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A Ministry of Hospitality

A look into the religiously diverse demographic at a modern Boston University Boston University’s Charles River Campus, which is located at the heart of one of the nation’s most diverse cities, stretches across 1.3 miles of Commonwealth Avenue. With this location and immense physical size comes many drawbacks in creating a cohesive community and finding […]

REVIEW: ‘Diana’ poorly portrays Princess Diana’s real life story

Creators of biographical films, or “biopics,” are often faced with two overarching circumstances: the vast potential to delve into the world of a public figure, and the possibility of not doing that person justice. Both become more daunting when filmmakers decide to tackle, say, “the most famous woman in the world.” Diana, Oliver Hirschbiegel’s depiction […]

REVIEW: “Visually stunning” Ender’s Game is a sci-fi worth seeing

Few things are as wholly satisfying as a big-budget sci-fi movie done right, and Gavin Hood’s big screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s beloved sci-fi novel Ender’s Game is just that. It’s a visually stunning, action-packed sci-fi film that doesn’t neglect the humanity of its characters. The film begins 50 years in the future when […]

In Remorse and Redemption, 12 Years a Slave Proves Masterful

Directors who strive to project the most impactful films on cinema screens face a quandary. While film is arguably one of the most powerful art forms — which compels its use as a medium for critical stories — film remains, first and foremost, entertainment. Few directors possess the tact needed to engage audiences while telling […]

REVIEW: Of Montreal creates ‘paradise for the weirdo’ for Halloween

“It’s time to welcome to the stage the only man born of penis, not vagina,” Of Montreal’s luchador MC wailed before the crowd at The Middle East. A bizarre introduction for a bizarre show — only what one could expect from the king of modern psychedelia. Based on the evidence presented at the Of Montreal […]