Rugby Road III EP Review: Nostalgia-Filled Rock Awesomeness
Jun27

Rugby Road III EP Review: Nostalgia-Filled Rock Awesomeness

Rugby Road goes back in time with their EP titled III. The four track EP is great for old-school classic rockers who are looking for some new music to enjoy. The Philadelphia-based three-man band that calls their style “alternative rock” has been around for a while. They have played together for 25 years and have finally released new music since their last album which came out over 15 years ago. Rugby Road goes for a more...

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Highland Kite ‘I’m Not Weak’ EP Review: Alanis Morissette Would Be Proud
Jun21

Highland Kite ‘I’m Not Weak’ EP Review: Alanis Morissette Would Be Proud

What stands out in Highland Kite’s EP titled “I’m Not Weak” are the lyrics of each song. Lead singer, Marissa Lamar shines through with her expert songwriting. She transforms her band with thoughtful and powerful lyrics, which makes the band stand out. This EP, however, is not diverse with its tempo. The songs are slow and portray emotion and the EP does not have any tracks that you can dance to. Alanis Morissette comes to mind when...

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2017 Tribeca Film Festival Coverage: Escape Review: Fun and Colorful
May19

2017 Tribeca Film Festival Coverage: Escape Review: Fun and Colorful

In less than five minutes, Escape, is able to captivate its audiences with its colorful, yet contrasting animated landscape, action packed non-dialogic scenes and a mesmerizing song that lasts throughout the entirety of the film. Directed by Limbert Fabian and Brandon Oldenburg, Escape’s plot consists of an unnamed female “lone space explorer” stranded on a barren desolate alien planet, and using a pink clear crystal as a power source...

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2017 Tribeca Film Festival Coverage: Shadowman Review: From the Dark to the Light
May19

2017 Tribeca Film Festival Coverage: Shadowman Review: From the Dark to the Light

New York City’s prime time for street art began in the early ‘80s all over the gritty streets of the concrete jungle. Street artists, like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring became NY legends, thanks to Andy Warhol and a mix of heroin, AIDS, and eventually death. One artist, however, became successful while still alive and made a come back to the art world of the Lower East Side. “Shadowman,” a part of this year’s Tribeca...

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Get Out Review: A Thriller About Race And More
May19

Get Out Review: A Thriller About Race And More

“Get Out” is a terrifying movie about modern enslavement. The plot often captivates you at and keeps you open-mouthed while leaving you wanting more mystery and suspense. At the same time, this movie is not nearly as interesting as it could be.. While it keeps you awake, you’ll often crave more details and action. Jordan Haworth Peele makes his debut with this horror-thriller and the idea that behind it is...

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Lone Star Review: An Alcohol-Laced Black Comedy
May19

Lone Star Review: An Alcohol-Laced Black Comedy

For some, there is no other time than the present itself. However, others can loathe in it and reminisce about the days of old, where even the gloomy parts can still be bright as ever. This is the case for Roy, the protagonist of Lone Star, a disgruntled war veteran returning home from Vietnam, where he finds out that life has changed without him and he is no longer the man he was before. Roy, played by Matt de Rogatis (The Collector,...

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