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‘Grace and Frankie’ face struggles in fifth season

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Since it premiered in 2015, the catalyst of Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” has been the “idgaf” attitude adapted for the older age bracket.  Now on season five, that ferocity remains as elements of longing create major identity concerns for our main characters. For those unfamiliar with the...

Ariana Grande embodies women empowerment

Written By Payton Comunale, Co-Features Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

In a world where the entertainment industry is booming and female empowerment is on the up and up, Ariana Grande stands out as a top female artist. From her appearance in the musical “13” on Broadway to the release of over 100 songs, Grande has gracefully demonstrated the meaning of ‘girl pow...

Reeves probes in Sci-fi ‘Replicas’

Written By Jared Murphy, Staff Photographer

January 15, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

How far would you go to bring back your loved ones? “Replicas” (2019) is a science fiction/thriller released by Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures.  The movies follows William Foster (Keanu Reeves) who is a doctor working on the ‘345 Project’ at a bio medical company, Bionyne. The basis of ...

Woodstock gives peace a chance – 50 years later

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The summer of ‘69 was a different time.  The country was nearly torn apart due to social unrest over the war in Vietnam and other hot button issues, but when it came to the music, the culture was in bloom, with Woodstock as the ultimate hippie mecca. It’s been 50 years since that whirlwind weeken...

Unlikely winners dominate Golden Globes award show

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

“Green Book” was another surprising feature that sneaked its way in to win Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.  The film tells the story of the unlikely business transaction turned friendship of renowned pianist Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali - Best Supporting Actor) and bouncer Tony Lip...

‘Bandersnatch’ offers interactive experience

Written By Tia Bailey, Social Media Coordinator

January 8, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Black Mirror’s interactive film “Bandersnatch” was released on Netflix at the end of December. Many fans of the show had been anticipating its release ever since it was announced last October. As a longtime fan of the show, I was very excited when I first heard the rumors of an interactive episo...

Carey returns with her tightest album in years

Written By Mike Stinelli, News Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The end of 2016 found Mariah Carey ringing in the new year under intense scrutiny. A televised performance plagued with technical mishaps led her to walk off stage, declaring, “It just don’t get any better,” as valiant backup dancers attempted to salvage what was left of the show.  The New York Times called it “a debacle of a...

Upcoming movies wrap up annual box office

Written By Amanda Myers, A&E Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The year in movies has kept with formulaic fanfare - superheroes, thrillers, action romps - but has broken that linear mold through diverse, ensemble films like “Black Panther,” “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Ocean’s 8.”   Showcasing minorities in movies and including narratives on the ...

Alice Cooper tricks, treats at Halloween show

Alice Cooper tricks, treats at Halloween show

Written By Amanda Myers, A&E Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Welcome to my nightmare, more like, welcome to the fun fair. Alice Cooper set that tone the minute he appeared on stage for DVE’s Halloween Party at Stage AE last Friday night. And there was no one better to headline the evening than the father of shock rock himself. Nestled in a black vampire ...

‘Halloween’ provokes original fears, new scares

Written By Jared Murphy, Staff Photographer

October 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Forty years ago, John Carpenter’s horror/slasher movie, “Halloween,” was released and scared audiences nationwide. Now in 2018, The Shape, better known as Michael Myers, is still on the hunt for his sister, Laurie Strode. Going into this movie I was very intrigued. It has been nine years sin...

Not quite so Bad Times at the El Royale

Written By Max McAuley, For The Globe

October 16, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

I went into “Bad Times at the El Royale” with high hopes. In seeing the commercials, I was reminded of Quentin Tarantino's “The Hateful Eight” or even “Murder on the Orient Express” - two of my favorite movies of all time. That being said, I was not necessarily disappointed with the film...

A Star is Born, and reborn, and reborn again

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Disclaimer: As a radical sentimentalist with a blinding affection for all things tenderhearted, you might find the following examination to be completely biased, unreasonable and even outright laughable. An additional disclaimer: If you find yourself to be one of these people, I encourage you to d...