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Weekend releases should fail to nab top box office spot


This weekend will see a slew of new releases, all targeting different markets, but none of them should be major players. Instead, expect the top box office spot to be another battle between Rio 2 and Captain American: Winter Soldier. The biggest weekend release is Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp. Regardless of a strong cast including […]

Box office preview: New releases should please variety of audiences


A new weekend means new film releases, and you can look forward to a trio of nationwide releases this weekend. While they may not all to be quality films, there should be a new film for everyone. Each of these films touches on a different key demographic so everyone can enjoy a movie this weekend. […]

Artist collaborations infuse dynamic firepower into rap genre


Many successful rap songs feature memorable guest appearances. What would Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind” have sounded like without Alicia Keys? Or how would B.o.B’s smash hit “Airplanes” have fared without the assistance of Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams? The hip-hop genre is notorious for eccentric and unexpected, yet highly successful collaborations. They allow rap to […]