‘Below Her Mouth’ Hits Well Below the Mark

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer This review isn’t a pleasant one to write. Shot by an all-female crew, “Below Her Mouth” follows in the footsteps of many recent erotic lesbian romances. It’s arguable that we are actually in a golden age of romances between females this decade, with two extraordinary masterpieces “Blue is the Warmest…

Hump Day Update: 4/26/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. NBC is debuting its latest project “Great News,”…

Hump Day Update: 4/19/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. “The Walking Dead” and “Fear the Walking Dead”…

Off the Wall: In the Absence of a Path

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer University students are well acquainted with the idea of searching for a prescribed pathway, and the struggles it takes to not stray outside the lines. In college, the vast universe of options available and their infinite implications on one’s future is an overwhelming weight. This fear and uncertainty, the quest…

Bastille Bombards Barclays with Authenticity

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Editor On March 30, fans stood in line for Bastille’s Wild, Wild World Tour hours before the doors opened at the Barclays Center fervently hoping to get as close to the stage as possible. Those hours were not a waste. With the compelling art that Bastille brings to the indie pop…

‘Big Little Lies:’ ‘Pretty Little Liars’ for Grown-Ups

By Jordan Reynolds, Highlighter Editor HBO’s newest show has it all. A killer soundtrack, adorable child actors, Reese Witherspoon — what more could you ask for? “Big Little Lies,” an ensemble drama series, is as enticing as it is beautiful to watch, and the A-list cast lives up to their names. The series opens with…

An Amendment to My Previous Comments on “Ghost in The Shell”

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer As mentioned previously, I wrote my piece on the futility and nihilism around the “Ghost in the Shell” whitewashing controversy before the film had been released, meaning I had little context for the actual content of the film. Now that it is out, and pundits are making sense of its…

Hump Day Update: 4/12/17

2By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. ABC is reportedly in the works to make…

Protomen “Light Up The Night” at Williamsburg

By Taylor MacMillan, Contributing Writer When an android introduces a rock-opera band in Brooklyn, you know it’s about to get real. That’s just what happened on Wednesday, March 8th, as a robo-faced stranger by the name of “K.I.L.R.O.Y.” addressed the fans waiting in the Music Hall of Williamsburg. “K.I.L.R.O.Y.” is just one of the many…

Dawes is Just Getting Started

By Carter Shelter, Staff Writer Back in the tail end of 2015, Dawes brought their brand of road worn folk rock to the Beacon Theatre stage as part of public radio station WFUV’s annual Holiday Cheer concert alongside artists like Brandi Carlile and the late Sharon Jones. “We’ve been waiting to play this place,” frontman…

Khalid’s Debut Album Defines Being an “American Teen”

By Sabeena N. Singhani, Contributing Writer Being an American teen is truly an iconic feeling — every book, movie and TV show attempts to capture that time. But rather than a 20-something retrospective view of what are supposed to be the best years of life, fresh-faced teen Khalid brings to R&B the thing teenagers have…

Hump Day Update: 4/5/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. Comedy Central has released a statement that later…