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Movie adaption decline in ratings for young adult novels

Before superhero movies were the trend, young adult fantasy and dystopian movies dominated the theaters. Now there are hardly any recent blockbuster young adult series on the big screen. Some movie studios such as Summit Entertainment, 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures started to put this genre on the map by adapting popular young-adult books […]

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Hollywood diversity report displays a need for change

In 1940, Hattie McDaniel accepted the first Oscar awarded to an African-American for her role as Mammy, a house servant in “Gone with the Wind” (1939). She sat away from her fellow cast members and was barred from attending the film’s premiere. Though much has changed, the 2018 Hollywood Diversity Report showed that only 1.4 […]

‘Sister, Sister’ reboot is announced, fans are thrilled

The popular 1990s sitcom “Sister, Sister” reboot was announced earlier this year joining other popular reboots such as “American Idol,” “Jersey Shore” and “Fuller House.” The original show ran from 1994-1999 and will star the original actresses, Tia and Tamara Mowry. Kenyce Lytle, junior psychology and sociology double major, said she was a fan of […]

Netflix puts large sum of new budget toward creating more original shows and movies

Netflix has been rated the best overall streaming service online for its “selection, quality and performance consistency,” according to Tom’s Guide, a technology rating website run by a team of writers, editors and technology experts. Netflix, which offers a large variety of both online streaming entertainment and physical DVD options, was founded by Reed Hastings […]

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Popular television show ‘Bob’s Burgers’ hits theaters in 2020

“Bob’s Burgers” has announced its move to the big screen. The franchise is set to release a full-length film in July 2020, as confirmed by Fox Animation. The television show is centered around Bob Belcher, his family and their modest burger joint, which has been successful in creating a strong and faithful fan base. “Bob’s […]

Season two of ‘Stranger Things’ entices, excites fans

Netflix released the long awaited ”Stranger Things: Season 2” Oct. 27 with nine new episodes. The Netflix Original sequel was released 15 months after the first season, which immediately became popular among Netflix users. Alanna Saldana, junior nursing major, saw the premiere showing at the Fox Theater in Westwood. Cast members, including Natalia Dyer (Nancy […]