The elevator doors closed, ending the tumultuous relationship between Anastasia Steele and the tortured Christian Grey at the end of the first movie. But it didn’t take long in “Fifty Shades Darker,” the second installment of the series, for Christian to slip his way back into Ana’s life.

Rom-coms are the perfect genre for a date night, which is important to keep in mind with Valentine’s Day approaching. Here’s a list of my top 10 favorite rom-coms that might bring you to tears from humor, heartbreak or both. 

Netflix has now plunged into the documentary film industry. Here, I give you the best Netflix-original documentaries that will leave you awestruck and passionate for change.

“A Series of Unfortunate Events,” is a Netflix original series, released Jan. 13 (Friday the 13 … fitting if you ask me). This series is based off the books written by Lemony Snicket and stars Patrick Warburton who narrates the lives of three rather unlucky children, pausing to explain grammatical error, just like in the novels.

The films are the result of SMAD 405: Directing Video and Cinema, a class that focuses on movie production that acts as a capstone for students in the digital video and cinema concentration.

That’s where great art comes in, particularly in books, movies and music — elements that force us to think and feel about our current reality in ways that pulse multiple muscles and pathways in our brains.

Nothing’s better than sitting on your couch at home and cuddling up with your blanket to watch a little Netflix. Luckily, for movie fans like me, Netflix is beginning to release original movies directly to its streaming service. 

“The Birth of a Nation” is one of those movies that grabs you from the first moment and never lets go. Set in 1831, This breath-taking film takes a look at slavery in Southampton County, Virginia.

When I think of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, my thoughts immediately go to the environmental outcome. Now, after watching this movie, I’ll immediately think of the brave men who lost their lives in this disaster.

Since the release of “Jaws” in 1975, blockbusters have dominated the summer season. With “Captain America: Civil War” (2016) and “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2016) slated for release in May, it would seem that this summer won’t be any different. But I’d like to call your attention away from these hu…