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Brandeisians tackle Kafka in stunning adaptation of ‘The Metamorphosis’

“When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.” That’s the first line of Franz Kafka’s deeply … Read More...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a messy, gilded sequel that’s still pretty entertaining

It’s cliche at this point to dismiss a sequel as being “not as good as the first one.” However, in this case, it’s also the truth. The follow up to 2015’s massive sleeper hi… Read More...

Summer movie recap: a quality paradox

Now that Labor Day is in the rear-view mirror, it’s time we talk about the 2017 summer movie season. The 2017 summer box office is a bit of a paradox. You’ve probably heard by now t… Read More...

In “Good Time” Robert Pattinson proves his worth in this intense crime thriller

“Good Time” is a film that requires a bit of a preface. It isn’t a movie you’ve heard of. It isn’t a particularly pleasant or crowd pleasing film. Honestly, “Good Time… Read More...

Flower Boy: Tyler the Creator continues to break the mold on his first truly excellent album

There’s been no shortage of great music in summer 2017. In June, Jay-Z released his groundbreakingly personal “4:44,” and shortly after, Lorde exploded back into our eard… Read More...

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ is a blunt instrument

Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album “DAMN.” dropped about two weeks ago, and that seems like almost enough time to be able to talk about it. Long story short, I don’t Read More...

The conundrum of Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’

Being a Frank Ocean fan can be confusing. After the release of the electric (but overly reliant on samples) mixtape “Nostalgia Ultra” in 2011 and his debut R&B masterpiecRead More...

Artist Cullen Washington Jr. breaches the abstract

Cullen Washington Jr. is interested in contrast. As the prolific professional artist summarized his career in a visit to Brandeis on Tuesday, March 28, a fixation on contrast emeRead More...

‘Iron Fist’ a show that feels like being punched in the chest

A few weeks ago, the first reviews of “Iron Fist” were released, and they were not positive. Though critics praised other Netflix and Marvel collaborations such as “DaredeRead More...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ impresses in a stunning directorial debut

Somewhere between their second and third season, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele’s “Key and Peele” exploded in popularity. Legendary sketches like the “East/WesRead More...

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