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“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” paints a vivid picture of romance

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 4, 2020

What do you do when you want to capture a moment forever? Today, we’re lucky that we can whip out a smartphone and snap a photo of nearly anything we want to immortalize (or at least remember until we need to clear out stor...

Margot Robbie shines in “Birds of Prey”

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2020

It’s been four years since “Suicide Squad,” the critically maligned but wildly popular antihero movie that introduced Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn. In that film, Quinn served as a comic relief sidekick to Will Smith...

“The Mandalorian” is a return to form for “Star Wars”

Craig Odenwald, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

“The Mandalorian,” the crown jewel of Disney Plus’ original streaming shows, has an innate understanding of not just what makes “Star Wars” tick, but of classic adventure storytelling. Make no mistake, it’s still set a ...

“Noelle” offers Christmas cheer

Keilani Mayo, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Looking for a new comedic Christmas movie to watch this upcoming winter season? The new movie “Noelle”, starring Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader, captures a mixture of Christmas cheer and comedic puns. Kendrick’s previous movi...

“Jojo Rabbit”satirizes Nazi Germany

Korbin Breeden, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

When Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis), a Hitler Youth fanatic, finds a Jewish girl living within his home, what does he do? The brilliantly made  “Jojo Rabbit”  satirically shares themes of trust, humanity, and perspective. Writer-director Taika Waititi...

Tame Impala releases single and announces album

Luke Spicer, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

After a five-year wait, Tame Impala fans will just have to hold out a little longer until Feb. 14, the newly announced release date of Kevin Parker’s highly anticipated next album “The Slow Rush.” Alongside the announcem...

Rex Orange County’s “Pony” tackles mental health and minimalism to mixed results

Gabriel Farhadian, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Rex Orange County released his third album “Pony” as an exploration of mental health and a celebration of simple loves. The album’s cover parallels its contents: clean lines, a boyish attitude, and stark minimalism. “Pony” at...

“Parasite” perfects cinematic social commentary

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2019

Last year, if you told Academy members that Bong Joon-ho would be a frontrunner for the Oscars’ esteemed Best Director prize, nine out of ten of them wouldn’t know who you were talking about. The director’s films have lo...

“House of X” is a bold new start for Marvel’s mutants

Craig Odenwald, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Professor Charles Xavier looks around at his newly formed council of mutants. Seated among him are friends, such as his student Jean Grey; enemies, like Magneto; and those who are in between, like the crafty Mystique. “Is what we have p...

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