‘Elvis’ Review: The King of Pop reborn on screen

NinaMcMullen This film captures the complicated relationship between 1950’s superstar Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) and his manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). The movie also focuses on Elvis’ wife, Priscilla, as their relationship keeps him grounded. This biopic has Baz Luhrmann’s name written all over it. The story bounces between pinnacle moments in Elvis’ life,… Read More ‘Elvis’ Review: The King of Pop reborn on screen

Lin-Manuel Miranda brings ‘Rent’ composer Jonathan Larson back to life with new musical biopic, ‘Tick Tick…Boom!’

By J1 reporter Nina McMullen 5/5 stars Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Tick Tick…Boom!” completely rocked both the theater and film world alike. This masterpiece showcases Andrew Garfield in a breakout singing debut that covers the tragic story of Broadway writer, Jonathan Larson. The score is a mix of originally scoring from Larson’s “Tick Tick…Boom!” musical, which was… Read More Lin-Manuel Miranda brings ‘Rent’ composer Jonathan Larson back to life with new musical biopic, ‘Tick Tick…Boom!’

‘Selling Tampa’ encourages a false narrative for women of color

Review by CarliAhsan Less real estate, more drama. The sister show to Netflix’s “Selling Sunset” highlights minority female agents in Tampa at Allure Realty. The concept for the show is empowering for females of color, but the execution is extremely disappointing.  Instead of showing off the real estate and their business, the show focused on… Read More ‘Selling Tampa’ encourages a false narrative for women of color