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Arts & Entertainment Editor
[email protected] | Jesse Weiner (21C) is from Ambler, Pa., and plans to major in something someday. In addition to the Wheel, he is a trip leader for Outdoor Emory and the social programming chair for Complex Hall. He spends his free time watching movies and debating their merits with the Wheel's film critic, challenging others to games of ping pong and updating his country music playlist.

It is all too appropriate that the day before Super Bowl LII, Theater Emory recited a story about the Patriot family and their dynasty. Indeed, just like the football team ...

The transition from music to the the silver screen may seem daunting, but Nick Jonas said he’s had a “warm welcome” into the world of cinema, and he doesn’t plan ...

A janitor at a government laboratory befriends an amphibian creature. If you pitched that idea to most directors, they likely would have thought it too strange. But most directors are ...

Few directors could pull off a love story between a mute janitor and an alien creature. Even fewer could turn that premise into one of this year’s most captivating films, ...

After more than a decade of anticipation, it was time. Proudly sporting my Flash t-shirt, I entered the theater to see DC Comics’ latest film. Admittedly, I was skeptical. After ...

Pixar Animation Studios has set a high bar for itself. From 1997 to 2010, the globally acclaimed studio released a series of Oscar-nominated films that pioneered animation, including “Toy Story,” ...

When “The Walking Dead” first aired in 2010, it was a relatively small-scale television series. Chronicling the adventures of Sheriff Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) who awoke from a coma to ...

Of all the major characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor has gotten the short end of the superhero stick. While audience members adore Iron Man’s charisma and Captain America’s ...

There is no animation studio as acclaimed as Pixar, and few people know Pixar better than Virginia “Gini” Cruz Santos. Santos, a Filipina animator, has worked at Pixar Studios for ...