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In season three, ‘Mrs. Maisel’ is still mostly marvelous

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” an Emmy-award-winning show, debuted its third season by the end of 2019. While the show still delivered on its trademark features such as witty, fast paced dialogue, dazzling performances and an… Read More...

The best of video game soundtracks

What do I mean by “best soundtracks?” As much as I would love to analyze the composition of these pieces and give you a very technical answer, my education in music theory stopped prematurely when… Read More...

The ambitious paintings of the senior midyear exhibition

Brandeis University might not have the most rigorous fine arts program in all of New England, but our student painters possess more than enough skill and creativity to stand out in a gallery. Any skeptics… Read More...

‘1917’ Review: World War One-Take

A “cut” is an elementary filmmaking term that refers to the point at which one shot ends and another begins. The camera “cuts,” and suddenly we’re looking at another angle, another scene or another perspective.… Read More...

‘Bombshell’ and ‘Richard Jewell’ stage tone-deaf portraits of the recent past

This past winter break, I had the unfortunate pleasure of wasting $20 and 240 minutes of my time watching “Bombshell” and “Richard Jewell” in theaters. Thankfully, I was also able to catch “Little Women” and… Read More...

‘You’ Season Two: the same old open curtains

I’ve realized two things over winter break: first, I watch far too much television, and second, second seasons of television shows rarely ever live up to the first. The first season of “You” introduced us… Read More...

The way of the fan: a brief retrospective of Disney’s ‘Star Wars’

If it isn’t already clear from the headline, I am a huge Star Wars fan and have loved the franchise ever since I watched the original trilogy on my grandparents’ VHS. Throughout these three films,… Read More...

Mom Rock is cool for kids and dads too

WBRS, if you’re reading this, I have the perfect band to play in Chum’s. Boston-based and incredibly talented, Mom Rock is the band to have on your radar. I first heard Mom Rock at the… Read More...

Ten years later, I’m still upset about ‘Inception’: an open letter to Christopher Nolan

I will admit it: I’m not the biggest movie buff. I estimate that I step into a movie theater about once a year. But “Inception” is a film that I love to watch every few… Read More...

‘Harley Quinn’ is hyper active and hyper hilarious

In recent days, DC Comics has had a bit of a darker streak. The DC films directed by Zach Synder (“Man of Steel,” “Batman v. Superman” and sort-of “Justice League”) gave a gritty outlook on… Read More...
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