What Would Your Horcruxes Be if You Were Voldemort?

By RAN ZHAO August 29, 2017 “I’ll befriend a pack of Hungarian Horntails and name them all “Horcrux”, just in case Harry decides to yell “ACCIO HORCRUX!”. “   Here are a few things I would make my horcruxes if…

Would Oprah 2020 be a Wise Move For The Democratic Party?

By ALEX JOHNSTON January 10, 2017 “She has the power to bring people together. She can make a great speech. Oprah 2020?  Hell no.“ Oprah is a wonderful person. Unlike Donald Trump, she really did pull herself up out of…

The Entertainment Industry an Oppressive System?

By NUSRAT ZEBA October 10, 2017 “People who don’t think race is an issue in the entertainment industry need to think again. “ At some point in my life, (not too long ago) I was looking into becoming an actress.…

This is How You Can Actually Become Batman

By BAS LEIJSER September 4, 2017 “Your best bet to become a real-life Batman, and do a lot of good in the process, is to do what this guy did.” There’s actually a book written about this. It’s called Becoming…

Did La La Land Do Bollywood Better?

By MEHER MASALAWALA May 11, 2017 “Love. Career. Passion. Struggle. Music. Essentially the recipe for any good musical and La La Land has prepared it well.” Did La La Land do Bollywood better? The short answer? No. The long answer?…

How Star Wars Changed The World

By MAVERICK LIN May 11, 2017 “The impact of Star Wars is staggering. Its reach is not limited solely to pop culture or the film industry. It has even been felt in politics, science, and technology. Even religion.”   Film…

Arrival: An Alien Film on Human Nature

By MEHER MASALAWALA April 26, 2017 “Arrival is a measured film that takes its time to unfold but manages to compel the audience into contemplating the connection between time and our seemingly linear lives.” For a movie about aliens, you…

Under Construction: A Film That Defies The Patriarchy in Bangladeshi Society

By NUSRAT ZEBA April 8, 2017 “In a patriarchal society that shows women as weak and incapable of being independent, Hossain managed to create a film that portrays a liberal Bengali woman who is independent and takes control of her…

Hidden Figures Sheds Light on the Hidden Truths of Today

By MEHER MASALAWALA April 4, 2017 “The much talked about film, Hidden Figures was about the African American women who worked for NASA and helped us get a man into space during the Space War with Russia.” Its difficult to…

Badrinath Ki Dulhani: Another Glorified Stalker Romance Film

By MEHER MASALAWALA March 15, 2017 “A guy that thrives in the patriarchal society of a small city and a girl that wants to run away from it all, fall in love despite their incompatibility and the hero’s stalker-ish behavior.”…

Why You Should be Excited for The Beauty and the Beast Remake

By SHREYA CHOWDHARY February 21, 2017 “As a woman in science, I appreciate this change in Belle’s backstory; it highlights her intelligence and reminds me of why I loved Belle so much. ” For as long as I’ve been old…

Bollywood’s Dangal “Wrestles” Its Way to the Top of the Box Office

By MEHER MASALAWALA January 18, 2017 “Dangal is based on the true story of former wrestler and Olympic coach, Mahavir Singh Phogat who trained his two eldest daughters, Geeta and Babita, to wrestle and win gold for India. “ After…