Column: ACRN’s 2019 Golden Globes Recap

By Ceara Kelly, Staff Writer and Maria Lubanovic, Copy Editor Ceara is behind by an hour because her ass is in Kansas. Her TV is on a five-second delay, so I had to pretend I knew nothing. Don’t you love remote journalism? We had to start out with the red carpet. Nothing was too horrible,…

ACRN’s Top 10 Movies of 2018

1. BlacKkKlansman, [Focus Features; 2018] By Jessica Jones, Staff Writer Set in the 1970s during the middle of the civil rights movement, black police officer Ron Stallworth infiltrates a local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan by posing as a white man. Based on a true story, this film depicts the real-life events of what occurred in…

Column: ACRN’s Oscars 2018 Recap

By Maria Lubanovic, Copy Editor, and Ceara Kelly, Contributor We covered the Oscars. Here’s our take on what happened, and a recap of the night. Literally, every award is on here.  “Why is Ryan Seacrest even here? Get him TF off the red carpet!” –Ceara While watching the red carpet, we freaked out about how…

Movie Review: Black Panther

By Ceara Kelly, Contributor [Marvel; 2018] Rating: 9/10 It’s official, all other superhero movies are canceled. Nothing will ever top Black Panther. Everybody else can go home. Despite being a Marvel movie, Black Panther manages to stand out and seem like a whole different genre of film. Not only is it set mostly in the fictional…

Album Review: Black Panther The Album

By Allegra Solomon, Contributor [Interscope / TDE; 2018] Rating: 7.5/10 Key Tracks: “The Ways”, “Paramedic!”, “King’s Dead” As if an all-black Marvel movie wasn’t enough to take Black History Month to new heights, the star-studded Black Panther soundtrack—curated by Kendrick Lamar and the rest of Top Dawg Entertainment—brought together every influential black music artist from…