Aubrey Doerr, Chapman University
With the school year well on its way, we’re in search of new ways to distract ourselves from those 10-page essays and hours of work.
Charlotte Susser, University of Chicago
Her sense of adventure and urge to discover earned her a special place on this show.
Kaitlin Romriell, Southern New Hampshire University
‘The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance’ captures the essence of the original movie while building new characters and plot.
If you can’t afford the plane ticket, just sit back on the couch and check out these movies.
Noah Carey, University of Pennsylvania
With filming already underway, here is a way-too-early look at what could happen in the next installment of Amazon Prime’s sleeper hit.
Clarence Dodge, Sarah Lawrence College
Spoiler alert: Tom Holland’s Spider-Man will no longer be a part of Marvel’s Phase Four.
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
Funeral pot brownies, a chips shop set aflame and a British boy at an Irish girls school — these teens are wreaking comedic havoc on their small northern Irish town.
Haley Cohen, Quinnipiac University
Here’s your own pocket fortune teller.
Mela Lozano, University of Texas at San Antonio
But you should watch all the Studio Ghibli movies anyway.
Rocco Romano, University of Iowa
With exciting world-building and a unique commentary on social issues, ‘Carnival Row’ is another solid effort by Amazon Prime.
Madalyn Watson, Baylor University
And why are these questions keeping me up at night?
Emma Dailey Mitchell, Columbia College Chicago
They’ve gotten away with murder for six years — but wait, who died?
Sure, it’s fun to play video games, but how about making them?
Hannah Jumer, Converse College
Set in a world where fairies and humans live side-by-side yet far from together, this book is full of romance, suspense and political tension that reflects the issues of our own world.
Rebecca McKinley Parsons, Wake Forest University
Thanks to Michael Scott, things are about to get awkward.
Rickea Bell, Saint Peter’s University
After six seasons, we still crave more.
Tom Pinto, Ringling College of Art and Design
The charm of ‘Animal Crossing’ is mixed with the exploration of ‘Breath of the Wild’ in this warm and pleasant indie game.
These films just don’t have the same appeal in live action.
The series captivates its audience once again with unnerving criminals and profilers who are confronted with the darkest parts of humanity. Spoilers ahead.
Nicole Peterson, Geneva College
With great intellectual property comes great responsibility.
Kala Horvat, University of Georgia
Wizards and witches and warlocks, oh my!
The evil empire of entertainment strikes back after failing to resurrect its troublesome franchise.
Having a mental illness is not easy to face alone.
Logan Floyd, Mercyhurst University
This generations-spanning anime and manga provides nearly endless hours of inspiring entertainment for those with the courage to take the dive.
The film, based on the Jersey-born artist’s highly influential music, ultimately falls flat on its face.
Abby Webb, Rice University
If you’ve ever considered counseling but can’t make the commitment, online therapy provides similar benefits with half the hassle.
If only to give us something to discuss, until the first episode premieres on Sept. 18.
The latest installment of the ‘Gears of War’ franchise promises to bring a fresh perspective to the classic third-person shooter.
Marie Christensen, George Fox University
Meet the gaming group that broke Kickstarter records.
Even without Spider-Man, Disney’s on track to own the world.
Does the film measure up to all the hype its name suggests?
Stina Chang, University of Southern California
Sometimes, it’s more about the player than the game.
Kristin Auld, St John’s University
Bring a box of tissues because tears will be shed.
Christine Bushart, Georgia State University
There are two sides to casting age-inappropriate actors.
Baumbach’s His and Hers trailers will hit you in the feels.
Jennifer Kent’s film is unrelenting in its graphic depictions of savage brutality, but its meticulous attention to historical detail weaves a colonial story unlike any other.
A worthy effort, despite a few fumbles
Brandon Suss, University of South Carolina
That’s good eating.
In the era of reality TV, ‘Bring the Funny’ manages to be one of the sharpest, most entertaining competition shows of the decade.
If you find yourself giving up on fantasy football and vowing to never return after Week 5, this is the guide for you.
Taylor Sprinkle, University of Texas at Austin
After being purchased by Automattic, the parent company of popular blogging site WordPress, the iconic site may mount an unforeseen comeback.
Carli Moses, Union University
Sanders’ diagnosis? You need to rethink social media.
Because he’s freaking gorgeous.
These YouTube channels will aid your quest to build your anime watch list.
You should seriously be anticipating the upcoming debut solo album from the Fifth Harmony star.
