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Arts & Entertainment

Bravo’s Most Wanted: When the Worst Real Housewives Are the Best TV

With three housewives in a decade being involved with federal crimes, where is the line between good ethics and good television?

by EMMA HALPER

It's Time to Bring Mystique and Surprise Back into Film

Indie horrors like 'Barbarian' continue to shock, terrify, and surprise audiences at the box office. How can Hollywood learn from it?

by RAHUL VARIAR

‘Blonde’ Is Anything but an Authentic Representation of Marilyn Monroe

While the film succeeds in its stylistic choices, ‘Blonde’ is a poor and fictional recounting of Marilyn Monroe’s life. 

by WEIKE LI

The Harrowing Tale and Extraordinary Group Behind This Trending TikTok Sound



by ALEXANDRA KANAN

Everything You Never Knew About the Red Hot Chili Peppers

From the '90s alternative rock scene to modern conversations on drug use, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are culturally ubiquitous.

by HALLA ELKHWAD

‘Smile’ is a horror film that’ll make you frown

The film’s portrayal of stigmatized subjects, particularly towards mental illness, is offensive and off-putting.

by EMMA MARKS

‘Can I Touch You There?’: Inside Hollywood’s Intimacy Coordination Boom

A look into Hollywood’s mixed feelings about the industry’s new sex–scenes standards.

by EMMA HALPER

Darlings Should Worry About Harry Styles’ Acting Ventures

The actor’s latest dive into acting puts the musician–actor pipeline into question.

by DEREK WONG

Dave Made the Most Absurd Horror Movie on Your Watchlist

Why the arts–and–crafts horror film 'Dave Made a Maze' is exactly what the genre needed.

by ALEXANDRA KANAN

The Saga of #DeleteSpotify

What exactly happened, and has anything changed?

by HANNAH SUNG

Botanical Illustrations and the Art of the Unknown

At the intersection of art and science, this historical genre continues to mesmerize.

by EYANA LAO

Do Supergroups Still Exist (to the same extent as they used to)?

Hint: boygenius says yes, but not in the way you think.

by HANNAH SUNG

100 Candles for 100 Years: A Big Birthday for Barnes

The Barnes celebrated its centennial anniversary with tons of community programs and special exhibitions.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

BLACKPINK is slowly losing their K–Pop identity with BORN PINK

Their second studio album highlights creative stagnation and contradictory messaging.

by DEREK WONG

The Nose Knows

At the ICA, Sissel Tolaas plays with the sense of smell.

by IRMA KISS

Revisiting ‘Avatar’ 13 years after its initial release, does the modern classic still hold up?

Though James Cameron's era–defining epic lacks a cohesive plot at times, it's a spectacle that absolutely deserves its popularity. 

by ALEX BAXTER

The Function of the B–side in Modern Music Production

How a relic of the physical music format era became a site of experimentation.

by HALLA ELKHWAD

"Saving Face" is the Queer Romcom Everybody Should Be Watching

This 2004 romantic comedy deserves a place in the queer canon despite never belonging to it.

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

Lowering the Chandelier: What ‘Phantom of the Opera’ Closing Means for Broadway

The final bow of Broadway's longest running show may very well be the final bow for an era of musical theater.

by EMMA HALPER

Was the Magic of the Winx Club Lost in the Reboot?

Revamping a children's show wasn't completely successful this time, but the entertainment industry should keep trying.

by OLIVIA REYNOLDS

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