Holiday season must-watches

While the holiday season is going to look a little different this year, your ability to watch classic holiday films from the safety of your residence prevails. Here's what the Arts & Pop Culture editors have to say about their favorite holiday movies.


Livestreamed and Quarantined: Glass Animals

It’s inevitable that shows with a lot of hype will fall short in some way or another. At least, that’s how I felt about Glass Animals’ "Live In The Internet” livestream.


Weekender: TV worth bingeing this winter break

With winter break right around the corner and lockdowns still very much in the picture, this winter is the perfect time to catch up on all the great TV that came out in the last few months.


‘The Other History of the DC Universe’ #1 shines a new light on heroics

The DC superheroes known to most of us, like Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman, are not the only heroes of our world. There are far too many who, like in our own reality, were denied a place at the table due to their race, sexuality or gender. Their experiences were forgotten, misplaced or tokenized. The Other History of the DC Universe by John Ridley finally tells their stories, and the first issue of this miniseries is a triumphant debut.


Unpacking Lady Di’s wardrobe in ‘The Crown’

Perhaps, what most of us were looking forward to the most, was the long-awaited debut of Princess Diana (Emma Corrin), the British royal who stole all of our hearts with her fashion, intellect, kindness and beauty. Therefore, it only feels right if we unpack some of Lady Di’s looks on the show in detail and explore what they mean in terms of the show’s context.


Eli Beutel wins COVID-eo Film Festival and Competition

Beutel took heavy inspiration from the 1943 experimental film classic of a similar name, “Meshes of the Afternoon” by Maya Deren.


Keep the Cameras Rolling: Another blow to theater chains

The entirety of the Warner Bros. 2021 film lineup will be available on HBO Max for the first month of release. This includes major releases such as "The Suicide Squad" (2021), "The Matrix 4" (2021), "Dune" (2021), "Space Jam: A New Legacy" (2021), "Godzilla vs. Kong" (2021) and many more. Warner Bros. will miss out on billions of dollars of possible revenue.


Bad Bunny’s ‘EL ÚLTIMO’ does not disappoint

The moment has arrived for the girl within the top 0.05% of Bad Bunny’s 50 million monthly Spotify listeners to write obsessively about her love for his music and especially for his most recent Nov. 27 album, “EL ÚLTIMO TOUR DEL MUNDO.” 


‘Possessor’ welcomes new, bright age of Cronenberg horror

"Possessor" (2020), the new psychological horror film from legacy filmmaker Brandon Cronenberg, is an overwhelming maelstrom of color and sound that excites and intrigues as much as it horrifies.


The best music of 2020

It’s certainly easy to list all the ways consuming music changed. But plenty of our normal listening activities remained. We still take walks around the neighborhood. We continue to listen while studying or ignoring our roommates and families. And as always, the shower is still the stage for our world tour performances.


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