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My Top 10 Rom-Coms That You Will Love Too
By: April Sanchez
♡ Fools rush in – A romantic comedy where opposites attract, they find themselves in a situation where they must learn how to settle their differences.
♡ How to lose a guy in 10 days – An advice columnist tries to see her limits with how fast a man can leave you in 10 days, which is a new piece she is writing. In enters
an executive who is confident in his flirting abilities he believes he can make any woman fall in love with him and he has 10 days to prove it.
♡ When Harry Met Sally – a warm, funny, and intelligent exploration of the stereotypical friendships between men and women. A story of two lost souls who
have their own beliefs in what love is but later realize they were wrong.
♡ Sleepless in Seattle – After the death of Sam Baldwin's wife, he moves to Seattle with his son, Jonah. Jonah calls a radio program to find a new wife for his father. An engaged reporter, Annie Reed, hears Sam on the radio. She is conflicted between her fiancé and Sam.
♡ About time – Tim Drake finds out that the men in his family can travel through time, He uses time travel to improve his life. when he meets Mary and wins her
heart while using time travel. Tim realizes that time travel can't fix everything.
♡ 10 Things I Hate About You – A cute teen rom-com where it all starts with a bet and the girl finds out. This isn’t like any rom com though, there is drama and amazing chemistry between the two main characters.
♡ 13 going on 30 – A teen girl who is tired of all the cliques of junior high wishes she was “30, flirty, and thriving”, well she got exactly that. She wakes up to the glamorous life she has always wanted but realizes it's not everything she thought it would be. Her best friend, Matt, isn’t her best friend anymore, even worse, he's getting married. She wishes nothing
more than to return and fix everything.
♡ My Big Fat Greek Wedding – Being an unmarried 30-year-old woman is a hard life to live, especially with a Greek family. After agreeing to work at her aunt's travel agency, she falls in love with Ian Miller. One problem, he isn’t Greek.
♡ Crazy, Stupid, Love – Cal Weaver lives the perfect life, kids, a good job, and a beautiful home. Just one problem, his wife filed for divorce. Being 40 and single, entering the dating world isn’t going to be easy, that’s where Jacob Palmer comes in. A young 20-year-old takes Cal under his wing and helps him with the ladies.
♡ Because I said so – Daphne is a loving mother to three girls, her youngest, Milly, has a history of always choosing the wrong guy. That’s when her mother decides to take matters into her own hands and places a dating ad online for Milly.

Golden Globes 2024 
Jonathan Chairez
The Golden Globe Award Show honors the best films and television productions/series, actresses, and actors. The ceremony aired live on January 7, 2024, on Paramount+, and CBS. The host this year was Jo Koy who started the ceremony off with his opening monologue. during the monologue, Koy would turn heads at the ceremony and for the viewers at home for making egregious statements about the movie Barbie and Taylor Swift. saying “The big difference between the Golden Globes and the NFL? At the Golden Globes, we have fewer camera shots of Taylor Swift.” the camera then panned to Taylor very unamused. he would then go on to comment about the Barbie he described as being “a plastic doll with big boobies.” people at home were quick to go to  X (Twitter) and comment on the host's lack of "funniness" and how unnecessary the comments were in all the viewers were not happy and are demanding there be better host next year. I was watching the Golden Globes on Paramount+. Sometimes it would pause suddenly as a complaint and slightly sucked. However, my opinion on Jo Koy's hosting. Koy was not that good of a host. Understanding he is a comedian, does not necessarily mean to give jokes when presenting/hosting the award show. These Golden Globe Awards are prestigious. A host must have a good script that entertains/is for every celebrity, actor, actress, director, etc.

the big winners of the night were:
category “Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for Television” I was expecting Elizabeth Olsen to win for her performance in “Love & Death” which was outstanding. However, unfortunately, Olsen did not win.

As well as Christina Ricci nominee under the category “Best Performance by a Female
Actor in a Supporting Role on Television” for “Yellowjackets.” Unfortunately, Ricci did not win either.
Winners include:
Paul Giamatti (The Holdovers) Best Performance by a male in a Motion Picture - Musical or
Comedy film
Cillian Murphy (Oppenheimer) Best performance by a male in a Drama Motion Picture,
Emma Stone (Poor Things) Best performance by a female in a Musical or Comedy Motion
Barbie -Cinematic and Box Office Achievement
Oppenheimer -Best Motion Picture
Poor Things -Best Musical or Comedy Motion Picture
Christopher Nolan (Oppenheimer) -Best Director of a Motion Picture,
Anatomy of a Fall -Best Foreign Language Film
Anatomy of a Fall -Best Screenplay of a Motion Picture
Best Drama TV Series -Succession
Lily Gladstone (Killers of the Flower Moon) -Best Actress in a Drama Motion Picture

Da’Vine Joy Randolph (The Holdovers) -Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Robert Downey Jr. (Oppenheimer) -Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Billie Eilish, FINNEAS (What Was I Made For?) -Best Original Song
Ludwig Goransson (Oppenheimer) -Best Original Score
The Boy and the Heron -Best Animated Feature Film
Ricky Gervais (Ricky Gervais: Armageddon) -Best Stand-Up Comedy on Television
Elizabeth Debicki (The Crown) -Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role on Television
Matthew Macfadyen (Succession) -Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role on Television
Steven Yeun (Beef) -Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture for TV
Sarah Snook (Succession) -Best Actress in a Drama TV Series
Kieran Culkin (Succession) -Best Actor in a Drama TV Series
Ayo Edebiri (The Bear) -Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy TV Series
Ali Wong (Beef) -Best Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture for TV
Jeremy Allen White (The Bear) -Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy TV Series
The Bear -Best Musical or Comedy TV Series

