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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Featuring a diverse cast of young women, The Sex Lives of College Girls reminds audiences of the chaos and beauty of navigating college.

Mindy Kaling’s “The Sex Lives of College Girls” is a refreshing take on the college experience

Shivangi Nanda, Copy Editor January 27, 2023

Powerhouse screenwriter, producer and actress Mindy Kaling has quickly become an entertainment icon. She recently tapped into the realm of teen dramas, first launching the TV series “Never Have I Ever”...

The titular Puss in Boots returns alongside old and new friends including Kitty Softpaws, Goldi, the Three Bears and other fairytale-inspired characters.

DreamWorks exceeds expectations with their latest film “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish”

Shivangi Nanda, Copy Editor January 20, 2023

While many serious moviegoers flocked to theaters for the long-awaited release of “Avatar: The Way of Water,” children—and those still children at heart—enjoyed the latest installment in the “Shrek”...

Caribou living in the Talkeetna Mountains of Alaska are just one of the many wild species documented in National Geographics America the Beautiful.

National Geographic’s “America the Beautiful” reminds us about the good in America

Alan Kronenberg, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

If you’re anything like me, Thanksgiving break couldn’t have come soon enough. The combination of the typical second-half of the semester anxiety alongside the major midterm election created a stressful...

The Dutton Family, portrayed by Luke Grimes, Wes Bentley, Kevin Costner and Kelly Reilly (pictured left to right), defends their Montana ranch in the midst of a three-way generational battle for land in Paramount Networks acclaimed series Yellowstone.

“Yellowstone”: Your next bingeworthy show

Alivia Cook, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

Have you ever wanted to experience the rough-and-tumble of Midwestern ranches and to explore the conflict between land developers, ranchers and Native American tribes? Well, Paramount certainly provides...

Jenny Ortega has been highly praised for her performance as Wednesday Addams in Netflixs new show Wednesday.

The return of the Addams Family with Netflix’s “Wednesday”

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor December 2, 2022

If you’ve been on TikTok in the last week, you’ve definitely encountered the scene of Wednesday Addams dancing to “Bloody Mary” by Lady Gaga. And if you haven’t, you’ve probably seen popular...

Queen Ramonda (center), played by Angela Bassett, successfully leads Wakanda in the newest Black Panther movie following the death of actor Chadwick Boseman in 2020.

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is a continuation of Chadwick Boseman’s groundbreaking work

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor November 18, 2022

The recent release of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” has been a bittersweet one, continuing the beloved series without its leading actor. The film portrays the grief of a community following the...

Harry Styles, in his latest movie venture My Policeman, with a lackluster queer romance, proves once again that he should stick to his career in music.

“My Policeman”: Harry Styles’ latest attempt at acting

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor November 11, 2022

Hollywood seems hellbent on casting Harry Styles as a leading role in films and unfortunately it's clear that his main career path has not been as an actor. Considering the widespread criticism of his...

Celebrating its 25th production, the CWRU Film Society featured Voyeuristic Intentions to create a unique and immersive watching experience of the cult-classic.

Film Society’s production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is a theatrical masterpiece

Noah Henriques, Shivangi Nanda, Staff Writer, Copy Editor November 4, 2022

Some Halloween movies have become classics: “The Shining,” “Halloween,” “The Exorcist,” “Scream”—the list goes on. But every Halloweekend, the Case Western Reserve University Film Society,...

In the season finale of HBOs House of the Dragon, the newly crowned Queen Rhaenyra prepares for a war that will pit dragon versus dragon and Targaryen versus Targaryen.

“House of the Dragon” season finale: A song of death and duty

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor October 28, 2022

Spoiler warning for the entire first season of “House of the Dragon” On Sunday Oct. 23, HBO’s critically acclaimed “House of the Dragon” finished its first season, leaving fans wondering and...

Netflixs animated movie The Sea Beast follows young Maisie Brumble as she sets sail to catch sea beasts with Captain Crow and Jacob Holland.

Netflix’s “The Sea Beast” offers both unique and familiar elements in its compelling story

Alan Kronenberg, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Over our fall break last week, I had the chance to catch up on some of the movies that comprise my ever-growing “to watch” list. One of these movies, called “The Sea Beast,” is an animated, family...

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