The Life and Filmography of Alejandro Jodorowsky

Today, everyone knows the names of George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese as filmmakers who forever changed to the industry; however, very few people are aware of the director, Alejandro Jodorowsky, who pioneered the surreal genre... People who are aware of Jodorowsky are mostly only…

Art in a New Age: NJIT/Rutgers’ Theatre Department…

The Director’s Project one act plays are something that occur every year for the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)/Rutgers’ theatre program. This event allows burgeoning directors taking a directing class to immerse themselves in the directing process from selecting…

A Review of K-Pop Albums from Summer 2020

The Best and Worst K-Pop Songs from Summer 2020  The Rookies  Treasure has gained the attention of the K-Pop community being YG Entertainment's first male group in 5 years. Since their formation during the conclusion of…

Oscar Diversity Standards

Recently the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, also known as the Oscars, announced new standards for diversity and representation in their Best Picture line up, which will go into effect by 2024. In the Oscars’ official statement, the standards are to “encourage equitable…

Taylor Swift’s “Folklore”

Introduction 2020 certainly has had its ups and downs, but for Swifties all around, Taylor Swift’s new album may have been one of the unexpected ups. Her eighth studio album, “Folklore,” released on July 24, came as a complete surprise and was…

Scoob!

Scooby-Doo has been solving mysteries with “the gang” on the silver screen since 1969, but perhaps the biggest mystery is why 2020’s “Scoob!” turned out to be such a disappointment. With an all-star cast with the likes of Will Forte, Gina Rodriguez,…

Retrospecting on the DC Extended Universe

The DC superhero movies have had difficulty connecting with audiences. While the studio has had some recent successes, their attempt at a shared universe will always be looked back on as a failure. While Marvel’s first “Avengers” movie was…

Mulan

The movie “Mulan” has always been very nostalgic for me; I still remember renting the DVD from my local library almost every month simply because I enjoyed the story of Mulan’s courageous, daring heroism. When I heard that Disney…