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Balke’s ‘Northern Light’ Gallery Is Honestly Magnificent

Balke’s ‘Northern Light’ Gallery Is Honestly Magnificent

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Met's new exhibit of paintings by Norwegian artist Peder Balke gives the vast concrete jungle of New York City a respite in dense clouds, vast spaces and incredible seascapes.

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‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Met's new "Age of Empires" exhibit is not only a once-in-a-lifetime display of art and artifacts from China's Qin and Han dynasties, but an incredibly illustrative picture of the Chinese empire during a time when it coexisted with a global expanse of other great cultures.

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Werner Herzog’s ‘Queen of the Desert’ Is No ‘Lawrence of Arabia’

Werner Herzog’s ‘Queen of the Desert’ Is No ‘Lawrence of Arabia’

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

"Queen of the Desert," Werner Herzog's dramatic 2015 tale of the life of archaeologist and freedom fighter T.E. Lawrence, is like if you took everything about "Lawrence of Arabia" and made it bad.

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Marvel’s Collapsing Multiverse

Marvel’s Collapsing Multiverse

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

One of the most celebrated parts of the Marvel franchise is its iconic multiverse — but lately, that multiverse seems like an unkept promise across film, television and print comics.

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Quiet and Contemplative, ‘Death of King Louis XIV’ Captures a Great Figure on Screen

Quiet and Contemplative, ‘Death of King Louis XIV’ Captures a Great Figure on Screen

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

Albert Serra takes on the legacy of one of the loudest, most pompous kings in French history in new film "The Death of King Louis XIV" and makes it into a marvelously slow and quiet affair.

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The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

If you can get past the perhaps shocking premise of a murderously manipulative unborn baby, "Prevenge" is a film bursting with talent and artistry.

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Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

James Franco's latest exploits in film adaptations of classic literature bring us "In Dubious Battle," a star-studded but relatively adequate project.

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Anthology Provides Anti-Romance for Valentine’s Day

Anthology Provides Anti-Romance for Valentine’s Day

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

If you're so sour about Valentine's Day that you could just kill somebody, then the Film Anthology Archives "Valentine's Day Massacre" has the perfect solution for you.

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Robert DeNiro’s Passion Project is a Forgettable Mess

Robert DeNiro’s Passion Project is a Forgettable Mess

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

Don't get your hopes up for Robert DeNiro's new film "The Comedian" — as it turns out, passion projects aren't a guaranteed success. In fact, this one is downright forgettable.

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Bob Ross Event Reflected Philosophy

Bob Ross Event Reflected Philosophy

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

The Student Resource Center thought it would be fun to have students paint while watching Bob Ross videos. We thought it would be fun to critique their paintings.

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‘Finding Babel’ Makes Russian Writer Into a Folk Hero

‘Finding Babel’ Makes Russian Writer Into a Folk Hero

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

In the new documentary "Finding Babel," attempting to cover the entirety of the rich history behind famed writer Isaac Babel and his legacy turns out to be too much to tackle in a single film, no matter how touching.

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Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

In a time where there are more black people incarcerated than there were recorded slaves in the history of the United States, Luke Cage brings a much-needed bulletproof black man to the screen and gives Marvel the revival it much needed.

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