Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Sunday at Belcourt: ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

A surgeon’s past comes back to haunt him when his family becomes fatally ill. When faced with the decision of who lives and who...

‘Thor’ a thunderous success

Thor: Ragnarok brilliantly concludes the Asgardian trilogy, hitting each of the three key tenets of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in stride: hilarious laughs,...

‘Suburbicon’ a disappointing bait-and-switch

With an all-star cast, first-rate writing by the Coen brothers and seasoned directorship by George Clooney, Suburbicon promised to be one of the year’s...

Standup Showdown to be hosted by the Slant at Sarratt Cinema

Being a student at Vanderbilt can be challenging, and it is healthy to find ways to minimize the stress of the everyday grind. This...

‘Only The Brave’ rages with passion and fury

Only The Brave tells the incredible true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a rough and ready crew of Arizona firemen. When America’s fiercest...

Murder on the Orient Express: a book review before seeing the...

Anyone who has visited a movie theater since June has likely seen the trailer for Murder on the Orient Express, a period piece with...

‘Marshall’ touts both rhythm and blues

Before he became the nation’s first African-American Supreme Court Justice or won Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall earned his stripes as a...

College graduates to Hollywood executives: how Vanderbilt alumni made it onto...

Rich Hull As an undergraduate English major at Vanderbilt, Rich Hull never considered working in Hollywood. That changed the summer after graduation, when he left...

Momentum Dance Company: a mix of jazz, hip-hop, ballet and more

The auditorium was dark, and there were no signs of dancers. Suddenly, the stage is lit up by LED bracelets, and the dance begins....

‘Blade Runner 2049’ is a pulse-pounding, contemplative tour-de-force

Villeneuve’s film is bold and insightful, yet lacks the brevity necessary with such weight