Brandon Wagner

Yet another predictable year for the Oscars: the 89th Academy Awards proceeded as expected. A few minor unexpected wins were scattered throughout, but the predicted story of the night was La La Land’s ultimate victory, riding a number of technical ...

The world burns around us, but art moves ever forward, trying its best to understand, filter and give us something to grasp onto. With all that’s going on, it may seem silly this year (as perhaps every year) to care ...

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season two is unlike anything we’ve ever seen. Sure, deep in its DNA is Tina Fey’s work on 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live. And yes, it definitely keeps some small portion of the house style of ...

After the end of their Comedy Central show Key & Peele, sketch comedy superstars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele could have written themselves a check to do anything. Their successful comedy show tackled race, politics and contemporary American life with ...

After four years, the class of 2016 has transitioned from students, to alumni. Six graduating seniors have reflected upon their undergraduate experiences. Brandon Wagner, from Huntsville, Alabama, discusses his time at Emory.  Putting my time at Emory into words is ...

Captain America: Civil War not only single-handedly validates the “shared universe” model of storytelling but is the greatest superhero film of the modern era. I wanted to drop the mic at the beginning so I could back up and explain ...

There’s a chance that whether or not you usually agree with me, you’re probably going to disagree with me about High-Rise. It’s the kind of film that seems to have been made to divide people or actively turn the viewer ...

On April 21, after 39 albums, seven Grammy Awards and a legacy that’s almost impossible to match, Prince left his planet. It feels wrong to say Prince died. People like him don’t die. They exist beyond something as foolish and ...

The stoner film, a film in which a massive part of its plot involves or revolves around its main characters smoking marijuana, is one of the most uniquely American traditions. There’s a distinctly American rebellion contained within the stoner film. ...