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The Rose Art Museum’s ‘Off The Wall’ exhibit and beyond

The latest and only exhibition currently open for viewing at the Rose Art Museum is called “Off The Wall,” which is tied to the Rose’s 60th anniversary celebration. “We are thrilled we’ve been able to… Read More...

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ explores uncharted Disney territories in a deep and surprising way

“Raya and the Last Dragon” is action-packed and thought-provoking. The movie’s central theme of trust and its premise featuring a plague renders the film as truly a product of its time—despite the film being set… Read More...

‘Lupin’ is an intelligent thriller French series

Arsene Lupin, written by Maurice Leblanc, is a character often considered the “Sherlock Holmes” of French literature. However, one major difference between Holmes and Arsene Lupin, which inspired the show “Lupin,” is the way that… Read More...

The poetry that kicked off the Biden Administration

Words carry the weight of reality in an extremely precarious balance. Enter Amanda Gorman. On Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, Gorman was featured as the youngest inaugural poet yet, and she performed her poem “The Hill… Read More...

Miley Cyrus’s ‘Plastic Hearts’ is the album she was born to make

Miley Cyrus’s new album “Plastic Hearts” captures feelings of complex youthful sorrow and navigating identity through the lens of pleasure and pain in her lyrics. The inaugural track of “Plastic Hearts,” titled “WTF Do I… Read More...

Switching ‘positions:’ Ariana Grande’s latest album is a sensual fantasy

Ariana Grande’s latest album, “positions,” is an enigmatic, provocative, vocal dream where Grande is attempting to solidify her status as an R&B singer. Put simply, this album is sexy. It reveals an Ari who is… Read More...

‘Blood of Zeus:’ a contemporary take on ancient myths

Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers on what happens in “Blood of Zeus.” “Blood of Zeus” offers a vibrant and new-dimensional take on ancient Greek mythology. The new Netflix anime series stays true to classic… Read More...

Hoot Recommends: Halloween edition

“Halloween” The 1978 spooky classic Halloween is perfect if you are looking for a nostalgic 70s movie about a rogue psychiatric patient turned stabbing murderer. Although the violence definitely appears toned down to modern day… Read More...

“The Boys” season two ups the violence and the satire

Wildly entertaining and relevant, “The Boys” is one of the few shows that achieves a superior second season. As much as the show is a psychological, action-filled thriller, it is also a political satire with… Read More...

‘Mulan’ live action was a deep dishonor to fans of the original

Who is this live-action “Mulan” for? Fans of the original “Mulan,” like myself, love the Fa ancestors (renamed Hua in the live-action), Mulan’s grandmother, Mushu the tiny dragon, the cricket, General Shang, the songs, the… Read More...
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