MV5BMTA2MzAxNjkzNzNeQTJeQWpwZ15BbWU3MDY1NzQ3NjM@._V1_CR0,60,640,360_AL_UX477_CR0,0,477,268_AL_

Missing the Satirical Point: “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World”

Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” (2010) received positive acclaim for its quirky story and characters, catchy soundtrack and clever quick edits. The cult classic film also critiques the toxicity of the male fantasy. Adapted from the graphic novel series by Bryan Lee O’Malley, “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” revolves around the titular character… Continue reading

250px-The_Circus_-_Inside_the_Greatest_Political_Show_on_Earth_poster

Staff Pick: “The Circus” (Showtime)

Anybody living in the United States today knows we are living through an incredibly tumultuous time. Politics haven't reached this level of divisiveness for many years, and with a current administration disregarding pillars of American democracy, it doesn’t appear that things will return to normal anytime soon. Showtime’s behind the scenes political docuseries, “The Circus,”… Continue reading

Screen-Shot-2019-01-03-at-12.32.10-PM

Minimalist “Arctic” the cold film for our cold times

If you’re looking for a singular, minimal film experience whose tension starts from the opening moment and never lets up, go see “Arctic,” starring Mads Mikkelsen, while it’s still playing in theaters. An essential example of a “big screen” movie, films like “Arctic” are the reason theaters still exist in the Netflix era. “Arctic” locks… Continue reading

IMG_1445-768x512

Death Cow: A band to see at Lincoln Exposed

Lincoln Exposed is a huge music festival held in the bars of downtown Lincoln. It will be held from February 6-10 and will showcase more than 100 bands that are all based in the Lincoln or greater Nebraska area. In the 14th annual Lincoln Exposed one of the rocking bands to look out for is… Continue reading

green room

Green Room: How to get your first gig

Writing emails suck, and so does your band when you’re starting out. And playing personal songs in front of a bunch of strangers is terrifying as hell. But if you don’t do any live gigs, are you really a band or just a collection of musicians messing around in a dirty garage? Well dear pupil,… Continue reading

pirate-47705_960_720

STAFF PICK: Flags

Flags are for more than just identifying friendly ships when you’re out to sea or letting the public know when there’s been another mass shooting. Sometimes flags are just for putting up. And there are some pretty important key features to flags you might want to familiarize yourself with before attempting to so. For instance,… Continue reading

Life-is-Strange-2-Episode-1-Review

“Life Is Strange 2 Episode 1: Roads” Review

French video game developer Dontnod Entertainment surprised the video game industry in 2015 when their episodic graphic adventure game “Life Is Strange” sold over 3 million copies and earned over 75 Game of the Year Awards. In a game where choices matter, the game’s multiple contrasting endings had players wondering if a sequel would be… Continue reading