Women’s Healthcare in America

Women make up over half of the population of the United States, yet they still do not have the same rights as men, with many of those differences being in the field of healthcare. Currently, women have access to healthcare in many ways: through their or their spouse’s employer-based insurance, direct purchase, or Medicaid (government-funded […]

Mini Review: Four Weddings and a Funeral (Hulu, 2019)

Loosely based on the 1994 classic “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” Hulu’s miniseries of the same name sets out to join the resurgence of the romantic comedy genre with a fresh twist. The original film, which follows Charles (Hugh Grant) and Carrie (Andie MacDowell) after they meet at a wedding and struggle with their love story’s timing over the […]

How Netflix Inspired the Rom-Com Revival

(Written for Reviewing the Arts, December 12, 2019) Almost everyone has seen a romantic comedy in their lifetime. The genre was in the prime of its life between 1990 and 2010 with films like Pretty Woman (1990) and Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) beginning its rise, while others like Crazy, Stupid Love (2011) and Think Like a Man (2012) marking the end […]

Part to Whole: BoJack Horseman's "Free Churro"

(Written for Reviewing the Arts, November 14, 2019) BoJack Horseman’s fifth season is hard-hitting throughout all twelve episodes, tackling issues like addiction, divorce, gun violence and death. The show, which first aired in August 2014, has become very well-known for its creativity and unique episodes. “Free Churro,” the sixth episode of the show’s fifth season, […]

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Consumer Report

(Written for Reviewing the Arts, October 17, 2019) How many times has someone tried to make a new Spider-Man movie? The world’s favorite arachnid-hero has been played by many famous actors (Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Tom Holland) on many big screens, with each new try a little different. But not as different as this one. Spider-Man: […]