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EMA Matures in Dark "Future"
“The Future’s Void" reveals Anderson to be as exceptional a musician as a singer, with rhythm and texture at the center of its success.
Knock 'Em Dead: At Harvard, Crafting Comedy Is No Laughing Matter
Stand-up comics often appear to be completely at ease, dishing out joke after joke in quick succession. While impressive, this seemingly effortless delivery belies the huge amount of work that goes into crafting a stand-up routine. Writing comedy takes not only talent, but also a willingness to devote oneself to the honing of skills that take years of experience to master.
Playlist: Artists Who Broke Away
This week’s Playlist celebrates four musicians who came out from behind the shadows of imposing contemporaries
"The Lego Movie" a Blockbuster
"The Lego Movie", voiced by a star-studded cast, evokes nostalgia and brings on plenty of laughs in one of the year's best animated films.
Arts Year In Review 2013: Editors' Note
The 140th Guard Arts Chairs, Petey E. Menz '15 and Austin Siegemund-Broka '14, reflect on the publication, the year, and Arts's first annual Year In Review special issue.
Love and Other Drugs in "Buyers Club"
“Dallas Buyers Club” is a wonderfully complete historical drama and a great film, but it struggles with some lazy stylistic choices and dull scenes. However, these scenes are few and far between—they are minor setbacks in an admirably told underdog story.
"Counselor" An Intoxicating Visual Thriller
Ridley Scott's latest effort “The Counselor” centers on a lawyer who becomes entangled with a pair of eccentric drug dealers and their colleagues. It is a grossly stylish thriller that makes up for story deficiencies with its visuals, dialogue, and performances.
Interactive Map: Arts First
An interactive listing of events for this weekend's Arts First festival.
Robert De Niro
Crimson arts editor Austin Siegemund-Broka explains his choice for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award.