On Friday, Feb 16. global Puerto Rican superstar Jennifer Lopez, famously known for her acting, dancing and music talents, dropped her “This Is Me… Now” album. Nuyorican Productions and BMG Rights Management produced this album, which is the first album released by Lopez under this new partnership; but Lopez’s ninth studio album release.
Disney+ recently announced that their adaptation of “Percy Jackson and The Olympians” has been renewed for a second season. The first episode of the Disney+ original series was released on Dec. 20 and had many fans excitedly anticipating the rest of the episodes.
Entering the music industry is unconventional and risky, but also a leap of faith. Many people often struggle with turning their passion for music into a career, especially when the path proves to be uncertain and ever-changing. This was the case for Avery Draut, a University of Georgia alumni who decided to take that chance.
Ever since the Academy for Motion Picture Art and Science released this year’s nominations, there has been nothing but mixed reviews about what has been nominated. Throughout 2023, many films and documentaries were praised for their cinematography and performances. Some of the biggest movies, such as Barbie and Oppenheimer instantly became modern-day classics, and set a standard in cinematic history.
Matthew Vaughn makes his return to the spy genre with his latest movie Argylle. Vaughn previously directed all 3 Kingsman movies (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle and The Kings Man). In his previous efforts, Vaughn has given his spy movies a sense of originality. The films are not supposed to be drama ridden like James Bond, but they are also not laugh out loud comedies. Vaughn designates his spy movies to be clever, but still developmental. With Argylle he takes a different approach that did not exactly do things for the better.
Kevin Hart is known throughout Hollywood for his comedic persona, which made him the perfect fit for the role of Cyrus Whitaker in the Comedy Action film “Lift.” Cyrus, an internationally known art thief, makes his money illegally by going to art auctions and buying expensive art pieces using money he made from art resales on the Black Market. The action-heist-filled movie was directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Daniel Kunka. It was released on Jan. 12.
On Oct. 27, I had the privilege of catching up with the Indiana artist, Midwxst, after his electrifying show in Atlanta. The artist, whose real name is Edgar Nathaniel Sarratt III, shared insights into his musical journey, influences, and the unique flavor he brings to the music scene.
Amongst the spring anime of 2024, “A Sign of Affection” looks to be the cozy romance of the season for not just anime fans, but also a much wider audience. With its pilot episode airing on Jan. 6 on Crunchyroll, the story follows Yuki, a deaf college-aged girl, and Itsuomi, a trilingual backpacker who spent a good portion of his life living in Germany and visiting many different countries.
In the music world, a traditional rock band consists of at least four members. A singer, guitarist, bassist and drummer. Although this setup is common, famous bands such as The White Stripes, The Black Keys and The Kills have established that just two people can be as powerful as a fully equipped band. Creating and performing music as a duo is hard work, and truly iconic two-piece bands are slowly becoming a thing of the past. Monsoon, an introspective power-punk pair from Athens, Ga., has accepted this challenge and proven that it only takes two.
Since the announcement of Disney’s feature film “Wish” in January 2022 and its early stages of development in 2018, fans of Disney have been anticipating and dreading the centennial benchmark of the company.