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Book Review: An introduction to Seth Holmes’s “Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies.”

In Fresh Fruit; Broken Bodies, the author, Seth Holmes, reveals the human suffering and injustice associated with the contemporary U.S. agricultural system. The themes that are heavily discussed within this writing includes healthcare discrimination, racism, global pressures versus individual choices, social hierarchy, immigration policy, and structural violence. Holmes’s main focus […]

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EU Spring Musical : “Still Here”: Previewing Eastern University’s 2022 Spring musical.

This semester, Eastern’s spring musical is going to look a little differently due to COVID restrictions. I interviewed the director, Dr. Ardencie Hall-Karambe, to get some insight into what students should be expecting. Dr. Ardencie Hall-Karambe is a theatre professor and the owner of a professional theatre company called Kaleidoscope […]

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Album Review: An appreciation of Ólafur Arnald’s album, “Island Songs.”

In 2016, Icelandic musical artist, Ólafur Arnald, undertook a seven-week journey across his home country. Arnald stayed in seven different locations all around the island of Iceland, composing a personal and emotional song tied to the history and culture of each location. Additionally, in each location, Arnald collaborated with another […]

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Why Spider-Man Matters: An examination of the critical and box office success of “No Way Home”

Rounding out 2021, Marvel Studios and Sony granted their fans another great superhero movie. On Friday, December 17, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” was released, with the Marvel community delighted to witness multiple trailers and cast reveals, the anticipation this movie had was electric as fans got to see the continuation […]

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The Life of a Hollywood Reporter.

Jeff Sneider is an experienced film reporter who has worked for the likes of TheWrap, Mashable, Collider and is now an Editor at Below The Line. Do you remember the first time I reached out to you a couple of years ago? I do. I was impressed that you reached […]

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Movie Spotlight: “The French Dispatch”: What “started as a holiday” has now become a Wes Anderson hit.

Film directors have their styles, just as actors have their signature moves. For Wes Anderson, symmetrical shots, vintage color schemes and full-circle stories are the keys of his style. “The French Dispatch,” Anderson’s 2021 film, is another example of the most blatantly Wes Anderson-esque movie. “The French Dispatch” is both […]