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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm lives up to the hype

Written By Jake Dabkowski

October 28, 2020

5/5 Globes   Sequels are difficult. More specifically, sequels to movies that are over a decade old and are considered to be extremely dated are some of the most difficult movies to pull off.  Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once ...

I Don’t Know How But They Found Me gives listeners that good old fashioned “Razzmatazz”

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor

October 28, 2020

⅘ Globes Genre-  Alternative rock, electro-rock, indie pop Stream on any listening service   Razzmatazz is the showiness factor of an event, it’s entertaining and jazzy. For I Don’t Know How But I Found Me, “Razzmatazz” is the perfect title for the band’s captivating firs...

“Black Box” bares resemblance to “Get Out” and “Black Mirror”

Written By Tia Bailey

October 28, 2020

3.5/5 Globes   On Oct. 6, Blumhouse released one of their new horror movies for the Halloween Season, “Black Box,” to stream on Amazon Prime. The movie stars Mamoudou Athie as the main character, Nolan, who is a photographer. The film follows Nolan after he loses his wife and his m...

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ strikes a chord with immense precision

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2020

4/5 Globes   One of Netflix’s latest releases, “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” directed by Aaron Sorkin, is not an easy watch, by any means. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth the watch. Because it is. The film is a re-telling of the true trial of the Chicago 7, which as the film port...

Spooky-sounding songs to add to your Halloween playlist

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2020

Halloween in the year 2020 was supposed to be absolutely incredible. It’s on a Saturday, there will be a full moon and it falls on daylight savings time, so an extra hour of sleep will be in order. But then of course, COVID-19 happened. Though Halloween parties and festivities may be cancelled or less exciti...

Popular spooky stories that’ll scare you to stay inside during a pandemic this Halloween

Written By Chandni Shah, Co-Copy Desk Chief

October 21, 2020

During the Halloween season it is essential to read about hearts beating under floorboards, headless horsemen and gruesome murders. As young readers, we were given books from the “Goosebumps” series and read a fair share of Poe for our English teachers. When I was a kid, I was terrified of the m...

Judging Java: Pike’s Place

Written By Jake Dabkowski

October 21, 2020

2 ½ Globes out of 5   Most college-aged kids seem to be under the impression that all cups of coffee are the same, but in reality, not all coffee is created equal. In this column I will be reviewing the various coffee shops near Point Park University, all as part of my search to find the...

The Boys in the Band presents a new gay narrative

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features and A&E Editor

October 14, 2020

5/5 Globes   When a Broadway play gets made into a movie, it gives audiences who didn’t get to see it on Broadway the chance to watch the play. That’s the opportunity that fans were given with the new Netflix original, “The Boys in the Band.”  “The Boys in the Band” first prem...

Fall 2020 Playlist 

Written By Chandni Shah, Co-Copy Desk Chief

October 14, 2020

When I think of music in regards to what season it is, fall is definitely my favorite. Raspy voices, falsetto tones, melodic acoustic guitar sounds, and folksy vibes are what I think of when I think of fall music. The best activity to participate in during the season is to wrap yourself up in a cozy b...

Frank not so filthy anymore

Written By Chandni Shah, Copy Desk Chief

October 11, 2020

4.5/5 Globes   Alternative R&B artist Joji, recently released his second studio album “Nectar” this past week on Sept. 25. Like many albums this year, the original release date July 10, 2020 was pushed back due to the coronavirus.  The album includes singles “Sanctuary,” ...

Netflix’s ‘Ratched’ serves as a  delightful homage to American Horror Story

Written By Tia Bailey

October 7, 2020

4 / 5 Globes   Nurse Ratched is in as the star of Netflix’s new drama, “Ratched.”  The show, starring Sarah Paulson as the title character, was created by Evan Romansky and Ryan Murphy.  “Ratched” was released to stream on Sept. 18, and fans immediately went to binge the an...

‘The Social Dilemma’ misses the mark

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor In Chief

October 7, 2020

1.5/5 Globes   A few weeks ago, Netflix released a new documentary called “The Social Dilemma,” which was directed by Jeff Orlowski.  The basic premise of the documentary was that social media is a growing presence in everyone’s lives and that malicious features that breach users...