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‘Fury’ offers a realistic WWII experience

There is an argument in the halls of pop culture criticism that every story relating to World War II has been told and that audiences are tired of seeing new ones. This argument was pr… Read More...

‘Dracula Untold’ lacks bite

I find the existence of “Dracula Untold” genuinely perplexing. Did anybody ask for this movie? According to Universal Studios, “Dracula Untold” is the first in what wil… Read More...

BTC gives inspiring performance of ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’

It is clear from the very beginning of “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” that this play wants to say something. Countless bits of dialogue reference the emotional metaphysics of tech… Read More...

‘The Equalizer’ is unfortunately uneven

At some point, probably after the massive success of the Christopher Nolan “Batman” trilogy, Hollywood decided that action movies weren’t allowed to be fun anymore. Radi… Read More...

Code Orange’s ‘I Am King’ lacks creativity

Code Orange (formerly Code Orange Kids) is a band that wants to be taken seriously. It has toured relentlessly over the two years since the release of its first album “Love is Love… Read More...

Avant-garde artists provide unique Chum’s experience

On April 11, just before the Brandeis community took its second spring break, students packed into Chum’s Coffee House for a musical experience unlike any other presented this … Read More...

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ outdoes predecessor

If there was ever a comic book character who faced terrible odds of getting a real, good big-screen adaptation, it was Captain America. As the series of cheesy late-’80s and earl… Read More...

Chum’s gets funky

Last Friday night, students packed themselves into Chum’s Coffee House for a musical celebration they called “Fat Friday,” referring to Mardi Gras. WBRS hosted and organ… Read More...

Lunar New Year performance draws large crowd

Last Friday, the Brandeis Chinese Cultural Connection (BC3) hosted a celebration of the new Lunar New Year, welcoming the Year of the Horse with a host of student performances and … Read More...

Boston band release intense and polished debut

In the fall of 2013, I saw Boston punks Lovechild by accident. I was running sound for a four-band show of local acts but not really paying attention, as the first band wasn’t reall… Read More...

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