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La Bouyi

La Bouyi

October 8, 2019

It’s late at night and it’s time for bed, but you feel a wave of hungriness wash over you. Thinking the feeling will go away, you stay in bed, not wanting to take the time to make food.

In Six, King Henry VII’s Wives Tell Their Truths

In Six, King Henry VII’s Wives Tell Their Truths

October 8, 2019

As the curtain opened on the first night of "Six" at the American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.), I was instantly captivated by the smoke billowing out in huge puffs from both sides of the stage and bright strobe lights from the back of the theater, illuminating the silhouettes of the six wives of Henry VIII.

In Memory of Toni Morrison, a Look at Her First Novel

In Memory of Toni Morrison, a Look at Her First Novel

October 8, 2019

On February 18th, 1931, the gifted novelist Toni Morrison was born. 88 years, 22 awards, and ten novels later, she died last month, on August 5th, 2019. Morrison’s writing was stunning and thought-provoking, used as fodder for analysis and discussion for many, many decades following their publication. While not her most well-known book, Morrison’s first novel, The Bluest Eye, captures her literary prowess well. 

Brookies

Brookies

October 6, 2019

This recipe makes some of the best brookies you’ve ever had. Brookies (brownie batter and cookie dough in one) are a relatively new baked good, but they’re as delicious as the classics.

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” Rewrites History

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” Rewrites History

October 5, 2019

On July 26th, 2019, Columbia Pictures released Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Directed by the acclaimed Quentin Tarantino, the film features co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. Tarantino, known for his production of the renowned film Pulp Fiction, plans to produce just ten films and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is his penultimate (or ninth).

“IT Chapter Two” Provides More Laughs Than Scares

“IT Chapter Two” Provides More Laughs Than Scares

October 5, 2019

Two years ago, the film adaptation of Stephen King’s IT became one of the most talked-about horror movies in recent memory. This remake of the 1990 TV movie of the same name brought modern special effects and thrills to a time -tested story. The 2017 version of IT follows a group of teenagers growing up in Derry, Maine in the 1980s.

Travis Scott’s “Look Mom I Can Fly”: “Wish It Was Better”

Travis Scott’s “Look Mom I Can Fly”: “Wish It Was Better”

October 5, 2019

In the age of the internet, celebrity means holding up an image of yourself for all to see. Unfortunately, in the case of trap-superstar Travis Scott, this image took the form of the Netflix “documentary” titled Look Mom I Can Fly, a documentary consisting of everything but substance that feels closer to a highlight tape than an actual story. 

At This Point, “Stranger Things” Is Too Familiar

At This Point, “Stranger Things” Is Too Familiar

October 5, 2019

After a rushed and uneventful second season, I expected interest in Stranger Things to wane and imagined the show—with the ’80s schlock it holds so dear—fading into obscurity.

“Downton Abbey: The Movie” Is a Gift for Only Loyal Fans

“Downton Abbey: The Movie” Is a Gift for Only Loyal Fans

October 5, 2019

I am an avid Downton Abbey fan, and so nostalgia might have let a few things slide in Downton Abbey: The Movie, but not even Maggie Smith’s reprisal in her role as the Dowager Countess could make up for the film’s biggest flaws.

“Lover” Does Not Surprise But Still Impresses

“Lover” Does Not Surprise But Still Impresses

October 3, 2019

Rating: 3/5 Falcons When Taylor Swift was asked who her role model is in an interview in April, she chose Paul McCartney. “I like it when a performer...

“Rocketman” Falls Short

“Rocketman” Falls Short

June 18, 2019

If I were to boil down my experience watching Rocketman into one feeling, it would be déjà vu. As soon as the film began, I already knew exactly which beats the story would follow because Rocketman is like so many other movies. By the time the end credits rolled-around I was bored.

CRLS Spring Concert Branches Out, Brings Musicians Together

CRLS Spring Concert Branches Out, Brings Musicians Together

June 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17th, the CRLS music department coalesced to create a final production of the year—the Spring Concert. The show started with the Drumline/Percussion Ensemble, directed by Mr. Guillermo Nojechowicz, followed by Dr. Ivan Stefanov’s vocal ensemble.

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