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Album Review: I See You

★★★★★ Since the release of its last album in September 2012, British trio the xx has made its heavily anticipated return to the indie-pop music scene. The band’s third album, “I See You,” is true to its trademark dream-like sound but follows new, creative directions. The xx continues to deliver[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Music, The Guide
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Movie Review: Split

★★★★☆ Eighteen years after his landmark thriller “The Sixth Sense” premiered, acclaimed director Manoj “M. Night” Shyamalan returns with “Split,” a psychological terror revolving around a man with 24 different personalities. Shyamalan’s reputation had been recently besmirched by flops like “The Last Airbender” of 2010 and “After Earth” of 2013.[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
A24 | PLAN B ENTERTAINMENT | PASTEL PRODUCTIONS

Top Ten Movies of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, take a look back the year’s best films with our top 10 picks. Click Here to Read

Movie Review: ‘Passengers’

Movie Review: ‘Passengers’

★★☆☆☆ “Passengers” was projected to be a dazzling action science fiction thriller with hints of romantic drama, the movie from the director of “The Imitation Game,” Morten Tyldum. Despite its stellar protagonists, promising storyline and compelling visual effects, “Passengers” does not live up to its potential and fails to leave a[Read More…]

by December 29, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
New Disney Film Charms Audiences of All Ages

New Disney Film Charms Audiences of All Ages

5/5 New animated Disney musical Frozen, influenced by a Hans Christian Andersen story — in this case, “The Snow Queen” — is one of the famed company’s best in years. It follows the ever-optimistic Princess Anna (Kristen Bell) as she pursues her sister, the recent Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel), to[Read More…]

by November 27, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Red Baraat Delivers High-Energy Show

Red Baraat Delivers High-Energy Show

Playing their last show of the year, party band Red Baraat stopped by Washington D.C.’s U Street Music Hall Nov. 24 and treated the crowd to one hell of a show. Comprised of eight men, the band blends a variety of genre s from funk to hip-hop to jazz, and[Read More…]

by November 27, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Swashbuckling Entertainment

Swashbuckling Entertainment

On Nov. 1 in Poulton Hall, members of the Georgetown University Children’s Theater group arrive to prepare for the day’s performance of  “Painters and Pirates.” As the performers begin donning costumes and pumping themselves up for another show, Gianna Maita (COL ’15) co-director and co-writer of the production, addressed the cast. Maita focused the actors on[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide

A New Age for Zombie Movies?

4/5 Stars Expressionless. Ravenous. Dead. Those are just a few of many adjectives our society associates with zombies, those mumbling corpse-like entities that retain no humanity and care only for their next fleshy meal. Zombie movies generally consist of nothing more than unnecessary large amounts of gore and terrible acting.[Read More…]

by February 4, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

New Releases

‘Suit & Tie’ | Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z 5/5 Stars It was a great couple weeks for comebacks, and none could be better than the return of JT. His first new song in six years features Jay-Z, no less. The song shows off Timberlake’s incredible vocal range, hitting both high[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Alum Makes Great Play With New Film

4/5 Stars   After watching Silver Linings Playbook, I have a newfound appreciation for tragic comedies, though I don’t think many will outdo this film anytime soon. Director and screenwriter David Russell has created a gripping film that highlights an omnipresent, yet  overlooked, problem central to modern-day American life: personal psychological[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide