Album Reviews

Kygo Brings A+ Game for Sophomore Album

November 7th, 2017

Norwegian producer/songwriter Kyrre Gørvell-Dahl, also known as Kygo released his first track “Firestone” at the end of 2014. As of August 2017, the track has reached over 450 million views on YouTube and 530 million plays on Spotify. He released his debut album Cloud Nine on May 13, 2016. He became…

Beck Is Back With Colors: Album Review

October 25th, 2017

In 2015, Beck Hansen, better known as Beck, won the Album of the Year Grammy for his 2014 project, Morning Phase. Beck’s win was a big upset, especially since he was up against pop giants Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and Beyoncé. Angry Beyoncé fans began a Twitter hashtag campaign expressing…

“Jessie Reyez’s Kiddo Ends the Hunger Strike for Good Music”

September 27th, 2017

Reyez offers something unique to her album that sets her apart from the present day R&B artists, and that has to do with her sweet, raspy voice and bold style. She demonstrates a layer of confidence in the way she presents herself. The twenty-six year old is most notable for…

Hot Thoughts Album Review

March 27th, 2017

Spoon has been an indie-rock favorite of mine for quite a while. Even though there is nothing original about their sound or style, I am always more than happy to hear their energetic rock pieces. But ever since I listened to their 2014 record They Want My Soul, I knew…

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Movie Reviews

What’s New This Week in Theaters and on Television: Recap of 12 Strong, Backdoor Pilot of “Wayward Sisters,” and Series Premiere of Black Lightning

January 24th, 2018

Welcome back to a brand-new semester everyone and a belated Happy New Year to you all! Now that winter break is over, we are all shifting back into the swing of things and returning to our studies, which can be a bit of a struggle after a month-long vacation. Believe…

DC Superheroes Assemble: Justice League (2017) Review

November 29th, 2017

So far, the material that I have been introduced to within the superhero comic and/or film franchise has been incredible, but almost exclusively Marvel. After Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe and Thor: Ragnarok, I found that I have been having great success in my ventures into the Marvel universe, but…

This Week in Theaters and Network Television: S.W.A.T. Series Premiere, LBJ, and Thor: Ragnarok

November 7th, 2017

Over the last week, I have watched a lot of television shows and newly released movies. This evidently seems to be the bulk of how I spend my spare time. Without considering the exhausting pile of homework I had lingering in the depths of my mind, I’d say it was…

An Instant Sci-Fi Classic: Blade Runner 2049 Review

October 18th, 2017

After thirty-five years, sci-fi cult classic Blade Runner gets a visually stunning sequel that asks what it means to be human, while also expanding the film’s universe. Director Denis Villeneuve and the film’s writing team could have easily rebooted the franchise with no effort involved and made a quick buck…

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