Into the ‘Arcane’

League of Legends is a game that some people are not particularly fond of. This dislike has led some to post on social media telling players of the game to ‘touch grass’...

‘Moneyball’ hits it out of park

“Moneyball,” directed by Bennett Miller, is a masterclass in efficient storytelling and a uniquely beautiful tale of the human condition. This film is the true story of Billy Beane, played by Brad...

The Backseat Lovers’ “When We Were Friends”; Good music worth sharing

Looking for new music? The Backseat Lovers’ “When We Were Friends” is an album worth listening to! Perfect for a chill study day, a long drive or just a piece of good...

“Don’t Worry Darling”: The movie that “feels like a movie”

Don't worry! The movies are back! Released earlier this month, “Don't Worry Darling” urges avid movie lovers to return once more to big movie theater screens. Featuring popular stars such as Harry...

“Corpse Bride”: A spooky Halloween classic

“Corpse Bride” is a 2005 stop motion film directed by Tim Burton, in company with his earlier film “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” With a solid IMDb rating of 7.3/10 stars, “Corpse Bride”...

Disney’s evolution and its effect on beloved stories

After its recent ascent to online streaming, Disney, or Disney+, has seen a shift in the content it produces. The new live-action “Pinocchio,” which came out Sept. 8 and was given a...

Movie Review: Exploring the bittersweetness of artistry in “Tick, Tick…Boom!”

Upon the shoulders of every artist, there exists the dreary burden of reality that success is unlikely to happen in his or her lifetime — or ever. Very few sacrifice their friendships...

Exploring the magic of Colombia with Disney’s “Encanto”

Beyond the musings of the drug cartels in “Narcos” and the occasional PBS documentary on the Amazon Rainforest, Colombia is not well known for its appearances in present-day media. However, on Nov....

Movie review: Spider-Man: No Way Home

Director Jon Watt’s highly-anticipated “Spider-Man: No Way Home” hit theaters on Dec. 17, 2021. Along with many that grew up with Spider-Man as their favorite superhero, I was ecstatic at the end...

The abuse of tradition in “Pope Michael”

A liberal arts education combined with a staunch Catholic identity relies on the past to move towards the future. Tradition is graphed on the heart of UD and its mission.

An eclectic electric Spotify suggestion: “A Freak Grows in Brooklyn”

Fellow Spotify users and addicts alike are surely familiar with the experience of the black rabbit hole: scrolling through suggestions and playlists, created by the official Spotify account or by randos, looking...

Growth and maturity in “Spirited Away”

In the spirit of Halloween, what could be better than a movie about spirits and magic? While this article may be released a few days after Halloween, it is hoped that the...

Midnight Mass and reclaiming the good, true and beautiful

As Halloween comes and goes and people embrace the utterly frightening, the popular Netflix show “Midnight Mass” has gained notoriety for being just as frightening as the usual ghoulish gore that surrounds...

A dystopia of human excellence in “Gattaca”

Before getting into the thick of things, we must ask the reader to forgive us for sounding a bit pretentious as we lay some principles of proper science fiction. 

The weight of leadership in Kenneth Branagh’s “Henry V”

What does it mean to be a leader? Such a question often brings divisive responses.  Despite the abundance of differences in defining a leader, there is a standard of...