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When I was a kid, I would always watch “Motorweek;” a weekly program that reviewed new cars. Closer to the end of the show, they had this shoddily named segment called the “Long-Term Road Test Update,” that would review some of the more practical cars after a period of time. Over winter break, I put Khalid’s “American...

While everyone is waiting for Steven Spielberg’s next movie “Ready Player One,” he used the time spent in post-production to quickly shoot “The Post,” a movie that is nothing less than a statement for a free press and its importance for democracy in America. After compiling a report for the State Department on the war in...

I think we can all recall a time we had to read and watch Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in AP Lit, senior year of high school. Arguably, this was one of many people’s favorites. The long monologues, the confusing language and format Shakespeare used are hard to forget. Sometimes, it truly felt like the beauty of his writing...

When a movie is based on real events, one of the biggest challenges is to tell an exciting and suspenseful story, even though the audience already knows the ending. This is a particular problem in period pieces, where some historical knowledge can quickly turn into a movie spoiler. But director Joe Wright is a...

On Tuesday night, The Weeknd returned to Houston’s Toyota Center for yet another sold-out performance, marking his second in less than five months. Despite the lack of new material, fans were as eager as ever to see the soulful hip-hop artist in action. The evening began with a quick set from PNDA, a modern era DJ...

During the workload of tests and assignments, college students always are in search of finding a way to relax their minds. So, here are three book series you can read while sitting in a café, in your dorm or when you want to take a break from the tiresome homework. Percy Jackson The story of this book revolves around...

When the trailer for “IT” got published, it was watched more than 190 million within the first 24 hours. This incredible number broke all records by far and predicted a huge success for the movie. The studio even green lighted a sequel before the official start. But can the movie hold up to the hype? There is something...

There’s something stirring deep within the subconscious of Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey on their 2017 LP, “Science Fiction.” Possibly the last album from the Levittown, New York quartet who burst onto the emo scene in the late ’90s, “Science Fiction” feels like a natural capstone to one of rock music’s biggest...

Many movies have been made about World War II, one of the most well-known being “Saving Private Ryan.” Just when we thought there couldn’t be a tale more intense and realistic, Christopher Nolan introduced “Dunkirk.” In 1940, World War II is in full swing, and German troops are closing in on the Allies. The United States...

Some movies have been referred to as emotional rollercoasters. For “The Book of Henry,” I would describe it as an emotional Apollo mission, or in other words, a testament of every element coming together and pulling off something excellent. Henry (Jaeden Lieberher) is a boy genius. Not only does he take care of the...