This tale of orcs, elves, and hobbits is truly a story about the human spirit.

If I asked you what you thought of when someone mentions Lord of the Rings, you’d probably say something along the lines of “Oh, that book about the hobbit and the ring.” You’d be right to say that, but such a description is lacking in so many ways that it would be hard to know where to start. The Lord of the Rings has given generations of fans, readers, and everyone in between a classic story of good versus evil where the human spirit shines.

The Lore

If there was one franchise to rule them all when it comes to its lore…

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How many times have we heard the same question: “When are we going to get back to the days of good old fashioned rock-and-roll?” In an age where slapping on “Lil” to the front of your name warrants success in the music industry, this question will seemingly be on the minds of many rock enthusiasts for a while. Bands like The Grateful Dead have returned to touring with adjusted lineups, but the rock fanbase is looking something fresh and exciting. A band that is contemporary, yet nostalgic. …

In the summer of 2017, I went out with my family to watch a movie. With nothing in mind, we resorted to watching the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score, Dunkirk. Excited, I was ready to watch a violent and over-produced action movie, the kind I had come to know from flicks such as The Avengers and Mission Impossible. Instead, I found myself confused at the lack of dialogue and no clear main character. This movie had completely taken what I knew about film and threw it out the window. The film I came out of the theater having…

SPOILER WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the television show The Mandalorian.

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The show, The Mandalorian, has produced the most memeable character to ever be on television, Baby Yoda. By far the most popular character, Baby Yoda is undoubtedly in part responsible for the massive hype that the show has built in its 8 episode run. Other factors such as the show being a Star Wars franchise and the first live-action show to premiere on Disney Plus have induced such hype. The show has dealt with this hype brilliantly and has exceeded expectations with a riveting plot that takes place…

Nitin Bharadwaj

16 year old Film and Music writer from the Bay Area.

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