‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Review

By Lydia Lucas The Hobbit trilogy has finally come to an end this past week with the release of the final installment: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Some fans will mourn the end of this era, but many more still wonder why Peter Jackson and company decided to turn one book into three movies. Each film is about one hundred pages of … Continue reading ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Review

‘The Imitation Game’ Review

By Lydia Lucas If you’ve never heard of Alan Turing you’re not alone. Turing is not a name spoken in most history classrooms. He is not remembered as a famous pioneer in British history. And the filmmakers and creators of The Imitation Game have set out to change this.      The Imitation Game is Alan Turing’s story from his lonely years at boarding school to the … Continue reading ‘The Imitation Game’ Review

From the Vault: Some Like it Hot

 By: Lydia Lucas Billy Wilder didn’t speak English when he first came to the United States, yet he went on to be one of the wittiest scriptwriters Hollywood had ever seen. He is remembered as the man behind famous film noir detective movies such as Sunset Blvd., but he was also the creator of the movie at the top of AFI’s “The 100 Funniest American Movies … Continue reading From the Vault: Some Like it Hot

Derek Season 1 Review

By Lydia Lucas Last year saw another project from Ricky Gervais that has sparked many conversations in the world of entertainment. The show is Derek, and its second season is coming to Netflix next month. Here’s a look back at the first season as we prepare for its return. Through his kindness, the title character of Ricky Gervais’ Derek teaches the audience about his uncommon and beautiful … Continue reading Derek Season 1 Review

Artist Spotlight: Daft Punk

By Lydia Lucas Most award shows are merely shiny, star-studded spectacles of Hollywood prowess. Though living a public life is commonplace in the lives of the famous, musical artists are never so important as they are at the Grammys. Lorde, Bruno Mars, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, and Macklemore all saw a spike in sales after the awards. But no other artist saw quite as big … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Daft Punk