The 93rd Academy Awards are this Sunday and along with the Superbowl and the New Year’s Eve ball drop, it’s one of my favorite television events. This year will have a different look to the ceremony, but hopefully, the most deserving filmmakers get recognized with the most prestigious American filmContinue Reading

Compared to this year’s dismal Golden Globes nominations (“Music,” “Emily in Paris” and Jared Leto), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted pretty well. No love for Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” and Kelly Reichardt’s “First Cow” stings, but these things happen. It’ll be okay. I haven’t yetContinue Reading

It all started one afternoon. A crafternoon specifically. Sophomores Andrea Hughes and Emma Hagemeier spent an afternoon experimenting with clay. Little did they know, this afternoon would change their lives.  Falling in love with clay art, Hughes and Hagemeier started AE Create, a business with clay earrings being its mainContinue Reading

William Shakespeare wrote “King Lear” during a plague. “Frankenstein” and “Pride and Prejudice” both were written in extreme isolation. With film production facing many barriers during the COVID-19 lockdown, creators have had to adapt to the circumstances. Some works created under harsh circumstances became what defined the era. Netflix’s FebruaryContinue Reading