October 14, 2021
The Manhattan Short Film Festival is a festival that takes place yearly all around the world. There are over 400 venues on six continents, including a venue in Hudson, Wisconsin. Ten short films are picked, and they show over the course of a week in the venues. After all of the films are shown, viewers have a chance to vote for their favorite film and their favorite actor. Manhattan Short compiles the votes and announces the winners after the festival is done airing. All the films that are shown also have the opportunity to qualify for an Oscar, but that does not necessarily mean that they will.
December 10, 2019
After reading this book, you may find yourself wondering how you can fit Cyndi Kernahan’s class, Psychology of Racism, into your class-load next semester.
October 16, 2019
Shane Dawson is 31 years old and has been creating content on the social media platform YouTube for 12 years. Dawson’s channel started with comedic skits and characters. He then began primarily making videos that included testing products or food reviews. As Dawson grew older, he moved on to making videos that were more intriguing to him, such as conspiracy theory videos and docu-series.
May 8, 2019
Well it’s that time of year again, with a new trailer for episode nine coming out a month ago, and May 4 just happening. Star Wars is on the public's mind with many wondering whether Disney is making this science fiction tale better or worse.
April 13, 2019
“Legally Blonde” was a blockbuster hit from the early 2000s, starring a number of c-list actors outshined by Witherspoon’s bubbly personality and bright pink wardrobe. It’s a go-to for cheap laughs, with a good message about self-respect, making it difficult to dislike.
March 11, 2019
"Game of Thrones" is a good example of a phenomena that can sometimes take place in the modern entertainment industry: a good product. Since its premiere back in April of 2011, "Game of Thrones" has continued to grow in popularity and is expected to grow even more popular due to the upcoming season eight premiere. So what do we know about "Game of Thrones" season eight so far, and what can we predict?
February 16, 2019
Last spring semester, I began to recognize that the best way I could fulfill my academic desires of a strengthened education was by reading. Reading frequently, reading often, and reading on a variety of subjects. There are many reasons to pick up the habit of reading and I believe reading offers a lot to the human experience.
February 13, 2019
The Academy Awards, also known to many as the Oscars, is the oldest worldwide entertainment award ceremony, going on its 91st iteration. The first award was presented back in 1929, and has been a staple of film achievement ever since.
January 14, 2019
Based six years after the first movie, Ralph Breaks the Internet is the sequel to Disney’s 2012 Wreck It Ralph. The same beloved characters are made to explore the internet as a literal, physical location, bustling with mindless avatars and skyscrapers plastered with brand names.
December 13, 2018
There’s a classic saying that people like saying this time of year, “Every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings.” Not too many students on a college campus would be hearing this though, unless they’re spending a lot of time around people in their 70s.