Welcome to The Georgetown Independent, bringing you the best of culture since 1997, complete with a dose of sass. The Georgetown Independent is Georgetown University's monthly arts and culture magazine. Check in with us for the latest on movies, TV shows, music, local artists, and more.



I’m getting comfortable being on my way

To the place that makes me feel okay

Yes it is hard walking a certain direction

Or maybe its hard because i can’t bear to see the reflection

And is it weird that I think back to the time

That I was still listening to finger-tapping gu...


Breaking glass and the smell of burning rats

Stealing 4 whole handles of dyed vodka

Drinking 6 cups of coffee in the morning

Eating copious amounts of cheap pizza

Watching illegally streamed movies

Climbing trees at like 3 in the dead of night

Sneaking out of work 2 hours ea...


The Alex 

     -constantly stressed 

     -stops to pet every doggo 

     -loves cooking but is too short to use the stove top 

     -is foreign and makes it known

The Brian  

     -the music guy 


     For superhero fans across the world, April 23 is far from just another spring day; it is the Los Angeles World premiere of Avengers: Infinity War, the long-awaited latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU. Already encompassing 18 relea...


Still from Disney-Pixar’s Piper (2016)

     The release of a new Disney-Pixar movie is always a grand occasion in and of itself—really, who isn’t excited for The Incredibles 2 to arrive this summer? Despite common criticism and misunderstandings of the importa...


Stills of anime characters abound in the world of lo-fi live video.

     There is a girl, probably a student, sitting at her desk, with her over-the-ear headphones on, writing in her notebook. She’s got one of those angle-arm desk lamps, a heaping pile of books – titles...


Scene from Dark. Explore!

     At The Independent, we pride ourselves on bringing readers the latest and most up-to-date reviews of culture and the arts. In this issue, however, we depart from our usual mien to bring you some of Netflix’s hidden gems: the movi...

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