The Horizon

Film in the age of COVID-19

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 25, 2020

Fears surrounding coronavirus have deeply impacted nearly every facet of life, and the film industry is no exception. Like most forms of entertainment, the film industry heavily depends upon group gatherings and shared experienc...

Margot Robbie shines in “Birds of Prey”

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2020

It’s been four years since “Suicide Squad,” the critically maligned but wildly popular antihero movie that introduced Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn. In that film, Quinn served as a comic relief sidekick to Will Smith...

Debunking common Oscars myths

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2020

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony takes place this Sunday, and will likely follow in the grand Oscars tradition of being the most significant and controversial night of the year for the film industry. There are countless opinions surr...

Our favorite films of 2019

Our favorite films of 2019

November 20, 2019

Our favorite albums of 2019

Craig Odenwald, Gabriel Farhadian, Korbin Breeden, Wesley Stenzel, and Luke Spicer

November 20, 2019

The Band Camino - tryhard The album “tryhard” ushers in a new era of energy and excitement for The Band Camino. Prior installments like “My Thoughts on You” and “Heaven” were more contemplative, moody, and less wi...

“Parasite” perfects cinematic social commentary

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2019

Last year, if you told Academy members that Bong Joon-ho would be a frontrunner for the Oscars’ esteemed Best Director prize, nine out of ten of them wouldn’t know who you were talking about. The director’s films have lo...

Switchfoot discusses “Native Tongue”

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Switchfoot has been one of the most prominent bands within American Christian circles for the better part of the last two decades. The band, which is composed of lead singer/guitarist Jon Foreman, bassist Tim Foreman, drummer Ch...

“Shazam!” electrifies with adolescent adventure

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Family entertainment has significantly shifted in the last ten years. Between the ever-increasing proliferation of computer-animated kids’ movies and the seemingly unstoppable rise of superhero films, it feels as though more ...

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