Album Art Provides a Snapshot of Artists’ Personalities

Album art is the face of music. It is a visual representation of what’s inside an album. It isn’t always as on the nose as the Beatles strutting across Abbey Road on a beautiful...

‘Easter Snap’ Is What Nonfiction Films Should Strive to Be

“Easter Snap” is not a normal documentary; there is no narration and it isn’t explicitly informative. No, “Easter Snap” is hardly a documentary at all — it is a piece of visual art, rather...

‘Joker’: A Mesmerizing Making-a-Murderer Tale

It seemed that Heath Ledger’s famous performance as the Joker in “The Dark Knight Rises” would remain unmatched forever. Ledger’s take on the character cast a shadow on any who dared take on the...

Niall Horan Matures With New Single ‘Nice To Meet Ya’

Niall Horan teased his upcoming album by releasing the first single, “Nice To Meet Ya,” last week. A fresh sound for the artist, the song shows that the former One Direction member has left...

‘Stupid F-cking Bird’ Soars in Its Reinvention of a Chekhov Classic

“The play begins when someone says, ‘Start the f-cking play,’” the show’s protagonist, Con (Blake Merriman), shouts as he walks through the audience. This is how “Stupid F-cking Bird” opens. Luckily, one woman in...

‘The Laundromat’ Is Star-Studded and Half-Baked

In less than a minute, Steven Soderbergh affirms what we already knew to be true: Antonio Banderas is, and will always be, a stone-cold fox. Suit-clad and smugly traversing the fourth wall at every...

‘The Day Shall Come’ Boldly Lampoons Terror and the FBI

“The Day Shall Come” is the second film from “Four Lions” director Chris Morris, and the second to explore terrorism through satirical comedy. Moses Al Shabaz (Marchant Davis) is a self-proclaimed prophet who preaches...

‘Judy’ Reveals the Pain Behind Garland’s Glitzy Persona

Most people know Hollywood legend Judy Garland as sweet, naive Dorothy Gale from “The Wizard of Oz.”  “Judy,” which premiered on Sept. 26, takes this image and flips it on its head, revealing the true...

Coming to Broadway in Fall 2019

Summer has finally come to a close, and that means it’s time for sweaters, pumpkins and Broadway previews. This fall, there are dozens of new shows coming to Broadway and off-Broadway stages near you....

‘Pain and Glory’ Is a Visually Stunning Film About Art’s Creation

“Pain and Glory,” Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film, is one of his more autobiographical works. It centers on director Sebastian Mallo (Antonio Banderas), who is struggling to write anything new after his mother’s death. The...

Chris Chan Roberson: The Fastest Professor Alive

Blink and you’ll miss him. From every corner of the film industry to every classroom at the Tisch School of the Arts, two decades of professional experience has left no stone unturned by Professor...

Rapper Jack Harlow Talks Exploding Popularity, Humble Start

It was just another Thursday for musician Jack Harlow. The 21-year-old rapper started his day by posting a video of his first billboard in New York City to Instagram. A milestone for any artist,...
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