Topic: Review

Killers’ album showcases antiquated ideals of masculinity

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Killers’ album showcases antiquated ideals of masculinity

September 26, 2017 0 comments

The Killers released “Wonderful Wonderful” Friday. The 43-minute album is their first in five years.

Audience members were given nametags as they entered the Downspace, signifying that they were included in the sisterhood featured in the play.

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Production Workshop presents ‘5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche’

September 26, 2017 0 comments

Five saucy, self-described “widows” are living in an idyllic, patriarchal 1950s suburban world, and boy are they “dealing with it.”

Jeff Bauman — a survivor in the Boston Marathon bombing — is the focus of “Stronger,” a film about the challenges of trauma that envelop his recovery after losing both of his legs in the bombing.

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‘Stronger’ explores complex realities of heroism, recovery

September 26, 2017 0 comments

The word “hero” gets tossed around a lot these days.

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‘The Trip to Spain’ follows trite format, falls flat

September 19, 2017 0 comments

“The Trip to Spain” runs exactly like one would expect from the third installment of a comedic culinary travelogue.

Unearthed Fitzgerald story offers new insights

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Unearthed Fitzgerald story offers new insights

March 22, 2017 0 comments

“It fulfills all the requirements of fiction: it is one long sweet lie,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald in “The I.O.U.,” a story that came out in the New Yorker.

‘Sweet/Vicious’ grapples with campus sexual assault

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‘Sweet/Vicious’ grapples with campus sexual assault

January 26, 2017 0 comments

“People are just getting away with awful things. I’m trying to make some of that right,” says protagonist Jules Thomas on series “Sweet/Vicious.”

Providence coffee shops offer unique atmospheres

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Providence coffee shops offer unique atmospheres

January 26, 2017 0 comments

Thomas Jefferson once said, “Coffee is the favorite drink of the civilized world.”

Race, gender define Oscars’ best picture race

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Race, gender define Oscars’ best picture race

January 26, 2017 0 comments

The Golden Globes, affectionately known as the little (and drunker) brother to the Academy Awards, aired with much fanfare Jan. 8.

The 1975 releases aesthetically risky breakup album

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The 1975 releases aesthetically risky breakup album

March 15, 2016 0 comments

The 1975 released its album, “I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it” Feb. 26.

Come awards season, the Avon Cinema screens a number of critically acclaimed films. “Carol,” featured late last month, tells the story of a woman’s divorce and her nascent relationship with a young girl.

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‘Carol’ performances captivating, not ‘groundbreaking’ cinema

February 4, 2016 0 comments

The film “Carol,” directed by Todd Haynes ’85, has received critical acclaim from journalists and critics all over the world.