s” […]

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‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ remake in the works

“Avatar: The Last Airbender” has a second chance at life after Netflix announced its plans to adapt the critically acclaimed animated series into a live-action series. Nickelodeon aired the animated series “Avatar: The Last Airbender” for three sea- sons from 2005 to 2008. The story followed a young boy named Aang, who, as the Avatar, […]

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Seeing Sound: Student uses condition as a musical tool

When Stephen Wright sat down to write his song “Truly my Soul” based on Psalm 62, which speaks of finding his way back to God even during difficult times, he played with the note E flat and saw a vivid red in his mind’s eye. For as long as he can remember, Wright has seen […]