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“I’m Thinking of Ending Things” falls flat in saying anything

Despite the fact that “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” feels like a film that is desperate to say something, my only real takeaway is that Toni Colette is a goddess and improves every movie she’s in. I’m talking, of course, about the new Charlie Kaufman feature, the Netflix original film, “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.” […]

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QAnon and Save the Children

The past few months, during the Black Lives Matter movement, a global pandemic and an election year in the nation, a new contender in the attention economy has appeared. QAnon, a now-mainstream conspiracy theory from an anonymous user named “Q” who claims to have insider information on Trump’s administration, purport sthat Trump is secretly fighting […]

She-Ra, Noelle Stevenson, and Representation in Animation

On Aug. 26, 2020, graphic novelist and showrunner of the popular Netflix original series “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power,” Noelle Stevenson, faced backlash from fans for a joke made during a livestream panel discussing the show. The panel consisted of Stevenson and several crew members, all of whom were white. During the panel, Stevenson […]

SAWAYAMA is just one of the many new albums quarantine has fostered. photo courtesy Wikipedia

Top Ten Quarantine Albums

2020 has not been a kind year, but there’s maybe one silver lining to this smorgasbord of suffering: more time to listen to music. Beyond the likes of Taylor Swift’s “folklore” and Phoebe Bridgers’s “Punisher,” here are 10 recommendations from the Collegian’s own Emma Palmer and Emily Every for albums released since March. Emma’s picks: […]

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Point-Counterpoint: “Aporia” poorly timed and unsatisfying release

The indie rock artist’s new album is cinematic but pointlessly optimistic for listeners in a bleak time. I’ll be square with you, I only like Sufjan Stevens some of the time. I loved “Carrie and Lowell,” but I still can’t make it all the way through “Silver and Gold.” Unfortunately, Stevens’s most recent album, “Aporia” […]

“Pain and Glory” centers on the story of washed out director, Salvador Mallo, played by Antonio Banderas. courtesy Sony Pictures

Films in 2019 striking but snubbed in award shows

The top 10 films of 2019 prove memorable and innovative. Every year, when considering my top ten list, I organize it based off of a theme. Sometimes it’s the films I think are objectively the best of the year; sometimes it’s what I enjoyed the most. This year my list is organized around what has […]

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Celebrity Attractions presents “Les Miserables” at PAC

The traveling Broadway production of “Les Miserables” demonstrates the virtuosity of performers and set designers. I first saw “Les Miserables” in the early spring of 2009, when Union High-School put on a production of it. I was nine years old, the perfect age to watch “Les Mis” for the first time. I enjoyed myself immensely, […]

Florence Pugh plays the main character, Dani, in “Midsommar”. courtesy Slash Film

Summer season of film proves exciting, subversive

From “The Dead Don’t Die” to “Fast Color,” this summer’s best movies ranged from the horrifying to the hilarious. Notably Missed: “Dora and The Lost City of Gold,” “Crawl,” “The Farewell,” “Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark” “The Last Black Man in San Francisco”: Inspired by a real person, “The Last Black Man in […]

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“Percy Jackson” musical comes to Tulsa

First national tour of “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” coming to Tulsa PAC The Greek gods are real, and they’re coming to Tulsa. The smash hit “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” will be playing at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center on May 31 and June 1 during the first national tour […]