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Chainsmokers’ new album: ‘It Won’t Kill You’

Chainsmokers’ new album: ‘It Won’t Kill You’

Caitlyn Mendoza, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

On April 7, The Chainsmokers came out with their first album, “Memories.. Do Not Open.” However this wasn't always part of The Chainsmokers’ plan — in past interviews they have mentioned that an alb...

Feminist noir in Ingmar Bergman’s ‘Nora’

Sommer Dalton, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Fine Arts, Reviews

Producing an adaptation of a century old play can be tricky: there has to be a balance between the modern and just enough reference to the past. In Ingmar Bergman’s play “Nora,” the classic Henrik Ibsen play “A Doll’s House” is reworked to highlight gender roles in modern times exceptionally well. Ibsen’s work was released at a time when the early waves of feminism were beginning to sprout. It worked to challenge...

Another summer of reboots and remakes

Another summer of reboots and remakes

April 19, 2017

Every summer, Hollywood seemingly prides itself on releasing reboots and remakes, trying to outdo the originals by constantly revisiting overused storylines and plots in an attempt to find that summer...

‘The Last Jedi’s’ first strike

‘The Last Jedi’s’ first strike

April 19, 2017

The marketing campaign for the next installment of the Star Wars franchise began on Friday, when the first footage of “The Last Jedi” was revealed at Star Wars Celebration Orlando and quickly released to...

Don’t forget “Your Name.”

Don’t forget “Your Name.”

April 11, 2017

It has been a long-running joke among the Daily 49er staff that I dislike most films, but while some recent works have met my expectations, no other has blown me away more than Makoto Shinkai’s “Your...

Remodeled theater hits Universal Citywalk

Remodeled theater hits Universal Citywalk

April 4, 2017

Half of the excitement that comes with seeing a new movie is the experience provided by the movie theater itself. Buying your tickets in advance, waiting in line, getting snacks and picking just the rig...

Netflix’s ‘The Discovery’ is an instant classic

Netflix’s ‘The Discovery’ is an instant classic

April 3, 2017

Netflix seems to be on a roll with original content starring comedic actors who started with Judd Apatow and made their way to pure drama. Movies belonging to this category can be hit or miss, but “The ...

‘Rick and Morty’ finally returns to Adult Swim with surprise season 3 release

‘Rick and Morty’ finally returns to Adult Swim with surprise season 3 release

April 2, 2017

After almost two years of waiting, the moment “Rick and Morty” fans have been obsessing over finally came. A surprise live release of season three aired on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim programing block and...