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‘Glen Ross’ Falters Despite Solid Acting

Despite sold very well executed acting performances, the HRDC's production of "Glengarry Glen Ross" falters due to some ill-advised directing decisions.


'Kevin' an Incomplete Horror Film

"We Need to Talk About Kevin" features two noteworthy performances, but does not delve deeper into psychological motivation.


Fresh ‘Like Crazy’ Offers Realistic Romance

As an emotional drama with believable actors and enough style to set it apart, “Like Crazy” successfully breaks the mold of sappy romance movies while still necessitating a box of tissues.


Teaching with TV

Harvard students and faculty use the cultural representations in TV shows as important tools for academic study.

Jonah Hill Harvard Crimson Interview

Jonah Hill Harvard Crimson Interview

Jonah Hill Harvard Crimson Interview

Jonah Hill ‘Just Wants to Make Cool Stuff’

In just over five years, Jonah Hill has gone from being a side-splitting minor character in assorted Judd Apatow movies to an actor widely recognized for his unmistakable talent, even outside of comedy films.

Jonah Hill Harvard Crimson Interview

Jonah Hill Sits Down with Crimson Arts

The Harvard Crimson sits down with Jonah Hill who is in Boston promoting his new film Moneyball, in theaters September 23rd. Check it out!

On Campus

Zombies, Spoons, and Water Guns—House Games Abound

If you suddenly find yourself in the midst of a vicious water gun fight on Mt. Auburn Street, or if you happen to witness fellow students wielding plastic spoons like grenades, do not fear; you are not crazy and these events really are taking place.

Student Groups

Tony Porter Calls on Men to Stop Violence

Tony Porter, co-founder of A Call to Men, told a mostly male audience that the dominant perceptions of manhood must ...


Britney Spears Cements Comeback on ‘Femme Fatale’

The album is comprised almost entirely of electronic dance music, but within that genre, the pop icon proves successful yet again at refracting current mainstream trends through a style undeniably her own.


Grace, Palmer Rise in Hollywood Ranks

Don’t let their lack of pretension fool you—the two young stars’ new film, “Take Me Home Tonight,” looks to be a career stepping-stone for both.

Portrait of an Artist: Devon Ray Williams '10-'11

Portrait of an Artist: Devon Ray Williams '10-'11

Portrait of an Artist: Devon Ray Williams '10-'11
On Campus

Portrait of an Artist: Devon Ray Williams '10-'11

Looking forward during his last semester at Harvard, Devon Ray Williams '10-'11 delves into the world of hip-hop

On Campus

A Week with Artists

These specialty-related workshops were made available during the January term to students who wished to return to campus and immerse themselves in art without the anxiety of semester coursework.


‘Megamind’ Offers Simple Tale, Sumptuous Visuals

Even though “Megamind” may not stretch far beyond the expectations of a modern children’s movie, it certainly demonstrates a new take on the age-old battle between good and evil, wrapped up in a stunning visual package.

Black Lives Matter Protester

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"

The Top 10 Stories of 2014