Izzy Sio Pillbox Editor

Class of 2020


  • #MeToo post-Weinstein charges

    Picture yourself three years ago. You were probably still in high school, or just beginning your time at Carnegie Mellon. You probably looked a lot different, lived in a different city, had different things to worry about, or maybe even hung out with different people.

    Forum | March 2, 2020
  • Birds of Prey

    From a marketing push that focused on female power, a reclamation of a narrative, and basically anything that wasn’t related to Jared Leto’s infamous Joker from 2016’s Suicide Squad, it was clear that director Cathy Yan’s DC installment Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) had a certain audience in mind. And I’ll be completely honest, I was definitely in that au...

    Pillbox | February 17, 2020
  • Hustlers

    On the surface, it’s very easy to dismiss Hustlers as some kind of chick flick meant to capture female moviegoers. With a cast like Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Cardi B, and Lizzo, it sounded like every young millennial or old Gen-Zer girl’s past and present would collide. Where else would you find a movie with True Jackson and Betty Cooper acting alongside two of th...

    Pillbox | September 23, 2019
  • Antonio Brown accused of sexual assault by former personal trainer

    You’d think that after a summer of cryotherapy, frostbite, helmets, trades, fines, fights, near fights, conspiracies, and arguably the most boring costume on FOX’s The Masked Singer (he was the hippo), Antonio Brown’s summer saga would be over once the former Pittsburgh Steeler finally got what he wanted – a spot on the New England Patriots, current Super Bowl champions. But Tuesday’s *New York Ti...

    Sports | September 16, 2019
  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Filmmaking

    Over Thanksgiving break, I finally saw the highly anticipated Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald with my dad and some family friends. It was a last-minute decision, but overall they seemed to enjoy the movie and make the most of the night.

    I, however, walked out heated and angry.

    Pillbox | December 3, 2018

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