review

CW spin-off retains Arrow’s momentum

By SAACHI JAIN – 5 years ago

Since Sara Lance was one of my favorite characters on The CW’s “Arrow,” I was pretty devastated when she was killed off. She was one of the main elements that…

Rihanna delivers fresh vibe with ANTI

By PATRICK TANELLA – 5 years ago

For the past three years, Rihanna has been harassed with questions regarding the re­lease of her eighth studio album. Rumors were rampant regarding delays, dropped collabora­tions and many questioned whether…

Documentary focuses on vigilante justice, drug wars

By JILLIAN ELKIN – 5 years ago

Though “Cartel Land” enjoyed a limited re­lease in 2015, its recent acquisition by Net­flix makes 2016 seem like the year it debuted. With premium channels, movies on demand and online…

Girlhood’s identity-specific focus counters stereotypes

By JILLIAN ELKIN – 6 years ago

Coming of age films are common and often predictable. They fetishize adolescence through rose-colored glasses or display the un­surprising pitfalls that young people fall into much to the chagrin of…

Drama series incorporates horror, humor

By JILLIAN ELKIN – 6 years ago

“Good evening, idiot hookers.” That’s just one line spouted cruelly from the lips of Chanel Oberlin, portrayed by Emma Roberts, in the TV show “Scream Queens” created by Ryan Murphy,…

Chinese film achieves festival successes

By YIBO YU – 6 years ago

I remember when the Chinese film “Black Coal, Thin Ice” (2014) won the Golden Ber­lin Bear, mainland Chinese critics gave it uni­versal acclaim. In the eyes of the Chinese mass…

New lessons in Arden revamp

By DANIEL ROSEN – 6 years ago

Reasonable criticism arose when Deaf West announced that they would be taking their production of “Spring Awakening” to Broadway, slated for a mere six years after the original pro­duction. Critics…

The Voice of China voices changes

By CLIVIA WANG – 6 years ago

Season 4 of “The Voice of China” (TVOC) is back. In 2012, the show launched its first season in China. It soon created frenzy for both audiences and producers, as…

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