Category: Reviews

Moana

Moana

by Thea Derby Disney’s new movie, “Moana” has been a massive hit since it was release in November, grossing $104 million and rivaling “Frozen” The movie features a girl named Moana Waialiki who has been raised within a village on an island. No one leaves the island because of the danger outside the reef. Moana’s father who is chief of […]

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The Grand Tour Review: Top Gear 2.0?

The Grand Tour Review: Top Gear 2.0?

By: Ethan MacLaren “Top Gear” was one of the biggest shows of the 2000’s. Now, Amazon and the stars of  “Top Gear” are trying to recreate the same magic on a different platform. In 13 years and 22 seasons Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May hosted the show which regularly had over 3million views per episode in the U.K. […]

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Rogue One review: High in nostalgia, low in originality

Rogue One review: High in nostalgia, low in originality

By Nicholas Gower I came to the theater with an open mind about this movie. After seeing The Force Awakens, I was concerned about the future of Star Wars. Was Disney going to churn out new Star Wars movies every single year, each one duller than the last? After seeing this movie, I can answer that question with a yes. […]

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Paloma Ford’s new EP shows a different side of R&B

Paloma Ford’s new EP shows a different side of R&B

By Althea Ericksen and Lily Hallett This month Paloma Ford released her long awaited EP, ‘Nearly Civilized.’ The last couple years Ford has been hinting a release of her album. Then in August she started saying that her album would finally be released in the beginning of October. In 2013, Ford released two songs, “Ménage à Trois” and “Hit Of […]

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A-YO Gaga’s Back

A-YO Gaga’s Back

It’s been nearly five years since Lady Gaga’s last hit album, “Born This Way,” was released. Since then, Gaga has fallen off the map after creating “Artpop” in 2013 and a year later releasing “Cheek To Cheek” with Tony Bennett. But since October 21st, the singer has had a resurgence. Within releasing the new album, “Joanne,” Lady Gaga has almost […]

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Old Master, New Faces

Old Master, New Faces

There was nothing drab about the opening night of Kehinde Wiley’s The SAM’s foyer was filled with the hippest and most diverse crowd of people I’ve ever been a part of in Seattle. The free opening gave everyone the opportunity to to witness Wiley’s godlike portraits of modern-day men and women. As I walked into the foyer, a model stood […]

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Janet Jackson is Unbreakable

Janet Jackson is Unbreakable

It’s the second half of the 80s. Full of new music, the disco era. During this time, the famous Janet Jackson, youngest of the Jacksons, released her third and fourth smash hit albums. Beginning with “Control” in 1986, then “Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814” in 1989. Both of these albums brought to the world table some of Jackson’s most notable […]

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Fallout 4 or nuclear bore?

Fallout 4 or nuclear bore?

“Fallout 4” is a new, post-apocalyptic game that came out in early November 2015 and sold 12 million copies for a total of 750 million dollars in the first 3 days. There’s no question that “Fallout 4” was a very hyped up game, but is it worthy of all the hype? Well, I’m here to find out– minor spoiler warning. […]

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The Endless River

The Endless River

by Tanner O’Donnell Some things never die. Although Pink Floyd founding members Syd Barrett and Richard Wright have passed away, they both live on through the band. Richard Wright died in 2008, but last Friday his final works were released by band members David Gilmore and Nick Mason. The English rock band formed in 1965 by Barrett, Roger Waters, Mason, […]

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Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

By Andrew Li Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was a much anticipated sequel to the popular Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The movie takes place about a decade after the first movie. Caesar (the main ape) and his tribe are thriving while the humans on earth are on the verge of extinction. A small group from a […]

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