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MAGGIE ROGERS FACEBOOK | While Maggie Rogers showcases impressive vocals on her new album, the overall work falls short because of overproduction and lacking lyrics that do not quite capture the charm of the single that first gave her viral fame, “Alaska.” The single’s feature on the album is a moment of reprieve from otherwise heavily doctored tracks.

Maggie Rogers Soars Too Close to Sun in New Album

★★★½ Maggie Rogers of Easton, Md., is ready to establish herself in the music industry with her new album, “Heard It in a Past Life.” The album marks the artist’s first full-length album after she shot to viral fame in 2016. Rogers’ indie-darling voice is at the forefront of the[Read More…]

by February 1, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
HBO | Comedian Pete Holmes set a high bar with his previous HBO special, “Faces and Sounds.” While the new special lacks some of the insatiable humor and charm of the last one, “Dirty Clean” continues to impress with Holmes’ distinct goofy and lovable persona that breaks the mold of the traditional comedian.

‘Dirty Clean’ Showcases Comedian’s Captivating Energy

★★★★☆ The third season of comedian Pete Holmes’ HBO comedy “Crashing” premiered Sunday, Jan. 20. Those viewers unfamiliar with Holmes may want to watch some of his previous stand-up specials before delving into his series about the life of a still-aspiring comedian inspired by his own life. Holmes’ most recent[Read More…]

by February 1, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
DC Comics | “Aquaman,” directed by James Wan and starring Jason Momoa, is yet another superhero movie filled with green screens and action sequences. While it fails to break free from its genre, the film is nevertheless engaging, featuring a diverse and talented cast. “Aquaman” is sure to thrill fans with its impressive visual effects and adrenaline-packed scenes.

Action-Packed ‘Aquaman’ Thrills but Lacks Depth

★★★☆☆ “Aquaman” attempts to offer a new and improved take on the CGI-heavy and action-laden formula that has been recycled through all superhero movies since the start of the DC and Marvel cinematic universes. The beautiful shots, timely and effective comedic relief, and the protagonist’s constant rejection of heroic, grandiose[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Eclectic Food Culture Entices Diners Across the District Food served out of a truck. Bottomless mimosas before noon. Innovative ethnic cuisine. Kitchens bursting with creativity. These scenarios describe not a culinary utopia but rather the food scene of our nation’s capital. Outside the front gates, extraordinary and student-friendly meals await.[Read More…]

by November 17, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
Vintage Vogue: ’80s to ’18

Vintage Vogue: ’80s to ’18

ALEXANDRA BRUNJES

OUT OF OFFICE: Abroad and Unscheduled

Routines form the basis of life at Georgetown. Class schedules provide the infrastructure, extracurriculars fill in the gaps and the remaining free time is devoted to daily necessities like eating and sleeping. Going abroad throws a wrench in this scheduling. When I got to Copenhagen, Denmark, my typically overbooked schedule[Read More…]

by September 25, 2018 0 comments Guide Columns
DIRECTOR’S CUT: Spike Lee Takes Risks in ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ With Mixed Results

DIRECTOR’S CUT: Spike Lee Takes Risks in ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ With Mixed Results

I’ve always admired Spike Lee as a director because he’s a risk taker. While a lot of filmmakers know how to put on a show, not as many can truly say they’re bringing something fresh to the table. So when I found out my boss was sending me to a[Read More…]

by September 24, 2018 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Album Review: ‘Room 25’

Album Review: ‘Room 25’

★★★★★ “Maybe this is the album you listen to in your car / When you driving home late at night / Really questioning every god, religion, Kanye, b—hes.” Packing a punch in only a minute and a half, the first song off Noname’s “Room 25” sets the tone for the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Music
Movie Review: ‘Life Itself’

Movie Review: ‘Life Itself’

★★☆☆☆ This article discusses depression and suicide. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on campus.  “Life Itself,” a new film written and directed by Dan Fogleman, is marketed as a heartwarming love story rather than a gruesomely honest catalogue of lost life. Watcher be warned, the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Movies, Uncategorized
DIRECTOR’S CUT: ‘Operation Finale’ and the Humanization of Evil

DIRECTOR’S CUT: ‘Operation Finale’ and the Humanization of Evil

 The capture and trial of Nazi SS officer Adolf Eichmann, one of the major masterminds behind the Holocaust, is not a story that everyone would feel comfortable putting on the big screen. Films that portray the Holocaust can be difficult to produce because they can often capture sensitive moments in[Read More…]

by September 5, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide