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Lil Huddy’s debut album “Teenage Heartbreak” showcases the young artist’s potential as the next great pop-punk musician with 11 tracks.

Lil Huddy’s debut album “Teenage Heartbreak” taps into niche of pop-punk genre fans

Andrew Park May 23, 2022

Screeching, distorted guitar sound. Autotune-pitched vocals. Basic, vulgar lyrics. These elements that 20-year-old artist Lil Huddy infuses into his pop-punk debut album, “Teenage Heartbreak,” could...

After making an impressive appearance on season 19 of the “American Idol” before withdrawing from the competition, 19-year-old Benson Boone returns to the music scene with his debut single. “GHOST TOWN” conveys sorrowful and pensive emotions felt after a breakup.

Debut song by upcoming artist Benson Boone impressive

Justin Pak May 18, 2022

Whether it’s watching from the sidelines or having first-hand experience, being involved in a sour and rapidly plummeting relationship is a situation many people can relate to. Upcoming artist Benson...

Doctor Strange blasts orange rays in a clash with the Scarlet Witch at the Kamar Taj, the training grounds for mystic art.

‘Doctor Strange 2’ delivers out of the universe experience with unconventional plot

Jaimie Chun May 17, 2022

Strange plus mad — “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” has the perfect ingredients for a thrilling blockbuster to bewitch viewers with its novel level of gore and character depth. With...

Apple TV+’s “Pachinko” focuses on generations of a Korean family dating back to World War II.

‘Pachinko’s’ references to bitter history between Korea, Japan makes it a must-see

Irene Sheen May 16, 2022

Shah-la, la-la-la-la live for today.  With The Grass Roots’ timeless 1967 rock classic, “Let’s Live For Today,” playing in the background, the camera captures cast members flaunting their disco...

Chelsea Holmes (left) plays Kelly Mallet, the cousin of Sam Straleys Lloyd “Shrub” Mallet, in Foxs latest attempt at a mockumentary series, Welcome to Flatch. The 14-episode debut season is scheduled to end May 26.

Fox’s ‘Welcome to Flatch’ needs less corny jokes to succeed

Scarlett Chang May 2, 2022

A new venture by Fox, “Welcome to Flatch” is a rural take on documentary comedies, yet based on the premiere episode, it falls short of the expectations set by iconic TV series such as Fox’s “This...

Teen musician Keedron Byrant of Florida created a 50-second video of him singing I JUST WANNA LIVE in response to the death of George Floyd two years ago. Prominent figures like actor Will Smith helped the YouTube video go viral by mentioning it or talking about it or tagging it in their social media handles.

Teenage musician Keedron Bryant to actor Will Smith: ‘Keep your head up’

Hannah Lee April 4, 2022

To teen music artist Keedron Bryant, Oscar best actor winner Will Smith was among those who helped catapult his career two years ago. Shortly after the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd at the hands...

Keedron Bryant’s self-titled EP features six catchy R&B songs, five of them addressing intense, growing feelings of young love.

14-year-old singer Keedron Bryant pioneers a refreshing, relatable approach to love songs with self-titled EP

Hannah Lee March 31, 2022

Captivating the hearts — and ears — of listeners from all ages, 14-year-old American singer Keedron Bryant impresses listeners with his new and self-titled EP, the third one of his career. The...

After Riot Games release of its Netflix exclusive animated series on Nov. 6, 2021, “Arcane” debuted at the top of the global Netflix TV show charts. Its nine episodes has triggered Accolade business manager Daniel Kong’s fond memories of playing and talking about League of Legends during his middle and high school years.

Last fall’s Netflix series, ‘Arcane,’ brings back exciting memories of my League of Legends days

Daniel Kong February 24, 2022

In August 2016, I stepped foot onto the Parks Junior High School campus in Fullerton for my first day of seventh grade.  Having previously attended Robert C. Fisler School from kindergarten to sixth...

In an exclusive Zoom interview with The Accolade, director Paul Kaufman talks about his movie, Butter, to be released Friday, Feb. 25, in theaters nationwide.

‘I didn’t want to do cop shows anymore with violence’

Andrew Park February 22, 2022

As “Butter” is set for a Friday, Feb. 25, theatrical release (the closest movie house to Sunny Hills to screen the flick is Regal Edwards Brea East with a 7:30 p.m. showtime the night before), The...

Actress McKaley Miller (left) plays Anna McGuinn, the popular high school girl who has a serious conversation with actor Alex Kersting’s character, Marshall, in the teen romance-dramedy, “Butter,” to be released in theaters nationwide Friday, Feb. 25. This is Kersting’s first lead role in a movie.

Despite serious issues like suicide and bullying, ‘Butter’ succeeds in bringing back spirit of 1980s teen romance-dramedies

Krishna Thaker February 21, 2022

This story was updated on March 5 with the correct high school setting for the movie. Instead of South Scottsdale High, the film takes place at West Scottsdale High. For those seeking a respite from...

Actor Jung Hae-in (left) plays Lim Su-ho, a North Korean spy who falls in love with the character played by Blackpinks Ji-soo Kim, the first time the singer is acting in a lead role of a series. The 16 episodes of Snowdrop were released Feb. 9 for streaming on Disney+.

K-pop singer Ji-soo Kim of Blackpink impresses in her first lead acting role in the 16-episode South Korean drama, ‘Snowdrop’

Yeihn Lee February 18, 2022

Although it has already been released overseas in Asia, Disney+ recently picked up and made available all 16 episodes of the South Korean drama, “Snowdrop,” nearly a week before Valentine’s Day. It’s...

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