Why you’re going to end up subscribing to Quibi

If you had asked me just two months ago about the prospects of a new streaming service, chances are I would think your money could be better spent somewhere else.  We live in a new saturated market of streaming where every entertainment entity wants to upload their content for the masses at a monthly cost. With Netflix serving as the father model, Disney +, Amazon Video, Hulu and the upcoming HBO Max and Peacock are … Read MoreWhy you’re going to end up subscribing to Quibi

What would you say ya do here?: A beginner’s guide to PR in the entertainment industry

Every time I have the opportunity to go home to visit my parents, I’m usually greeted with new stories of friends my parents are making in my neighborhood. More often than not, these stories usually end with my mom or dad explaining how they try to communicate with new acquaintances exactly what my passion is. “Yeah, so I told them that you’re studying PR and are interested in working with film, but NOT trailers. Right? … Read MoreWhat would you say ya do here?: A beginner’s guide to PR in the entertainment industry

What happened to the romantic comedy?

I have a distinct memory of scrolling on my TV guide when I was about 10 or 11 in my living room when my mom came up from behind me screaming, “DON’T CHANGE THE CHANNEL!” It was the beginning of When Harry Met Sally.  Waitress: Hi, what can I get ya? Harry: I’ll have a number three. Sally: I’d like the chef salad please with the oil and vinegar on the side and the apple … Read MoreWhat happened to the romantic comedy?

5 Instagram accounts you should be following if you love movies

A lot of people ask me how I always know a lot about movies. While I’ve watched over 500 films according to my Letterboxd app (I’m really wanting to reach 1,000 by 2023), I owe a lot of my entertainment knowledge to social media–especially Instagram. If you’re looking to be more in-the-know, learn useless trivia, or appreciate some great work in film, you need to follow these five Instagram accounts ASAP.  Cinema Magic This account … Read More5 Instagram accounts you should be following if you love movies

I owe my favorite travel story to a movie and a notecard.

Once upon a time in Chapel Hill, I was a first-year, undecided Media and Journalism major.  I took MEJO 101 during my first semester like a lot of people my year who were interested in the journalism school–a class that essentially serves as a sampling of the school’s majors: reporting, public relations, advertising, etc.  Little did I know that it was in this class that I would plant a seed that would eventually lead me … Read MoreI owe my favorite travel story to a movie and a notecard.