review

Show brings comic series back from dead

By SAACHI JAIN – 6 years ago

The new show iZombie is an unusual mix of genres, including all the best elements of crime, horror, comedy and drama that make the show incredibly enjoyable to watch. iZombie…

French film offers turns, surprises

By CHARLES LYONS-BURT – 6 years ago

The chief preoccupation of the films of adventuresome French filmmaker Olivier Assayas is the proverbial passing of the baton. His latest, sixteenth feature, “Clouds of Sils Maria,” is a flawed…

Problematic writing inhibits spies’ comedy

By SIEU NGUYEN – 6 years ago

Directed by Matthew Vaughn, “Kingsman: The Secret Service” is a mixture of action and comedy, sophistication and fatuity. With spectacular imagery, the film is an excellent choice for recreation; however,…

Plain, pure production sets Baumbach apart

By REID ANTIN – 6 years ago

I’d be hard-pressed to find a more apt comparison of the way different generations consume their media than the one to be found in a key moment that occurs in…

Lamar’s album takes political look at rap

By CHARLES LYONS-BURT – 6 years ago

A young rapper stirs in his urban, impoverished hometown. People begin to take notice of him at an early age: despite his humble beginnings and depressed surroundings, he makes his…

‘Whiplash’ tells tale of educational woes

By SIEU NGUYEN – 6 years ago

Despite acknowledging that “Birdman”’s tri­umph at this year’s Academy Awards was well-deserved, my personal pick was and is still “Whiplash,” directed by Damien Chazelle. Perhaps I adore this film since…

Film’s super-power cinematography soars with success

By SIEU NGUYEN – 6 years ago

Leading the Academy Awards this year with 9 nominations, it was no surprise that “Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),” directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, brought home four prestigious…

Romancing the Deece: a Miscellaneous interview

By ZANDER BASHAW – 6 years ago

As a social hub and “food” place on campus, the Deece is as mysterious as it is frustrating. When we sit down for an interview, the Deece welcomes me in…