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Review: A Stinker in Time

Review: A Stinker in Time

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

After hitting a homerun with the critically acclaimed “Selma” back in 2014, Ava DuVernay landed the coveted spot as director on a big budget Disney project. That project was “A Wrinkle in Time,” based on the popular children’s fantasy novel by Madeleine L’Engle, that tells the tale of young...

“Red Sparrow” severely disappoints

“Red Sparrow” severely disappoints

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Red Sparrow,” how I do dislike thee. Let me count the ways. You take ambitious leaps and for that I cannot fault you, but my gosh do you fall short of whatever you aimed for. The movie (based on a book of the same name by former CIA agent Jason Matthews), directed by Frances Lawrence (“Hunger Ga...

The divide in “Black Mirror”

The divide in “Black Mirror”

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Copy Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

A spoiler alert is necessary, as many plot points and endings will be discussed and analyzed from here on out. The fourth season of Netflix’s British smash hit “Black Mirror” premiered on Dec. 29, 2017 to vivid reactions by fans. Viewers prepared by rewatching the past seasons of the mind-bendi...

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Amber Colón

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It seems like everyone knows “Despacito” regardless of whether or not they know what the Spanish lyrics mean. Throughout the summer, the song played (and still plays) on major radio stations like B96 and Kiss FM. Much of this is largely due in part to Justin Bieber’s remix of the song, which featu...

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

Matt Koske

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Fighting In The War Room The twice-weekly podcast “Fighting In The War Room” is hosted by Katey Rich of Vanity Fair, Da7e Gonzales and Matt Patches of  Thrillist and David Ehrlich of IndieWire. Regularly, the group discusses hot movie takes, issues regarding the film and TV industry and film festi...

Soft melodies shine in Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

Soft melodies shine in Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

Marty O'Connell

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Musician Phoebe Bridgers has surrounded herself with experts of sad songs like Ryan Adams, Julien Baker and Conor Oberst, so it’s no surprise that her new album is a superb collection of songs that will rip your heart out. “Stranger In The Alps,” the debut LP from the 22-year-old singer-songwri...

Review: ‘Captain Fantastic’ pushes societal norms

Matt Koske

July 22, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life

An outlandish but tender father, Ben—a one-of-a-kind role executed exquisitely by Viggo Mortensen—prominently discusses thematic issues on parenting, knowledge, loss and one’s own courageous behavior, with an approach by Matt Ross’ direction and script that not only enlightens within the circ...

Review: FOX’s spooky sorority series “Scream Queens”

Review: FOX’s spooky sorority series “Scream Queens”

Mandy Durose

September 18, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Starting this fall on Tuesday nights, Kappa Kappa Tau has bigger problems than just hazing. Ryan Murphy’s new Fox series premiering Sept. 22, “Scream Queens” bends genres to give audiences a comedic take on a murder mystery. Read More »...

Review: Tame Impala – ‘Currents’

Review: Tame Impala – ‘Currents’

Kirsten Onsgard

July 14, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Kevin Parker is changing - and he isn’t afraid to tell you. If the track titles on “Currents”  - like “Let it Happen,” “Past Life” and even “Yes, I’m Changing” - aren’t enough of a hint, the previously released singles might have been. Read More »...

Review: Years & Years – ‘Communion’

Review: Years & Years – ‘Communion’

Kevin Quin

July 13, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Communion is defined as “the sharing or exchanging of intimate thoughts and feelings, especially when the exchange is on a mental or spiritual level.” Read More »...

Review: ‘The Overnight’

Review: ‘The Overnight’

Erin Yarnall

June 29, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“You get to a point where you get married, have kids and you stop changing,” Adam Scott, the executive producer and star of “The Overnight,” said at a screening of the film at Landmark Century Cinema on June 26. Read More »...

Review: San Cisco at Lincoln Hall

Review: San Cisco at Lincoln Hall

Jaycee Rockhold

June 24, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

When I was younger, San Cisco was one of bands that sound-tracked my peculiar patterned button up, faux leather oxfords, and polka dotted skirt wearing indie pop phase. Read More »...

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