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The Tragedy of Macbeth is Shakespearean film at its finest

‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ is Shakespearean film at its finest

Brandon Sun Yechout, Assistant Arts and Life Editor January 17, 2022

Joel Coen’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth” is the most I’ve ever enjoyed “Macbeth.” Though it’s one of his most famous plays, Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” is actually my least favorite of his...

The 2022 Golden Globes explainer

The 2022 Golden Globes explainer

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor January 17, 2022

The 2022 Golden Globes were a depressing start to this year’s award cycle. Without a red carpet, a host or even a televised showing, the award show quietly came and went. Normally, an event like the...

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‘The Book of Boba Fett:’ A riveting story of the famed character

Alexandra Acain, Contributing Writer January 17, 2022

“The Book of Boba Fett” has proven to be a riveting show since its premiere on Dec. 29. Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen reprise their respective roles from “The Mandalorian” as now crime lord...

HBO’s “Euphoria” brings in sophomore season the right way — a backstory and a booze-fueled party

Chinyere Ibeh, Music and Film Critic January 17, 2022

The second season of HBO’s “Euphoria” finally premiered on Jan. 9, and it didn’t disappoint. The first episode uses parallels and various lighting techniques to capture the various storylines that...

A reflection on Sidney Poitier

A reflection on Sidney Poitier

Salvador Salazar, Contributing Writer January 17, 2022

“They call me Mr. Tibbs!” To call this line iconic would be a major understatement. It is a line that is known even if the film in which it originally comes from is not. A line that far exceeded...

Indie games like Mini Metro are the creative future of the industry. Chris Devers/Creative Commons

OPINION: The future of games is independent

Brandon Sun Yechout, Assistant Arts and Life Editor January 9, 2022

The gaming industry, at large, does not excite me. I say that as someone who loves games more than anything, and I certainly take no pleasure in saying it. But over the past decade, I’ve been made to...

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St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor January 9, 2022

Since it’s the new year and the first couple of weeks are all about reflection, I thought I would base this DeJamz on time. Normally a bittersweet thought, this year in particular has been more bitter...

“Nightmare Alley” is a disturbing depiction of the dangers of greed

“Nightmare Alley” is a disturbing depiction of the dangers of greed

Nika Schoonover, Print Managing Editor January 9, 2022

Guillermo del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley” elevates the story’s visual elements, capitalizing on colorful carnival sets and the excess of the filthy rich, but falters in its depiction of the dangers...

Keanu Reeves as Thomas Anderson/Neo in Matrix Resurrections

‘The Matrix Resurrections’ is a serviceable, if derivative, sequel

Brandon Sun Yechout, Assistant Arts and Life Editor January 9, 2022

The Wachowskis’ original 1999 film “The Matrix” continues to be one of the most popular and hallowed sci-fi films of all time. Is its reputation deserved? It was certainly groundbreaking at the time...

“The Hating Game” adds a fun twist to the typical romantic comedy

“The Hating Game” adds a fun twist to the typical romantic comedy

January 9, 2022

Nothing creates mixed emotions quite like “The Hating Game” directed by Peter Hutchings. The new-age romantic comedy, released on Dec. 10, takes place in a turbulent work environment at a post-merger...

The entrance of the Hayao Miyazaki exhibition at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. No photos were allowed inside.

Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli honored at Academy Museum

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor January 9, 2022

Animator Hayao Miyazaki has cultivated a global fanbase over his more than 50-year career. His beloved animated films have inspired fans from around the world to visit the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Japan...

Peter Molyneux’s “Legacy,” an upcoming blockchain-based business sim. (22cans / Gala Games)

NFT integration with games in 2022 is an inevitability, despite Ubisoft’s failure

Brandon Sun Yechout, Assistant Arts and Life Editor January 9, 2022

NFTs — they’re everywhere and nowhere. Ubiquitous in the public tech consciousness and placeless by way of blockchain technology. You’re probably sick of hearing about them. An NFT — which stands...

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