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

The Oscars are my Super Bowl. Here are my predictions:

This Sunday will be my most favorite Sunday of all the Sundays this year–aside from graduation that is.  It’s the 92nd Oscars, ya’ll.  A lot can be said about the value we as a society put on events that are judged subjectively, but there’s always been a certain aura around the Oscars. It has a way of being able to put names and projects in the spotlight that we may or may not be familiar … Read MoreThe Oscars are my Super Bowl. Here are my predictions:

No, streaming is not the enemy of cinemas

During one of my compulsive Instagram scrolls the other day, I found a fantastic quote from a literary account I follow, LitBowl (check them out; their stuff will make you think, cry, feel–the essentials).  It came from Max Porter’s Grief is the Thing of Feathers and it goes a little something like this: “I remember my first date, aged fifteen, with a girl called Hilary Gidding. A coin fell down the back of the cinema … Read MoreNo, streaming is not the enemy of cinemas