‘Maestro’ is a flat relationship drama disguised as a biopic

Leonard Bernstein is probably one of the most celebrated conductors and composers of recent history. He has done fantastic and one of a kind work for different orchestras, musicals, movies and more. Bernstein is a musician that deserves to be ranked among the best in American history. That being said, how many people actually know […]

2024 Australian Open recap: Sinner Sinner, chicken dinner

After two weeks of intense tennis matches, another Australian Open has come and gone. I do not know how I will get by without checking tennis scores at five in the morning, but I will soldier on. This year’s Australian Open, which was played from Jan. 14 to 28, turned out to be fairly eventful. […]

‘May December’ has terrific acting but slow storytelling

In 1996, elementary school teacher Mary Kay Letourneau was caught having a sexual relationship with her 12 year old student Vili Fualaau. After Letourneau served her prison sentence, and Fualaau became an adult, the two got married and raised their two daughters together. I do not think I have to explain why this whole situation […]

The 2024 guide to awards show fashion

We are at the beginning of a new year, which means that we are now in the thick of awards season. The best in movies and television are being celebrated at this time of year and there is excitement all around. While a lot of that excitement is for the media being awarded, that is […]

‘Hot Potato: The Story of The Wiggles’ peels back the curtain of childhood idols

When it comes to the best-selling acts to come out of Australia, people might think of rock bands, like AC/DC, and A-list actors, like Nicole Kidman. They likely won’t think about a children’s comedy band with songs about fruit salads and monkeys. However, The Wiggles have made millions of dollars a year, being the best-selling […]

People’s Sexiest Man Alive: The men are sexy and they know it

For a long time, many aspects of the media were created for the male gaze. The sexualization of women was the backbone to money being made in many aspects of the media. However, People Magazine has set out to change that with their Sexiest Man Alive issues. Every year since 1985, People Magazine has selected […]

The life of Chandler Bing and death of Matthew Perry

When it comes to a person’s favorite character in a television series, the deciding factor is often relatability. People usually like a character that they feel that they can connect to and possibly be friends with. When it comes to “Friends”, that role usually belongs to Chandler Bing. As he once described himself, he is […]

Dating apps through the college girl lens

We really have to marvel at the power of technology. Our phones are small enough to fit in our pockets, yet they are capable of doing so much for us. I can turn on my phone, and suddenly I have the ability to pay bills, find a car ride and order dinner. I also have […]

‘Old Enough’ is a well-balanced novel of self-discovery in college

It is no secret that starting college means starting a new phase of your life. It can be many people’s first time away from home, surrounded by new people. It can be a scary experience, but it is also a necessary one. This is especially true if you want to escape from the past. That […]

‘The Other Two’ is a hilarious satire of the entertainment industry

From an outsider’s perspective, the entertainment can look like a magical and wild land. People see entertainers’ lives as being full of glitz and glamor. However, there is a lot of work that needs to be done in order to create that facade. It is hard to make it to the top, and it can […]

‘Bottoms’ is the wild high school satire that this generation needs

High school can be a messy experience for everyone. However, what is stopping people from changing that? Could they make those changes through beating the shit out of their classmates, friends and crushes? In real life, that is probably not the best choice to make. However, in “Bottoms”, that could be the ticket to success. […]

Comedian Ryan Kelly (@YouthPastorRyan) performs at Brandeis

On Sept. 2, comedian Ryan Kelly performed his stand up comedy routine at Brandeis. Kelly has made a big name for himself online in comedy, which led to a lot of anticipation for the event. This comedic event was organized by the Department of Student Engagement. There was free admission that was on a first-come, […]

‘Asteroid City’ is Wes Anderson to the extreme

Wes Anderson has built a name for himself amongst the film lover community. This is not only for the stories that he tells, but also the aesthetics that he creates. The over-saturation, the use of symmetry, cut-and-dry dialogue and precocious characters are just some of the staples of Anderson’s dialogue. It has come to a […]

Brandeis National Committee will honor journalist Judy Woodruff at 75th anniversary

At Brandeis’ 75th Anniversary celebration, broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff will be honored with the Brandeis National Committee’s (BNC) Abram L. Sachar Award, named in honor of Brandeis’s founding president. The BNC, which has existed since the school started in 1948, provides support for the university through fundraising and events. Awarded annually since its establishment in […]

A day at the US Open

Have you ever wanted to go to an amusement park, but it is centered around tennis matches? Well, that is the best way to describe my experience of going to the first day of the US Open. It was a day full of chaos, but it was the good kind of chaos. I have been […]