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Co-Creator of Scooby-Doo, Joe Ruby, Passes Away Leaving Fans Heartbroken

Writer, animator, and producer Joe Ruby passed away on Aug. 26, leaving his legacy behind. Photo Courtesy of GETTY/UNITED ARCHIVES
August 31, 2020

  Last Wednesday on Aug. 26 in Westlake Village, CA, co-creator of the early 70’s hit TV show; Scooby-Doo, passed away at age 87 due to natural causes while surrounded by his family.  Ruby...

‘Chemical Hearts’ Captures the Tragedy of Teenage Love

Lili Reinhart and Austin Abram star in a moving new romance film titled 'Chemical Hearts'. Photo Courtesy of @chemicalhearts
August 29, 2020

Chemical Hearts is a stunning and raw romance movie about two teenagers who fall in love, but one has a heartbreaking secret. Based on the book Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland, the film was released...

‘folklore’ Stuns Listeners with New Sound

A day before releasing 'folklore', Taylor Swift posted this image on her Instagram, which included the discography of her album. The songs on it were vastly different from what she has sung before, but still paid homage to her past experiments in music. Overall, listening to 'folklore' was a wonderful experience that deserves to be repeated, considering how well Swift's talent shines through. Photo Courtesy of @taylorswift
July 27, 2020

A pleasant surprise in the middle of a pandemic, Taylor Swift released her album folklore on July 25. She had only announced the release of her album the day before, shocking many and once again taking...

‘Space Force’ Struggles to Stick The Landing

'Space Force' debuted on Netflix to mixed reception on Friday, May 29. Photo Courtesy of @spaceforce
June 2, 2020

Greg Daniels, known for his work on iconic TV shows such as Parks and Recreation and the American version of The Office has teamed up once again with The Office alum Steve Carell with their new show Space...

Bon Iver’s Single ‘PDLIF’ Amplifies Good

Bon Iver's newest single 'PDLIF' or 'Please Don't Live in Fear' delivers a message of reassurance in uncertain times. Photo Courtesy of @boniver
April 18, 2020

In wake of the recent uncertain times, indie folk band Bon Iver’s newest single titled PDLIF, or Please Don’t Live in Fear is the latest addition to the outpouring of love to support global efforts...

‘Unorthodox’ Chronicles Thrilling Journey of Self-discovery

Capturing the story of young Esty Shapiro, the new hit Netflix drama mini-series provides an intelligent and poignant reflection of the Satmar Orthodox community. Photo Courtesy of @shirahaas.
April 16, 2020

The new Netflix German-American show Unorthodox, based on the memoir Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman, tells the story of young Esty Shapiro who is stuck in the...

‘Onward’ Delights with Whimsical Worldbuilding

'Onward' has moved to digital release early, so viewers can now escape to a fantasy world in the comfort of their own homes. Photo Courtesy of Pixar Onward (@pixaronward).
April 14, 2020

Well known for their beautiful, heart-wrenching animations, Disney/Pixar did not disappoint with their new animated film Onward, directed by Dan Scanlon. It initially drew attention for being the first...

‘All American’ Captures Audiences with Heartfelt Storyline

Being the seventh most viewed show on Netflix in the U.S. today, teens and others cannot let go of 'All American'. The life of an NFL star has been turned into a TV show filled with great lessons of love. Photo Courtesy of All American (@cwallamerican).
April 12, 2020

By raising awareness on issues such as racism, sexism, and gang violence, the show All American shares a true story of determination and loyalty between close relationships. The creator, April Blair,...

Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ Incorporates Interesting Sound

Dua Lipa's new album combines disco beats with a more techno sound to merge the past and the future. Photo Courtesy of @dualipa.
April 8, 2020

Dua Lipa, an English singer, released her sophomore album Future Nostalgia on March 27. The tracks were an interesting fusion of old and new, combining a nostalgic 80s themed sound with futuristic techno...

Entertainment Sources Close Due to Coronavirus

The virus, COVID-19, has forced many businesses and forms of entertainment to shut down to prevent the further spread of the virus. Photo Courtesy of Balfour.
March 21, 2020

Throughout Austin, people are practicing social distancing, remaining isolated within their homes to avoid the spread of COVID-19. On Tuesday, March 17, Mayor Steve Adler released a statement declaring...

Lauv Explores Emotions with Calm and Colorful ‘How I’m Feeling’

Lauv poses with the alternate 'sides' that make up his identity, such as green 'Goofy Lauv' and and blue 'Hopeless Romantic Lauv'.
Photo Courtesy of MOXIE.
March 19, 2020

American singer and songwriter Ari Steprans Leff, better known as Lauv, released his debut studio album How I’m Feeling on Friday, March 6. The album had a simplistic yet eye-catching cover; a white...

‘The Conference of Birds’ Brings New Perspectives of Life to Audience

The birds group together as they explore through yet another valley. Kevin Murray '20 appears to reveal the next secret. Once reaching a different valley they don't know what to expect.
March 11, 2020

The Westwood Theatre’s class struck the audience with amazement as they performed a shortened version of The Conference of Birds on Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6, in the Westwood black box....

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