There’s an Exception to the Rule

If you watched the Oscars last night, you would've seen some new faces - Bong Joon Ho, a director from South Korea, received four awards last night including "Best Picture," and the response was, unfortunately, very skewed. Since the introduction of Crazy Rich Asians to American audiences as well as the rise of the KPOP …

The Revolution of Teen Angst into the Neo Metalcore Culture of Today

Take our definition of a difficult life and the worst days of our lives and add ten years. The former angsty teenagers of 2008 have grown into the working class of today. The venues that were once filled with Sharpie-drawn Xs are now scattered with tattoo-clad adults, all with a beer in hand and cigarettes …

LUMISCOPE: Us

The movies of today lack one thing – originality. Or perhaps, they lack even more than that. The slew of creative movies that have been released within the past decade are short of phenomenal, and with the emerging of Jordan Peele’s horror movie career, writers today are met with a new challenge to seek new …

LumiScope: Alan Z

Asian artists are surely taking the world by storm. Most recently, South Korean boy group BTS made a breakthrough to mainstream listeners above the massive fanbase they already held in a less known scene. While the world of KPOP is considered highkey to those already part of this domain, American audiences are still unaware of …