Category: Film and Television

A New Era of Horror

A Clash of Bold Innovation and Time-Honored Tradition Throughout its history as a genre of film media, horror-related cinema has long been defined by the tropes and stylistic flourishes of its era. There has often been a film, or a small collection of films, that would go on to inspire countless successors, imitators, and more. […]

Patrick Smith '26

Are You Green With Envy?

Reviewing She-Hulk Without the Review-Bombing Extreme battle lines have been drawn between those who love the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase 4 releases and those who, to put it lightly, don’t. However controversial this may be, Phase 4 has some of the best projects the MCU has released to date and one of them is 100 percent […]

Nina Miscioscia '24

They’re Back!

Hocus Pocus 2 Filmed in Providence  After 29 years, Disney’s beloved Halloween classic has finally gotten its sequel—and it was filmed right here in Providence. Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker reprised their iconic roles as Sarah, Mary, and Winifred Sanderson and give a performance just as amazing as they did in 1993.  […]

Madelyn Young '25

Maybe Darling Should be Worried

A Review of Don’t Worry Darling Olivia Wilde’s new production Don’t Worry Darling has arrived as one of the hottest movie messes of 2022. From drama amongst the cast and director to volatile audience reviews, this movie has surely attracted a lot of attention over the past few weeks, whether it be good or bad. […]

Olivia Riportella '25

Ugly Rumors and Pastel Berets

A Review of Netflix’s Do Revenge On Sept. 16, Netflix released a new dark comedy titled Do Revenge. The movie’s cast features well-known actors from a variety of teenage rom-coms and dramedy series. The main character, Drea, is played by none other than Riverdale’s Camila Mendes, and her co-lead, a transfer student named Eleanor, is […]

Abigail Levasseur '24

A Demigod’s Dream Come True

Disney+ Announces Upcoming Reboot of Percy Jackson Growing up in the early 2000s, most children with an avid love for reading fell under two different categories: the Harry Potter superfans or the Percy Jackson die-hards. Both series reached massive success, inciting blockbuster movies that led to non-bookish children and adults also admiring the new wave of […]

Taylor Rogers '24

Bored of the Rings

A Review of Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is odd on a conceptual level. It’s an expensive adaptation of the appendices for The Lord of the Rings trilogy, a collection of Tolkien’s notes about the history and characters of Middle Earth […]

Patrick Smith '26

You Thought There Was Only One Murder in the Building?

Only Murders in the Building‘s Thrilling Second Season How well do you think you know your floormates? How about everyone in your building? What would you do if one of them died under mysterious circumstances? Any rational person’s first thought would clearly be to start a podcast. Only Murders in the Building explores this reality […]

Nina Miscioscia '24

No Dungeons, But Plenty of Dragons

A Review of House of the Dragon‘s First Episode Like times of ole (2019 to be exact), here there be dragons! For those who tuned into the House of the Dragon premiere, the Game of Thrones world once again drew fans in with its invigorating spirit and astounding costume design. The costume designer, Jany Temime who […]

Nina Miscioscia '24

People Still Want Their MTV

Highlights of the MTV Awards The MTV Video Music Awards were held on Aug. 28, 2022, at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The show featured award distribution for a variety of categories, including “Best Song of the Summer” and “Best Video of the Year,” and showcased performances by the nation’s top music artists. In […]

Abigail Levasseur '24