Oscar-Worthy Releases of December 2017

December is finally here and so is the end of 2017. In the film industry, most look to this month as being the time when the next year’s Oscar contenders shine. Though there are many other worthy films that came out earlier this year, these are the newest competitors for the 2018 awards season to see later this month.  Darkest Hour – December 8 Gary … Continue reading Oscar-Worthy Releases of December 2017

Movie Websites for the Bored

Winter has officially hit Boston. With the cold spells in the city over the past couple of weeks, it has become harder to be outside than during the warmer months, which means staying inside for long periods of time. With this, figuring out what to do all day can be unbearable, especially if you have nothing to do. However, there are some solutions. For all … Continue reading Movie Websites for the Bored

Must Watch Female-Led Netflix Originals

With the amount of coverage about severe misconduct in the entertainment business, the industry has obtained a bleak shadow over its content. It’s easy to get caught up in the scandal and think poorly towards the industry, thinking nothing good can come from these tragedies. To combat these thoughts, some lean towards distraction to ease their minds. Netflix has become a great tool for distraction, … Continue reading Must Watch Female-Led Netflix Originals

The Unqualified Winter Survival Guide

With the changing leaves, the brisk weather and the changing time, it can only mean one thing: winter is coming. Though it might be a normal occurrence for some, those who grew up in warmer climates, like myself, might see the actual winter as an intimidating venture. Helming from Southern California, I never had to put salt on my porch or scrape my windshield before … Continue reading The Unqualified Winter Survival Guide

The Boston Coffee Shop Guide for the Coffee-Obsessed Emersonian

I’ll just say it: I’m addicted to coffee. I haven’t always been, though. In fact, the first time I had it, I thought it was horrible and bitter. That could, of course, be the fact that I was drinking Starbucks beans with milk, but I digress. Now, I can’t get enough of it. Coming from Southern California, there are so many coffee shops to choose … Continue reading The Boston Coffee Shop Guide for the Coffee-Obsessed Emersonian

The Beginner’s Guide to True Crime Podcasts

True crime is everywhere. It seems as if ever since the hit podcast Serial and Netflix series Making a Murderer, people have been fascinated with the nonfiction genre. True crime, in essence, studies real life crime, mostly in the form of murder. Though gruesome at times, it can be highly addicting, with consumers asking questions, wondering how someone could commit murder and, above all, why someone … Continue reading The Beginner’s Guide to True Crime Podcasts

Halloweekend 2017: Celebrating the Best of Horror

Let’s face it. Horror movies have a bad reputation. Recently, the genre has consisted of either a remake, a sequel, or, just plainly, an unoriginal, uninspired horror flick. In that way, it’s easy to forget how impactful horror films really were to the industry. Horror filmmakers weren’t afraid to break barriers and cause controversy. Because of these achievements, they have inspired countless horror films to … Continue reading Halloweekend 2017: Celebrating the Best of Horror