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Why can’t we just have fun at the movies?

Why can’t we just have fun at the movies?

December 12, 2018

While critics are often known for being harsh in their reviews, audiences are becoming worse when it comes to the quality of a film, which raises the question: What’s wrong with just having a good t...

Metro Boomin’s ‘Not All Heroes Wear Capes’ is the debut we’ve all been waiting for

Metro Boomin’s ‘Not All Heroes Wear Capes’ is the debut we’ve all been waiting for

November 6, 2018

After spending the majority of 2016 and 2017 riding high on the top of the Billboard charts, hip-hop producer Leland Tyler Wayne, known by his stage name Metro Boomin, had a relatively quiet 2018, after ...

Takeoff soars above expectations on his solo debut

Takeoff soars above expectations on his solo debut

November 5, 2018

When Atlanta trio Migos blew up in the mainstream in late 2016 with the massive success of their number 1 single, “Bad and Boujee” the internet was ablaze with memes making fun of the exclusion of ...

‘Mono’ uncovers the singular sound of RM

‘Mono’ uncovers the singular sound of RM

Faith Petrie, Arts and Life Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

RM, the South Korean rapper and leader of Korean group BTS released his second solo project, “Mono” on Monday. Unlike his previous mixtape “RM,” “Mono” gives listeners a more revealing, sof...

Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth’ is more than its lewd exterior

Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth’ is more than its lewd exterior

October 9, 2018

The animated Netflix Original Series “Big Mouth” returned for its second season, still as vulgar and comedic, but with an extra heaping of self-awareness and introspection. Created by Jennifer Fla...

‘Sierra Burgess Is a Loser’ disappoints teen rom-com fans

‘Sierra Burgess Is a Loser’ disappoints teen rom-com fans

September 14, 2018

At first glance, Netflix’s recent release “Sierra Burgess Is a Big Loser,” seems to have all the elements to make it an instant classic. The teen rom-com boasts two Netflix cult favorites as the...

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ may be small, but the laughs are huge

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ may be small, but the laughs are huge

July 14, 2018

“Well, the ‘60s were fun, but now I’m paying for it!” It only took 30 appearances for Stan Lee to finally find his best cameo yet, in the long-awaited “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” which was n...

The Samsung Galaxy S9 offers modest upgrades

The Samsung Galaxy S9 offers modest upgrades

Bobby Yagake, Multimedia Managing Editor

March 4, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews, Today

Some people complain that all smartphones feel the same, even after new releases and upgrades. But what should matter most is if the phone has a new processor and the latest software. Samsung delivers o...