Insight

Mar. 19, 2019

Stella Donnelly’s new record ‘Beware of the Dogs’ pulls no punches

The Australian singer-songwriter’s debut is vibrant, brash and emotionally powerful.

Mar. 12, 2019

Headliners dominate South by Southwest

What began as a small Austin-based festival has become the go-to launching pad for studio movie efforts that offer a first look at the season ahead.

Mar. 12, 2019

‘PEN15’ fearlessly recounts one of life’s most terrifying experiences: middle school

A perfect balance between comedy and truth is struck through the breath of fresh air series that is “Pen15.”

Mar. 12, 2019

A look at the ‘Game of Thrones’ final season trailer

The new trailer for the final season of “Game of Thrones” is slightly worrisome.

Mar. 12, 2019

Female-led ‘Captain Marvel’ may have tried to do too much

Marvel Studios’ newest movie features Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, telling the story of how the heroine that is rumored to be the strongest Avenger came to be.

Mar. 12, 2019

Five roles that led Brie Larson to ‘Captain Marvel’

The Oscar-winning actress has been playing key supporting roles in studio comedies while starring in some of the best independent films of the decade.

Mar. 07, 2019

Oscar-winning documentary ‘Period. End of Sentence.’ pushes back against menstrual taboo

The short film follows a group of Indian women who make and sell affordable sanitary pads in their community.

Mar. 05, 2019

‘Trilogy of the Sacred and the Satanic’ presents disappointing, boring story

True / False’s free screenings were supposed to be classic inspirations for modern film, but they instead offered little excitement.

Mar. 05, 2019

After a six-year hiatus, the Jonas Brothers are back and better than ever

The Jonas Brothers formed their band when I was five years old. Here’s why as a college student, this is the best entertainment news I have heard in weeks.

Mar. 04, 2019

‘The Commons’ captures protests of UNC Confederate statue

The documentary highlights the protests to remove the University of North Carolina’s Confederate monument following the Charlottesville riots.

Mar. 03, 2019

LARP is more than just role-play in ‘The Magic Life of V’

A young woman deals with her childhood trauma through live action role-playing.

Feb. 26, 2019

Indie's fastest rising star Soccer Mommy to visit True/False

Sophie Allison’s music is leading the next generation of indie.

Feb. 26, 2019

Sir Babygirl’s debut album is endearingly, excessively vibrant

“Crush on Me” is a brief, fast-paced pop album that looks beyond the genre’s normal tropes.

Feb. 26, 2019

Best and worst of awards season 2019

An awards season narrative with new developments every day is reflective of an industry in transition.

Feb. 19, 2019

New Oscar categories for 2018 films

Move these awards to commercial breaks instead of cinematography, makeup or editing.

Feb. 19, 2019

Indie Band Young the Giant captivates crowd at The Blue Note

With their lively tunes and artistic lyrics, Young the Giant really put on a show this weekend at The Blue Note.

Feb. 18, 2019

Ragtag presented ‘Gravity’ with insight into its production

The film comments on the nature of danger, our will to live and the power our minds have over any situation.

Feb. 18, 2019

Movies that flew under radar in 2018

In another year, a less crowded field or maybe a different world altogether, these dark horse contenders might’ve been nominated.

Feb. 13, 2019

Ariana Grande kicks off the year with release of “Thank U, Next”

Grande’s fifth studio album boasts messages of self-love and a subtle tribute to late Mac Miller.

Feb. 13, 2019

‘High Flying Bird’ creates compelling drama out of negotiations

Directed by Steven Soderbergh, the new Netflix drama takes on the hypocrisies of the sports industry and reckons with Netflix’s place in the movie business.