Olivia Chovanes

  • November 22, 2018By Olivia Chovanes

    Mid90s successfully joins the ranks of the famed coming-of-age movies, along with the revered Dazed and Confused, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stand By Me, and countless others. More specifically, it falls into the skater-subset. Like its predecessors, Lords of Dogtown and newer Skate Kitchen, Mid90s illustrates the singular period of the most change

  • November 13, 2018By Olivia Chovanes

    As the days grow shorter and the sun sets earlier, the time we’ve grown accustomed to for outdoor activities becomes scarce. Autumn is a spotty time, with varying temperatures and weather conditions. Time usually spent outside is forced to relocate indoors, and cars replace walking as the main source of transportation. All of these changes

  • October 29, 2018By Olivia Chovanes

    On September 7th, 2018, Mac Miller’s death shocked the music community. After Miller announced a 26-date fall tour and released his fifth studio album, “Swimming,” the last thing people expected from the gifted 26-year-old rapper and producer was an overdose. Mac Miller was open and truthful about his addiction in both his music and, most

  • October 10, 2018By Olivia Chovanes

    Futuristic young pop icons, Charli XCX and Troye Sivan, are bringing 90s realness to our current era with their collaborative new song “1999.” Evoking the 90s, “1999” debuts with The Matrix-inspired art: Troye and Charli channel the franchise’s main leads, Neo and Trinity, by wearing the iconic sunglasses and black trenchcoats from the 1999 blockbuster while posing in

  • September 3, 2018By Olivia Chovanes

    In the age of mega-action and special effect packed blockbusters, more thoughtful films are growing increasingly harder to come by. With box-office takeovers of superhero movies, thought-provoking movies have had a harder time with distribution and funding. Indie movies were given smaller releases and were playing at less theaters. Slowly but surely, this seems to