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The Oscars 2023: Reactions, Predictions, and Controversies.

Oscars 2023 Predictions In the aftermath of a chaotic broadcast last year, the Oscars have returned again with the nominations being announced earlier this week. Late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting this year’s ceremony, which will be held on March 12, 2023. Many nominations came as no surprise as Everything Everywhere All At …

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Will Wood Releases Live Album “in case i die” and Begins his Indefinite Musical Hiatus

When we last spoke with singer/songwriter Will Wood, he described the process of making his pivotal decision to take a break from music to focus more on himself and his mental well-being after the release of his artistically complex album “in case i make it”. Now, the artist has treated audiences to one last hurrah …

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M3gan is the latest Horror/Thriller, but will she haunt the hall of horror classics?

Review of M3gan    4 feet tall and sprouting a titanium build, M3gan is the latest terror to come out of Blumhouse Productions in association with Atomic Monster. The film was directed by Gerard Johnstone who is most known for his 2014 horror film Housebound. An AI robot built by robotics genius Gemma (Allison Williams) …

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The Whale: One of the Most Controversial and Emotional Movies of the Year

Review of Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale    If you’ve been subject to a conversation of recent film discourse lately, you’ve probably heard of A24’s The Whale. The film, based on the play of the same name by Samuel D. Hunter follows Charlie, an online English teacher who due to an eating disorder resulting from an immeasurable …

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The Mayor Shares Their EP Recording Process and Their Love of All Things Music

Interview with Metal Band The Mayor    Live At The Acropolis is the latest EP from The Mayor which is less of a band and more of a group of childhood best friends getting together to play whatever their hearts desire while, of course, worshiping Greek composer Yanni. With Mike (Tyson) Abiuso on vocals, Kevin …

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Wednesday’s Spooky Atmosphere and Memorable Performances Make for a Perfect Watching Experience

Netflix’s Wednesday Review    The Addams Family has seen a resurgence in pop culture recently with Illumination acquiring the rights to the iconic franchise, releasing The Addams Family and The Addams Family 2 in 2019 and 2021. The films sported less than positive reviews that worried fans of the classic films and comics that The Addams would …

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The Mayor’s Live At The Acropolis Delivers Rampaging Tracks and a Hell of a Good Time

Review of The Mayor’s Live At The Acropolis  A follow-up to their Grammy-submitted and considered album There Will Be No Miracles Here, Live At The Acropolis is New York-based metal band The Mayor’s latest EP. Members Mike (Tyson) Abiuso, Kevin (Bacon) Otto, James (Bond) Ryan, and Joe (Pesci) Occhiuti have teamed up with Kill Iconic records …

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Airen DeLaMater Shares Chilling Details From her New Film Impuratus

Airen DeLaMater Shares Details From her New Film Impuratus Actress Airen DeLaMater isn’t afraid of a challenging role, even if it means traveling to some of the scariest renowned places in the country. After starring in a supporting role in Thundersmoke Media’s Apparition (directed by Quinn Saunders) in 2015, DeLaMater is returning to the screen …

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Vegan Cook Kris Ernst Shares her Secret to Simple, Delicious Recipes

Interview with author of “A Taste of Plant Based” Kris Ernst  Doylestown, PA-based mom Kris Ernst didn’t have time for complicated, redundant, vegan recipes, so she made her own! Now the author of “A Taste of Plant-Based”, a vegan-centered cookbook, Kris is sharing her delicious creations and showing food lovers that you don’t need meat …

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Strange World Makes History for Disney but was Barely Seen by or Heard of by Audiences

Strange World Review Following Encanto, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 61st animated feature, Strange World, had a lot to live up to. After the widespread success of Encanto as a vibrant musical and beautiful story, Disney fans were anticipating what was next. Despite initial excitement, it was soon clear Strange World wasn’t meant to ride the …

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Jennifer Kranz on the Incredible Team Developing New Musical The King’s Wife

Jennifer Kranz on Developing New Musical The King’s Wife Emmy and Tony-nominated and Drama Desk-winning producer Jennifer Kranz has always valued the importance of women’s stories in media and has dedicated her prolific career to seeking out projects that propel women into the spotlight in an industry that often favors the perspective of men. Aside …

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Disenchanted Fails to Capture the Charm of the Original Film

Disenchanted Review  In 2007, Disney’s unconventional fish-out-of-water fairytale film Enchanted soared its way into the hearts of fans with catchy songs, energetic performances, and an upheaval of overdone Disney tropes. Now, 15 years later, the original cast including Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, and Idina Menzel have reunited for Disenchanted, the highly-anticipated sequel which …

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FemCity CEO Violette de Ayala Shares the Story of her Inspiring Business, and the Importance of Female Companionship

Interview With FemCity CEO Violette de Ayala   FemCity CEO Violette de Ayala reiterates the importance of diligence and generosity in all areas from her career, to her personal life, and in her colleague’s and client’s lives as she helps them navigate the trials and triumphs of running a small business.    After starting FemCity …

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Season 6 of Big Mouth is All Over the Place, and That’s not Necessarily a Good Thing

