Emily Elizabeth Louie, American University
The decision to combine the two companies has shaken up the industry, but do the benefits outweigh the risks?
Ally Xu, Northeastern University
There is no greater gift than to be born into a family of Hollywood royalty. After all, what is there to worry about?
Jordan Oulela, University of Texas at San Antonio
These amazing moms show strength and resilience even during the most difficult times.
It seems to be everyone’s favorite drama-filled TV show out currently, but will the behind-the-scenes drama ruin it for everyone?
Karina Rojas, University of Texas at San Antonio
Fans of the HBO drama series are questioning whether its depictions of addiction, sexuality and mental health are true to life.
Anna Merlo, University of Queensland, Australia
The subtle designs of the artist play a huge part in the popular HBO show’s aesthetic — and have subsequently influenced the aesthetic of Gen Z as well.
The glamorization of adult themes and age-inappropriate casting can lead to problematic assumptions made about real life.
Although the show ostensibly takes place in southern California, home to a large AAPI population, the series features no Asians on screen. Why?
Tori Barney, Columbia College Chicago
Just as it was beginning to seem like the show’s hiatus would never end, it returned with a bang on HBO and HBO Max.
Asiya Robinson, Rowan University
The hit HBO series carefully describes the dark side of adolescence without giving into typical teen drama tropes.
Tori Walz, Eastern Michigan University
Fans are eagerly anticipating how the show will continue to build on the relationships and plots that initially piqued their interest.
Zach Spangler, University of Michigan
The movies’ unique stories work contrary to the Hollywood blockbusters of the past decade yet stockpile critical praise and adoring fanbases all the same.
Fatima Sani, Rollins College
The series has similar themes to other successful franchises such as ‘Euphoria’ and ’13 Reasons Why,’ but has failed to attain the same level of hype.
Haven Worley, University of Rochester
‘F— Anyone Who’s Not A Sea Blob’ can come across as disjointed at points, but when it sticks to its central theme, it creates something gut-wrenching.
HBO’s teen drama is a colorful production about mental health, drug addiction, sexuality and identity.
Kirtika Sharad, George Washington University
The uproar over the revelation that the ‘Euphoria’ star has perhaps hidden her real age has led to a much-needed conversation on society’s troublesome attitude regarding aging actresses.
Emma Smith, Wesleyan University
HBO’s show offers a crystal clear picture of why communities need new ways to resolve conflicts and combat interpersonal violence.
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
The brand new project from Labrinth has finally been released.
Meredith Day, Davidson College
The dark charm of ‘Riverdale’ is being outshone by newcomers like ‘Euphoria.’
Maddy Ipema, Columbia College Chicago
The young actor accurately represents plus-size women without perpetuating unrealistic expectations.
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
Topics that were once unspeakable have become mainstream social behavior — and this show addresses them as such.
HBO’s latest series takes the traditional high school tale down a darker path.
Amber Amortegui, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Is it really a show about Gen Z for Gen Z?
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