Nathan Coles, Oakland University
The newly-revealed updates to the franchise will shake up the Pokémon community, even if it isn’t exactly what they want.
Kristin Auld, St John’s University
You better skate to it!
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
Legal and logistical barriers make casting minors something of a burden. Has the trend of adult actors assuming the role of teens skewed public perception?
Carli Moses, Union University
This series contains aspects of two influential religions but doesn’t have the storytelling prowess to pull off such a gamble.
Angel Zhu, University of California, Berkeley
Mukbang YouTubers Stephanie Soo and Nikocado Avocado square off. Who knew there would be so much controversy surrounding eating videos posted on the internet?
Meredith Day, Davidson College
The actor evokes old Hollywood nostalgia while representing a stunning model of modern masculinity.
Blair Krassen, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia
This show portrays the complicated lives of a mother and son as they embark on separate journeys to rediscover themselves.
Matthew Robison, University of South Florida
The year 2020 is filled to the brim with exciting adaptations, sequels, and re-imaginings.
Megan Thompson, Montclair State University
After a year of leaving fans with anticipation, the YouTuber and her boyfriend, Tyler Williams, finally got married on a starry, starry night.
Emma Lichtenstein, Brandeis University
How will the remaining characters deal with the shocking twist from last season?
Vaishnavi Kalyana, College of DuPage
After her very public breakdown in May, the former child star is back on the trending page and this time it is obvious that there is something alarming going on offline.
The ‘tall child’ returns, but with actual children this time.
With a majorly successful Season 1, can the Netflix series outdo itself?
Every year there’s a wave of new influencers that rise to stardom. In 2019, these content creators grew their following and made an impact on the platform.
Abby Webb, Rice University
The app might appear to be just a harmless reincarnation of Vine, but TikTok has plenty of skeletons in its digital closet.
After 10 years of providing attainable travel content, Damon and Jo are launching a new phase in their wanderlust-driven career.
Cameron Rapata, Columbia College Chicago
This year’s line-up includes a diverse roster ranging from divorce dramas to psychological thrillers.
Chris Meng, Pomona College
The iconic sitcom has left Netflix and with it goes great comedic moments, lovable characters and some of the show’s problematic components.
With the long-running series no longer available and ‘The Office’ leaving fairly soon, it has left many subscribers wondering if Netflix is truly there for you.
Brendan Bell, Towson University
The antics of the Roy family are one big car crash you can’t look away from.
Bryan Lance, Liberty University
So long, Academy Awards. Say hello to the internet’s award show.
Forget resting in peace — computer-generated imagery pulls long deceased actors from their graves and pushes them back into the limelight.
Currently on Netflix, this BBC makeup contest revives a genre in dire need of revamping.
After spending $4 billion to purchase the iconic media franchise, the giant entertainment conglomerate has little to show for it.
This fresh adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s book exalts each March sister in her own right, exploring the girls’ unique struggles and experiences.
Pilot Pete is already shirtless hosing down a plane, and no one is upset about it.
Gabriel Egbert, University of Louisville
Was all of this worth the hype?
While the spinoff’s final season is hitting all the comedic marks, its plot lines might be lacking compared to its predecessor.
Giana Gayles, Stanford University
‘U got a Kik? ;)’ Cue cringe.
Are they still hilarious or down in the dumps?
Give us all the dirt.
Step aside mainstream holidays, it’s our time.
The new Disney Plus series reunites old classmates and gives them another chance to shine on stage.
Amazon’s dark comedy proves being a spy isn’t all glitz and glamour as intelligence officer John Tavner faces every obstacle in the book.
I grew up watching Jimmy Kimmel on YouTube, so when I had the chance to see it in-person I jumped at the opportunity to learn more about the show.
‘Friends,’ ‘The Office’ and more are leaving the OG streaming service for new territory.
With their new video game consoles on the horizon, Sony and Microsoft will compete once again.
The technology is new, so the benefits might not be immediately apparent, but there’s a lot going for it once you look deeper.
From musical performances to weekend updates, this season is full of gems.
This contradictory comedy special both decries and leans into controversy, lending more heat to Wolf’s fiery persona.
Feel intimidated by the huge social media platform? Don’t be. Here are some hints and tricks for the newbie and veteran alike.
What caused the No. 1 channel for music to become just another reality show network?
Viewers can anticipate a new Joe as he traverses Los Angeles looking for his next victim.
The new season of ‘The Bachelor’ is just a few weeks away, so it’s time to dig up dirt on everyone else.
The series opens with a lizard man eating a sorcerer’s head. Need I say more?
Tommy Nguyen, Clovis Community College
We started off with a bang and now we’re back to our roots.
While there have been numerous films made about Santa Claus over the years, never before has there been a woman in the big red suit.
Get ready to meet the Bodega Boys, bringing the Bronx to your television screen.
The latest entry in the franchise went all-in on creative and unique designs.
