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“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” uses familiar satirical beats and new dramatic ones to prove its worth

Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat travels to the United States for the second time.
Borat's second installment may not live up to the first, but it still entertains and sharply critiques American culture over a decade later.
November 24, 2020

Jagshemash! On Friday, Oct. 23, Amazon Prime Video released “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime to Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.” It stars...

What the first woman of color vice president means for the United States

Vice President Elect Kamala Harris after President Elect Joseph R Biden announced her as his running mate.
November 21, 2020

On Saturday, Nov. 2, Joseph R. Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris were declared the winners of the presidential race. This was a huge step for the United States. Harris is the first ever female or...

President Trump files lawsuits in response to election results

Trump visits Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day, 2020.
November 20, 2020

On Monday, Nov. 7,  former Vice President Joe Biden became the President-elect and President Donald Trump vowed to press onward with a series of legal battles, stirring allegations of voter fraud...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine proven to be 94.5% effective

Moderna is estimating to begin vaccine distribution by the end of 2020.
November 18, 2020

On Monday, Nov. 16, Moderna announced that they had finished developing a vaccine that is 94.5% effective in combating COVID-19.  "These are obviously very exciting results. It's just as good as...

Joe Biden is projected winner of the presidential election

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris after Biden’s address to the nation.
November 14, 2020

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, U.S. citizens cast a mix of mail-in and in-person votes to select the next President and Vice President of the United States.  Former Vice President Joe Biden is currently the...

Is the cheesy romantic comedy “After We Collided” worth watching?

The official cover of the
November 10, 2020

The new film “After We Collided” came out on Friday, Oct. 23 on many different streaming platforms. This story, directed by Roger Kumble, is the sequel to the Netflix romantic comedy, “After.”...

“On the Rocks” showcases Sofia Coppola’s technical flare without the full command of her craft

Rashida Jones's Laura and Bill Murray's Felix as they ride around New York City together.
Sofia Coppola’s new feature film starring Rashida Jones and Bill Murray reaches its bare minimum but doesn’t trek her higher ground.
November 10, 2020

On Friday, Oct. 23, Apple TV+ released Sofia Coppola’s newest film, “On the Rocks.” The film stars Rashida Jones as Laura, a married woman with two daughters who suspects her husband, Dean, of infidelity....

Nigerians Continue the #EndSARS Movement

Protesters take a knee to honor lives lost to police brutality during a protest against SARS in Lagos.
Courtesy of Slate
"If you want to help keep your eye on the county."
November 9, 2020

On Sunday, Nov. 1, a small band of #EndSars protesters assembled at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and the Police Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, to revive protests against police brutality, weak...

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” presents a healthy meal of Aaron Sorkin without the best ingredients

The defendants all sitting in the courtroom during the trial.
Aaron Sorkin’s dramatic retelling of the important trial in American history tells its story adequately but without the best gravitas that he’s capable of.
November 9, 2020

On Friday, Oct. 16, Netflix digitally released “The Trial of the Chicago 7” to its streaming platform. The film stars Eddie Redmayne and Sacha Baron Cohen and the true story of the Chicago Seven, a...

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