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Memento mori is a beautiful reminder of the inevitability of death and the importance of living life.

A fan’s reflection on ‘Unus Annus,’ two years after its deletion

Bree Lavine, Features Editor November 18, 2022

"Memento mori." ("Remember you must die.") "Unus Annus." (A single year.) These two phrases still burn in my memory three years after the death of what I still see as the best project to ever originate...

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is having a dramatic downfall as Phase Four of the franchise continues.

Marvel shows lead to chaotic downfall of Marvel Cinematic Universe

Bree Lavine, Features Editor November 11, 2022

I come from a very nerdy family. I spent the young years of my life playing Super Mario 3 on my Gameboy Advance, planning strategic Yugioh card dueling matches with my older brother as we watched old anime,...

Porchia, the demon dog, debuts with Denji the Chainsaw Man!

The debut of “Chainsaw Man” left me speechless in more than one way

SPOILERS AHEAD, YOU’VE BEEN WARNED
Bree Lavine, Features Editor October 21, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the long-awaited new manga from the phenomenal Mappa Studios debuted.  Written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto, “Chainsaw Man” follows the story of Denji, an intelligent but...

Wholesome Spy x Family starts off with a sweet but rushed beginning.

The anime season kickoff may have missed the mark

Bree Lavine, Features Editor October 14, 2022

On Oct. 1, the anime world was hit with two of the most anticipated returns to streaming. "Spy x Family" and "My Hero Academia" are very different stories but have big fan bases in the anime community....

Is Walt Disney Studios the biggest player in the age of nostalgia or the most guilty in making lackluster imitations?

The age of nostalgia? More like the age of poor imitations

Bree Lavine, Features Editor October 7, 2022

The age of nostalgia. That’s what I call this era of creative content. I can probably count on one hand the amount of original content that has been made recently and received my personal attention....

Studio Ghibli’s Howl’s Moving Castle, a love story between the cursed Sophie and the powerful wizard Howl, has gorgeous animation and a bittersweet yet simple score.

A castle of confusion: Studio Ghibli’s ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’

Spoilers ahead!
Bree Lavine, Features Editor October 7, 2022

In a packed theatre with limited showtimes, Studio Ghibli Fest struck again with its iconic love story, "Howl's Moving Castle." Studio Ghibli is one of the most well-recognized animation studios in Japan,...

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