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Lamb review: a sleepy Icelandic folktale turned nightmare

Lamb review: a sleepy Icelandic folktale turned nightmare

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer October 10, 2021

One of the last few distributors with a strong sense of identity, A24 has cemented its reputation in the film industry as the go-to studio for disorienting, expertly-crafted dramas and horror films that...


REVIEW: Trouble in paradise: What went wrong on BIP?

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor October 10, 2021

Spoilers ahead! There are no rules to love, but there are rules to “Bachelor in Paradise.” I would know because it seems like every possible rule got broken during the recently-wrapped seventh season...

Netflixs Heist features the stories of former criminals

Netflix’s “Heist” features the stories of former criminals

Chinyere Ibeh, Arts and Life Editor October 3, 2021

“Heist” follows former criminals as they describe the crimes that landed them in jail. The series features three different stories with three different ex-criminals — each getting two-part episodes. The...

Adrian Grenier as Nick Brewer in Clickbait. (IMDb)

“Clickbait” digitalizes the “WhoDunnIt” trope

Chinyere Ibeh, Arts and Life Editor September 12, 2021

“Clickbait,” released on Aug 25 on Netflix, is a thrilling “Whodunnit?” series within a digitalized context. The rollercoaster ride of the short series ends in a way that viewers wouldn’t expect. The...

Alex Wolff and Nicolas Cage in Pig.

Nicolas Cage surprises with solemn gastronomic meditation in ‘Pig’

Brandon Yechout, Staff Writer August 30, 2021

Nicolas Cage appears in “Pig” as a bloodied frontiersman akin to Hugh Glass out of “The Revenant” or the eponymous “Jerimiah Johnson.” And like Hugh Glass and Jerimiah Johnson, Cage’s Robin...

The Bachelorette recap: can you compete for love?

‘The Bachelorette’ recap: can you compete for love?

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor August 12, 2021

Warning: spoilers ahead! There is something gripping and cinematic about the concept of fighting for love. Audiences can’t look away when someone objects at a wedding, chases down their love interest...


In praise of ‘Odd Taxi’

Brandon Yechout, Staff Writer August 2, 2021

When I say that I dislike most anime series, it’s not because I enjoy being a contrarian. I do, but my distaste here is well-founded upon years of disappointment. Time and time again, I’ve extended...

Beanie Feldstein (left) and Kaitlyn Dever (right) in Booksmart.

The best cinematic graduation scenes

Maddey Martin, Contributing Writer June 7, 2021

Graduating college may seem like a daunting time — you’re about to go out into the “real world” and, God willing, actually use your degree. To distract you from impending adulthood, here’s a...

Franz Rogowski and Paula Beer in “Undine,” which premiered at the Berlinale Film Festival in 2020. The film is a modern version of the classic European myth of the same name.

Stellar lead performances take ‘Undine’ to romance heights

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer June 6, 2021

Just over a year after the film had its world premiere at the Berlinale Film Festival, Christian Petzold’s tragic romance “Undine” is finally available for streaming in the United States - and at...

This image provided by HBO Max shows Matt LeBlanc, from left, Matthew Perry,  Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow in a scene from the Friends reunion special. (Terence Patrick/HBO Max via AP)

REVIEW: ‘Friends: The Reunion’ fails to address the show’s history with racist, homophobic comments

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 31, 2021

We all like to remember the best moments of our lives. We all like to come back to those moments years later to recall those events. It can become easy to remember all the good.  It’s also easy to...

Emma Stone in Cruella the origin story of Disney villain Cruella De Vil.

Why don’t we like prequels?

Sofia Leal, Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

Last week, Warner Bros. announced that actor Timothee Chalamet will play Willy Wonka in the upcoming origin film “Wonka,” which pulls from Roald Dahl’s original story “Charlie and the Chocolate...

P!nk performs on Funhouse Tour.

REVIEW: P!nk juggles motherhood, stardom in “All I Know So Far”

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

The latest of several Amazon-produced musical documentaries, “All I Know So Far'' follows two weeks in the life of pop superstar P!nk as she prepares for a high-stakes pair of concerts at England’s...

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