Sarah Mease, Columbia College Chicago
Art just makes life better.
Meek Mill’s situation is the reality for a lot of black men in America.
From mom fights to British children to Anna Kendrick, the comedian has a joke for every situation.
Veronica Kuffel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The global company has a new dieting app for kids, but it could create more problems than it solves.
Here’s something for when your “study” Spotify playlist feels stale.
Aliza Pelto, Pratt Institute
This oft-forgotten category should be on more people’s minds.
Eric Alexander, University of Colorado Denver
Nathan Fielder looks to continue his trend of outside-the-box humor on HBO.
Serious gamers get serious money.
A haunted typewriter? ‘The X-Files’ has been there and done that.
This masterpiece of fright disappeared into the night.
Kathryn Milschewski, Carthage College
Right now, we all need something funny.
He acts, promotes marijuana, hangs with Willie Nelson, walks into oncoming traffic and is related to an assassin. Oh, and he can rock a beanie.
The animated Disney film might have been a mega-hit, but hopefully the sequel can focus more on Elsa’s development.
Christopher Duggan, Boise State University
Andre Ovredal and Guillermo del Toro’s new flick offers nostalgia to some, and some serious scares to all.
If you missed out on the stream, or if you just want to relive the best of the best, here’s a highlight reel.
Lulu Wang’s latest film looks at the tension between Asian Americans and the culture of the homelands.
The show truly ended with the same heartwarming nature it began with.
Scorsese and De Niro are back to bring the Mafia genre to a new generation.
Katelyn Melder, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
AMC’s smash-hit TV series is finally making the transition to the silver screen.
Moviegoers are wrong about the villain ‘with a valid point,’ and it’s time someone said it.
The writers of the long-running show are ready to throw hands at the current politically-charged climate.
Sam Shepherd, McGill University
Four seasons and over a hundred music videos in, the musical comedy has provided loads of laughs and moments of introspection.
In this thespian spoof, the actor takes on an unusual comedic role.
Disney’s latest remake is raking in hundreds of millions of dollars, but does it pose a threat to the animation industry?
Simona Barca, American University
It’s like having your own personal trainers.
Welcome back to me weeping.
The Asian American fitness instructor uses her platform to encourage people to pursue a healthy lifestyle and a healthy attitude toward themselves.
This small-scale YouTuber deserves your attention.
This show will give you a whole new perspective on vampires.
With Tumblr joining Myspace and Vine in the graveyard of social medias past, VSCO is here to take its place.
It seems the Devil might actually care about mental health.
Netflix? Who is she? I don’t know her.
They survived Defy. Now let’s see who survived the Apocalypse.
Jeff Ross is indeed the ‘Roastmaster General’ of our generation.
Caleb Clark, Hillsdale College
The children’s cartoon takes a very nuanced look at unhealthy connections.
As with any show about time travel, the question is not where, who or how, but when.
Cheesy plots, eye candy, ramyeon. What’s not to love?
They’ve got content and series aplenty…
Director Lulu Wang combines comedy, tragedy and insight into the Chinese experience to create a near-perfect summer movie.
Eleanore Belanger, Arizona State University
It’s a reality TV train wreck: It’s bad, but you won’t be able to look away.
It might not be the scariest show on Netflix, but here’s why the horror series should be on your watchlist anyway.
It gives us plenty to theorize about, for sure. Spoilers ahead.
Sydney Hawkins, Alabama A&M University
Technology-washed and introverted millennials can learn a thing or two by watching some classic shows from the last century.
Take a shot every time your character dies.
The Korean drama explores the nature of memory and love — also, a grim reaper has to pay rent to his 939-year-old landlord.
The reboot of the iconic ’80s series is back for another round.
Maddy Ipema, Columbia College Chicago
The young actor accurately represents plus-size women without perpetuating unrealistic expectations.
Sharks are friends, not monsters for us to stigmatize and capitalize on.
The next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe promises to fill the next two years with our favorite superheroes and some new contenders.
Amber Amortegui, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Here’s everything you need to know about the nation’s only large-scale museum for all things film.
Marvel and Disney+ have teamed up to further explore some of the underrepresented aspects of the MCU.
The online personality’s transition from YouTube to late-night talk show represents a new era of celebrity.
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
The corresponding Beyoncé album mirrors past Disney music projects, like Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther: The Album.’
Amazon Prime’s surprise hit is a tragic comedy not for the faint of heart.
For 30 years, Russi Taylor stole fans’ hearts and taught many important lessons.
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