Weekly Radio Roundup: Sept. 7 – Sept. 14

Welcome to a new semester of our Weekly Radio Roundups. A lot has changed since last May but thankfully, we had some great new music releases to get us through the summer. This week’s...

‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ Will Leave You Confounded

In true Charlie Kaufman fashion, the director’s newest film, “I’m Thinking of Ending Things,” crafts a brilliant and rich narrative that makes very little sense. With a favorable Rotten Tomatoes score of 83% alongside...

The Time To Support Independent Musicians Is Now

When COVID-19 first hit, people found themselves with substantially more time on their hands. As numerous people have turned to music as an escape, the percentage of streaming service subscribers and listeners has drastically...

‘Zeros’ Soars from Optimism to Bitter Observation

Both bubbly and gritty, Declan McKenna’s new album “Zeros” is thoughtful, self-aware and a total jam. While his first album was catchy, sweet and rooted in the growing pains of the teenage years, “Zeros”...

‘Beau Travail’s’ Restoration Re-animates the Beauty of Denis’s Cinematic Gem

Sunbaked bodies bustle under the African Sun in Claire Denis’s loose re-telling of Herman Melville’s “Billy Budd.” Under Officer Galoup’s (Denis Lavant) eyes, the aptly christened, nameless legionaries toil day-in and day-out. Living in...

Rock and Roll With President Carter in Mary Wharton’s Feature Debut

Less than five minutes into the new documentary “Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President,” former President Jimmy Carter corrects the well-known story of Willie Nelson smoking weed with a Secret Service agent in the...

The 2020 VMAs Prove The Traditional Awards Show Model Is Dead

MTV held the 37th annual Video Music Awards on Aug. 30, the first show in the history of the program to be held without an in-person audience due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. More...

Remembering the Late, Great Chadwick Boseman

I believe Chadwick Boseman was and always will be an extremely rare kind of actor — one of the true, real-deal movie stars. He was a man of high class and charisma, noticeably devoid...

Disclosure’s ‘ENERGY’ Is a Vibrant, Electronic Escape

Lately, the world has seemed ever-changing, yet uncomfortably still. It’s hard to take time to simply exist and breathe. Disclosure’s third studio album, “ENERGY,” gives us the chance to do just that, while providing...

‘Bill & Ted Face the Music,’ A Most Excellent Exercise in Pure Entertainment

“Bill & Ted Face the Music” might be the only film in history that can boast about the fact that it contains a duet between Jimi Hendrix (DazMann Still) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Daniel...

Warning, the Series Finale of “I May Destroy You” Might Actually Destroy You

Content warning: in addition to spoilers, this article mentions sexual assault/violence. Creator Michaela Coel is fierce, and her brand new semi-autobiographical HBO drama which she both created and stars in, is no different. “I May...

Katy Perry Clings To Her Past in ‘Smile’

Being America’s “Teenage Dream” is hard. Katy Perry’s sixth studio album, “Smile,” is proof that it is difficult to continue to thrive in the music world when popular artists rely on the sound of...
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