Thursday, February 22, 2018

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...

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...

‘Justice League’ is a brooding, half-baked monster mash

Just when you thought the Man of Steel was dead and the Bat of Gotham had flown the coop, your favorite band of heroes...

REVIEW: 2018 Sundance Film Festival

The best (and worst) of what the Sundance Film Festival had to offer this year

‘The Last Jedi’ is a bold, divisive Star Wars chapter

This review is spoiler-free.  Forget everything you thought you knew about Star Wars. Director Rian Johnson delivers a bold and unprecedented second chapter in the...

Vanderbilt Off-Broadway presents Green Day’s “American Idiot”

The show was performed Jan. 11, 13 and 14 despite backlash from the Vanderbilt theatre community over its angsty and politically charged content

Ars Gratia Artis: mother! and its abuse of depth

mother! uses a home makeover and marital strife to probe questions of humanity and nature

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ an engaging melodrama

A group of strangers onboard a passenger train suddenly become embroiled in a high-stakes murder investigation. Adapted from Agatha Christie’s 1934 novel, Murder...

‘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,...

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle,’ a study of postmodernism’s shortcomings

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' chooses sarcasm over substance