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The Scorsese and Marvel debate: What defines cinema?

The Scorsese and Marvel debate: What defines cinema?

Brianna Silva, Writer

November 7, 2019

Different films fulfill different tastes in their own ways. That’s the beauty of cinema, it’s an evolving form of art that encompasses an extensive array of genres and techniques.

“In the Shadow of the Moon” proves itself a worthy watch

“In the Shadow of the Moon” proves itself a worthy watch

Caroline Smith, Writer

October 30, 2019

Driven by an incredible plotline, director Jim Mickle's creative style is on full display.

Top five worst scary movies on Netflix

Top five worst scary movies on Netflix

Kacey Connolly, Podcast Editor

October 27, 2019

With spooky season in full effect, make sure you don’t cuddle up to these five horror films.

HBO’s “Euphoria” does everything right when it comes to costume design

HBO’s “Euphoria” does everything right when it comes to costume design

Shane Guilfyole, Writer

October 24, 2019

The fashion reflected in entertainment eventually trickles down to audiences, who in turn adapt and further develop the looks until a new trend is born, thus forwarding the fashion cycle.

“The Politician” doesn’t play by the binary

“The Politician” doesn’t play by the binary

Brianna Silva, Writer

October 22, 2019

Blending diversity, humor, music, high school politics and some blood, Murphy crafts a brilliant recipe for disaster. Proving once again that there is nothing more entertaining than the lives of dramatic teenagers.

“Riverdale” pays tribute to Luke Perry

“Riverdale” pays tribute to Luke Perry

October 17, 2019

Archie put it best, “Fred Andrews will always be apart of Riverdale.”

The EIC Podcast: “Joker” and the future of DC Comics

The EIC Podcast: “Joker” and the future of DC Comics

Jonathan Kermah, Co-editor in chief

October 15, 2019

Jonathan Kermah is joined by entertainment writer David Anderson to talk about "Joker" and the future of DC Comics on the big screen.

“Joker” in review: Masterpiece or Mockery?

“Joker” in review: Masterpiece or Mockery?

David Anderson, Writer

October 11, 2019

As any movie that follows a maniacal mass-murderer would be, “Joker” is uncomfortable, disturbing and hard to watch throughout quite a few portions. Despite the unpleasantries, your eyes are glued to the screen throughout the film as its story and central character are so compelling.

13 Spooky Halloween Tricks and Treats: Part I

13 Spooky Halloween Tricks and Treats: Part I

David Anderson, Brianna Silva, and Adam Buckley

October 9, 2019

Entertainment gives a weekly taste of movies and music to haunt.

YouTube star Shane Dawson documents life in the spotlight with “The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star”

YouTube star Shane Dawson documents life in the spotlight with “The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star”

Alana Zeilander, Contributor

October 8, 2019

Dawson displays all the ups and downs of being an outsider on the inside of the chaos of the beauty world. From a news story about the dynamic duo not being on the best of terms, to discussing Star’s ex-friends, fans learn more about his perspective.

Five films to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Five films to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Brianna Silva, Writer

October 8, 2019

Ranging from Spain to Brazil, each of these films explore different lives, cultures and genres. Regardless of your level of Spanish (and/or Portuguese), these films are sure to make you laugh, cry and fall in love.

The EIC Podcast: “Hustlers” review and “Saturday Night Live” season premiere recap

The EIC Podcast: “Hustlers” review and “Saturday Night Live” season premiere recap

Jonathan Kermah, Co-Editor in Chief

October 1, 2019

Jonathan Kermah is joined by Amherst Wire contributor Brianna Silva to talk about her review of the movie "Hustlers." Later Silva and Kermah are joined by assistant entertainment editor Julia Donohue to discuss the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live."

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