Netflix’s westernized, live-action adaptation of the popular manga and anime series “Death Note” disappoints fans of the franchise with lack of thematic and cultural nuance, but excites audiences entertained by Hollywood gore, romance and action.
Based on Stephen King’s novel, “The Dark Tower” falls flat on screen with a convoluted plot and a script that strays from King’s book.
The second installment of the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie aims to please and is sure to satisfy on all counts.
Familiar forms of entertainment like TV, music and the radio may still take center stage today. However, up-and-coming social media apps and websites like Reddit and “Hooked” provide a new, alternative community to explore similarly story-based experiences.
You probably have heard the name: it seems to be everywhere — on t-shirts, baseball caps and at award shows. And if you haven’t, you should. Chancellor Johnathan Bennett, more famously known as “Chance the Rapper,” only seems to be growing in fame. While his upbeat, distinctive sound may be responsible for his increasing popularity, there is another reason he has garnered people’s attention: he is challenging — and changing…
A year and a half after the premiere of the first season of “Master of None,” Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang finally released the long awaited second season of the show on May 12, 2017. Much of the season was filmed in Italy, where Ansari was working, so the second season of the show featured a cultural twist. The creators, Ansari and Yang, did extensive research in order to accurately…
CW’s Riverdale adapts Archie Comics and twists it into a pleasurable — perhaps familiar — teenage drama storyline.
As always, “The Fate of the Furious” delivers an action-filled punch to the big screen. Unfortunately, the plot and character line falls flat and fails to deliver.
“DAMN,” Kendrick Lamar’s album released on April 14, 2017, shines with its thrilling tempo and its contemplative yet contradictive lyrical reflections. Most of all, it features Lamar’s trademark smooth and effortless delivery. The album progresses through an immaculate delivery of tales inspired by Lamar’s experiences, and every track features a unique tempo and style of elocution.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical “Hamilton” runs in San Francisco until August. With a stellar cast and Miranda’s witty production, “Hamilton” is larger than life on stage.
Among high school students, drab news and complicated news sources may not be their first pick for political information. Read on to see how comedy can bring politics to the limelight.
Intriguing and refreshing, all-new podcast “S-Town” brings an interesting outlook to the narrative fiction genre with a spicy, character-driven plot.