Beef -Best

These are some recommended valentines day movies to watch
1. Valentine day
2. Blue valentine
3. I hate valentine’s day
4. Free rein valentines day
5. Love finds you in valentines
6. All things valentines
7. My bloody valentine 3D
8. Be mine valentine
9. Valentines aver after
10. A Charlie brown valentine

Jonathan Chairez
Marvel’s Echo is the first TV-MA series that premiered the whole season on January 9, 2024, on Disney+. Echo is a character appearing in Marvel Comics created by Joe Quesada and David Mack. Maya is an amazing character because she balances good and evil. Echo, or Maya
Lopez was introduced to the MCU in the Disney+ show “Hawkeye” as the commander of the Tracksuit Mafia, a gang that was previously run by her father. Born deaf, she's the second deaf superhero to show up in the MCU, following the appearance of Makkari in “Eternals”. Maya is Native American and Echo follows her as she attempts to process the death of her father and embrace her indigenous roots and family. Over five episodes, the
show dives into Maya's culture and roots in an exploration of her origin story.
I have watched episode one and I got to say it was outstanding. It left with a cliffhanger, of course. When I have the time, I will watch the next episode or binge it all. As a huge Marvel nerd/fan, I so anticipated and waited forever to see (spoiler alert ahead) Daredevil and Echo fight. Both have disabilities in the MCU, Daredevil is blind, and Echo is deaf. This brought a very
magnificent fight scene to the MCU. I recommend this show if you are a huge fan of Marvel’s work, or just want to watch something with amazing tons of action. In my opinion, Maya is an interesting character because she has a very close relationship with Kingpin (William Grant Fisk is a supervillain and powerful businessman and crime lord with and dark past as a child.) What makes
this show so good is they cast an actress who is deaf. So therefore, the incorporated sign language makes it very much different from any other TV show series, or movie Marvel has made.

Best Music 2023

"Navigating the Cultural Cosmos: A Guide to Diverse Entertainment Experiences for Students"

Introduction: In the ever-expanding universe of entertainment, students are constantly seeking new and exciting ways to unwind, escape, and enrich their lives. Whether you're a film buff, a music enthusiast, a bookworm, or a gaming guru, this guide is here to help you explore a diverse array of entertainment options that go beyond the mainstream. Let's embark on a journey through the cultural cosmos!

  1. Film and TV: Beyond Hollywood Blockbusters

    • Indie Gems: Dive into the world of independent films that often offer unique perspectives and thought-provoking storytelling. Check out local film festivals or streaming platforms with dedicated indie sections.

    • International Cinema: Explore movies from different cultures to broaden your cinematic horizons. Subtitled films are not only entertaining but also a great way to learn about different societies.

  2. Music: A Symphony of Genres

    • Local Talent: Support local artists and bands by attending concerts or listening to their music online. You might uncover hidden gems in your own backyard!

  3. Literature: More Than Just Required Reading

    • Diverse Authors: Read books from authors with diverse backgrounds, exploring stories that provide insight into different cultures, experiences, and perspectives.

    • Genre Exploration: If you typically stick to one genre, challenge yourself to explore something new. Whether it's science fiction, historical fiction, or poetry, there's a wealth of literature waiting to be discovered.

  4. Gaming: Beyond the Controller

    • Board Games : Gather friends for a night of board games 

  5. Visual Arts: Museums, Galleries, and Street Art

    • Art Exhibitions: Visit local museums and galleries to experience diverse art forms. 

    • Street Art Tours: Explore your city's street art scene.

"Celebrate the Season: Unwrap the Magic of Holiday Entertainment"

The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it a flurry of festive cheer and a touch of magic. As the days grow shorter and the air becomes crisp, it's the perfect time to cozy up and indulge in some heartwarming entertainment that captures the spirit of the holidays. From classic films to enchanting music and festive events, let's explore the various ways you can infuse your days with the joy of the season.

  1. Classic Holiday Films: A Cinematic Winter Wonderland

    • Timeless Favorites: Dust off those beloved classics like "It's a Wonderful Life," "Home Alone," or "A Christmas Carol." There's something about these timeless tales that warms the heart and reminds us of the true meaning of the season.

    • New Releases: Stay on the lookout for new holiday films hitting the big screen or streaming platforms. Sometimes, a fresh perspective on the season can be just as delightful as the classics.

  2. Sounds of the Season: A Playlist for Every Mood

    • Traditional Tunes: Fill the air with the sounds of classic holiday carols and tunes. Whether it's Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" or Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You," music has the power to transport us to a winter wonderland.

    • Eclectic Mixes: Create a playlist that combines holiday classics with modern twists. Genres like jazz, indie, or even electronic can provide a unique and refreshing take on familiar tunes.

  3. Festive Events: Light Up Your Calendar

    • Holiday Markets: Explore local holiday markets for unique gifts, festive treats, and a joyful atmosphere. Many markets feature live performances and activities for the whole family.

    • Concerts and Shows: Check out holiday-themed concerts or theater performances happening in your area. Whether it's a live orchestra playing seasonal favorites or a theatrical production, these events can be a highlight of the season.

  4. DIY Decor and Crafts: Creative Holiday Expressions

    • Crafting Workshops: Embrace your creative side with DIY holiday crafts. From ornament making to wreath decorating, these hands-on activities add a personal touch to your festive decorations.

    • Home Decorations: Transform your living space into a winter wonderland with homemade decorations. Get inspired by online tutorials or create your own holiday masterpiece.

  5. Virtual Celebrations: Connecting from Afar

    • Virtual Movie Nights: Host a virtual movie night with friends or family. Pick a holiday film, synchronize your viewing, and share the experience through video calls.

    • Online Games and Trivia: Engage in virtual holiday games or trivia nights. It's a fun and interactive way to celebrate with loved ones, even if you're miles apart.

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