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]

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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A&E Staff Picks of the Favorite Films of the 2010s

As the 2010s come to a close and we humble Arts & Entertainment writers gawk at Pitchfork’s “best of” lists, we thought it useful to compile our own list of the best art of the decade. Here are our top film choices of the 2010s.  Courtesy of A24 Adesola Thomas: “Lady Bird”  I cannot warble [...]

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Naomie Harris Lauds the Cultural Significance of ‘Black and Blue’

Courtesy of Screen Gems The best films often draw attention to or deliver commentary on pressing social issues. In recent years, a growing trend in violent policing has had an adverse effect on mental health in the African American community in the United States. Deon Taylor’s “Black and Blue” aims to address this social issue [...]

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