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Manohla Dargis on Being a Woman Film Critic During COVID-19

Lead film critic for the New York Times, Manohla Dargis, talked about being a woman film critic during COVID-19.

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“Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical” Shows the Perseverance of the Arts

With Broadway shut down, “Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical” encapsulates the creative capital the app curated. 

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Minari: When an American Film Becomes “Foreign”

The Golden Globes has done it again; it excluded a critically-acclaimed American film, Minari, from the Best Picture category.

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The Music That Helped the Quaker Campus Through 2020

The Quaker Campus has put together a collection of songs that got us through the insanity of 2020.

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Game of the Year Nomination Shines on Animal Crossing

On Nov. 18, the nominations for 2020’s Game of the Year were announced, with Animal Crossing: New Horizons receiving a nomination.

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KPOET Puts a Spotlight on Student Creatives

KPOET has found a new way to keep their followers involved, announcing on Nov. 9 that they would start highlighting Whittier student creatives.

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TikTok Influencers During a Pandemic: For Better or For Worse

In a pandemic where we have to follow social distance guidelines, social media influencers have to set the example for better or for worse.

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Did Supernatural Bury Their Gays? We Need to Talk About ‘Destiel’

If you aren’t familiar with Supernatural, ‘Destiel’ is the ship name for the characters Dean Winchester, a demon hunter, and Castiel, an angel.

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TikTok Serves up Ratatouille . . . the Musical?

For the past few weeks on TikTok, many creators have come together to create a musical based on the Pixar movie Ratatouille. The hashtag #ratatouillethemusical has over two million views, and there are countless song and choreography entries. 

THE PROM (L to R) NICO GREETHAM as NICK, LOGAN RILEY HASSEL as KAYLEE, ARIANA DEBOSE as ALYSSA GREENE, ANDREW RANNELLS as TRENT OLIVER, JO ELLEN PELLMAN as EMMA, SOFIA DELER as SHELBY, NATHANIEL POTVIN as KEVIN, TRACEY ULLMAN as VERA, JAMES CORDEN as BARRY GLICKMAN in THE PROM. Cr. MELINDA SUE GORDON/NETFLIX © 2020

Erasure in “The Prom” Trailer Questions the Film’s Intentions

The Prom’s teaser trailer dropped on Oct. 22 and featured the star-studded cast . . . just a little too much.