Entertainment Column

College kids like to play video games, but what a lot of college kids like to do more than play video games is play old video games.


“Rudderless” is a film that will draw audience members under with sorrow, while still managing to entrance them with the marvelous and curative powers of music.

Jennifer Lawrence in "Red Sparrow"

“Red Sparrow” probably aimed to be something akin to the Bond films, but the ultimate presentation was more of a disappointing, melodramatic “ugly step-sister” to a legitimate spy movie.

Michael Stuhlbarg in "Call Me By Your Name"

Remember the name Michael Stuhlbarg.

Saorise Ronan and Beanie Fieldstein in "Lady Bird"

The Academy is out of touch and the whole model of award shows probably is as well.

'Ready Player One' is in theaters March 29

The film adaptation may be a hit, but I have a feeling it’s headed for Game Over.

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in "Twilight"

For a few years, one of the biggest blockbuster franchises that completely saturated the media and its surrounding discourse was a story about a teenage girl’s supernatural romance.

"The Silent Child"

The Oscar nominees for Live Action Short are a mixed bag this year in topic, tone and execution.

"Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool"

The down-to-earth Bening does not match the divaness of Grahame, nor does the introspective Bell align with the easygoing Turner. In the end, this story with so much potential falls short of expectations.

Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams in "Game Night"

Though the film initially manages to grasp audience attention, its hold quickly loosens through its unchecked overeagerness to push humor at viewers, resulting in the unraveling of plot direction and an unclear tone.