Sujay Utkarsh

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  • Movies in McConomy: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    This week, McConomy Auditorium will be screening Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the sequel to the recent reboot of the Jurassic Park series. The film picks up after the events of the first Jurassic World where Isla Nublar, the initial home of the dinosaurs in the first film, is about to be destroyed in a volcanic event. Our protagonists, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard), ...

    Pillbox | October 1, 2018
  • Akira: What Makes Animation So Special

    As as subgenre of animation, anime tends to be somewhat overlooked and underappreciated in Western nations. It has garnered notable cult followings in recent years and is becoming more popular, but there is still a certain stigma associated with anime. It’s a shame, because the subgenre has some of the best animated shows and films ever made, including Spirited Away, Full Metal Alchemist, *Dea...

    Pillbox | October 1, 2018
  • Movies in McConomy: Love, Simon and Sorry to Bother You

    Over this weekend, two very different comedies will be screening in McConomy Auditorium: Love, Simon and Sorry to Bother You.

    Pillbox | September 24, 2018
  • Late-Night TV Commentary

    Late-night TV has become a significant platform for political discussion in the media as well as an echo chamber for critics of President Trump. Since Trump announced his bid for the presidency, he has been the target of endless mockery from late night TV hosts. The jokes always write themselves, with each tweet, antic, or new policy development increasingly looking like a South Park episode com...

    Pillbox | September 24, 2018
  • Hollywood's newest marketing gimmick

    I recently got around to watching Crazy Rich Asians. It was a film that I had been looking forward to watching for quite some time. The trailers weren’t very impressive, but the film was being marketed as Hollywood’s first all-Asian cast in 25 years. To top if off, critics tripped over themselves to shower the film with praise. Audiences loved it, Crazy Rich Asians exploded at the box office, ...

    Pillbox | September 17, 2018