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I Watched 100+ Movies in 2021
I watched so many movies this year, over 100 of them, and all for the first time. After watching each film, I rated them on Letterboxd. I wrote this article to discuss the plot of each film without any spoilers, what I rated them after watching, and if I think each film is worth you watching. All of my suggestions are based off of my opinion.
Star-Crossed Album Review
Star-crossed (adj): to be f*cked by love or luck. [See also: “ill-fated”] Kacey Musgraves's "golden hour turned black" with the release of her latest album star-crossed. As we all know, her grammy award-winning album Golden Hour was a honeymoon album that discussed her then-husband Ruston Kelly, in comparison to her newest album that is considered a divorce album. star-crossed is a story of relationship complications, heartbreak, and the art of keeping your head up amidst the pain.
How to DIY a Cinema Lightbox
I’m sure you have seen the cinema lightbox trend all over your social feeds for years now. After a thrifting trip, I took a few years back, I came across a lightbox for under $10. I had the opportunity to DIY this popular trend and wanted to share my DIY experience with you all. Read below to learn the history of cinema lightboxes and how to create your own for half the price.
Review: Supergoop! SPF
Like Lizzo says in her song Water Me, “It’s hot. I think I wanna kick off both of my socks.” The warmth of the summer can be quite uncomfortable. That should not prevent one from wearing at least one layer: sunscreen. The best sunscreen is affordable, blocks harmful rays, does not clog pores, and is non-toxic to the environment.
DIY Tie-Dye Tapestry
Are the walls of your new apartment or dorm plain and boring? There’s nothing that adds a lot of colors to a dull space like a tie-dye tapestry. They are available for purchase at popular retailers, but you can also make your own customized tie-dye tapestry for half the price.
Demi Lovato on Dancing with the Devil and Starting Over
Demi Lovato released her seventh album titled Dancing With The Devil...The Art of Starting Over. This album goes along with Lovato's second documentary with YouTube also titled Dancing with the Devil. Both the album and docuseries focus on the singer’s battle with addiction and eating disorders. After her overdose and recovery in 2018, both the release of her newest album and YouTube docuseries have been long-awaited by her fans. Some album features include Ariana Grande, Sam Fischer, Noah Cyrus, and Saweetie.
David Dobrik and The Vlog Squad Accused of Sexual Assault, Rape, and Racism
Whether you are familiar with David Dobrik's content, I am certain you are aware of this 20-something internet mogul. Labeled by The New York Times as "Gen-z's Jimmy Fallon", David is also known for surprising fans and members of the "vlog squad" with cars. Outside of this, a lot of people don't know much else about David Dobrik, the Vlog Squad, or what is coming to light upon recent reports in the news. The purpose of this article is for all of us to take a closer look into what we are allowing creators to get away with for online recognition.
Spring 2021 Fashion Trends Inspired by Media and Entertainment
Pop culture and social media are determining factors on what's trending. The media reports celebrity news daily, capturing every fashion look and latest whereabouts. Watching television shows and movies often double as window shopping for viewers as each characters' wardrobes are carefully curated.
The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears
On February 5th, FX and Hulu premiered "Framing Britney Spears," the sixth episode of The New York Times Presents series. It discusses Britney's life as a pop sensation, how fame led to her breakdown, and an update on her conservatorship ane her fight for ownership of her life and estate.