BY AKSHAY SETH
As the engines hummed beneath the weight of those neon-soaked nights, Brian O’Connor became the closest thing a big-budgeted, “dumb” summer extravaganza could afford to relatable dynamicity.
BY GRACE PROSNIEWSKI
The continuation of a time-honored tradition with a fun, fresh component is what makes the event a distinctively Ann Arbor affair. The silliness of an ugly sweater party coupled with the majesty of the “Messiah” form an exceptional brand of holiday enjoyment.
BY ALEC STERN
Hoping to capitalize on the success of his flagship series, Lilley plucked the privileged schoolgirl from his hilarious “Summer Heights High” trio and gave the character her own series.
BY KATHLEEN DAVIS
On December 6th, the University will host a panel discussion featuring four acclaimed professors who will discuss how to bring the topic of feminism to an audience outside of academia.
BY GREGORY HICKS
Searching for anything to please your extended Nashvillian family members? Looking to educate yourself on a stand-out classic that didn’t click with your generation? Every expedition needs its kickstarters, and yours should be no exception
BY GRACE HAMILTON
The new documentary, “Americans in Bed,” is 81 minutes of straight interviews, featuring 10 couples of every possible sort imaginable.
BY GILLIAN JAKAB
It’s no secret that public art is openly valued in communities. Artists are commissioned to create murals like the one opposite graffiti alley on Liberty street. But it would be stultifying to allow commissioned artists to monopolize public spaces. Shouldn’t at least some of the public art in communities spring spontaneously from the hands of the public?
BY NATALIE GADBOIS
In a conference call in which The Michigan Daily took part, Rudd and Carell discussed the upcoming sequel, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” which releases December 20.
BY REBECCA GODWIN
It’s not that I’m upset that more people are beginning to enjoy fine arts; I’m just afraid that, in order to appeal to a wider audience, executives will begin to take the fine arts and commercialize them.
BY KAREN YUAN
“Frozen” delivers eight brand new songs, from anthem pop to acoustic duets, and though it oddly lacks a finale number, the timeless Disney heart in each song more than makes up for it. It’s a slogan for the whole movie: New look, same great taste.
BY KAYLA UPADHYAYA
Representation is important, but at what cost? Look no further than Laveau’s “voodoo queen” epithet, and it’s clear that “Coven” ’s representations of Black women aren’t without problems.
BY TEHREEM SAJJAD
The School of Music, Theatre & Dance takes its audience on a wild ride as “The Comedy of Errors” brings the absurdity and turbulent tales of Ephesus to Ann Arbor.
BY ERIKA HARWOOD
I’m not here to justify the ubiquitous presence of the Kardashians or my love for them, nor should I have to. I watch the show because I’m entertained. Haters gon’ hate, but I’m too busy keeping up with the Kardashians to notice.
BY CONRAD FOREMAN
Enter “Homefront.” The film stars Jason Statham (“Parker”), and if that doesn’t tell you everything you need to know about why this is a good change of pace from holiday joy, you must not know his work.
BY GIANCARLO BUONOMO
For the next several months, the University of Michigan Museum of Art will have an exhibit of Islamic art that showcases the beauty and complexity of everyday objects from the eighth through the 19th centuries.
BY NATALIE GADBOIS
Dench seems to go in a softer direction with “Philomena,” but Phil is possibly her most badass character yet: a forgiving woman with dignity and grace, one who doesn’t pretend to be someone she is not.
BY KELLY ETZ
Hidden amid almost-witty dialogue, fumbling innuendoes and an extremely unfortunate archetypical, porn-loving 35-year-old has released “Betas” to rival Netflix, and other original content powerhouses.
BY JULIAN AIDAN
Though nothing is a remarkable stand-out from these console-exclusive games, the looming promise of “better” is keeping fans waiting for the unavoidable spike in gaming quality and excitement.