December 2, 2020
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Review: Romantic holiday film lacks jolly spirit

By | Nov 16, 2020

For a movie about Christmas, “Operation Christmas Drop” lacks the trademark jolly spirit of the holiday.


Review: Gov. Cuomo publishes decent pandemic memoir

By | Nov 11, 2020

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new book, “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic,” isn’t stellar, but Cuomo’s stories about leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic are compelling.


Trump-era “whistleblowers” make money off books

By | Oct 22, 2020

Bob Woodward, John Bolton and Sarah Huckabee have become pseudo-whistleblowers, publishing books that recount politically damaging backdoor experiences with President Donald Trump.


Review: Romantic comedy series is stereotypically cheesy

By | Oct 12, 2020

“Emily in Paris” is a delightful Netflix series about an American woman making her way in Paris.


Review: Ambitious thriller movie loses itself in the plot

By | Sep 28, 2020

Though “Antebellum” has interesting concept, the film’s poor structure leaves the audience confused.


Authors capitalize off of famous book series with poor sequels

By | Sep 24, 2020

Remakes, sequels and prequels keep appearing on movie screens and bookstore shelves to bank off of nostalgic fans.


Review: Ginsburg’s legacy burns bright in 2018 documentary

By | Sep 23, 2020

“RBG,” a 2018 Academy Award–nominated documentary, honors the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 18.


Review: Docudrama unveils darker side of social media

By | Sep 21, 2020

“The Social Dilemma” is perhaps the most necessary film of the past five years.


Review: Kaufman crafts exceptional, profound thriller

By | Sep 15, 2020

Charlie Kaufman’s films do not offer any answers. In the case of “I’m Thinking of Ending Things,” these questions are complex and existential.


Review: The Chicks push for protest in new album

By | Aug 4, 2020

The band now known as The Chicks may have dropped “Dixie” from their name, but they have not changed their politics or sacrificed their sound.


Anti-racism books make reading lists and top of the charts

By | Jul 23, 2020

The murder of George Floyd, its accompanying protests and the coronavirus pandemic putting the world on pause have resulted in a nationwide reckoning.


Review: Long-awaited book lacks informative story

By | Jul 4, 2020

When John Bolton announced he was writing a book about his experience as national security adviser, pandemonium ensued.