The Vermont Cynic

Gaga amazes in “A Star is Born”

Hunter McKenzie, Culture Columnist

October 19, 2018

Filed under Culture, Reviews

If you don’t want to spend a Friday night catching another dull superhero flick, the new “A Star is Born” is the kind of the movie — at least for the first 2/3  — that one needs to see when the brain and the heart need a reboot. Here’s what happens when you do go catch “A Star is Born:” you’ll buy a tick...

St. Vincent’s new album is an epic of self-reflection

Kelsey Neubauer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Arts, Reviews

Annie Clark has been deemed a contemporary “female Bowie,” by critics since she first began producing music as St. Vincent. In her most recent album, she examines the personal veracity of an imposed on her - Bowie’s androgynous indie-pop successor. Reviews of her album by esteemed music critics at major paint her...

On campus coffee for your exam cram

On campus coffee for your exam cram

December 8, 2015

Finals are coming and for most students that means late nights, flashcards and lots of coffee. To help wit...

A ‘Pebble’ you’ll want to share

A ‘Pebble’ you’ll want to share

November 20, 2015

A Single Pebble is an upscale Asian restaurant, and well aware of it. The lighting is dim and waiters and wai...

“Foxcatcher” wrestles with the after effects of success

Colin Kamphuis

March 24, 2015

Filed under Arts, Reviews

A reclusive, eccentric billionaire and a world champion wrestler team up to train for the 1988 Olympics in the five-time Oscar-nominated movie, “Foxcatcher.” Rather than focusing solely on the athlete’s pursuit of some title, “Foxcatcher” is a sports movie that contains underlying drama and conflict that extends far b...

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