…conclude

It’s here, crusaders! Oscar Sunday is here! It’s been quite the journey and if the history of this award season has taught us anything, it’s far from over. This year, Jimmy Kimmel gets a chance at hosting redemption, and the Oscars get a chance at changing its image in the midst of a transformational awards season….

…Press On

There’s a saying that history is written by the victors. Of course, that doesn’t mean that those who write it are always remembered. In Steven Spielberg’s “The Post,” we meet one of these less remembered figures. The publishing of the Pentagon Papers by the New York Times and Washington Post was a defining moment in…

…lay all your love

Today crusaders we’re confronted with conflicting holidays. It’s a real battle of the head versus the heart, you might say, as Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to candy and cards, stares down Ash Wednesday, a day marking the start of the penitent season of Lent. What a dilemma. Of course, seeing as the full holiday…

…Go Off Script

At this point in your Monday you’ve probably already heard all about last night’s Golden Globe Awards, which was a relatively low-key affair aside from one epic red carpet slip up and a few “surprise” wins…we totally called “Moonlight” and “The Crown.” Of course, all of those moments were eclipsed by the speech made by…

…take a moment

Once upon a time, there was a not too small, but not too big fandom that loved all things by Stephen Sondheim. This fandom had many different opinions and many different favorites, but the most widely beloved among them was a show called “Into the Woods.” Children of all ages loved this musical treasure. Its…

…give and take

I have to get one thing off my chest before I begin my review of “The Giver,” a movie inspired by Lois Lowry’s novel—I have not read the book. Yes, I am one of the handful of millennials who managed to avoid reading this staple of Gen Y literature in high school. It was however, a…