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“Nothing Happens” displays modern indie-rock

“Nothing Happens” displays modern indie-rock

David Bryant

April 22, 2019


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After a shower of outstanding singles throughout 2017 and a 6-track EP in 2018, Los Angeles indie rock band Wallows pulls through with their debut album “Nothing Happens.” The initial publicity from the three-man band Wallows came from vocalist and guitarist Dylan Minnette, who held a lead role ...

‘Captain Marvel’ increasingly enjoyable

‘Captain Marvel’ increasingly enjoyable

Adin Zweigbaum

April 16, 2019


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Adding a new character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Captain Marvel” creates a spectacular entertainment experience, as we follow Carol Danvers (Brie Larson). Similar to all other Marvel movies, “Captain Marvel” begins with the classic Marvel intro. However, this time the classic Marvel i...

Billie Eilish’s debut album explores moody pop sound

Billie Eilish’s debut album explores moody pop sound

Maddie Schutte

April 11, 2019


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Billie Eilish’s debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” produces a refreshing take on alternative pop music and explores Eilish’s dark and complex mind. The album starts out with the track “bad guy,” which was an instant favorite for me. The song gradually builds intens...

Local pad thai flavors vary

Local pad thai flavors vary

Noah Orloff

April 9, 2019


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I tasted vegetarian pad thai at five different local restaurants, reviewing the various components that make up a pad thai. The reviews below are not based off authenticity or traditionality — subjects that I am not qualified for — instead it is simply how much I enjoyed each dish. I acknowledge...

Netflix’s latest documentary dives deep into a serial killer’s mind

Netflix’s latest documentary dives deep into a serial killer’s mind

Kate Schneider

March 17, 2019


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“Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” gives a brand new perspective into the psyche of a serial killer and how brutal the infamous Ted Bundy was. Through the use of interviews with Bundy while he was on death row, real footage from his trial and interviews with those from his past, “Th...

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ falls short

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ falls short

Adin Zweigbaum

March 14, 2019


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Back when the first “How to Train Your Dragon” movie came out, it was considered an animated masterpiece, but the final installment to this trilogy does not live up to the original. DreamWorks Animation’s newest installment of the series begins with the small Viking town of Berk, yet again und...

‘You’ leads viewers on thrilling ride of emotions

‘You’ leads viewers on thrilling ride of emotions

Maddie Schutte

February 26, 2019


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After watching the newest Netflix original TV show, “You,” blow up across social media platforms, I decided to give it try. Within seconds of hearing Penn Badgley’s creepy — but endearing — voice narrating the first scene, I was hooked. Growing up watching dark and twisted dramas, like “Pretty Litt...

New series provides fresh take on comic book superheroes

New series provides fresh take on comic book superheroes

Jenna Cook

February 25, 2019


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After DC and Marvel have spent so many years shoving comic book content down the average consumer’s throat, I thought I had seen all the genre had to offer. Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” proved me wrong. The pilot episode follows a family of superhero siblings reuniting for their father’s ...

Maggie Rogers defines sound through debut album

Maggie Rogers defines sound through debut album

Abby Intveld

February 17, 2019


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Finding an album in which every song doesn’t sound the same but offers ranging sonic textures can be difficult, but “Heard It In a Past Life” is an album that proved it’s not impossible.   The 12-track album varies in sound from song to song, switching from upbeat electronic sounds to sm...

Modern Arthurian retelling misses mark

Modern Arthurian retelling misses mark

Jenna Cook

February 13, 2019


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As a history and fantasy enthusiast, I wanted to enjoy “The Kid Who Would Be King.” Unfortunately, there was more to critique than to praise in not only the story, but the characterization, dialogue and much more. Taking place in a modern-day politically divided United Kingdom, the film tells the...

‘Sex Education’ doesn’t satisfy

‘Sex Education’ doesn’t satisfy

Emma Yarger

February 7, 2019


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“Sex Education” makes a surface level attempt to break the mold and only lands with inattentive audiences. This show is one of Netflix’s most recent attempts at a hit. However, it comes off just so — as an attempt. With a storyline full of tropes it is clear the show is trying too hard. “...

‘Aquaman’ falls below expectations

‘Aquaman’ falls below expectations

Megan Raatz

January 23, 2019


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Going to see “Aquaman,” I knew it wasn’t going to be the best movie ever, but I still came out of the theater disappointed. DC Comics’ newest attempt at putting some backstory behind its Justice League characters falls so terribly short even a wet shirtless Jason Momoa can’t save it. If yo...

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