Is this the Last Stand for Comic Book Movies at the Oscars

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer   I think the best example of how the Comic Book genre has taken over the film industry is the coverage of Disney’s growingly inevitable purchase of 21st Century Fox. Instead of selling it as “Disney might own The Simpsons”—a phrase which would have lit the world on fire a…

The Revisionist, Reactionist History of the DCEU

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer I honestly didn’t think there would be that much to saw about Justice League. When it was announced that the film was going to be less than two hours— down from an alleged cut nearing three hours— that the film was being sent out to die, a hacked up film…

Hump Day Update 12/13/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. FOX might be in the hands of the new…

Hump Day Update 12/5/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. AMC’s “The Walking Dead” might be a hit show,…

The Stumbling Block of Shared Universes

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer Of the three major attempted ‘cinematic universes’ in modern film making—Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe, Warner Bros DC Extended Universe, and Universals The Dark Universe—the only critically and financially successful endeavor has been Marvel’s. The DCEU has found itself in a crisis with the underperforming “Justice League” while Universal seems to…

Hump Day Update 11/29/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   Rumors spread this week that Miley Cyrus was…

Chris Hemsworth: The Most Talented Actor of the MCU

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer It is no secret that “Thor” is the franchise Marvel has yet to figure out what to do with. Despite having two movies of solid critical and box office success leading up to this threequel, there was never a strong sense of what the “Thor” series was going for, thematically,…

Hump Day Update 11/15/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. Amazon recently committed to producing “multiple episodes” of an…

Life: It’s in the Details

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer An Aesthete’s Take on Against Everything: The Meaning of Life, Part I Mark Greif was crazy to take on this collection of essays, but I could not be more grateful that he decided to begin. While Greif, the cofounder of n+1 Magazine, explores many diverse yet interconnected themes that I…

Things Carter Actually Liked About Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer I originally wanted to save this for next week, but I didn’t have time to see Thor, so here we go! I have been a fairly vocal opponent of the DCEU and especially “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” “Man of Steel” was a disappointing misfire, “Suicide Squad” had a…

Hump Day Update 11/8/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. Larry David hosted “Saturday Night Live” this week and…

Andres​ ​Serrano:​ ​Torture

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer Andres Serrano has built a reputation using provocation, violence and desire as his building blocks. Despite an early life filled with family tension and drugs on the streets of Brooklyn, Serrano’s passion for art and creating his “own reality” carried him from kid next door to art world fame. Today, his piercing body…