Live-action ‘Mulan’ provides drama where original provided humor

A big fan of musicals, Senior Cadenza Editor Sabrina Spence expected that the lack of music in the new “Mulan” would be a problem. She was wrong.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Dragon Quest: Your Story’ is a love letter to the JRPG genre

The first-ever “Dragon Quest” game was released nearly 34 years ago, essentially giving birth to the Japanese role-playing game (JRPG) genre as we know it today.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Editor

Broadway in Hollywood: ‘In the Heights’ and the renaissance of the blockbuster musical

“In The Heights” is not the first movie of its kind in recent years, and it does not look like it will be the last. The past decade has seen a resurgence of movie-musicals.

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

‘Cats’ (2019): The gift that should not have been given

This film will go down in history as the multi-million dollar cinematic phenomenon that no one wanted to see, but probably saw anyway.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

When Harry boned Sally: Ranking the protagonists of top-10 romantic comedies from least to most sexual chemistry

I consulted multiple sources to compile my list of the generally-agreed-upon “Top 10 Rom-Coms of All Time” and have ranked them from least to most sexual compatibility.

Kiva Runnels | Contributing Writer

Beyond WILD: Entertainment events on campus you should look forward to

Sometimes you need a little more than a house party to fulfill your weekend needs. Variety is the spice of life, folks.

| Senior Cadenza Article

Pranaya’s Picks: ‘Annihilation’

“Annihilation” disturbs, unsettles and makes your skin crawl. It raises questions and opens discussions. It requires and demands repeat viewing.

Pranaya Pahwa | Staff Writer

My date with Smooth Dave

I had my first “real” date when I was 15 with this guy we’ll call “Dave.” Dave and I had been flirting for a while in that awkward, high-school way. You know, ambiguous Facebook statuses and texts filled with winky faces.

| Contributing Writer

‘Harry Potter’ series to return with ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Fans of the extremely loved “Harry Potter” series were shocked Thursday when it was revealed that a spinoff movie series, based off the “Harry Potter” companion book “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” is in the works. This news is of particular interest to many college students, many of whom grew up with the “Harry Potter” series and are still avid fans.

Kimberly Henrickson | Contributing Writer

Summer movies to tempt you off the couch

Summer could easily be bookended by two exciting superhero movies—that is, if your summer ended in July. With all the hype they’ve been getting, you may not realize that there are more movies coming out than “The Avengers” and “The Dark Knight Rises”—but what are they?

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