Arts & Entertainment

The First Omen: A New Prequel to the Classic Horror Franchise

“The First Omen” released in theaters April 5, the prequel to “The Omen” from 1976. In the first movie of this series, the audience is introduced to a couple who adopted a boy from an orphanage after they lost a baby of their own. In the first movie, many strange occurrences happened after they adopted their son. People are dying, the family feels haunted and the son, Damien, comes off as a strange young child. 

The Greatest Hits Premieres on Netflix 

Grief is universally understood to be one of the most difficult emotions to experience. Having to mourn the loss of something that was deeply cherished and cared for, struggling to take things one day at a time until finally reaching a day where things hurt less, feeling envious of others who do not understand the pain you are in as they live their seemingly perfect and happy lives, it is all apart of the messy, painful, character-building process of grief. 

Taylor Swift’s New Album “The Tortured Poets Department” Is More Torture Than Poetry

On Feb 4 Taylor Swift broke the internet yet again when she announced her 11th studio album “The Tortured Poets Department” during her acceptance speech for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 66th annual Grammy awards. Swift released no singles or sneak peaks to any of the tracks before its release on April 19, making the anticipation for the new album at an all time high.

Netflix’s Scores with “The Beautiful Game” a Feel-Good True Story 

The Homeless World Cup, founded in 2001, is an annual international soccer tournament that brings together teams of people who have experienced homelessness from around the world. The tournament aims to use the sport to empower participants, raise awareness about homelessness and promote social inclusion. Participants in the Homeless World Cup come from diverse backgrounds and have faced various challenges, including addiction, poverty and marginalization. This hidden gem of a social organization served as the source of inspiration for a newly released sports drama.

Monkey Man Packs a Punch Across Theaters

Star actor Dev Patel made his directorial debut with “Monkey Man.” Produced by horror director Jordan Peele, Patel’s film tells an amazing revenge story about a man who is out to kill the man that murdered his mother. The title comes from the character’s identity. When he was young, Kid learned about an Indian legend named Hanuman who was a Hindu legend that was part monkey, part man. The story inspired Kid. 

“Invincible” Season Two Rejuvenates Genre Amongst “Superhero Fatigue”

The second season of “Invincible” is the highly anticipated continuation of Amazon Prime’s popular animated superhero show. Based on the long-running comic book series created in 2003 by Robert Kirkman, the show’s second season drives viewers deeper into the convoluted and turbulent life of Mark Grayson, aka Invincible (Steven Yeun), as he learns to cope with the emotional and physical wounds he sustained after his confrontation with his supervillain father, Omni Man (J.K. Simmons) at the end of the first season. 

“Civil War” Tips It’s Cap to the World of Photojournalism

Successful suspense thriller writer and director Alexander Garland has released his fourth film “Civil War”. Civil War is about a post-apocalyptic world where, due to a lack of good leadership, has caused the United States to break apart. California and Texas have formed an alliance called the Western Forces. They have one goal, kill the president and anyone that gets in their way.

Lil Yachty’s Concrete Boys Shake Up the Hip-Hop Genre with Unique Beats

In an era where hip-hop is being dominated by ephemeral trends and the same manufactured personas, Lil Yachty’s Concrete Boys have recently emerged as a refreshing breath of authenticity. The group (consisting of artists Karrahbooo, Draft Day, Dc2Trill, Camo! and of course Lil Yachty) has expressed a new sound with the release of their highly anticipated debut compilation album on April 5, “It’s Us Vol. 1.”