Black Widow Wears a Ponytail and it’s a Big Deal

Photo by Brigita Przybylski By Brigita Przybylski Marvel’s highly anticipated July 2021 movie Black Widow directed by Cate Shortland is a solo story about Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson). Leading up to its premiere, movie posters and trailer scenes showed Natasha and her sister Yelena Bolova (Florence Pugh) wearing a ponytail or braid…… Continue reading Black Widow Wears a Ponytail and it’s a Big Deal

Demolition and Division: Rebirth and Unity in Akira

Photo by Vlada Stark By Vlada Stark An unfortunate misconception plagues the science fiction genre. The over-saturated YA dystopias of the early 2010s were shallow copies of the same bleak dystopia inhabited by bland prototype characters. Science fiction, at least good science fiction, simply exaggerates the perplexities of the human experience. Which is why the…… Continue reading Demolition and Division: Rebirth and Unity in Akira

In Loving Memory of ‘Eighth Grade’

Photo by Ash Fuentes By Ash Fuentes I’m so grateful that I existed at the same time that this one movie in particular came out. It may not be exactly well known by many people, but that doesn’t devalue it at all. I don’t mean that in a pretentious filmbuff “I-Only-Watch-Indie-Films-And-My-Favorite-Director-Is-Quentin-Tarantino” type of way, but…… Continue reading In Loving Memory of ‘Eighth Grade’

Underrated Coming of Age Films

Photo by Charlotte Turner By Charlotte Turner The coming of age genre is more popular than ever, but sometimes public opinion regarding these films feels a little unvaried. Sure, “Lady Bird,” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” and “Heathers” are all great, but I don’t need to write another article singing their praises. Instead, here’s…… Continue reading Underrated Coming of Age Films

Go-To Comfort Movies

Photo by Ash Fuentes By Ash Fuentes I always say that I don’t have time for myself anymore and use that as the reason why I haven’t really watched any new movies lately. With school, work, and contributing to Kindergarten Mag being my top priorities, I’d say I’m pretty busy these days! In reality, I…… Continue reading Go-To Comfort Movies

Most Anticipated Of 2021

Photo by Kleigh Balugo After a turbulent 2020, 2021 brought many hopes that this year will be better than the last. While there are obvious things to hope for such as recovery from COVID-19 and an improved presidency, here Kindergarten Mag contributors are presenting what we are most anticipating from pop culture in 2021. While…… Continue reading Most Anticipated Of 2021