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Sun-Jung Yum, Cecilia Barron, Isabelle Agee-Jacobson, and Vera Targoff

October 8, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories by Luis Sepúlveda   What: This short read tells the story of Antonio José Bolivar, an old man living alone in an Ecuadorian jungle after the death of his lover. He faces heartache, solitude, cultural conflicts, and the vicious wild. Why: Most text about love are often cliché, making you feel the same ways and think the same things. B...

Gay in the ’90s: A Fictional Story of Homophobic History

Gay in the ’90s: A Fictional Story of Homophobic History

September 27, 2018

Directed by Desiree Akhavan and based on the YA novel by Emily Danforth, the summer 2018 film The Miseducation of Cameron Post is truly a striking piece of cinem...

“White Boy Rick” Entertains, Yet Fails to Be Memorable

Andrew Mello, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The film White Boy Rick is about justice; the bitterly fair kind that lands people in prison disconnected from their families, and the unfair kind, the type that leaves kids dead on the street.

“Astroworld”: A Curation Of Talent

“Astroworld”: A Curation Of Talent

September 27, 2018

Two years from his last studio album, rapper Travis Scott is back with another smash hit, Astroworld, released in early August. “La Flame” continues with his unique psychedelic trap style on this project, to outstanding effect. His abilities as a curator comes to the forefront as he brings together the talents of artists like Kid Cudi, Drake, The Weeknd, and many others to complement his own sound.

“BlackKKlansman”: A 1970s Depiction of Racism, Reflective of 2018

“BlackKKlansman”: A 1970s Depiction of Racism, Reflective of 2018

August 11, 2018

Throughout his decades-spanning career, Spike Lee has always remained an activist first and a filmmaker second. He uses his movies as catalysts for wha...

“Mission Impossible – Fallout” Lacks Impossibility

“Mission Impossible – Fallout” Lacks Impossibility

July 26, 2018

Falcon Rating: 2.5/4 Falcons Authenticity can be incredibly important for the big summer movies. If you couldn’t believe Iron Man was really flying, then...

“Incredibles 2”: Hilarious and Relatable, “Doesn’t Disappoint in the Slightest”

“Incredibles 2”: Hilarious and Relatable, “Doesn’t Disappoint in the Slightest”

June 22, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3.5/4 In 2004, the original Incredibles came out, a movie about a family of superpowered people initially trying to hide their abilities b...

‘Ye Gets Personal On “ye”

‘Ye Gets Personal On “ye”

June 11, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3/4 After a tumultuous few months filled with controversial political statements, Kanye West has released his eighth studio album, ye...

Anderson Impresses with Signature Style in “Isle of Dogs”

Anderson Impresses with Signature Style in “Isle of Dogs”

May 30, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3.5/4 The opening scene of Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs is the telling of a centuries-old prophecy of a war between dogs and the cat-...

Janelle Monae’s “True Self”

Janelle Monae’s “True Self”

May 30, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3.5/4 After a five year hiatus, the innovative artist Janelle Monae released a new album on April 27th. Dirty Computer is a departure fr...

“Phantom Thread”: A Boring Film in a Pretty Dress

“Phantom Thread”: A Boring Film in a Pretty Dress

April 25, 2018

Falcon Rating: 2/4 The whole point of movies is to entertain people. People go to the movies for stories and characters to distract them from their day. ...

“A Wrinkle in Time” Attempts to Adapt a Classic to 2018

“A Wrinkle in Time” Attempts to Adapt a Classic to 2018

April 25, 2018

Falcon Rating: 2.5/4 Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 book, A Wrinkle in Time, came to life this March for its second movie adaptation under Disney’s n...

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