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Movie Review: ‘Blade Runner’

★★★★★ The fear of the sequel slump is real. Rarely do remakes and follow-ups live up to their billings. They instead rely on the nostalgia of fans and hope for the continued efficacy of overused techniques and motifs. “Blade Runner 2049,” to the benefit and enjoyment of all, does not[Read More…]

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Movie Review: ‘Viceroy’s House’

★★★★☆ “Viceroy’s House” — like any film that tries to retell a major historical event — is faced with the daunting challenge of doing justice to people’s stories. The film follows the final viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, played by Hugh Bonneville, as he works on overseeing the transition from[Read More…]

Women Through the Public Gaze

Women Through the Public Gaze

In collaboration with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, The Phillips Collection has assembled a special exhibition that brings together some of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s finest printed works. Running Feb. 4 to April 30, “Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque” explores the period’s printing technique, a contribution of enormous importance to[Read More…]

FESTIVAL GNAOUA ET MUSIQUE DU MONDE

Festival Explores Gnaoua Identity

The Gnaoua Festival Tour 2017 stopped in D.C. on the night of Mar. 18 for a much-awaited performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Before the show, Hicham El Kebbaj, the artistic coordinator of the tour, sat down in an exclusive interview with The Hoya to discuss the[Read More…]

Exhibit Review: Art and Science Working for a Better Environment

A commentary on humanity’s effect on the environment, a critique of materialistic trends in society and a testament to earth’s regenerative abilities, Denise Milan’s multi-faceted exhibition “Mist of the Earth” opened in Regents Hall on Oct. 18. The exhibition, presented by the science, technology and international affairs department, brought the[Read More…]

Movie Review: Dr. Strange

Movie Review: Dr. Strange

A powerful testament to the power of special effects in creating an immersive cinematic reality, “Dr. Strange” is a revitalizing, fresh addition to the Marvel cinematic universe. Aided by awe-inspiring visuals and strong performances from its cast, the film overcomes its slow start to deliver a memorable and inventive superhero[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Courtesy of Hong Kong

The Island Line is one of ten transit lines in Hong Kong’s metro system, connecting the main districts of Hong Kong Island, the buzzing financial and cultural hub of the city. Since 1985, the Island Line’s deep underground networks have endured many turbulent changes and developments that have unfolded across[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments The Guide
Art and Science Working for a Better Environment

Art and Science Working for a Better Environment

A commentary on humanity’s effect on the environment, a critique of materialistic trends in society and a testament to earth’s regenerative abilities, Denise Milan’s multi-faceted exhibition “Mist of the Earth” opened in Regents Hall on Oct. 18. The exhibition, presented by the Science, Technology and International Affairs program (STIA) in the[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments The Guide

Kenyon Smutherman

The multidisciplinary practice of hip-hop, religion, art and social justice is a niche one, and at its forefront is senior rapper and activist Kenyon Smutherman (SFS ’17). Smutherman organizes “Magis: Jamaica,” the Office of Campus Ministry’s trip through the Alternative Breaks Program, which aims to provide a group of students[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Uncategorized

Less-Than-Magnificent Seven

Yet another example of a Hollywood blockbuster with a highly skilled and marketable cast thrown into a roller-coaster ride of action and drama, “The Magnificent Seven” is equally predictable as it is enjoyable. The movie juggles more elements than the typical Western, but many of the film’s themes get lost[Read More…]