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‘Possessor’ is a horrific tale of technological intrusion

“Possessor” directed by Brandon Cronenberg is ostentatious, confusing and wholly unique in its artistic vision. This surrealist dramatic horror may be memorable and thought-provoking, but that does not excuse the vague, and at times boring,… Read More...

‘Wonder Woman 84:’ The perils of trying when you shouldn’t

There is a certain liberation to not having any standards, cataclysmic failure freeing you from all expectations. The DC Extended Universe (DCEU) had this freedom. Like a skyscraper built on sand, their whole experiment has… 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...

‘WandaVision’: A tour de force through the decades

In 2018’s “Avengers: Infinity War,” the android Avenger, Vision (Paul Bettany), dies. Despite those unfortunate circumstances, “WandaVision,” the first of several upcoming Disney and Marvel projects, shows Vision well and alive in 1950s Americana. Confused?… Read More...

Student cartoon showcase: 2/12

Campus Life Part 11 by David Shapiro ’24@campus_life_cartoons… 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...

‘Happiest Season’ is 2020’s movie for the most wonderful time of the year

Let me start off by saying that I am not the biggest fan of holiday movies, mostly because of their formula. (Grinch-y male character hates Christmas before accidentally falling in love with a woman whose… Read More...

‘Freaky’ is underwhelming but entertaining

I have seen very few movies in which I felt the writers truly captured the complexities of teen language and diction. “Freaky,” the newest teen horror released in theaters, truly felt like it was written… Read More...

Student cartoon showcase: 12/4

Campus Life Part 10 by David Shapiro ’24@campus_life_cartoons… Read More...

Hoot Recommends: winter holiday edition

“The Nice Guys” Do you know what sealed it for me that humanity should just give up already and make way for the dolphins to replace us? On its opening weekend, Shane Black’s “The Nice… Read More...
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