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Björk Falls Flat with Latest Album

Björk Falls Flat with Latest Album

December 19, 2017

Falcon Rating: 2/4 If there’s an artist alive today who has experimented with more genres and styles than any other while still remaining on the f...

Lady Bird Entertains Without Offering New Perspective

Lady Bird Entertains Without Offering New Perspective

December 19, 2017

Falcon Rating: 2/4 The film Lady Bird, directed by Greta Gerwig, opens mid-conversation between 17-year-old Christine McPherson (Saoirse Ronan), self-dubb...

A Look Back at 2017’s Best Movies

A Look Back at 2017’s Best Movies

December 19, 2017

This year had some great movies, so to celebrate the cream of the crop, here are each of our personal selections for the top five movies 2017 had to of...

Murder on the Orient Express: Entertaining But Not Exceptional

Aviv Yaacobi, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2017

Falcon Rating: 3/4 Murder on The Orient Express, directed by Kenneth Branagh and written by Michael Green, is a new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 1934 novel. The cast is full of great actors: Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley, Josh Gad...the list goes on and on. The protagonist, a Belgian private investigator named Hercule Poirot, is played by Branagh. After a case in J...

Broadway Musical Fun Home Impresses in Boston

Broadway Musical Fun Home Impresses in Boston

November 29, 2017

“My dad and I both grew up in the same small Pennsylvania town, and he was gay, and I was gay. And he … killed himself … and I became a lesbian cart...

Gerald’s Game: The Perfect Horror Movie for Halloween Season

Gerald’s Game: The Perfect Horror Movie for Halloween Season

October 30, 2017

Everyone is focusing on IT, but there is one other horror movie that they should be watching. Gerald’s Game is the newest Stephen King adaptation, relea...

The Anti-Love Song: A Review of Moses Sumney’s Aromanticism

The Anti-Love Song: A Review of Moses Sumney’s Aromanticism

October 30, 2017

The love song—from pieces by composers dedicated to their beloveds, to jazz standards recontextualized by musicians around the world, to whatever finds it...

Blade Runner 2049: A Sequel That Really Measures Up

Blade Runner 2049: A Sequel That Really Measures Up

October 30, 2017

It’s not often that a great movie has an even better sequel. Lord of the Rings did, as did The Dark Knight, and The Godfather. These sequels all had great starting ...

Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust: What Finding  Neverland Taught Us about Senior Year

Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust: What Finding Neverland Taught Us about Senior Year

September 28, 2017

This summer, the Broadway musical Finding Neverland spent two weeks at the Boston Opera House. On behalf of the Register Forum, we attended opening night i...

LCD Soundsystem’s First Album in Six Years Doesn’t Disappoint

LCD Soundsystem’s First Album in Six Years Doesn’t Disappoint

September 28, 2017

When LCD Soundsystem disbanded in 2011, many fans rightfully believed that was the end for the group. After three incredibly well received, full-length a...

What to Read Next: Register Forum Editors’ Picks

Cecilia Barron, Grace Ramsdell, and Sun-Jung Yum

September 28, 2017

The Register Forum editorial board has created a list of book recommendations for both fiction-lovers and fact-finders.

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