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“Judas and the Black Messiah”: American film director, Shaka King produces a relevant and timely film

“Judas and the Black Messiah”: American film director, Shaka King produces a relevant and timely film

(Photo Courtesy of HBO Max) “Judas and the Black Messiah” is based on a true story of an FBI informant, William O’Neal. Amir Kazemi Connector Staff In theaters and available to stream on HBO Max, “Judas and the Black Messiah” (2021) is directed by Shaka King who is known for “Newlyweeds” (2013) and “Mulignans” (2015).

Maluma’s Surprise Mini-Album ‘#7DJ’ Honors Reggaeton’s Roots in Jamaica

(Photo Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment) This album reflects Maluma’s seven days spent in Jamaica pre-pandemic. Sydney Lee Connector Editor Colombian artist Maluma experiments with reggaeton’s roots on his latest album “#7DJ.” Born as Juan Luis Londoño Arias, the 27-year-old artist timed the release of his surprise mini-album with his birthday on Jan. 28. The

“Jane Eyre”: A book about passion, independence and making difficult choices

(Photo Courtesy of Penguin Classics) Jane Eyre was originally published under a male pseudonym. Michael Parke Connector Staff   Charlotte Bronte’s 1847 novel, “Jane Eyre”, is an adventurous tale of one woman’s search for independence and love in 18th to 19th century England. Though set in the past, the book remains surprisingly fresh and relatable

Netflix’s Bridgerton: The binge-worthy, most-talked about period drama of the season

(Photo Courtesy of Netflix) Bridgerton is now Netflix’s most-watched series.  Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor Trigger Warnings: Rape, suggested rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse Within the past month, “Bridgerton” has topped the charts as one of Netflix’s most watched shows. The show is an adaptation of the adult romance book series by Julia Quinn and follows

“A King Alone” by Jean Giono: A mystery in the Alps leaves readers just as confused

A King Alone was published in 1947 (Photo Courtesy of Penguin Random House) Michael Parke Connector Contributor “A King Alone”, written by French author Jean Giono (1895-1970) in 1947, transports us to a remote French village in the Alps where chilling events happen in a sea of snow and fog. The story revolves around mysterious

“Evermore”: The second latest album by Taylor Swift that features a similar aesthetic to Folklore

‘Evermore’ is partly inspired by Emily Dickinson (Photo Courtesy of Republic Records) Michaela Wakefield Connector Contributor Taylor Swift’s new album, “Evermore”, was released in December of 2020, during the current pandemic. Swift’s new album features 15 songs, all of which tell a unique story that shares Swift’s experiences with various relationships throughout her life. The

‘The Little Things’: The film where there were more than just a few little things wrong

The film received a score of 46% on Rotten Tomatoes (Photo Courtesy of Warner Brothers Entertainment) Amir Kazemi Connector Contributor John Lee Hancock, known for his work on films like “The Founder” and “The Blind Side,” wrote and directed “The Little Things.” Released on Jan. 29 on HBO Max and in select theaters, the film

‘Wolfwalkers’: The best animated film of 2020 that you haven’t watched

‘Wolfwalkers’ turns Irish History and Folklore into a modern-day masterpiece (Photo Courtesy of Apple TV+) Amir Kazemi Connector Contributor From Irish production company, Cartoon Saloon, known for Oscar-nominated films such as “The Secret of Kells,” “Song of the Sea,” and “The Breadwinner,” comes “Wolfwalker.” Cartoon Saloon is known for hand-drawn animation, which has become quite

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