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Is originality in Hollywood waning?: The Grudge reboot

Is originality in Hollywood waning?: “The Grudge” reboot

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 29, 2019

“The Grudge” is an upcoming American horror film written and directed by Nicolas Pesce. The film is the fourth installment in the American version of the franchise and will be set during the events...

Underrated shows on Netflix

Underrated shows on Netflix

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 23, 2019

Netflix is constantly releasing original television shows, with many of them becoming extremely successful. These shows are talked about on twitter to such a degree that one would have to delete all of...

Lizzo makes waves in music industry

Lizzo makes waves in music industry

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer October 18, 2019

Best known for her hit “Truth Hurts,” which was deemed the #1 song of the summer by Billboard, Lizzo has made waves in the music industry within months. She has been in the rap game for around ten...

The problem with Tall Girl

The problem with “Tall Girl”

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 16, 2019

“Tall Girl” is a Netflix original movie following a girl in high school with insecurities about her height. The film stars Ava Michelle of “Dance Moms” fame in the lead role and is directed by...

Joker: An expertly crafted nightmare

“Joker”: An expertly crafted nightmare

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 10, 2019

“Joker” is co-written and directed by Todd Phillips. The film follows a man named Arthur, and his descent into crime as he becomes The Joker. The movie stars Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie...

13 Reasons Why remains controversial

“13 Reasons Why” remains controversial

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 5, 2019

*Trigger warning* This article contains topics of sexual violence and suicide. Suicide, sexual assault, abortion, and mental illness are large areas of discussion in present-day society. These triggering...

Theatre performs Still Life with Iris

Theatre performs ‘Still Life with Iris’

Story by Nathan Hills, Staff Writer September 25, 2019

The Baker University Theatre department will begin showing “Still Life with Iris” by Steven Dietz the morning of Sept. 26 through Saturday Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. The...

Taylor Swifts Lover is refreshing for pop music

Taylor Swift’s “Lover” is refreshing for pop music

Story by Nathan Hills, Staff Writer September 22, 2019

With her first album since 2017’s “reputation”, Taylor Swift uses the synth-pop sound that she debuted with “1989”, while using her signature elaborate and country-inspired lyrics that give her...

Hustlers dances to the top

“Hustlers” dances to the top

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 17, 2019

“Hustlers” is written and directed by Lorene Scafaria and is inspired by a New York Magazine article written by Jessica Pressler. The film follows a group of former strip club employees who come together...

It Chapter Two fails to float

“It Chapter Two” fails to float

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 9, 2019

“It Chapter Two” is the finale of the “It” storyline and the sequel to the 2017 horror hit, “It.” The film is written By Gary Dauberman of “Annabelle: Creation” fame and directed by Andy...

Martinez introduces new album through feature length film

Martinez introduces new album through feature length film

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 6, 2019

K-12 is the directorial debut of American singer/songwriter Melanie Martinez. The film follows the character Crybaby (Martinez) as she and her friends battle the oppressive school system called “K-12.” The...

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