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AMERICA WAS NEVER GOING TO BE READY TO SEE “TENET” IN THEATERS

Christopher Nolan’s Tenet was simply put, not the grand American “Return to the Movies” Hollywood was hoping for. With a staggering $200 million production budget, Nolan’s most expensive to date, the film has only made back a paltry $3.4 million in the states. Despite perfectly satisfactory reviews, Americans were just not motivated enough (or perhaps…

GALANTIS AND NGHTMRE ON THEIR NEW COLLABORATIVE SINGLE “TU TU TU” FEATURING LIAM O’DONNELL

Two of EDM’s biggest players, Galantis and NGHTMRE, have come together for a dynamic collaboration that features the best of each act’s amazing producing talents. The single, “Tu Tu Tu (That’s Why We),” featuring vocals from Liam O’Donnell, comes out today, and boasts a deliriously catchy island beat and thumping baseline that crescendos into an…

THE BEST TIKTOK ACCOUNTS TO CHECK OUT BEFORE IT GETS BANNED

If you’re an avid TikTok user, or are merely interested in the lifestyle, you no doubt have had quite a rollercoaster of a week. Last Friday, President Trump announced an official ban on the social media application (following initial rumblings back in July) stating that it would be unavailable to download from any app stores on…

HOW RUTH BADER GINSBURG BECAME AN ICON FOR MILLENNIALS AND GEN-Z

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Notorious R.B.G., Kiki, was and forever will be an icon to so many people. The late Supreme Court Justice died on Friday evening, September 18, 2020, due to complications with metastatic pancreatic cancer. At 87 years young, she passed away in her Washington home to the deafeningly loud mourning of a…

THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM IS THE LATEST TO SELL ARTWORK IN ORDER TO STAY AFLOAT DURING THE PANDEMIC

Earlier this week, the Brooklyn Museum announced its plan to sell 12 historical paintings in order to pay for the maintenance of their full collection. The auctions will take place on October 1 and 15 at Christie’s, and includes lauded works by Courbet, Corot and Cranach, amongst others, with works ranging in estimated value from…

WHAT WILL, SHOULD, AND MIGHT WIN AT THE 2020 EMMYS

In spite of the tumultuous last half year, the current pandemic has done very little to derail the typical media storm leading up to the Primetime Emmy broadcast. Perhaps it’s the escapism we have been so desperate to cling onto in short bursts over the last six months, or maybe there really is nothing that…

10 BLACK AMERICAN LEADERS OUR TEXTBOOKS SHOULD SHINE MORE LIGHT ON

It is impossible to understate the lasting influence of historic Black American leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Boise, and more recent voices like Barack and Michelle Obama. But the history of the Civil Rights Movement, as well as countless aspects of general American culture…

NEW MONUMENT UNVEILED IN CENTRAL PARK HONORS THREE WOMEN’S RIGHTS ACTIVISTS 100 YEARS AFTER THE 19TH AMENDMENT

On Wednesday, August 26, a brand new monument was unveiled in the Literacy Walk section of the Central Park Mall in New York City, depicting three major pioneers of the women’s rights movement — Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The statue is the very first of its kind in the 167-year long history…

EXPECTATION VS. REALITY: “SMILE” BY KATY PERRY

This article is part of an Untitled Magazine series called “Expectation vs. Reality,” where we examine the hype surrounding popular projects before and after release, and examine whether they ultimately meet the general public’s expectations. The first part, “Expectation,” was written prior to release, while the second part below, “Reality,” was written after release. EXPECTATION…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ICONA POP STAY UPBEAT DURING LOCKDOWN WITH NEW SINGLE “FEELS IN MY BODY”

In mid-2013, barely a year after the release of their smash hit “I Love It,” from critically acclaimed LP This Is… Icona Pop Swedish electropop duo Icona Pop sat down with us at The Untitled Magazine for an exclusive interview to talk their newfound success and working relationship with each other (you can read the full-length interview in 2013’s…

MAJOR MUSEUMS ARE OPENING THROUGHOUT NYC — HERE’S HOW THEY PLAN TO KEEP VISITORS SAFE

Following several false starts, art lovers can finally delight as many of New York City’s most prominent museums will be reopening in the coming weeks. On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that starting August 24th, museums and other cultural institutions will be permitted to open to the public: https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo/status/1294299267830611969?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1294299267830611969%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lohud.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Fcoronavirus%2F2020%2F08%2F14%2Fny-allow-gyms-bowling-alleys-museums-open-what-know%2F3375518001%2F However, as New York City was…

DEAR HOLLYWOOD, WHITEWASHING IS ABOUT MORE THAN JUST CASTING

It would be churlish to say that Hollywood’s diversity problem has made no progress since the golden age of Hollywood. TV shows like Pose sport the biggest transgender cast of any scripted show in history (with most actors being of color), box office smashes like Crazy Rich Asians highlight the lives of East Asians and…

WHAT MAKES A QUEER ICON?

A cursory Google search yields few resources attempting to accurately define what makes a queer icon, well, iconic. And there’s a good reason for that. Whats makes a queer icon is at the same time simple and incredibly difficult to define. One one hand, its is easy to use blanket terms like “glamorous” or “camp”…

WHY BROADCAST TV HAS FALLEN OUT OF FAVOR

While the Primetime Emmy’s do not mean everything (often getting notoriously snubbed can actually be better for PR and viewership, just ask The Wire or Orphan Black), they certainly are a good indication of clout. This year’s Emmy nominations saw a slew of pleasant surprises among many major series and acting categories, from Zendaya’s well-deserved Outstanding Lead…

BILLIE EILISH’S NEW SINGLE “MY FUTURE” ILLUSTRATES HOW YOUNG ARTISTS HAVE THRIVED DURING LOCKDOWN

Billie Eilish hasn’t let a lockdown slow her incredible momentum, releasing her newest single “my future” and its accompanying music video on Thursday. The song is stylistically the Billie the world has come to know and adore, but with a jazzy production reminiscent of the early 2000’s work of R&B mainstays like Corinne Bailey Rae…

THE SNUBS AND SURPRISES OF THE 2020 EMMY NOMINATIONS

In spite of the global game of Disaster Bingo this year has been, the 2020 Emmys are a go to air as planned on September 20th on ABC. The ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, saw its list of nominees announced early Tuesday morning, with many categories reflecting the new nominee selection rule changes announced earlier in…

VIDEO PREMIERE + INTERVIEW: INDIE-POP DUO FLY BY MIDNIGHT LONG FOR PAST LOVE WITH “LOST WITHOUT YOU” FEAT. CLARA MAE

https://www.youtube.com/embed/BtF85dQUMKg Songwriters Justin Bryte and Slavo, better known as indie-pop band Fly By Midnight, have taken on quite a lot with the music video for their latest single “Lost Without You.” The creative duo have always combined forces directing their videos, but with a global pandemic, as well as their first foray into visual effects,…

THE MUSIC ARTISTS THAT DEFINE GEN-Z

In a follow up to our previous article  “The TV Shows that Define the Gen-Z Experience” we felt it was great timing to continue the conversation with a focus on music. If the defining characteristic of the collective Gen-Z mindset on television is breaking boundaries by ignoring them entirely, then what identifies Gen-Z music as…

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