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Student cartoon showcase: 9/25

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Fleet Foxes’ ‘Shore’ is the Perfect Autumnal Album

The aptly titled album “Shore” represents a coming home for Fleet Foxes’ frontman and songwriter Robin Pecknold, and a return to warmth and comfort after rough waters. The cover art of their prior album, 2017’s… Read More...

‘Julie and the Phantoms’ stands tall

“Julie and the Phantoms” is the feel-good musical series that 2020 needed. The goofy writing and the light-hearted plot is enough to make it good, but the soundtrack is what takes this series to the… Read More...

‘Ratched’ is wretched

Ryan Murphy fascinates me. As someone who appreciates well-crafted narratives and gripping characters, his propensity to drive his premises into meandering self indulgence and cartoonish irreverence should nauseate me. From a writing standpoint he elicits… Read More...

A brief introduction to the ‘Fate’ franchise

It all started with a Japanese adult visual novel called “Fate/stay night.” Released in 2004, the game tells the story of Emiya Shirou, a highschooler who unwittingly joins the fifth “Holy Grail War,” an old… Read More...

‘The Devil All the Time:’ dangerous, dark and downright depressing

“The Devil All the Time” (dir. Antonio Campos) is a great movie about terrible people. In this adaptation of the Donald Ray Pollock book of the same title, the audience witnesses the chronicles of the… Read More...

Student cartoon showcase: 9/18

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“I’m Thinking of Ending Things:” A macabre breakup movie

Charlie Kaufman’s “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” odd, at times unbearably slow, pacing and hard-to-decipher surrealist atmosphere make it one of the most unsettling horror films of the last few years. Without the crutches of… Read More...

The evolution of Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn has one of the most compelling character evolutions in the DC universe. She didn’t originate in comic books. Her first appearance ever was in a minor role in the episode “Joker’s Favor” on… Read More...

‘Lucifer’ season 5 review

Warning: this article contains spoilers from Netflix’s “Lucifer” season 5 Full of celestial action, intense revelations and a certain introduction that viewers will not want to miss, “Lucifer” surprised fans in many ways this season,… Read More...
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