Reviews

Reviews

“La La Land” will win everything. But should it?

Before I dive into detailed discussions of each category and film, let’s start with this: the 2017 Academy Awards will be a sweep for...

Prediction: the Academy wins the “Most Elitist” award for the 89th time

Far from being #sowhite as it was in 2016, the 2017 Oscars will feature a wider variety of films, but some things about the...

‘This is Us’ celebrates life and family

  The pilot opens with a repetitive melody: fast-paced finger-picking on an acoustic guitar. Somehow it feels comforting. Familiar, even. The show is called “This is...

Alumna poet wins Princemere Prize

“Winning this contest was a bit of a fluke,” Hillsdale graduate Serena Howe ’12 said after winning the 2016 Princemere Poetry Contest. “I don’t...

Pullmann cuts through Common Core

Bad things, sometimes, take time. The Ed Sullivan-era musical satirist Tom Lehrer enjoyed shocking his audiences with piano-driven ditties about educational experiments describing “new...