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Bumblebee: a Favorite yet a Least Favorite

Alexander Carbon

January 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

The long-awaited sixth Transformers installment, directed by Travis Knight and starring Hailee Steinfeld, Bumblebee acts as a prequel to the original transformers, and with the plot to match. The film opens like most Transfor...

Bohemian Rhapsody: Not Quite a Champion

Lucie Dumont, Reporter, Editor

December 4, 2018

Filed under Reviews, This week!

“I like formulas”, says a greedy record producer in Bohemian Rhapsody. Clearly, he’s not alone, as the new Freddie Mercury musical seems to rely on Hollywood’s tired biopic formula. One would expect a film about a roc...

A Star is Born: What Happens Behind the Scenes in the Music Industry

Camille Wefers Bettink, Reporter

November 20, 2018

Filed under Reviews, This week!

The remake of the legendary movie starring the acclaimed singer Lady Gaga and actor/neo-director Bradley Cooper portrays the theme of alcoholism and the behind the scenes of the modern “star-making” process. Through the lives of t...

Bodyguard: Netflix Does it Again

Lucie Dumont, Reporter, Editor

November 15, 2018

Filed under Reviews, This week!

Netflix and BBC join forces in Bodyguard, a compelling mini-series about politics, war, and terrorism in modern-day London. The show stars Richard Madden (Game of Thrones, Cinderella) as David Budd, a former soldier who n...

He’s Not Done: Eminem’s “Kamikaze”

Bojan Zeric

September 18, 2018

Filed under Reviews, This week!

Almost three weeks after rapper Eminem released his surprise thirteen-track album Kamikaze, the tenth of his career, the time has come to review it. Following the harsh reactions critics (and fans) gave his last album “Revi...

The Diviners | Book Review

Serena Bosco, Reporter

May 28, 2018

Filed under Reviews, This week!

The Diviners, by Libba Bray, is a fictional four book series which takes place in 1920’s New York. It revolves around Evie O’Neill, Sam Loyd, Theta Knight, Memphis Campbell, Henry Du Bois, Jericho Jones, and Mable Rose...

I, Tonya

Lucie Dumont, Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under Reviews

The sketchy and frustrating story of Tonya Harding makes for a hilarious and quite frankly tragic film filled with the laughable characters of Harding’s life. Directed by Craig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl), Margot Robb...

Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name

February 13, 2018

Lady Bird

Lady Bird

February 2, 2018

Youyou Bubble Tea

Youyou Bubble Tea

December 11, 2017

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