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‘The King,’ a brutally honest depiction of 15th century war and monarchy

Time and time again, people around the globe often fantasize about the illusion that is the English monarchy. Many TV shows and movies have given their take on what it would be like to...

Luigi returns with his most creative adventure yet in ‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’

Luigi has finally returned to ghost hunting in his biggest outing yet, “Luigi’s Mansion 3.” Released on Halloween, the game signifies a true return to form after “Luigi’s Mansion 2: Dark Moon,” which was...

Swans’ new album ‘leaving meaning.’ is far from a swansong

From a contemporary standpoint, Swans is a band that’s sure to push the envelope, as they never confine themselves to a genre and always shift their sound. Their music is punishing at times, forgiving...

A foolproof guide to avoid disappointment from your favorite musician

I would like to share what the ideal experience all music fanatics should go through when anticipating new material from a favorite artist. Here’s how the plan goes: you wait around for the new...

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....

‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ strives for strategic gameplay, but inevitably encourages camping

Infinity Ward’s “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” is aptly named: old but new. The infamous first person shooter brings back loads of old mechanics such as killstreaks, frag grenades and, of course, modern terrain....

Rex Orange County’s “Pony” is an excellent addition to his lovestruck discography

Indie artist Alexander O’Connor (better known as Rex Orange County) released his third album, titled “Pony,” to much fan anticipation. Although this is Rex’s first album release with Sony Music, his musical integrity remains...

From Minty to Moses: “Harriet” is an inspiring retelling of Tubman’s journey to freedom

We are in the midst of a biopic season. January’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile” shocked audiences with its depiction of infamous serial killer Ted Bundy’s relationship to protagonist Elizabeth Kloepfer. In late...

Sunset Rollercoaster on Sunset Boulevard: pioneering the surf slack rock movement from the East

On Monday, Oct. 28th, the Roxy Theatre on Sunset Boulevard hosted some of indie, surf and bedroom pop rock’s finest lads: Los Retros and Sunset Rollercoaster.  Los Retros, one of Stones Throw Records’ newest signees,...

Angel Olsen self-reflects in new album ‘All Mirrors’

Albums can tell stories just like cinema can, and in some ways better. Albums can offer an abundance of drama without telling a linear narrative, such as Angel Olsen’s “All Mirrors.” In Olsen’s fifth...