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Review: ‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ flourishes under pandemic pressure

Clara McCourt, lifestyle editor June 8, 2021

Bo Burnham’s newest comedy special “Inside” is not truly a comedy special. On the surface, it tackles and satirizes the anxieties of the coronavirus era. But at its core, “Inside” brings to light...

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Review: Chemtrails Over the Country Club is elegant, but nothing new

Lily Elwood, deputy lifestyle editor April 15, 2021

Most artists in the music industry seem to try to reinvent themselves with each new album, working on constantly evolving and changing their style while improving their craft. Lana Del Rey, however, has...

When Viola Eade (Daisy Ridley, not pictured) lands on a planet where all the mens thoughts are on display - a force called the Noise - Todd Hewitt (Tom Holland, right) vows to protect her in CHAOS WALKING.

Review: ‘Chaos Walking’ is a boring crawl that muddies its source material

Natalie Duerr, news staff April 13, 2021

Audiences have finally gotten to watch the long-awaited “Chaos Walking” film, and it was not worth the wait. Initially slated to be released in March 2019, “Chaos Walking” was plagued by reshoots...

Review: Furen Dai shines in ‘Dream Boston’ art exhibit

Review: Furen Dai shines in ‘Dream Boston’ art exhibit

Katie Mogg, news staff April 3, 2021

The “Dream Boston” art exhibit, currently open to Northeastern students, faculty and staff at Gallery 360, showcases art at the intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic, systemic racial issues and Bostonian...

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Review: ‘The Bachelor’ finale tackles racism, accountability

Alyssa Endres, news correspondent March 27, 2021

Intense controversy has recently arisen within “The Bachelor” franchise as one of the contestant’s past actions has come to light. The Season 25 finale of “The Bachelor” aired Monday, March 15...

Directed by Miyazaki’s son, Goro Miyazaki, “Earwig and the Witch” had potential to be a charming story, but it ultimately fell flat.

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Review: ‘Earwig and the Witch’ fails to live up to Studio Ghibli standard

Lily Elwood, news staff March 12, 2021

Studio Ghibli’s first attempt at computer animation, “Earwig and the Witch,” proves that the studio should stick to hand-drawn 2D animated films. Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki is known...

Martine Chevallier and Léa Drucker in TWO OF US, a Magnolia Pictures release.

Review: ‘Two of Us’ thwarts its character’s plan for love

Natalie Duerr, news staff March 12, 2021

Children see adults as self-assured and fully grown into the bodies and minds the universe gave them. As the children themselves age, they realize that this was a misconceived notion. While we may wake...

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Review: ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ takes on racism in tech — through song. 

Gwen Egan, news correspondent March 11, 2021

Spoilers for Season Two of Zoey’s Extraordinary playlist ahead Using music, Season One of “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” took on some of 2020’s toughest themes – the death of a family member,...

As an evil force threatens the kingdom of Kumandra, it is up to warrior Raya to leave her Heart Lands home and track down the legendary last dragon to help stop the villainous Druun. © 2020 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Review: ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ paves the way for Southeast Asian representation in the Disney canon

Rachel Erwin, deputy lifestyle editor March 10, 2021

Warning: Mild spoilers for “Raya and the Last Dragon” ahead Producing a movie almost entirely during a pandemic is no easy feat, but leave it to the mouse to make it happen. Disney’s latest release,...

Elizabeth Olson as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany as Vision in Marvel Studios WANDAVISION exclusively on Disney+. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved.

Review: For a moment, Marvel’s ‘WandaVision’ breaks free from MCU mold

Nolan Piccola, news staff March 9, 2021

It’s been over a year and a half since the release of Marvel’s last project. Since then, fans anxiously waited for the studio to continue kicking off its newest phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe,...

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Review: ‘Malcolm & Marie’ is a bottled-up rocket that never takes off

Natalie Duerr, news staff March 3, 2021

Sam Levinson’s (known for “Euphoria,” “Assassination Nation”) latest quarantine project follows up-and-coming director Malcolm (John David Washington) and his girlfriend Marie (Zendaya) in a...

Michaela Coel stars in I May Destroy You now streaming on HBO Max.

Review: Making sense of the senseless: Coel’s ‘I May Destroy You’ is this year’s biggest Golden Globe snub

Natalie Duerr, news staff February 19, 2021

Content warning: Mentions of sexual assault and rape Michaela Coel’s “I May Destroy You” is a sublime piece of autofiction; it is a profoundly personal epic that is somehow both of the moment...

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