Author Archives: abottera

Is this really goodbye?

One more class left? Are you serious? This semester went by in the blink of an eye. It truly feels as if I should have at least a month before Christmas break. Then again, that might have something to do … Continue reading

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Scarlet Revenge

New to film editing, I started this project like a kindergardener on her first day of school, feeling nervous, intimidated, excited and intrigued all at once. The editing and film process has always fascinated me, although I have never been … Continue reading

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Hey, check out that nerd!

Slightly embarrassed, I pulled the hardback comic book out of my bag, attempting to keep it hidden from my fellow students in fear that they would judge me for my seemingly nerdy choice in literature. As I felt the eyes … Continue reading

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Star Wars- The Portal to a New World

My infatuation for the Star Wars movies stems from my childhood memories centered around the original trilogy. With my stuffed bunny, and a snack, I would sit with my dad and escape into the fantasy world with Luke Skywalker and … Continue reading

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The End of the World? Debatable.

December 21, 2012, just a normal day filled with crisp, cool weather and the smell of hot cocoa, right? Wrong. Rumors, theories, and suspicions regarding our rapidly approaching apocalyptic future have heavily occupied the media for years. From film to … Continue reading

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Jaws Will Drop With Just Two Notes

Have you ever watched seen a love scene or a thriller sequence done without music hovering in the background? Do you ever associate certain movies with certain songs (Natalie Cole’s “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” with The Parent Trap)? … Continue reading

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Austin-ite, Born and Raised

To all my fellow media lovers, Hi (insert awkward wave here), my name is Angeline Rose Bottera, but I go by Angel. I was named after my great-grandmother, whose nickname was also “Angel,” so, no, I did not randomly decide … Continue reading

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