Friday, April 9, 2021

COLUMN: All-white Academy nominees reveal bigger industry problem

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the nominees for the 88th Academy Awards, but the talk of who was not nominated...

Review: ‘In the Heart of the Sea’

The seafaring epic boasts stunning imagery and technical wizardry that attracts awards attention. However, for all its achievements in style, there is little substance...

Pokemon’s virtual Post Malone concert leaves fans wanting more

Post Malone’s Pokemon Day virtual concert, like many virtual concerts before, wasn’t as exciting as it could’ve been. That doesn’t mean virtual concerts can’t...

Review: ‘Carol’

Told with delicacy by director Todd Haynes and with exquisite performances from its two leads, Carol is a beautiful technical achievement and a wonderfully...

The Nick Savage Quartet performs jazz concert for black history month

For Webster’s Black History Month concert, drummer Nick Savage, a former Webster grad student, compiled musical selections to honor jazz drummer, Alan Dawson Feb. 8. Dawson was in Booker Ervin’s band that came to fame around the 1960s. According to Savage, Dawson, as well as Ervin were among some of the leading jazz figures in all of American history, and happened to be African American.

Lifestyle Spotlight: Nicole Bonura performing Bb Backbone

LIFESTYLE SPOTLIGHT: Webster's Nicole (Grace) Bonura preforming Bb Backbone for The Journal. Bonura is also auditioning for NPR's Tiny Desk Contest with Bb Backbone....

Review: “Cyber Shadow” balances classic influences with modern design

Aarne “MekaSkull” Hunziker’s debut game, “Cyber Shadow,” makes a great first impression with fast-paced ninja action, fresh presentation, and a unique blend of old...
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Review: “Wonder Woman 1984” wastes excellent cast on unfulfilling plot

To paraphrase Maxwell Lord, “Wonder Woman 1984” is good- but it can be better, and why shouldn’t it be? Following the smashing success of the...

The undead invade the world of Jane Austen

Pride & Prejudice is the famous story by Jane Austen about Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with many social issues in the 18th century. But...

New Gospel Choir on campus

Read more about the choir here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Osyeox30jFU

‘Euphoria’ special episodes offer viewers deeper look at characters

The special episodes serve a great purpose; to give a deeper understanding of Rue and Jules and address socially taboo topics for context outside...

Review: ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Captain America: Civil War has the great action and spectacle one can expect from Marvel, but what really makes it work is that the characters are developed and the story never loses focus.

Review: ‘Steve Jobs’

Steve Jobs is a man who has revolutionized technology with Apple. As a result, he is one of media’s most talked-about subjects. There most...
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Anime is the perfect solution if you’re looking for something new

In today’s media age, it has become increasingly difficult for a lot of us to keep our attention. This can be the case due...

Review: ‘Solar Opposites’ is definitely worth the watch

“Solar Opposites” won’t have the cultural impact of “Rick and Morty,” nor are its best moments as iconic. However, being an underrated gem may...

Review: ‘Deadpool’

Throughout the film, Ryan Reynolds’ self-referential Merc with a Mouth makes various jabs at the character’s botched portrayal in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Fans can...