Review of  Season 6 of Big Mouth  The raunchy, gross, and heartfelt Big Mouth is back on Netflix. After an emotionally volatile 5th season complete with the introduction of hate worms and love bugs as well as the release of the spin-off series Human Resources, season 6 is diving into an integral part of any growing, …

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The Young Musicians of Daze Talk About Balancing School and Performing

Daze Talks About Balancing School and Performing Since joining Union County, New Jersey’s School of Rock program, siblings Gabe and Adriana Rivera knew they loved performing. The two were selected to join the advanced section of the program and are scheduled to play at the Prudential Center in Newark with other student musicians from around …

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Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” Illustrates Emotional Intensity but Delivers Musical Mediocrity

Review of Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” Swifties have been riled up since the announcement of “Midnights”, Taylor Swift’s 10th studio album. Swift also fueled the excitement with “Midnights Mayhem”, a series spanning across her social media accounts that featured her revealing a new title track out of the 13 songs on her latest project. Now, “Midnights” …

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The School for Good and Evil Creates a Fantastical Atmosphere but Contains a Rushed, Oversaturated Story

Review of Netflix’s The School for Good and Evil  Netflix’s latest fantasy thriller, The School for Good and Evil had a lot of expectations to live up to. Fans of the original book series by Soman Chainani were skeptical as most who have a previous attachment to a franchise are, hoping that the film version would …

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Will Wood Leaves the Musical Scene With “In case I make it”

Will Wood Talks About His 4th Album: “In case I make it” Singer/songwriter Will Wood recently released his fourth studio album “In case I make it” and unfortunately, it might be his last. The singer rose to prominence in 2020 with experimental and upbeat single I/Me/Myself which especially resonated with the queer community and music …

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Nothing but a Nightmare’s Eddie Tamanini Shares the Band’s story from High School to Now

Interview with Eddie Tamanini of Nothing but a Nightmare Since 8th grade when being introduced to the alt-rock band Panic! At The Disco, Eddie Tamanini knew he wanted to be a musician. In 2018, Eddie and his friends launched that dream into a reality by forming Nothing but a Nightmare and releasing their first single …

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Luckiest Girl Alive: The Book Changed my Life, The Film is an Insulting , Shallow Mess

Luckiest Girl Alive Review  *Spoilers Below* *This review discusses sensitive topics that may be triggering to some readers.  Over the summer, I decided I wanted to start reading again. Not that I hadn’t been reading for school and work, but the leisurely reading I engaged in as a kid slowly drifted into a forgotten activity …

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Watch Dahmer for Evan Peters’ Performance -Not for an Authentic Portrayal of The Victims’ Experience

Evan Peters’ Performance In Dahmer Numerous shows, movies, and documentaries have been made depicting the story of infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer who murdered 17 young men between 1978 and 1991. Now Netflix is jumping on the bandwagon or true crime once again with Dahmer- Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. The show broke records as …

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Television Overdose’s Tyler Talks New Single, and the Importance of Having Fun With Your Art

TVOD’s Tyler Talks To PCM Alt rock band Television Overdose or “TVOD” for short, has just released their new single “Alien” and they’re ready to party. Hailing from New York and gracing many venues around town with their craziness and electric energy, tonight they’re returning to the familiar faces at Our Wicked Lady which is …

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Blonde is Not Nearly as Cinematically Artistic as it May Claim-It’s Actually Quite Repulsive

Netflix’s Blonde Review  Since her rise to fame in the early 50s, Marilyn Monroe has remained America’s most prominent sex symbol. From her luminous blonde hair to her memorable white dress that graced the screens in The Seven Year Itch, audiences, most notably men have not been able to get her out of their heads. Since her …

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Is Don’t Worry Darling’s Stellar Cast and Beautiful Cinematography Enough to Save it?

Don’t Worry Darling Movie Review After creating a modern teen classic with Booksmart, actress, and director, Olivia Wilde shifted her skillset to crafting a subversive, chilling, deconstructive psychological thriller…in theory. With the announcement of pop sensation Harry Styles as the male lead and the initial drop of the trailer last year, moviegoers were instantly entranced …

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Do Revenge Sets the Stage for Future Gen-Z Teen Movies to Come

Netflix’s Do Revenge Review The latest teen dark comedy to hit Netflix Do Revenge is a sunny, pastled conglomerate of cringeworthy writing, cliched tropes, and a rushed, contrived ending-that doesn’t mean it’s any less fun to watch. Combining the gen-z icon forces of Camila Mendes (Riverdale) and Maya Hawke (Stranger Things) along with a killer …

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Why Innovative Author Gene Abel Wants Us to Fall in Love with his Romance Novel The Inn of Destiny

Gene Abel Talks His Latest Romance Novel  Gene P. Abel may not be what you typically have in mind when you think of a romance writer. Abel himself does not completely identify with this genre but enjoys dabbling in a variety of ideas and stories. From The Inn of Destiny, the subsequent romance/erotica novel to …

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If You Have to See One Show on Broadway This Year, See “The Kite Runner”

Broadway’s The Kite Runner Review When most people think of Broadway, they think of the glowing lights surrounding the rims of theaters. A crowded but quiet room that will soon erupt into energetic dance numbers accompanied by colorful, radiant costumes and of course, singing. Musicals have ruled Broadway for decades, and oftentimes, audiences forget the …

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