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OPINION: How ‘Dinosaurs’ stays relevant 30 years later

Bradley Hinkson February 24, 2021
Nearing the 30th anniversary of when it first premiered, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses the classic sitcom “Dinosaurs” and the ways that the show stays relevant and will always be modern.
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REVIEW: “ENA” captures the feeling of a dream like nothing you’ve ever seen

Robbie Pierce, podcast editor February 18, 2021
Perúvian animator Joel Guerra’s “ENA” captures the feeling of a dream like nothing you’ve ever seen, writes podcast editor Robbie Pierce in this review of the ongoing avant-garde animated series.
Nicole Beharie in 'Miss Juneteenth' directed by Channing Godfrey Peoples. For Black History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson has created a small list of Black directed films that he believes more people should be going out of their way to watch. Photo courtesy of Vertical Entertainment.

OPINION: Films by Black directors that deserve to be seen

Bradley Hinkson February 15, 2021
For Black History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson has created a small list of Black directed films that he believes more people should be going out of their way to watch.
John David Washington and Zendaya play an arguing couple in “Malcolm & Marie.” The relationship’s 12-year age gap garnered a lot of criticism recently, a trope typically found in Hollywood. Photo courtesy of Netflix, Inc.

REVIEW: ‘Malcolm & Marie’ dresses emotional terrorism in black and white

Estefany Nuñez February 12, 2021
“It is vividly entertaining to watch John David Washington display some new acting range, but the monologues interrupt what works best in the film: the back-and-forth dialogue he shares with Zendaya. Unfortunately, it’s the script’s lack of structure that makes all the film’s points feel moot by the end.”
Estefany Nuñez’s diverse selection of book recommendations include a graphic novel, young adult, nonfiction and contemporary. Book covers by Riverhead Books, Doubleday Books, Amistad, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Quill Tree Books and St. Martin's Press. Estefany Nuñez

REVIEW: 10 unforgettable books by Black female authors

Estefany Nuñez February 10, 2021
From young adult to psychological horror to comics, Estefany Nuñez offers a variety of book recommendations written only Black women in honor of Black History Month. Read the list on The State Hornet here:
The Sundance Film Festival went virtual this year which made it more accessible to check out a variety of films. Photo by Travis Wise / CC BY 2.0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/94599716@N06/18118961764

OPINION: 2021 Sundance Film Festival films to be on the lookout for

Bradley Hinkson February 5, 2021
Another Sundance Film Festival has come and gone with many films premiering and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson is here to list a few films that people need to be keeping an eye out for.
Left to Right: The Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition have officially begun the next generation of gaming. With lighting fast loading times, ray tracing, 120 frames per second, and near silent fan speeds across all systems, these consoles are aimed at removing as many barriers from the gamer to the game.

PS5 vs Xbox Series X/S: Which next-gen console is right for you?

Patrick Posuniak December 24, 2020
This past November, PlayStation and Xbox released their newest flagship consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/X. See which console might be best for you this winter.
Frances McDormand stars in

OPINION: Best films of 2020

Bradley Hinkson December 14, 2020
2020 has been a crazy year for everyone, so thankfully there were a ton of great films to at least make it tolerable for us all. From films like “Nomadland” and “Sound of Metal,” Bradley Hinkson lists the films that felt like bright spots in this unprecedented year.
John Wilson from the HBO show

REVIEW: ‘How To With John Wilson’ is the best show of the year you aren’t watching

Bradley Hinkson December 8, 2020
The new HBO series “How To With John Wilson” follows this filmmaker around New York as he tries to find solutions to life’s little problems. Opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses how this surprisingly profound and human series is the best of the year.
Kathryn Newton as Millie in Christopher Landon's

REVIEW: ‘Freaky’ is a blast of body-swapping goodness

Bradley Hinkson November 18, 2020
Kathryn Newton and Vince Vaughn star in the new body-swapping horror comedy “Freaky,” which is an absolute blast and finds the perfect balance between horror and comedy.
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