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The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Does the Renowned Designer Justice

Maeve Malaney-Lau

March 6, 2019

Filed under Review

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story is set in July of 1997 in Miami. From the start, we see a stark contrast of two different worlds. While world renowned Italian designer and fashion icon Gianni Versace, played by Edgar Ramirez, is lounging in his Italian style beachfront villa, Andrew Cunanan, played by Darren Criss, stumbles through the city, high on drugs, with a gun in his ...

Nexus’ Best Movies and Music of 2018

Nexus’ Best Movies and Music of 2018

February 4, 2019

2018 was a monumental year for films and music. The first Marvel movie with a mostly black cast, Black Panther, was released. Cardi B became the first female rapper with three ...

2019 Oscar Predictions

2019 Oscar Predictions

January 22, 2019

The nominations for this year’s Oscars, which will be on February 24th, were released Tuesday morning. “The Favourite”, an indie Victorian film, and “Roma”, a look at...

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” makes hearts flutter

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” makes hearts flutter

November 8, 2018

Netflix original To All The Boys I've Loved Before is a heart-warming expression of high school romance.

“Explained”: Netflix and Vox’s new show

“Explained”: Netflix and Vox’s new show

October 23, 2018

Produced by Vox and Netflix, “Explained” is a new documentary-based television show. Every episode is different, ranging from topics about the wage gap to extraterrestrials t...

From start to finish, fall Musical “A Chorus Line” stays en pointe

From start to finish, fall Musical “A Chorus Line” stays en pointe

October 23, 2018

“A Chorus Line” brought many members of the Grady community to the auditorium last Thursday night to watch the 45 cast members sing and dance - the biggest opening night for...

Crazy Rich Asians sets the bar high for romantic-comedy movies

Crazy Rich Asians sets the bar high for romantic-comedy movies

October 19, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians, based off of a novel of the same title by Kevin Kwan, is setting the standard for more diverse films. As one of the most anticipated movies of the year, it ...

“Marvelous Miss Maisel” disrupts female stereotypes

“Marvelous Miss Maisel” disrupts female stereotypes

October 16, 2018

In today’s world, female empowerment is at its highest, and the Marvelous Miss Maisel demonstrates how girl power isn’t going away any time soon. Set in 1958 New York, the s...

Hot Summer Nights surprises fans with dark ending

Hot Summer Nights surprises fans with dark ending

September 21, 2018

Hot Summer Nights, released to select theaters on July 27, 2018, was a brilliant adaptation of a true story about love, drugs, and coming of age. The film is set the summer of 199...

Beyoncé and Jay-Z wow fans on their “On The Run” tour

Beyoncé and Jay-Z wow fans on their “On The Run” tour

September 14, 2018

Beyoncé and Jay-Z performed in Atlanta last weekend on their sold-out “On the Run II” tour. The famous couple performed  August 25th and 26th at Mercedes- Benz Stadium in fr...

Netflix’s “Insatiable” misses the mark

Netflix’s “Insatiable” misses the mark

August 27, 2018

Weeks before the August 10 release date, Netflix’s “Insatiable” received backlash for its ignorant depiction of current issues. The seemingly tone-deaf deployment of sexual ...

“Eighth Grade” is the realistic take on middle school the world needs

“Eighth Grade” is the realistic take on middle school the world needs

August 21, 2018

It is highly unusual to see a realistic movie about middle school. From “Matilda” to “School of Rock,” movies revolving around middle school usually focus on some fantastical aspect rather th...

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