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Ranking the ridiculous but iconic ‘Halloweentown’ movies

Maddy Erskine October 27, 2021

For all the '90s and early-2000s kids, the Halloweentown franchise was the ultimate movie series to watch in October. If you didn’t own the DVDs, you may have been like me and taped each movie when...

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Newest ‘To All the Boys’ movie gives cheesy romance new life

Ivy Secrest March 14, 2021

We all knew that one couple in high school that swore they would never break up, that college and distance couldn’t sway their love. They were unique; they would be the exception. Sometimes they...

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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ shines in acting, but falls short

Scott Powell February 9, 2021

Watching "Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom" is a little bit like watching a heart rate monitor: mostly flat and monotonous but bursting to life every once in a while in brief yet powerful explosions of raw...

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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ lacks Sorkin’s poetic prowess

Scott Powell February 8, 2021

There is no screenwriter more musical than Aaron Sorkin. His dialogue flows so whimsically and energetically through each scene in his films — be it Mark Zuckerberg’s ice-cold, tommy-gun speed...

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‘Ratched’ paints the disturbing realities of early asylums

Ivy Secrest February 7, 2021

If you’re looking for a series so deeply dark and disturbing it makes our pandemic times look preferable, Netflix’s "Ratched" may be for you. Intended to be a prequel to "One Who Flew Over the...

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Which Austen adaptation is, most ardently, the best?

Renee Ziel February 2, 2021

From Colin Firth to Matthew Macfadyen; from great wardrobes to greater scores; from yearning stares to fumbling hands, I present the ultimate showdown between the most well-known adaptations of Jane...

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Resilience of the Ravensbrück Rabbits: ‘Lilac Girls’ reviewed

Kailey Pickering September 15, 2020

Among Adolf Hitler’s concentration camps and the suffering that ran rampant during World War II lies a story of strength and perseverance. In her book "Lilac Girls," Martha Hall Kelly follows the true...

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The AJR ‘Summerland’ playlist: 5 bops from the Met brothers

Noah Pasley September 1, 2020

Monday not only marked the end of another month but the start of another occasion — a new song from the New York-based indie-pop trio known as AJR. The song is the band's second single of 2020, following...

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Denver duo Tennis returns to indie-pop scene with ‘Swimmer’

Arrion Smith February 18, 2020

Out of heartbreak and emotional plight comes some of the greatest music of all time. These are the struggles that created the latest album from Denver-based indie pop duo Tennis, titled "Swimmer." Released...

Collegian Picks: Who got snubbed at the Oscars?

Collegian Picks: Who got snubbed at the Oscars?

Lauryn Bolz February 5, 2020

Oscars season is upon us once again, meaning that, for this week, it is acceptable for us all to become the pretentious film nerds we can only hope to be while the rest of the year drags on. Don your bow...

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Earl Sweatshirt packs a surprise with new release

Dom Brazeau November 5, 2019

Earl Sweatshirt’s fourth studio album release, “FEET OF CLAY,” came less than a year after 2018’s “Some Rap Songs,” a lo-fi, experimental album that was viewed as one of the best rap albums...

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Kanye West takes a gospel turn on ‘Jesus Is King’

Dom Brazeau October 29, 2019

After multiple missed release dates and title changes to the album, Kanye West finally released “Jesus Is King.” It's one of the strangest albums of 2019 — admittedly, it isn't the most well-liked,...

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