‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’: A Masterful Exploration of Love

The Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winner is a stunning portrayal of love through the gaze of an artist. A group of women hum different notes around a fire. As they get...

Video Games: From ‘Pong’ to the Eighth Art

A lot has changed in video games since their humble beginnings in the 1970s. The matter of choosing what to play is no longer as simple as deciding between an action-packed game of “Pong”...

‘The Slow Rush’ Is Tame Impala’s Most Introspective Album to Date

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” was a full-bodied, mind-bending, psychedelic journey that I never wanted to end. Beginning with “One More Year” and ending with “One More Hour,” time is undeniably the theme of...

Support Your OG Bookstores

From James Baldwin to E. E. Cummings and many more, there was a time when literary icons roamed Bleecker and Broadway. Many of them sat in the East Village and pondered on the world...

“Texas Sun” Indulges in Lust and Repents

Soul singer Leon Bridges paired with psychedelic three-person band Khruangbin to create an album which relies on the funky rhythm foundation of the Houston-based band and Bridges’ smooth vocals. Khruangbin’s style — jam session...

Staff Recs: Valentine’s Day Edition

Ashley Wu, Deputy Arts Editor  Even though Valentine’s Day was invented by Hallmark to sell greeting cards, let’s try to forget about capitalism for a second and celebrate love or something. This Friday, show your...

‘I Lost My Body’: A Hand’s Odyssey

Content warning: this article contains spoilers Why can’t French films ever just be normal? Just once. Must everything be beautiful and profound, not just in spite of, but because of its strangeness? Maybe not, but...

‘The Lodge’: An Elegant Horror Movie that Stumbles at the Last Hurdle

Lately, there appears to be a resurgence of high-quality, atmospheric horror movies free of cheap scares. Films like “Midsommar” and “The Lighthouse” craft their horror through uncomfortable tension rather than relying on tired tropes....

Weekly Radio Roundup: Feb. 7 – Feb. 12

From Sufjan Stevens to Carly Rae Jepsen, this week’s slew of singles mostly consisted of soft-spoken reflections on living in modernity. Whether it’s King Krule shrieking about loneliness or Sharon Van Etten voicing her...

Electronic Super-Producer Cowgirl Clue Discusses the Punk Aesthetic of Pop

You can’t forget Cowgirl Clue’s music. She has a knack for catchy songwriting and yet, her songs sound completely out of left field — like Tinker Bell found a drum machine. Cowgirl Clue’s music...

This Is a Review of ‘Horse Girl’ Starring Alison Brie, Thanks

Saddle up, horse girls — Alison Brie’s “Horse Girl” is now on Netflix. The film premiered at Sundance in January, but was released to the masses this past Friday, Feb. 7. Directed by Jeff...

‘And Then We Danced’ Shows the Freedom Within the Language of Dance

Sweden’s Oscar submission opened to buzz at the Cannes Film Festival, but in Georgia, the country the film is set in, it opened to intense protest. Due to the LGBTQ+ content of the film,...
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