‘The Midnight Gospel’ Eloquently Explores Life’s Questions Through Psychedelic Animation

This article contains minor spoilers for parts of "The Midnight Gospel." Clancy begins his interview with the president during a zombie apocalypse./Courtesy of Netflix Adult animation has grown in popularity in recent years, especially through the success of series such as “Rick and Morty” and “BoJack Horseman.” Not only are the two shows filled with [...]

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Friendship Moo-ves Audiences in ‘First Cow’

Courtesy of A24 This year has been an intense one so far. With nearly every week introducing a new catastrophe, people yearn for a light-hearted film to take their minds off these events. Luckily, director Kelly Reichardt has given us just that in her 2019 film “First Cow,” released in the U.S. on March 6 [...]

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‘Man Cave’ Tackles the Bleak Outcomes of Climate Change

Derrick Tran / Staff Climate change, which threatens the livelihood of our planet, has recently played a prominent role in scientific and political conversation. While scientists are doing their part to help reduce the world’s carbon footprint, artists are using their platform to discuss future implications to a wider audience. Although some artistic works are [...]

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Oscar Nominations are Unexciting, Exclusionary

Courtesy of A24 Despite past controversies, the Academy’s nominations this year continue to reflect a disenchanting lack of diversity, especially within the acting categories.  Among the 19 performers nominated for an acting award, only one, Cynthia Erivo, is a person of color. Her nomination comes for her role as the titular character Harriet Tubman in [...]

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