Aayush Gupta

Aayush Gupta (22B) is from Singapore, majoring in finance. He is passionate about soccer and is a die-hard fan of FC Barcelona. His other interests include endlessly talking about movies, international geopolitics, philosophy and dabbling in photography. Contact Gupta at [email protected]

#BoycottMulan Marks the Death of Disney’s Soul

Disney seems to have bid adieu to its once guiding principles of producing creative, family-friendly works of art to bring magic and joy into people’s lives. Instead, the company has chosen to exploit nostalgia for cash-grabbing behavior. “Mulan” is the latest edition in its assembly line of live-action remakes of animated classics. Originally slated for [...]

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FC Barcelona: Mess de Un Club

FC Barcelona celebrates a victory against Santos FC in 2011. Now, star player Lionel Messi plans to leave Barcelona after 20 years with the club./Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons On Aug. 14, FC Barcelona made history in their match against Bayern Munich, but for all the wrong reasons. For the first time since 1951, Barcelona lost [...]

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Dear Dooley, Please Make Emory Go Online

Dear Dooley, How are you? I hope you’re safe in the middle of this pandemic. I guess it would be difficult for a skeleton to catch the virus, though. It’s a fortunate time to be an immortal spirit, eh? As for the rest of us mortals, this pandemic has changed our lives completely. Traveling, socializing [...]

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‘Birds of Prey’ is Unapologetically Chaotic and Exhilaratingly Fun

Courtesy of Jessie Goodson After calamitous attempts at imitating Marvel with trainwrecks such as “Justice League” and “Suicide Squad,” DC has produced a string of financial and critical successes in “Wonder Woman,” “Aquaman,” “Shazam!” and, most recently, the Oscar-nominated “Joker.” Still, making another ensemble film, particularly an R-Rated one, was a huge gamble for the [...]

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A&E Staff Chimes in on the Marvel Debate

  Tony Stark floats in space. /IMDB As the editor of the Arts & Entertainment section of the Wheel, it’s my responsibility to ensure that our writers contribute to conversations in the art world. Recently Martin Scorcese, Pedro Almodóvar and Jim Jarmusch, among other renowned filmmakers, made dismissive remarks toward Marvel films. In particular, they [...]

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