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Chicago Comic Con: ‘Winter Soldier’ Panel

Chicago Comic Con: ‘Winter Soldier’ Panel

Maya Dinerstein ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Sebastian Stan in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Photo Credit: Marvel.

Sebastian Stan in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Photo Credit: Marvel.

On Sunday of Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, both Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan(Falcon and the Winter Soldier, respectively) appeared for a Q&A panel. Hosted by Aaron Sagers, the first question asked was about whether Stan thought that Bucky Barnes’ character…

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'Harry Potter' Spin-off ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ has Found A Director

‘Harry Potter’ Spin-off ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ has Found A Director

Jen Leahy ‘16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Harry Potter alum David Yates is in negotiations with Warner Bros. to return to the magical world, to direct the new Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

The screenplay is currently being written by J.K. Rowling, set 70 years before the original series began and focusing on the author of required Hogwarts student textbook; Fant…

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Chicago Comic Con: ‘Gotham’ Screening

Chicago Comic Con: ‘Gotham’ Screening

Maya Dinerstein ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con featured an advanced screening of Fox’s new TV series, Gotham, intended to tell the story of the city before Bruce Wayne became Batman. The panel started 15 minutes late, and so the audience was antsy by the time Cameron Bicandova (Selina Kyle) and Cory Michael Smith (Edward Nygma) came out to introduce it.…

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Review: ‘If I Stay’ Stays Original Despite Genre

Review: ‘If I Stay’ Stays Original Despite Genre

Adam Reynoso ’15 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Chloë Grace Moretz and Jamie Blackley in If I Stay. Photo Credit: Doane Gregory/Warner Bros. Pictures.

Chloë Grace Moretz and Jamie Blackley in If I Stay. Photo Credit: Doane Gregory/Warner Bros. Pictures.

When it comes to teen love stories, it’s hard to avoid clichés and retreading the same territory many movies have already explored. But that’s exactly what If I Stay manages to do. Instead of going down the same road, the film decides to let…

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'Finding Neverland' Is A Wonderful Musical For The Believer In All Of Us

‘Finding Neverland’ Is A Wonderful Musical For The Believer In All Of Us

Alyssa Audrey Taylor ‘17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly in Finding Neverland. Photo Credit: Evgenia Eliseeva/A.R.T.

Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly in Finding Neverland. Photo Credit: Evgenia Eliseeva/A.R.T.

Finding Neverlandis a spectacular show. From start to finish it is a beautiful story with wonderful acting, music, choreography, lighting, set design and sense of imagination. The actors obviously have great fun, really bringing the…

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Wizard World Chicago: Day One

Wizard World Chicago: Day One

Maya Dinerstein ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Wizard World Chicagostarted out slow and steady today. Lines to get badges were shockingly clear by 3:30 when I arrived, only half an hour after the show floor opened. This year’s convention was reorganized in comparison to last year’s, with everything except photo-ops and one of the programming rooms on the first floor. Dealer’s and…

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SDCC 2014: The Musical Anatomy of a Superhero Press Room

SDCC 2014: The Musical Anatomy of a Superhero Press Room

Michael Moccio ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Executive Editor

Emertainment Monthly got the chance to sit down with some of the best composers of today at SDCC. Joined by big talent like Tyler Bates, Chrisophe Beck, John Ottman, Blake Neely, and Brian Tyler, the members of the press were given the time to ask questions.

Blake Neely has written a wide variety of music, from writing for the Queen of…

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One Direction Play New Jersey’s Metlife Stadium

One Direction Play New Jersey’s Metlife Stadium

Keely Chisholm ‘17/ Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

British-Irish boyband One Direction played to a sold-out Metlife Stadium in New Jersey. The concert was the first show the band played in the U.S. so far on this year’s “Where We Are” tour. Previously, the band played shows in South America and Europe—the third and final leg began in Toronto.

Opening for them was Australian pop-punk band 5…

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SDCC 2014: Interview with Lumberjanes Co-Creator Shannon Watters

SDCC 2014: Interview with Lumberjanes Co-Creator Shannon Watters

Michael Moccio ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Executive Editor

Emertainment Monthly got the opportunity to interview Shannon Watters, an editor at the critically acclaimed BOOM! Studios. In addition to being an editor, she’s also credited as the co-creator of the new, hit series Lumberjanes.

EM: One of the reasons why we love Lumberjanes is because everyone is relatable! Even Jen, the camp counselor,…

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Album Review: ‘5 Seconds of Summer’ by 5 Seconds of Summer

Album Review: ‘5 Seconds of Summer’ by 5 Seconds of Summer

Keely Chisholm ‘17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

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5 Seconds of Summer have had quite the year, and it’s only halfway over. The Australian pop-punk band are currently opening for British-Irish boyband One Direction, which might lead some to think the sounds are similar. Comprised of Michael Clifford, Luke Hemmings, Calum Hood, and Ashton Irwin, the boys establish themselves as more than just…

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