Category: Arts

A Brief History of Holloween

In Pagan practices, Samhain was the time when the circle of the year had come to its final spoke in the wheel. The harvest had finished, the goddess had descended to the underworld to be with her beloved. Pagans in the world above would prepare for the veil separating the living and the dead to

My Thoughts on the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy

It’s been two years since “The Rise of Skywalker” hit theaters worldwide, and provided a disappointing end to an already disappointing trilogy. I, like many fans, hoped that the sequel trilogy would be able to redeem itself after the release of “The Last Jedi”, but in the end we were given a movie that was

Why Laurie and Jo are Soulmates, From “Little Women”

Now, if you are not familiar with Little Women, let’s take a seat. Little Women is a coming of age novel, with four movie adaptations. The storyline takes place during the civil war era, in which four sisters, each with highly different personalities, learn about love and life. The main characters of the story are

Movie Recommendations

Picture this: It’s a rainy afternoon, you just slurped down a bowl of hot soup, and you’re feeling particularly lazy, so you watch a movie. But here’s the problem, what movie do you watch? The best thing about movies is that there are various choices for you to disconnect yourself from reality for 2-3 hours;

How do Pandemic Films Compare to Real Life?

Pandemic and Epidemic films have been around as long as movies themselves. Humans are drawn to seeing suffering, and they make for great horror movies. The question I now have in mind is “How do pandemic movies compare to what actually happens during a pandemic?” To draw comparisons, I watched the 2011 film, “Contagion”. The

Deviled Egg: Fiction

He would not have been my first choice for a gecko. His skin was brown
and spotty, and his tail was crooked, like it had been broken and
never properly mended. When I first caught Deviled Egg, he was a
little thing. I had been trying for days, my heart set on having a

1970 to Today: Computers From Then and Now

1970 is a radically different time period than today. If you’re like me, your parents were born around then, and if you’re a teacher, it’s probably close to the time you were born. The seventies were famous for their disco music and bell bottom pants, but it was a rocky time for technology. Sure they

Personality Tests and Why the Myers Briggs is Misleading

The Myers Briggs test was created by psychologist Carl Jung in the 1920s. Initially, the test was designed to fit everyone into eight different personality types, like thinker, feeler, intuitive, and observant. In 1921, Jung published his work as a paper called “Psychology of the Unconscious.” In 1943, mystery writer Isabel Briggs-Myers and her mother

Spiderman: Miles Morales

In recent years, Miles Morales has begun to take the spotlight as one of the more popular spider men due to movies such as Spider Man: Into the Spider-verse, the animated spiderman series, and comic books such as Spider man: Miles Morales. With the rising popularity of Miles he was bound to get his own

The Queen’s Gambit: a Review

“The Queen’s Gambit,” on Netflix, has been in the top ten most watched movies and TV shows in the US every day since it came out on October 23. The seven episode limited series was named after a classic chess opening, and was based on a novel by the same name. It has gained popularity in the US, the UK, and Russia. It is currently the most watched limited series on Netflix, and has been watched by hundreds of millions globally.

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