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It’s tough to imagine we’re almost at the end of another awards season, and yet here we are less than a week away from Hollywood’s biggest night: the 88th Academy Awards. First broadcast in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, The Academy Awards are the highest honors in the film industry, setting the standard for all …

Pixar celebrated its 30th anniversary on Wednesday. With the huge success of Toy Story, Pixar became a household name. In the years that followed, Pixar continued reconnecting people of all ages with their inner child. From Monsters Inc. to WALL-E, Pixar has produced films with groundbreaking creativity and characters with emotional potency. On Wednesday, we asked students to …

Sara Snoddy // Contributing Writer After a night filled with sonic sorority girl screams, questionable authority figures and red devil suits galore, Scream Queens is Glee and American Horror Story’s campy baby, all from co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. The much talked about horror-comedy aired the two-hour premiere, “Pilot” and “Hell Week,” back-to-back on …

Wizard World Comic Con is living up to its motto and bringing pop culture to life in Nashville this weekend at the Music City Center. This huge three-day event delivers fans a unique convergence of artists, celebrities and industry professionals from all walks of film, television, cosplay and comics. Special guests slated to appear include: Drake …

Sara Snoddy // Contributing Writer The last season of The Big Bang Theory left viewers with arguably one of the biggest cliffhangers ever. On Monday night the season nine premiere, “The Matrimonial Momentum,” returned with on-point jokes and acting that set the stage for some intense—and tense—episodes to come. After nearly a decade of being on-again-off-again, …

Brinley Hineman // Contributing writer I decided to check out The Scorch Trials last weekend, the second installment of The Maze Runner series. As I sat down in my seat, I braced myself for the worst: was this a waste of a Saturday night and 10 bucks? Thankfully, this action flick did not leave me disappointed. The …