“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” Might Just Outdo its Predecessor

In 1982, Jim Henson thought up the fantastical world of Thra. Thra is powered by a dark crystal and it is home to imaginative creatures...

“IT: Chapter Two”: All the Fun, Less Of The Terror

IT: Chapter Two is a satisfying conclusion to the torment of Pennywise but it perhaps lacks some of the terror that made the first movie...

Taylor Swift’s “Lover”: Loved Up and Uplifting

Taylor Swift's Lover is an uplifting pop album that explores the different sides of relationships. The album gets off to a sassy...

Sleater-Kinney’s New Album is Rather Disappointing

The Center Won't Hold is Sleater-Kinney's first album in four years. Prior to No Cities To Love, it had been ten years since the band...

Orange Is The New Black’s Final Season Gave Everyone a Proper Sendoff

The writers of Orange Is The New Black were in for a challenge when they sat down to write the final season of the show....

“The Lion King”: So Realistic It Loses Its Charm

Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King will likely split audiences down the middle, but there is no denying the impressive visual splendor that the...

“Midsommar”: a Surrealist Tale of Recovery

Where to even begin? Midsommar defies genre and is exceptionally difficult to wrap your head around. While some elements of the film were gory and...

Hot Chip “A Bath Full Of Ecstacy”: A Strange Safe Space For Synth-Pop

Hot Chip have been around for nearly 20 years now and they still manage to surprise us. Their music always sounds like a collaboration between...

Madonna’s “Madame X”: A Bold But Confused Circus

Madonna's first album since 2015's Rebel Heart is a bold mix of ideas and musical experiments. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn't.

“Black Mirror” Season 5: a Nuanced Reflection On the World We Live In

The new season of Black Mirror has finally dropped and it is a nuanced meditation on the intricacies of modern technology. While...