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July 11, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

TikTok dances spotlight pop music and small creators

By | Jul 9, 2020

Pop music has received quite the boost from TikTok, the latest and exceptionally popular video-sharing social media app.

Video essays give a voice to all film fans

By | Jun 25, 2020

Using energetic voice-overs and editing that pops, a video essay effortlessly takes someone through every step of an argument.

“Avatar” series highlights characters with disabilities

By | Jun 11, 2020

“Avatar: The Last Airbender” has always been praised for its culturally diverse cast of characters.

Staying at home benefits streaming services

By | May 22, 2020

This state of quarantine is no fun.

“Eat the rich” phenomenon dominates popular films

By | May 19, 2020

When looking back on the most popular films of 2019, I noticed a trend.

Feminist filmmaker champions diverse narratives

By | Apr 2, 2020

In an interview with Indiewire about her latest film, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” director and writer Céline Sciamma said, “We want people to have their heart broken and think about themselves.” Although she made this statement about “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” it accurately represents all of Sciamma’s cinematic output so far.

Plus-size characters are more than a joke

By | Mar 26, 2020

Plus–size people have a long, and frankly unfortunate, history in Hollywood and television.

Rap music must focus on quality

By | Feb 26, 2020

I listen to an abundance of music every day, and I have noticed one overarching theme in the music I listen to: a significant drop-off in the energy and focus of recently released rap albums.

Growth on display at 92nd Oscars

By | Feb 12, 2020

At the 92nd Academy Awards, actress Jane Fonda dramatically paused briefly before announcing the Best Picture winner: “Parasite.” The announcement caused the audience to respond with excited cheers and a standing ovation.