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“The Witcher” proves not all adaptations are bad

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor March 5, 2020

Despite the amount of streaming services we have at our disposal, it can be hard to avoid one controversial topic: book to screen adaptations. Every adaptation of a classic is held to an incredibly...

Scorsese's most recent film doesn't live up to the hype

Scorsese’s most recent film doesn’t live up to the hype

Evan Peck, Culture Columnist February 7, 2020

Even with all of the Oscar acclaim for Martin Scorsese’s historically-based three-and-a-half-hour drama, “The Irishman,” disappoints despite its all-star cast and iconic director.  Released on...

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Newest “Big Mouth” season answers the questions you’re afraid to ask

Emma Shapera, Culture Columnist October 20, 2019

I think it’s safe to say that getting older never stops being terrifying, but as college students we have maybe half our shit figured out.  Thankfully, your favorite animated middle school squad...

The good, the bad and the

The good, the bad and the “meh” of “Love, Death & Robots”

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor October 17, 2019

There are not many corners of the entertainment industry where you can find intelligent yogurt, living piles of garbage, ancient hallucinogenic fish, cyborg gangs and a healthy dose of nihilism all wrapped...

Prime Time Cats – Love don’t justify everything

Corey Dew and Destiny Andrews February 12, 2019

YOU!!!! YES YOU!!! Know you’d love to know more about One In Four. This week join Corey, Destiny, and a few special guests as they discuss the controversial show “YOU” and the organization One in...

“Ballad of Buster Scruggs” displays creativity over cohesion

Keely Lyons, Staff Columnist February 1, 2019

In the opening scene of the Coen brothers’ newest film, a ragged and worn book titled “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” lies centered on a nondescript wooden floor as Western guitars and horns play...

Culture staff recommends: Netflix movies

Arts Staff April 3, 2018

Did you forget to grab a free movie ticket this week? Don’t want to make the trek down the hill to the Roxy? Culture staff writers have you covered with five Netflix movies you can watch from the...

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