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On the outside, Super Fake Love Song may seem like just another romantic comedy to stock young adult shelves from acclaimed author David Yoon, but further exploration reveals the hilariously written story of how far a boy in love will go for the girl of his dreams.

Librarians’ picks: Super Fake Love Song

Lina Mezerreg February 1, 2022

  On the outside, Super Fake Love Song may seem like just another romantic comedy to stock young adult shelves from acclaimed author David Yoon, but further exploration reveals the hilariously...

19 going on 30: Reviewing Adeles new album

19 going on 30: Reviewing Adele’s new album

Catherine Zhou and Sophie Au January 11, 2022

Staffers Catherine Zhou and Sophie Au review Adele's newest album "30", released on Nov. 19, 2021.

 Ghostbusters: Afterlife brings back nostalgia and inspires a new generation of fans.

Afterlife: The revival of the Ghostbusters

Katie Chin December 7, 2021

The Ghostbusters series has long been eternalized as a witty, imaginative cinematic treasure, and its newest installment, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, has revitalized the nostalgic characters and features...

Homemade face masks are common remedies for skin blemishes, dryness and discoloration.

Unmask your stress with homemade recipes

Sharlene Chen October 6, 2021

Feeling stressed? Pimples and blackheads breaking out from homework? Try one of these easy homemade mask recipes tried and tested by the Epic! All ingredients are common household items easily purchased...

The limited drama series “The Queens Gambit” may not seem thrilling at first glance, but within a few episodes, each move the characters make keeps viewers at the edge of their seat. 

“The Queen’s Gambit” traps us one move at a time

Ria Phelan March 17, 2021

The limited drama series “The Queen's Gambit” may not seem thrilling at first glance, but within a few episodes, each move the characters make keeps viewers at the edge of their seat.  The story follows...

Based in 1927, the movie follows Ma Rainey, played by Viola Davis, and her band as they record an album in Chicago.

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: A window into the past and the present

Priyanka Anand January 25, 2021

Much like the call-and-response pattern of multiple voices in Blues music, the characters in Netflix’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom continually engage in conversation, attempting to make sense of the unreasonable...

Crash Landing on You

Crash Landing on You

Nicole Ong May 25, 2020

Whether you’re a Korean drama fanatic or new to the genre, “Crash Landing on You” is sure to captivate you and bring on everything that makes a drama special — action, suspense and, you guessed...

Love is Blind

Love is Blind

Michelle Zhu May 25, 2020

For most, marriage is a test of compatibility and longevity for a couple, built on the sturdy foundations of dating and living life together. But in 2020, Netflix decided to unravel this idea in their...

3 shows to binge watch while in quarantine

Ron Aich, Nicole Ong, and Michelle Zhu May 25, 2020

When you’re stuck in quarantine, what else is there to do other than bake many, many loaves of sourdough or whip up some Dalgona coffee? You guessed it: Netflix. But if you’re having trouble finding...

Never Have I Ever

Never Have I Ever

Ron Aich May 25, 2020

The release of Never Have I Ever represents a monumental moment in Hollywood history. For the first time ever, Netflix viewers were treated to an Indian lead character. A stereotype-breaking, first-generation...

Movie poster for the English release of Weathering With You

Movie Review: “Weathering With You”

Diana Xu February 7, 2020

*Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Weathering with You.” Simply put, I loved director Makoto Shinkai’s heart-wrenching new anime “Weathering with You.” Its unpredictable...

Happy holidays! Released Nov. 22, Frozen 2 made box office records as the sequel to the Disney animated movie.

Holiday Movies: Frozen 2

Medha Upadhyay December 11, 2019

It’s official: Disney has managed to recreate the magic. Anna and Elsa are back with the whole gang, and Frozen fever is back in full force.   The royal sisters don’t feel quite the same...