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In Music, Forgiveness is Tricky

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

The music industry can be unforgiving, but often at varying levels. With allegations of abuse and crime, fanbases take different approaches in self-policing measures.

James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Considering his own history of questioned sexuality, James Franco's casting as famed LGBT-turned-Christian Michael Glatze was perfect.

Slow to Start, ‘Little Sister’ Entertains in its Absurdity

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

With clever juxtaposition of religious imagery and an impressively credentialed cast for its quirky take on family troubles, "Little Sister" is ultimately carried through by single entertaining moments scattered throughout the plot.

‘Miss Stevens’ Succeeds with Awkward Comedy and Stellar Performances

‘Miss Stevens’ Succeeds with Awkward Comedy and Stellar Performances

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Julia Stevens' film "Miss Stevens" hits theaters tomorrow to bring audiences a quirky, silly tale of a drama teacher bringing her students on a field trip.

‘Southwest of Salem’ Documents Prejudice in the Courtroom

‘Southwest of Salem’ Documents Prejudice in the Courtroom

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Director Deborah S. Esquenazi's newest documentary "Southwest of Salem" follows the metaphorical witch hunt of the San Antonio Four, the four women who were wrongfully convicted of gang rape back in Texas in 2014.