Snow Man on Takizawa Kabuki, legacy, and championing Japanese

From popular media to traditional art forms, Japanese culture and entertainment are no strangers to the world. Kabuki, which is characterized by heavily stylized performances, elaborate costumes and dynamic stage sets, is among the most well-known classical styles of theater not only in Japan but also overseas. An art form that requires a tremendous amount … Read more

Drake “Honestly, Nevermind” Review

Approximately nine months after the release of Certified Lover BoyDrake has returned to the forefront of the music industry with his seventh official studio album, and despite the rumors that flooded the internet in the weeks prior to its announcement, Honestly, Nevermind has undoubtedly caught most people by surprise. In addition to being a straight-up … Read more

Westworld Season 4 Is an Upgraded Model

If you, like me, dutifully watched all of Westworld‘s third season (and even perhaps, like me, did a whole dang podcast about it) and yet have pretty much no recollection of what happened during its muddled run of episodes, I highly suggest watching some sort of video recap ahead of the season -four premiere (HBO, … Read more

JugJugg Jeeyo Movie Review: Varun Dhawan & Kiara Advani’s entertainer is packed with Laughter, Emotion & Drama

Director: Raj Mehta Star Cast: Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, Maniesh Paul, Prajakta Koli Platform: Theaters Rating: 3.5/5 Weddings are divine and more of a festival in India and hence, divorce often leads to conversations and evokes emotions that none can ascertain. Raj Mehta tries to dwell into the tale of two … Read more

Only Murders in the Building Season 2 Review: The Cozy Charm Returns

It was certainly a surprise that one of the coziest and most joyous TV shows of 2021 was a New York City-set murder mystery starring Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez. It was essentially a Mad Lib no one could have predicted that ended up bridging genre and generation gaps for a stellar opening … Read more

Review: Sorry, Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ is a buzzkill

“In 1995, Andy got a toy from his favorite movie. This is that movie.” Just begins “Lightyear,” a new Pixar release that takes a meta approach to the animation studio’s flagship franchise. It isn’t a prequel to “Toy Story,” exactly, but instead presents the movie that inspired Buzz Lightyear toys in the first place. It’s … Read more