Arts & Culture

“Moonlight”: A Review
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“Moonlight”: A Review

  “Who is you, Chiron?” Identity is perhaps the most crucial, and yet maddeningly elusive—even contradictory—parts of life. “Moonlight” is all about the challenges, changes, and influences that shape our sense of identity. It follows the life of a gay black man from the slums of Miami. The film is […]

“Denial”: A Review
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“Denial”: A Review

In “Denial”, Deborah Libstadt must defend herself and the historical integrity of the Holocaust when holocaust denier David Irving sues her for libel. The film opens with Libstadt going about her day: running with her dog through the neighborhood, teaching a class on Holocaust history, and preparing for a Q&A […]

Pop Quiz: Understanding Andy
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Pop Quiz: Understanding Andy

  “Isn’t life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?” —Andy Warhol. The name Andy Warhol represents one of those iconic American trademarks of which the mere mention immediately channels images in the mind’s eye of screenprint soup cans and multicolored Marilyns. Warhol had a way of […]

Under the Sun
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Under the Sun

  Loudspeakers call all citizens to attention, people flock to gather in an otherwise empty basketball court, and so begins a morning of requisite gymnastics in northern Korea, or as it is properly known, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). This extremely rare footage was procured by Vitaly Mansky […]

Bon Iver’s “22, A Million”
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Bon Iver’s “22, A Million”

The concept of a lonely bearded man retreating into the Wisconsin wilderness to create a painfully vulnerable folk record seems like it was written in a book. “For Emma, Forever Ago” and it’s romantic story quickly pushed Justin Vernon (known for, and as, his band, Bon Iver) to the forefront […]

The Best Invention Ever
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The Best Invention Ever

  While Record Store Day may just be another day at work for some of the individuals behind the counters, it has become more of a celebration for music lovers. Thousands of retailers around the world participate in this annual event. Record Store Day is a day for fans of […]