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Wonder Woman/Trailer Still
Arts & Culture

Wonder Woman: A Review

Since its announcement, “Wonder Woman” has had a continuous uphill battle ahead of its release. Some viewers see little hope in Warner Brothers’ DC film universe. Viewers of those films are asking themselves, “If “Batman V Superman” and “Suicide Squad” were so bad, why should we give “Wonder Woman” a […]

The Zookeeper's Wife/Trailer Still
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The Zookeeper’s Wife: A Review

The first thing the viewer sees in “The Zookeeper’s Wife” is the back of Antonina Żabiński’s (Jessica Chastain) head. The camera remains fixed on her, moving behind her, supporting her, as she briefly plays with the lion cubs sleeping next to her son (Timothy Radford) and makes her way to […]

Kendrick Lamar/via Flickr
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DAMN: A Review.

A cage rose around a seated Kendrick Lamar as a fog machine started whirring again. It was the final performance to a scathingly hot weekend at Coachella. The listless crowd, hampered by days of dehydration and hangovers, jumped alive immediately when King Kendrick announced his presence. Forgoing backtracks made his […]

“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 […]

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 […]