The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Mystery thriller burns up

Colin Kamphuis

November 2

Filed under Arts, Reviews

Despite a strong cast and experienced director, “Inferno” continues the downwards spiral in quality characteristic of recent films following a similar formula. Tom Hanks returns as Professor Robert Langdon in the film adapte...

‘The Accountant’ doesn’t add up despite great cast

Colin Kamphuis

October 27

Filed under Arts, Reviews

Perhaps an attempt to reimagine the story of the awkward genius in “Good Will Hunting,” “The Accountant” presents its own oddball math whiz, but falls soundly into the mediocre category. Ben Affleck takes on role s...

Solange sets the table: take a seat

October 25

Filed under Arts, Reviews

How often does a genuinely personal, political and narrative album come along? It takes a truly talented artist to compose a record that gives the listener a feeling of actual dialogue–a coherent communication of life, strug...

Marvel’s new hero fights social issues

October 14

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Reviews

So you’ve finally moved off campus and you’re broke as hell. Why waste non-existent disposable income when you can stay in, just you and an obscene amount of television? My recommendation: binge-watching is free, so spend the night ge...

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883
Reviews