How The Fast and the Furious Handled the Death of Paul Walker

By: Thomas Horvath The Fast and the Furious was released on June 22, 2001. The movie starred Paul Walker, who played an undercover cop who tried to bust a gang of illegal street racers and semi-truck hijackers, lead by Dominic Torreto, played by Vin Diesel. The movie did well at the box office and was received well by general audiences. The franchise would make a … Continue reading How The Fast and the Furious Handled the Death of Paul Walker

Before You Watch Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3

By: Thomas Horvath The newest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the final chapter of the Guardians of the Galaxy series, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, has come out to financial and critical success. The movie follows the Guardians on a mission to save one of their own with a time limit that could end the team as we know it. The movie … Continue reading Before You Watch Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3


By: Thomas Horvath When a franchise begins running for a long time, it becomes more difficult to write new ideas and develop characters. After a character has served their purpose in the story, they usually tend to be written out. This could include retirement, moving, or dying. However, with long-running series, it is also common for real-world events to affect the show. Usually, an actor … Continue reading Flanderization

The Effect of a Mugshot

By: Thomas Horvath The recent news everybody is talking about is former U.S. President Donald Trump being indicted. While this is expectedly dividing the country, one thing most can agree on is that the public wants the mugshot. Why would both sides of the political spectrum unanimously agree on releasing his mugshot? The mugshot is the photo the police take of you when you are … Continue reading The Effect of a Mugshot

The New Age of Animation

By: Thomas Horvath Up to the late 1990s, the main animation form used was traditional two-dimensional (2D). This required every frame of the movie to be hand-drawn, which would require loads of labor and time to make one animated movie. This all changed when the animation company Pixar entered the scene with the smash hit Toy Story, a movie that would affect animated movies for … Continue reading The New Age of Animation

The World’s Worst Superhero

By: Thomas Horvath The state of Florida is the third most populated state in America, so of course there will be crime stories. However, Florida has become rather notorious in recent years for their crazy headlines that normally involve a Florida man doing something absurd that you would have to see to believe. These incidents are dubbed as “Florida Man” stories. The origin of this … Continue reading The World’s Worst Superhero

The Debates of the Ukrainian War

By: Thomas Horvath It has been over a year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine started. While Ukranian efforts have been holding the Russians off, it does not look like Russian President Vladimir Putin or his forces will be pulling out any time soon. Ukraine has been receiving billions of dollars in aid from members of NATO, including the United States (U.S.). The U.S. has provided … Continue reading The Debates of the Ukrainian War