Halsey’s third album Manic was released on January 17th, 2020 and is possibly her greatest one yet. Throughout her career, Halsey has been extremely open about her life and mental illness. She has suffered from bipolar disorder her entire life and was diagnosed when she was just 17. As a way of coping, Halsey turned to writing poetry, and eventually songs which lead to her … Continue reading “Manic” Review
With the launch of the Disney+ streaming service came the Star Wars spinoff, The Mandalorian. It was highly anticipated by Star Wars fans, and the reviews show people are enjoying the show. On Rotten Tomatoes, the show has a 93% audience score. It also earned a 95% on the “tomatometer.” The show itself takes place in a period of time that many people had questions … Continue reading “This is the way.”
Star Wars has always been a huge cornerstone in my life. It was one of my gateways into the art of filmmaking at a young age and the saga’s universal themes have always meant a lot to me. That being said, I have always hated being part of the Star Wars fanbase, which is one of the most vitriolic and toxic groups of people I … Continue reading “The spark… is out.”
Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women, the fictional story of the March family and their four daughters, has long been viewed as a quintessential coming of age story, so much so that it has been adapted for the screen seven times since 1917 (PBS). Most recently, acclaimed filmmaker Greta Gerwig has reimagined Little Women as a breathtakingly emotional film. Gerwig’s Little Women is notable for … Continue reading Nostalgia on Screen: Greta Gerwhig Reimagines Little Women
Riverdale is a show based off of the Archie Comics. It follows the high school lives of the core four: Betty Cooper, Jughead Jones, Archie Andrews, Veronica Lodge, and many other students. They do normal things, like cheerleading, football, writing, eating at Pop’s, the local Chock’lit Shoppe, singing, and dating. But Riverdale isn’t a normal town. Season 1 is a tale of murder, lust, mystery, … Continue reading Riverdale: Fling or Flop?
Many Ramapo students love to visit NYC’s Broadway Theater District in their free time – whether it be to finally see that musical they’ve been longing to see, celebrate a birthday, or just to have a fun day in the city. Recently, though, Broadway has seen some changes to their show lineup. One of the more recent changes in the lineup was the introduction of … Continue reading A Broadway Transformation – What’s New on Stage?
With the release of Todd Phillips’ highly anticipated Joker this month, critics and the fan community have been musing over what is being discussed as the dangers of the film and the titular character’s portrayal, whether they’ve seen the movie or not. The $55 million film about the rise of Batman’s arch nemesis, has forced Landmark Theatres, the country’s largest independent cinema chain, to place … Continue reading The Possible Dangers of Joker