Boba tea, coffee and waffles: Gong Cha Pembroke Pines opens for business
BY KAMDYN ROHER The bubble tea phenomenon has taken over South Florida by storm, with new restaurants and cafes opening left and right. While they all carry the same general assortment of teas and milk teas with or without boba, some establishments really elevate the experience to the next... Read more
A Marvel Cinematic Universe thrill: A review of “Falcon and the Winter Soldier”
BY NINA RAMIREZ On April 23, the sixth and final episode of “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” aired on Disney+, concluding yet another amazing Marvel series. It received an abundant amount of positive reviews from critics and director Kari Skogland was able to create a creative plot with intriguing... Read more
Have no fear, Taylor is here: A review of “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)”
BY ARIELLE KRAUS It’s 2008. You’re driving with your friends while blasting and singing along to Taylor Swift’s latest hit song, “Love Story.” Now, it’s 2021 and yet you’re doing the exact same thing. How did this happen? How did Swift’s masterpiece of an album, “Fearless,” make a comeback... Read more
A clash of titans: A review of the latest film “Godzilla vs. Kong” review
BY ADDISON ROBERTS The latest installment of the MonsterVerse sees two of film’s most iconic beasts, Godzilla and King Kong, squaring off. Although the two titans have squared off previously in the 60s, their clash in the new film “Godzilla vs. Kong” has been met with fervent anticipation. The... Read more
Riot Grrrl reincarnated: Review of Netflix’s new film “Moxie”
BY NICOLE NADLER “Moxie” (2021), one of the latest installments in Netflix’s original movie catalog, is a film that has brought back what it means to be spunky. While many have thought that the spirit of punk left with Avril Lavigne’s 2002 song “Sk8er Boi,” this movie proves exactly... Read more
The power of the people: “Judas and the Black Messiah” review
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH “I am a revolutionary” is not only a motto but a prophecy declared by the brothers and sisters of the historic Black Panther Party (BPP).  Debuting in theaters and on HBO Max, “Judas and the Black Messiah” is a historical, civil rights-themed drama about deputy chairman... Read more
Recapping “WandaVision”: Everything you need to know up until episode seven
BY ALYSSA KHAN COVID-19 has halted the filming of various movies and shows, with Marvel being one of many studios heavily affected. Fans have been anticipating anything Marvel-related to watch for the past year. At last, the long wait came to an end when the first Marvel Studios show,... Read more
A docu-series so bad, it’s criminal: Netflix’s “Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel” disappoints
BY EMMA HUERTA With its realistic connections and suspenseful pace, the “true crime” genre pulls in attentive spectators far and wide. The enticing genre often features dramatizations, crime reenactments, witness and expert testimonials, speculations and, ultimately, shocking reveals.  Now, take all of these immersive qualities in true crime and... Read more
“To All The Boys: Always and Forever” marks the end of a rom-com era
BY KAREN SUROS Three years after the release of the first “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” movie, Netflix has released the third and final installation of the series: “To All The Boys: Always and Forever.” The end of her senior year prompts Lara Jean (Lana Condor) to... Read more
A heart-wrenching future classic: Review of Netflix’s film “Malcolm and Marie”
BY NINA RAMIREZ “Malcolm and Marie,” an utter masterpiece, joined the bountiful list of Netflix original films on February 5, 2021. The film is directed by the brilliant Sam Levinson, who also worked on the insanely popular series “Euphoria.” Beginning with the sole introduction, this work of art will... Read more