BY CHARLES KIESER “There will now always be two groups of theatergoers in this world: those who have seen Moose Murders, and those who have not.” So said New York Times theater critic Frank Rich after attending the first, and last, Broadway performance of Moose Murders. He went on to call it “the worst […]
BY RYAN MILOWICKI Welcome back for another analysis of the Billboard Hot 100! Here’s all you need to know about the chart released today. THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor Shake It Off by Taylor Swift Black Widow by Iggy Azalea f/Rita Ora Habits (Stay High) by Tove Lo […]
by Catherine Zhang, originally on Cat the CriticMy friends Sarah and Bryant joined me on my food adventure as we traveled out of the suburb into the bustling city, stopping at a Japanese restaurant in downtown Chicago right next to Millenium Park.
BY VARUN KUMAR The main protagonists of Fincher’s films almost never get a happy ending, whether or not they deserve one. Since Se7en, there has always been a brooding and cynical tone in Fincher’s movies that build up from start to end until we are left with the protagnists often drowning in their own sorrow […]
By Ryan Milowicki Two of the most over-used genres in film are the courtroom drama and the family genre. It certainly seems that there are an infinite number of ways to tell the same kinds of stories, which would certainly account for the veritable surplus. The Judge borrows equally from both of these genres to create an entirely […]
by Catherine Zhang Flying Lotus (or, as his fans fondly refer to him, FlyLo), has a new album out, titled You’re Dead! On his website, he characterizes it as a “psychedelic death trip,” probably because you could stare at the album cover in an altered state of mind for hours on end.
Transitioning to College My pre-college reflection reads like it was written ages ago, when in reality I penned this angsty train-of-thought only a few weeks ago.
By Ryan Milowicki Is there any more difficult task in film than adapting a wildly successful novel?
By Ryan Milowicki As the preeminent farce comedian and satirist in America today, Seth MacFarlane has expanded his realm off of the television screen and into movie theaters.
By Ryan Milowicki With three tentpole Marvel superhero films coming out in two months, I feared that X-Men: Days of Future Past would have a nearly impossible task in replicating the success of the Captain America and Amazing Spider-Man sequels which preceded it.