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It’s been a big week for Chicago’s hip-hop scene

This past week has been crazy for Chicago’s hip-hop scene. After years of anticipation, three major projects have been released. This is the same scene that produced now-global superstar Chance the Rapper, so it’s always… Read More...

Spike Lee returns with stunning ‘BlacKkKlansman’

There are a number of reasons Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” shouldn’t have won Best Picture or Best Director last year. But my main complaint—ironically, an aspect that likely helped the movie win—was… Read More...

Spike Lee returns with stunning ‘BlacKkKlansman’

There are a number of reasons Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” shouldn’t have won Best Picture or Best Director last year. But my main complaint—ironically, an aspect that likely helped the movie win—was… Read More...

Still “Insecure”

HBO’s “Insecure” is one of the many shows right now riding the line between “comedy” and “drama.” Traditionally, shows that have half-hour episodes are considered comedies, while anything longer has to be a “drama.” But… Read More...

In a sinister, singular season, ‘Sharp Objects’ cuts deep

There will never be a second season of “Sharp Objects”—HBO president Casey Boyd confirmed as much a few weeks ago. But where other programs would see this as a judgment, this is a blessing for… Read More...

The best (and worst) of summer movies

Noah: You know what, Jonah, I think it was actually a good summer for movies. I think I tend to go see more arthouse/independent stuff, and I feel pretty satisfied with what I saw. There… Read More...

‘Legion’ is just as crazy and just as compelling in it’s second season

Interpretive dance battling against the forces of evil. Waffles delivered to a hungry protagonist on tiny boats. Time travel. Random narration by Emmy award winner Jon Hamm. Seriously, if you’re not watching “Legion” on FX… Read More...

Cardi B proves she’s here to stay on her powerful debut record, ‘Invasion of Privacy’

“Bodak Yellow” was a bolt of lightning. Though the beat wasn’t particularly special, the voice rapping over it certainly was. Savage and energetic, it felt like Cardi B’s flow was on top of that mediocre… Read More...

Thank God, ‘Atlanta’ is back

Normally, reviewing TV shows is frustrating. With any season of a show that’s 13 episodes or fewer, each installment is only going to be a piece of a single, larger narrative. I wouldn’t review just… Read More...

‘A Quiet Place’ is a startling tension machine

No matter how much you hate horror movies, you cannot deny that the genre is in the midst of a real renaissance. From the plodding scares of “It Follows” to the terror of “The Babadook,”… Read More...
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