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
This artier newcomer is stepping into the film industry’s spotlight and edging out previous stalwarts like Miramax.
If you’re still hankering for more British monarchy drama, check out these titles.
The proliferation of quirky company Twitter accounts just goes to show that nothing is sacred when it comes to commercialism and advertising.
The celebrity’s new comedy special will leave you laughing and unveils previously unknown parts of her unique life experiences.
Kayla Carson, Simon Fraser University
The Netflix show on the postwar British monarchy has to deal with some noticeable changes in personnel.
Cynthia Vasquez, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
The new exhibit ‘The [R]evolution of Hip Hop’ puts this genre’s long history in the limelight, highlighting its changes and triumphs.
Grab some hot chocolate and get cozy by the fire with your favorite television pals.
The new Disney Plus show can stand on its own, even without the connection to the expansive sci-fi franchise.
The deft reworking of his criminal origin narrative yields total tragedy.
The collectible figures have been left on the shelf for too long.
The long-running greeting card company has been force-feeding us their festive, mistletoe-filled extravaganzas for far too long with minute advances in diversity.
The streaming service allows fans to revisit the origins of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The film jettisons the problematic elements of the original, and the more realistic animation has the spirit many felt ‘The Lion King’ lacked.
This Shakespeare adaptation strays from the source material, but in doing so creates quite the cautionary tale about the price of war.
Caroline Forrey, Miami University, Ohio
Elizabeth Banks’ spy flick is the latest female-fronted film to crash at the box office.
The sequel to Overwatch introduces a lot of exciting additions for fans to experience.
Rian Johnson’s latest film uses an unconventional whodunnit to look at contemporary issues.
The singer changed the game for Latinx artists and now this upcoming biopic will give fans an even closer look at her infamous life.
Rickea Bell, Saint Peter’s University
Chadwick Boseman shines, but high expectations will not be your friend with this film.
With Disney+ allowing users everywhere to relive their childhood, this classic series serves as a digital time capsule.
Let’s talk about the highs, lows and how the heck Sean Spicer lasted so long in the competition.
Bad jokes aren’t the only racist things to come out of wrestling.
On this beautifully filmed YouTube channel, artists highlight the creative potential hidden within a self-care routine.
The pop star’s contribution to the ‘Cats’ soundtrack parallels her own life in a few ways.
With original songs, new themes, important lessons and clever jokes, this film is a must-see for all ages.
Directors Tailfeathers and Hepburn’s new movie emulates a relentless reality that grounds the film and gives a voice to the indigenous experience.
Jake Mauriello, SUNY New Paltz
Fresh off a Palme d’Or win at Cannes, the Korean film has been garnering major buzz as award season approaches.
This Canadian comedy continuously creates chuckles.
The Oscars of gaming is giving this medium the recognition that it deserves.
Lag and the inability to download games is really hampering the tech giant’s foray into cloud gaming services.
Hailee Steinfeld’s latest project doesn’t seem to get its main character.
The new Disney+ series will feel familiar to longtime Star Wars fans.
The latest Christmas rom-com is giving viewers something unexpected.
Dylan Kazanova, University of Texas at San Antonio
The Season 4 premiere of ‘Rick and Morty’ has loyal fans on the edge of their seats; with a stellar start, the new season is looking to make an impact.
While it hews close to a lot of Christmas movie tropes, the film subverts just enough of its conventions to create something compelling.
Loosely inspired by true events, this German drama paints a complex portrait of teenage radicals that resists interpretation.
After a string of disappointing film and television versions, can Denis Villeneuve finally do the novel justice?
Almost seven years after the beloved Nickelodeon show ended, it’s finally available on the popular streaming service. Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice have come a long way.
Whether it’s the ‘Matrix’ trilogy or ‘Gears of War,’ leaving the audience hanging is starting to feel a little bit cliched.
With an obscure tweet posted by James Charles, many have speculated that he’s become green with envy. Is there more behind it or is it just a conspiracy?
As the 2010s come to a close, let’s see how the long-running video game series was able to depict the decade preceding it.
Once part of the online ‘Wild West,’ the social media giant is now less concerned with open conversation and more concerned with ad dollars.
The newest addition to the storied franchise includes some long-awaited features, but outdated graphics and reduced content as well.
The story of the Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star collab gives a behind-the-scenes look at the beauty industry … as well as two people becoming fast friends.
For the first time, rappers from a diverse set of backgrounds get their chance at fame on this addicting new Netflix show.
Feeling blue waiting for Season 2? Check out this list for content that is sure to fill the void.
Time to break out the fedora and a pack of cigarettes while imitating your favorite hard-boiled detectives.
Unfortunately it is just Netflix’s latest teen-comedy to flop.
For anyone who subscribed to the service and is thinking, ‘What now?’
Whether it’s Beyoncé’s ‘HOMECOMING’ or Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ musicians are getting a boost from their movie appearances.
The soon-to-be-released documentary follows one police unit as they try to reframe how cops interact with those with mental health issues.
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