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Wildcat! Wildcat!, Son of Cecil find middle ground at the Barn

What do you get when you cross a grungy, sometimes verging on punk-ish band and electronic indie-pop band in one venue to play back-to-back? A pretty good show, apparently. Genre differences aside, Son of...

“Violet Evergarden” is an emotional spectacle of the human spirit

“I want to know what ‘I love you’ means,” are the words spoken by Violet Evergarden in the first episode of Kyoto Animation’s newest project of the same name. The 13-episode series, which was...

When horror meets with a terrifying reality: the lasting appeal of the true crime...

The true crime genre has been a fairly consistent part of American culture with the trend coming in waves. Some enjoy it, revel in it and others just don’t seem to grasp why this...

“Frozen” Review

For a while now, Disney’s been aching to recapture that string of commercial success and universal acclaim that characterized the Disney Renaissance of the 90s. The entertainment powerhouse tried here and there, be it...

“Moonlight” is the best film of 2016

“What’s a faggot? Am I a faggot? How do I know?” Berry Jenkin’s “Moonlight,” based on Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue,” is a beautiful contemplation on the excruciating and...

“Happy Together” proves why the network sitcom formula needs to change

Who would have thought that after critical and box office success that was “Dunkirk”, Harry Styles’ next project was executive-producing a TV series that’s so unimaginative that we’ll all collectively add it to the...

“Edge of Tomorrow” leaves you on the edge of your seat

Summer is here and that means that cinemas are filled with more explosions and gunfire than usual. The interesting subject of time travel warmed things up at the box office. First it was “X-Men:...

On the Radar: Summer 2017

Summer’s here, and with it comes a whole lotta good stuff. From video games to music to film, The Highlander looks at what’s on the radar of releases this summer. Pyre One of the most important...

The battle of the streaming services: the end of the Netflix and chill era

This year, consumers were met with the announcement of three new streaming services: HBO Max, NBCUniversal’s Peacock and Disney Plus. Currently, Netflix is the most popular streaming service with nearly 140 million subscribers worldwide....

Blomkamp fails to recreate “District 9” magic with “Chappie”

Director Neill Blomkamp is at it again, attempting to mix social commentary with science fiction in his latest movie “Chappie.” It seems very promising, as Blomkamp returns to South Africa, the location where he...