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‘Insidious: the Last Key’ falls short of potential

Written By Patrick Nucci

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The fourth installment in the Insidious franchise came out on the fifth of January, and it didn’t bring anything new to the so called “horror” series. “Insidious: The Last Key” furthers the story of “Insidious: Chapter 2” (“Insidious: Chapter 3” was a prequel to the first Insidious ...

‘The Post’ an Oscar shoe-in

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-A&E Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“The Post” begins with the acquiring of the Pentagon Papers, top-secret government documents detailing the United States’ continued failure in Vietnam. Once the findings in these documents are published by The New York Times, a federal court bars the paper from publishing any more info from the leak. Th...

St. Vincent a stylized sensation at Stage AE

Written By Amanda Myers, Copy Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

St. Vincent (a.k.a Annie Clark) has become a master at molding musical personas to twist and turn her audience’s perception of her. Tuesday night, at precisely 9 p.m. St. Vincent delivered yet another exhibition of her growing and contorted genius to a packed house at Stage AE. Appearing out o...

“You on the Moors Now” demands to be heard

Written By Erin Hyatt

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Crammed into the only remaining seat in the Studio Theater, bag tucked safely under my chair at the request of an usher, I waited with the rest of the audience for the lights to dim. Looking around, I wondered if I was the only one who had never heard of “You on the Moors Now,” or if I was the o...

Winter dance concert leaves audience with chills

Written By Dannys Marrero

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Winter Dance Concert had its opening night Friday, December 1 and it’s featuring powerful, action-packed performances by many Point Park dancers at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. The event, which runs from Dec.1-10 showcases four different dance routines, FIRST and CHAIRMAN DANCE in Act I, along wit...

Old Taylor Swift really is dead with “Reputation”

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-Copy Desk Chief

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Taylor Swift made a statement when her first single off of the album “Reputation” painted a new era for the once country singer. “Look What You Made Do” was fan’s first peak into the post-hiatus world of Taylor Swift. The song is styled in a way that fans would not expect from the songwr...

The Globe Staff picks their favorite movies from 2017

The Globe Staff picks their favorite movies from 2017

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Baby Driver” By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor A lot of “Baby Driver” spoke to me, including the impeccable, suave performance from Ansel Elgort, the fast-paced, exhilarating action and the jamming soundtrack, but I think what resonated with me the most was the romance. The film, from ...

This years monumental music releases

This years monumental music releases

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-A&E Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Despite being a tumultuous year in many respects, 2017 brought us no shortage of great art. Albums from industry natives to exciting newcomers make up some of the best of the year. From the intimate confessionals of Jay-Z to the reserved beauty of Moses Sumney, here are some of the year’s best albu...

Book-ending 2017

Written By Emily Bennett and Beth Turnbull

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie “Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie  is 63 pocket-sized pages of engaging anecdotes, passionate parenting advice and wisdom with one common goal -- to educate the r...

In memoriam: Vans Warped Tour

In memoriam: Vans Warped Tour

Written By Nick Horwat, Co-A&E Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After 24 years, the Vans Warped Tour will come to a close as a full cross-country tour. The tour is survived by its creator Kevin Lyman, 1,700 bands and over 11 million attendees over its life. The tour is coming to a tragic end because Lyman feels exhausted after 26 consecutive summers on the road -...

“Justice League” just what the DC Extended Universe needed to succeed

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Zack Snyder received a lot of criticism for his failure to capture the hearts (and the attention) of moviegoers. In 2013, “Man of Steel” received mixed reviews, and in 2016 both “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Suicide Squad” were deemed as failures when it came to box office succ...

New Pixar film “Coco” unoriginal but visually stunning and well done

New Pixar film “Coco” unoriginal but visually stunning and well done

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

There’s a scene toward the end of “Coco” that really tore my heart out. Tears welled on my face, for different reasons, I assume, than the baby a few rows from me. Pixar’s latest meets the basic criteria expected by the animation studio’s movies - while they’re kids’ movies on the su...