Sorrel L. Nielsen
The real problem at the core of the movie seems to be restraint: Luhrmann has none. In fact, the film is packed so full of confetti and sex that there seems to be little room for one key element: the source text. This makes for an entertaining film, perhaps, but not for a successful adaptation of one of the great American novels.
Against all reason, Beam and his 11-piece band stay true to this newfound and problematic musical formula of “more is more” throughout the album. Troubling musical experimentation aside, the true disappointment of this album is the flatness of Beam’s lyrics.
The main stage at the American Repertory Theater was off balance when lights came up on “The Glass Menagerie.” The ...
Before Fall Out Boy saves its genre, two emotionally overwrought Arts writers debate which of the band's earlier albums reigns supreme.
Yoko Ogawa's newly translated story collection "Revenge" gambles descriptions of gore for that of kiwis and hand-shaped carrots and ultimately loses.
If that’s not hilarious, I don’t know(s) what is.
His songs have a unique style that can best described as manic—the lyrics are complex, profound, and nearly busting through the seams of the spare guitar chords that usually hold them together.
Although Director Scott Derrickson’s new work doesn’t awe, it offers enough shock and punch to keep watchers from giggling at the standard horror movie absurdities that it sometimes employs by necessity.
Last week’s cover focuses on the intersection of tattoo artists and their human canvases. Despite the cultural and aesthetic importance ...
The allure and the complication at the heart of the tattoo is this: the canvas talks back.
The Crimson brings together campus comics for a roundtable discussion of their craft.
A selection of Arts First events not to miss.
On Sunday, April 29, poetic stylings as different as those of e. e. Cummings, Class of 1915, and Wallace Stevens, Class of 1897-1900, will meet during the event “Poetry at Harvard: A Love Story” in the Agassiz Theater.
A guest joined a panel discussion on April 12 about the rich history of jazz’s preeminent recording label, Blue Note Records.
The band’s music sparks with humor and explodes into bristling rage without ever losing the deep thrum of heart rending, bluesy warmth that marks Alabama Shakes as a powerful, daring band.