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Kanye’s First Gospel Album is Shockingly Off-Key

Kanye’s First Gospel Album is Shockingly Off-Key

December 8, 2019

As an artist and as a public figure, Kanye West is a man defined by unpredictability and constant reinvention.

How To Be: Mark Ronson

How To Be: Mark Ronson

December 8, 2019

How To Be: Mark Ronson is the newest release from Youtube Originals. It is a documentary about the prolific music producer, Mark Ronson.

Jojo Rabbit: Satire on WWII is Both Comedic and Moving

Jojo Rabbit: Satire on WWII is Both Comedic and Moving

December 8, 2019

Set in Germany during the end of World War Two, Jojo Rabbit, directed by Taika Waititi, centers around young boy Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) who is fanatical about Hitler and Nazism. 

“Joker”: A Balance of Catastrophe and Elegance

November 7, 2019

Todd Phillips’ Joker is set apart from other films, as it is a uniquely polarizing spin on the tried-and-true superhero movie formula.

“Ad Astra”: Exploring What Humanity Means in Outer Space

“Ad Astra”: Exploring What Humanity Means in Outer Space

November 7, 2019

There is an innate desire to be gratified watching Ad Astra, or any film dealing with the cold reaches of space. People are born curious, and for most who stare at the night sky, it’s hard not to wonder about what sits right above us.

“El Camino”: Stuck in the Past

“El Camino”: Stuck in the Past

November 7, 2019

As tempting as the possibilities for a sixth Breaking Bad season are, the most one could ever accomplish would be prolonging the inevitable, souring the taste of what Breaking Bad’s already perfect ending.

Superwoman Not Sensational

Superwoman Not Sensational

November 7, 2019

On March 14th of this year, Lilly Singh, a prominent YouTuber, announced on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon she would be starting her own late night show, Late with Lilly.

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. 

“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. 

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