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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Hallmark Brand CEO Discusses How to Build Global Media Brands

Hallmark Brand CEO Discusses How to Build Global Media Brands

By Sophia Lu February 24, 2023

Hallmark Media President and CEO Wonya Lucas spoke Feb. 21 to Georgetown University students about her experiences developing a global media brand in an increasingly digitized world. The McDonough...

VIEWPOINT: Establish Professional Outlets for Creatives

VIEWPOINT: Establish Professional Outlets for Creatives

By Ava Stepan December 3, 2021

An “elevator career,” a term coined by my current screenwriting professor John Glavin, is a career in which success is achieved through a linear progression of promotions. Georgetown University students,...

SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: ‘The Wire’ Revisited

SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: ‘The Wire’ Revisited

By Hashwinder Singh and Khendrick Beausoleil July 13, 2017

The entertainment industry is arguably the most important conduit to understanding unfamiliar points of view. Yet through media depictions of minority groups, we must also acknowledge that these portrayals...


Movie Review: ‘The Promise’

By Meghan DeCourcey April 22, 2017

★★★★☆ In 2015, world leaders across the world came together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, a tragedy in which 1.5 million Armenians were systematically killed...


Movie Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

By Meghan DeCourcey March 8, 2017

★★★★★ It is a story that everyone knows — the tale as old as time. Yet, somehow, the live-action digital remake of “Beauty and the Beast” still dazzles and leaves the audience longing...


Movie Review: ‘Rock Dog’

By Ben Macher February 24, 2017

★★☆☆☆ Films, like any form of art, must accommodate the highly diverse interests of audiences across the world. Hollywood overcomes this problem by producing several film genres that are tailored...

After 2014’s hugely successful “The LEGO Movie,” “The LEGO Batman Movie” tries to capture the same free-wheeling, irreverent humor while incorporating a grittier, edgier perspective. Though the film succeeds on many fronts, it lacks the same effortless heart and emotion of its franchise predecessor.

Movie Review: ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’

By Austin Hong February 10, 2017

  ★★★★☆ “The LEGO Batman Movie” is a hilarious, excellently animated film. However, despite its best efforts, it falls short in comparison to the narrative brilliance of the original....


The Gilded Stage

By Marina Tian and Eleanor Tolf January 27, 2017

Every year, film aficionados look forward to winter — not just for snow or the holidays but for their moment in the sun. The movie buff’s Super Bowl and the cinephile’s March Madness, the Academy...


Album Review: ‘Oczy Mlody’

By Peyton Tempel January 27, 2017

★★★☆☆ The Flaming Lips have become something of an eccentric American rock staple since 1983, the band has produced more than 25 albums and EPs. Last October, Wayne Coyne, lead guitarist...

Based on the hugely popular children’s book series by Lemony Snicket, Netflix has another winner in “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” a dark comedy drama depicting the tragic lives of the three Baudelaire orphans after having been sent to live with Count Olaf, played with aplomb by Neil Patrick Harris.

Hottest Television Selections of the Winter

By Meena Raman January 27, 2017

As temperatures drop and classes pick up, Georgetown students may find themselves searching for comfort from the cold weather in the wake of a dearly missed syllabus week. Luckily, the beginning of...


Movie Review: The Founder

By Jeff Naft January 20, 2017

★★★☆☆ Against a black background, the white words “Based on a true story” fade on the screen. “The Founder” slowly fades in, replacing the title card. The audience is introduced to...


Album Review: ‘Run the Jewels 3’

By Tom Garzillo January 20, 2017

★★★★★ In 2014, El-P and Killer Mike, known together as Run the Jewels, released “Run The Jewels 2.” On this incendiary, hard-nosed project, the acclaimed hip-hop duo envisioned a bleak...

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