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Do Revenge premiered on Netflix Sept. 17. Courtesy of Netflix. © 1997-2016 Netflix, Inc. All rights reserved.

Review: ‘Do Revenge’ fuses modern storytelling, cult classic films

Megan Canizares, news correspondent September 27, 2022

Netflix’s new original film, “Do Revenge,” escapes from the streaming platform’s usual cookie-cutter plots and transcends audience expectations. What seems to start as an everyday high school revenge...

“Love on the Brain is Ali Hazelwood’s sophomore novel.

Review: ‘Love on the Brain’ tests the limits of romantic comedy tropes

Cynthia Chen, news correspondent September 26, 2022

What would Marie Curie do if she found out she was the posthumous lead inspiration for Ali Hazelwood’s newest book? (Seriously, Curie is mentioned more than 100 times throughout the story.)  “Love...

Cars drive past the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

Review: ‘Barbarian’ is best left unspoiled

Ben Churney, news correspondent September 23, 2022

The phrase, “You never know what’s coming next,” is an audience favorite when discussing films. However, “Barbarian” goes beyond that familiar adage. “Barbarian” is a horror-mystery film...

Not Okay examines the addicting, if unpredictable, brevity of fame found online. Directed by Quinn Shephard, the film premiered on Hulu this summer.

Review: Hulu’s ‘Not Okay’ explores the toxicity of fame on the internet

Juliana George, deputy lifestyle editor September 7, 2022

Movies about getting too famous too fast and sacrificing integrity to get there are nothing new — but Quinn Shephard’s sophomore film “Not Okay,” which premiered on Hulu July 29, gives the genre...

Musical artist Harry Styles much-anticipated third album Harrys House brings a new, intimate sound to the singers repertoire. Styles performed songs from the album at a concert with fans Friday.

Review: Harry Styles makes himself at home on Harry’s House

Clara McCourt, news staff May 22, 2022

What do a two and a half year hiatus, a Better Homes and Gardens spread and a bona fide rock star have in common? Welcome to Harry’s House.  Harry’s House, Harry Styles’ hotly anticipated third...

Author Emily Henrys third novel Book Lovers released this May. The novel reimagines conventional romantic comedy tropes.

Review: ‘Book Lovers’ turns the romantic comedy inside out

Clara McCourt, news staff May 19, 2022

Everyone’s seen the Hallmark movie: a big city hotshot is forced into some humdrum — yet charming — Middle America small town. Their life is forever changed by some idealized rough-around-the-edges...

Review: ‘Conversations with Friends’ gets lost in translation

Karissa Korman, lifestyle editor May 17, 2022

Sally Rooney’s 2017 debut novel — and arguably her best — “Conversations with Friends” gets the limited series treatment in Hulu’s adaptation, which premiered on the platform May 15.  “Conversations...

The Northman is director Robert Eggers latest work. The film takes viewers on a vast, brutal journey through Viking territory. Aidan Monaghan / © 2022 Focus Features, LLC

Review: Herculean storytelling shines in ‘The Northman’

Jake Guldin, news correspondent April 27, 2022

Women and children weep as heads roll and villages burn in director Robert Eggers’s bloody and violent revenge epic, “The Northman.”  Focus Features’ latest release follows Amleth (Alexander...

Michelle Yeoh stars in Everything Everywhere All at Once. The film takes on both fantastical mutliverse storytelling and grounded family conflict. Courtesy of A24.

Review: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ transcends genre

Juliana George, deputy lifestyle editor April 20, 2022

Comedy, romance, sci-fi, kung fu. With so many diverse elements, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s genre-defying masterpiece “Everything Everywhere All at Once” undoubtedly delivers on its titular...

Inventing Anna is Netflixs newest series focusing on women who use questionable means to get what they want. The docuseries leaves viewers unsure who to root for. Photo courtesy of Netflix.

Review: Netflix’s ‘Inventing Anna’ champions complex female characters

Katy Manning, news staff April 4, 2022

Netflix’s “Inventing Anna,” released Feb. 11, is the latest docuseries put out by the platform, offering viewers a look into the dramatic and often messy lives of a female con artist and the women...

Moonshot takes a new, scientific take on the classic rom-com genre. Actors spoke with college journalists in a roundtable to discuss the themes of the film. Photo credit Clara McCourt.

Review: ‘Moonshot’ is a twist on earthbound rom-coms

Clara McCourt, managing editor March 30, 2022

Warner Bros.’ newest film, “Moonshot,” takes the romantic comedy genre into orbit. “Moonshot” takes place twenty years in the future, where a newly terraformed Mars is a beacon of hope for...

Headdresses mark the dignity, pride and influence of women who have fought for their values.

Review: ‘Helina Metaferia: Generations’ celebrates overlooked impact of BIPOC women through history

Sharon Chen, news correspondent March 3, 2022

Multidisciplinary and Ethiopian American artist Helina Metaferia pays homage to ancestry and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) women activists, in her exhibition, “Generations” at the Museum...

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