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Koslofsky’s Corner: what are we going to do with Dave Chappelle, old man?

“A guy your age wouldn’t even know the pain. It’s like in your generation the space shuttle [The Challenger] blows up every fucking day. How can you care about anything, when you care about every… Read More...

‘The Affair of the Mysterious Letter’ serves up a spellbinding take on the Sherlock Holmes mythos

“The Affair of the Mysterious Letter” is a very boring title for a mystery novel. It is up there with “The Case of the Stolen Object” and “The Mystery of the Guy Who Was Murdered”… Read More...

‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ review: a return done right

On August 30, Netflix added a new series to its ever-expanding roster, a prequel to the beloved Jim Henson masterpiece “The Dark Crystal.” Released almost 37 years after the initial film, “The Dark Crystal: Age… Read More...

Gaming’s Most Hated: EA

Electronic Arts (EA) is one of the biggest and most successful video game companies in the world. It is the publisher/developer for some of the most iconic game series ever released: “FIFA,” “Madden,” “Battlefield,” “The… Read More...

‘Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood’ is a desperate bid for transcendence from a filmmaker on his way out

Is there any American director with a brand-name that can rival Quentin Tarantino? For the last 25 years, this uncompromising auteur (or: stubborn misogynist) has been the loudest voice in violent, independent cinema. But not… Read More...

Why this season of The Bachelorette is the feminist story we all need

Let’s get one thing straight here: “The Bachelorette” is not the right way to find love. It is an imperfect show and inherently flawed. At its core, “The Bachelorette” is a sociological study: to ask… Read More...

Rose Art Museum showcases inaugural summer exhibitions

The Rose Art Museum opened its doors for the this summer for their inaugural summer exhibitions. Since its founding in 1961, the Rose Art Museum has usually been closed during the summer months, coinciding with… Read More...

Dora and the Lost City of Gold is a meta-modernist masterpiece

Before we begin this discussion of the live-action Dora the Explorer movie produced by Michael Bay, I’d like to introduce you all to the term “meta-modernism.” Essentially, it’s a development in aesthetics and philosophy that… Read More...

‘Godzilla: King of Monsters’ review: let them fight

The most recent addition to Legendary Entertainment and Warner Brother’s Cinematic Monsterverse, “Godzilla: King of Monsters” is a perfect example of a movie that must be seen in theaters. However, the film does suffer from… Read More...

Koslofsky’s Corner: And We’re Off!

Hello! Welcome to the Arts Section of The Brandeis Hoot! My name is Jonah, and I’ll be your arts editor for this coming year. I’m a senior studying English and film. Criticism, especially film criticism… Read More...
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