Movies

One Movie For Every Mood

2019-04-04T10:50:05-08:00Movies|

Guest blogger Kayla Levin's list gives us great movie recs as well as insights into a day in the life of a high school girl.  Ugh, long school days are so tiring. I always find myself going through something like 15 different moods everyday. The moment I get home I grab the remote and [...]

5 Reasons to Celebrate International Women’s Day

2019-03-08T14:42:25-08:00Books, Movies|

International Women's Day is celebrated every year on March 8. Here are 11 reasons why this day continues to be an important, positive event that's deserving of the support of every thinking individual. Great art by women is great art, period. To settle any possible doubt on that score, pick a book, any [...]

Happily Oscar After

2019-02-25T14:31:15-08:00Movies|

The 91st annual Academy Awards featured some interesting red-carpet choices, presenters so wonderful that the lack of a host wasn't an issue, performances of varying quality, and several upsets in the top award categories. We'll break it down here for you. Kevin Hart was originally supposed to host the Oscars, but the ghosts [...]

How to Live Like a Viking

2019-02-20T11:29:26-08:00Books, Movies, People, Places, TV Shows|

It’s all very well to say “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade;” very few of us are Beyonce enough to actually squeeze the juice out of our misfortune. When misfortune struck Ian Sharpe in his professional life, compounding a feeling of doom wrought by the political climate in the United States and [...]

Celebrating Black History Month

2019-02-01T11:38:14-08:00Books, Movies|

February is Black History Month, a great opportunity to focus on African American contributions to the American story, African American struggles, and the beauty, art, and talent of African American people. At Likewise, we've compiled watch lists of Award-Winning Movies, great books to read during Black History Month, and books especially for young [...]

When Oscar Gets it Wrong

2019-01-23T13:26:34-08:00Movies|

First off, props to the Academy, because this year's nominee list, announced on January 22, is more diverse than any in recent memory. Still, the field is not without controversy: Best Picture nominees 'Green Book' and 'Bohemian Rhapsody' are both sparking debate, and the show remains Hart-less. We suggest you judge the Oscar nominees [...]

Toward Justice

2019-01-21T13:36:57-08:00Books, Movies, Podcasts, TV Shows|

The birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is an opportunity to remember that "the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." To that end, we recommend: Woke TV Shows  contributed by one of our brilliant users Movies That Pass the Bechdel Test, in which two women talk to [...]

What the Critics Chose (and What We’ll Watch Instead)

2019-01-14T12:40:44-08:00Movies, TV Shows|

'Roma' took home the top prize at the Critics' Choice Awards on Jan 13, spearheading a list of critically acclaimed movies that looks quite different from the Golden Globe winners, or the movies we love on Likewise. In the TV category, there was more agreement between the critics and the Hollywood Foreign Press [...]

Spring Is Coming

2019-01-13T08:39:03-08:00Movies, TV Shows|

If you’re like us, one of the highlights of the Golden Globe Awards was HBO's preview of what's in store for 2019, including a sneak peek into the final season of Game of Thrones! The all-too-brief glimpse was enough to spark a renewed excitement for GoT's April return. After 7 seasons Sansa Stark [...]