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“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” has disturbing implications

“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” has disturbing implications

Anika Garg, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Emulating hits like “Pretty in Pink” from the ‘80s, director Ian Samuels delivers a film that satisfies slumber party chick-flick cravings. But for the rest of us, “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” is just another reminder that the cute, superficial romantic comedies of the past should stay there. ...

“The Dragon Prince” flies with fleeing nostalgia

“The Dragon Prince” flies with fleeing nostalgia

Elisa Fang, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

“The Dragon Prince” is the new Netflix original series that debuted on Sept. 14 — its existence is due to the creative direction of the very same team that made the childhood favorite, and possibly even current favorite, animated series “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” inspiring unadulterated, wanton...

Crazy Rich Asians epitomizes the intersection of the East and the West

Crazy Rich Asians epitomizes the intersection of the East and the West

Elaine Yang

October 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Web Exclusive

Supplemented by political, historical, and cultural implications, Crazy Rich Asians is a love story at its core. The romantic comedy follows lovers Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) and Nick Young (Henry Golding) from New York to Singapore. Nick reunites with his family and is the best man at his best friend’s...

Season Five of BoJack Horseman: Nobody escapes unscathed

Season Five of BoJack Horseman: Nobody escapes unscathed

Sasha Hassan, News Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

Rating: 4.5 / 5 stars   “The last days of sunset superstars” Unsurprisingly, Netflix’s animated original “BoJack Horseman” strays further from resolutions as it dives into its devastating fifth season, touching on socially relevant topics in BoJack’s eternal struggle to be a ...

Vogue September Issue embraces social change

Vogue September Issue embraces social change

Elisa Fang and Sraavya Sambara

September 27, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Her eyes seem to follow you as you move around her. In a true Victorian, Mona Lisa-esque fashion, Beyonce sits in the center of the cover wearing a tiered, billowing, pristinely white Gucci dress, coyly unbuttoned as it meets her legs and boldly contrasting her skin. Her neck, holding up her headpiece,...

Albums of Summer ’18

Albums of Summer ’18

Skyler Spears and Katie Williams

September 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Summer 2018 has been dubbed the season of new music; from Drake to Jorja Smith, new tracks featuring new sides of our favorite musicians were released. Over the course of the summer, numerous artists have released tracks that differ from their normal styles. Many have become iconic additions to musi...

Breaking hip-hop artist Cardi B. establishes herself in “Invasion of Privacy”

Breaking hip-hop artist Cardi B. establishes herself in “Invasion of Privacy”

Daniel Shen, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Web Exclusive

She was 16 when she joined the Bloods gang. Three years later, to escape poverty and domestic violence, she became a stripper. Today, Cardi B. struts a $500,000 engagement ring, and her studio debut is the most-streamed album by a female artist in its first week. In many ways, the classic rags-to-riches sto...

That’s a rap

Sraavya Sambara, Managing Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

My friends nod their heads synchronously to the thuds of music escaping from their phone speakers. They gush about the latest albums, from Kendrick and Drake to Jay-Z and Kanye, but to me, they could be speaking Latin. Unlike the masses of my generation, I have never understood the allure of the...

Timberlake kindles a new spirit in album “Man of the Woods”

Timberlake kindles a new spirit in album “Man of the Woods”

Eric Chang, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

With the release of “Man of the Woods” on Feb. 2, Justin Timberlake brings his music back to his origins, surprising his fans and critics with an unfamiliar combination of country and pop and moving away from his usual style. While feelings about the album have been mixed, Timberlake successfully ...

It’s game over for “Ready Player One”

Sasha Hassan, News Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

After the release of the CGI-heavy trailer, dedicated fans have been practically salivating for the movie adaptation of “Ready Player One,” directed by Steven Spielberg and set to hit screens on March 30. Critics from the Boston Globe to Entertainment Weekly praised the book and marked it as...

“End of the F***ing World” pierces the mind of a teenager

Vikram Balasubramanian and Skyler Spears

March 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

The eight-part series based on the graphic novel by Charles S. Forman, “End of the F***ing World,” is a dark comedy and a perfect netflix binge. It’s a romance story for the twenty-first century: a classic boy-meets-girl. But this boy is a self-diagnosed psychopath, and he’s looking for his first...

DV’s drama program provides a slick version of the classic “Grease”

DV’s drama program provides a slick version of the classic “Grease”

Elisa Fang and Pranav Chillappagari

March 8, 2018


Filed under A&E, On-Campus Art, Reviews

An excited chatter filled the space in anticipation, and lively discussions of the cast, people’s love for “Grease” and the homework to procrastinate on could be heard before the lights went dim. We went opening night, Feb. 1, and it was packed as was expected with the amount of publicity this mu...

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