review

About Time’s appeal lies in its subtlety

By LILY SLOSS – 8 years ago

“For me, it was always going to be about love.” So spouts the protagonist of About Time, the romantic comedy illustrating a young man’s inherited ability to travel through time.…

Payne rethinks classic American road movie

By HARRIS GURNY – 8 years ago

There’s something distinctly American about the road movie; the open spaces and plain vistas evoke a sense of freedom and mobility. The constant hunt for a destination, inherent to the…

Gone Girl a thrilling, unpredictable ride

By JACK OWEN – 8 years ago

With Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn has established herself as the master of creepy. Her first two novels, Sharp Objects and Dark Places, both thrillers, were met with high critical acclaim.…

Jonze’s Her personifies the inanimate

By HARRIS GURNY – 8 years ago

Think about how many hours a day you spend glued to your computer or your phone; we are attached to technology to the extent that our gizmos aren’t mere objects,…

Owls departs from Sedaris’ absurd past

By EMMA DANIELS – 8 years ago

David Sedaris is the queen, so to speak, of the personal essay. Sedaris has written seven collections of essays to critical acclaim—chronicling his idiosyncrasies, upbringing, absurd life experiences, drug use…

As I Lay Dying faithful to Faulkner’s classic

By VICTORIA YOUNGBLOOD – 8 years ago

In The Miscellany News’s October 2 issue, Lily Sloss ’14 published “Gordon-Levitt script looks at vice, morality,” a great review of Joseph Gordon Levitt’s “Don Jon” by outlining the film…

Laughs are hard to find in fall comedy lineup

By MAX ROOK – 8 years ago

It’s that time of year, when all of the TV networks debut their new shows, half of which will be completely forgotten within a year. This has been a particularly…