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Album Review: Blake Mills, ‘Mutable Set’

Despite his attention-grabbing virtuosity, Blake Mills was always comfortable not being in the spotlight. Having begun his musical career as one half of Simon...

Album Review: Hayley Williams, ‘Petals for Armor’

As much as Hayley Williams showcases the strength and versatility of her singing voice on her debut solo album Petals For Armor, one of...

Album Review: Austra, ‘HiRUDiN’

On her 2017 album Future Politics, Katie Stelmanis presented her own utopia, a world where technology might bring us together, where the oppressive structures...

Album Review: Diet Cig, ‘Do You Wonder About Me?’

Listening to Do You Wonder About Me?, one thing is clear: Diet Cig have grown up. The indie rock duo, who broke into the...

Album Review: Car Seat Headrest, ‘Making a Door Less Open’

It’s been four years since we last got an album of entirely new material from Car Seat Headrest. Normally, that wouldn’t be such a...

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Left behind as The Earth Dies Screaming

Empty streets, deafening silence, and the feeling that it’s just too late to do anything; these are the pillars on which Terence Fisher constructs...

The Shape of Revenge: Revenge of the Creature and The Shape of Water

Since the release of Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water (2017), much has been said of its threads to Jack Arnold’s Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954). An...

Conversations with Frances Ha: The Intersection Between Sally Rooney’s Millennial Fiction and Greta Gerwig’s Mumblecore Classic

It might sound quite frivolous to compare two works of fiction based on the mere fact that their protagonists share the same name, but...

Back to Sincerity, Hope, and Love: Metamodernism in Sci-Fi

Science fiction films are often expressions of highly complex philosophical ideas. By utilizing genre tropes such as time travel, artificial intelligence, and space exploration,...

Inglourious Basterds at 10

Please note: This article from the offset contains spoilers for Inglourious Basterds and other Tarantino movies, including Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood. This month...

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5 Best Character Arcs in Stranger Things So Far

After three seasons, Stranger Things has firmly cemented its place in the '80s-inspired sci-fi zeitgeist. The show's first season thrust its stars to instant...

Samia Unveils Full Band Version of ‘Is There Something in the Movies?’

Samia has released the full bad version of her The Baby highlight 'Is There Something in the Movies?'. It arrives with an accompanying performance...

“Shakespeare’s Sonnet” And How Modern Young Writers Adopt Shakespeare’s Poetic Form Into Their Art

Despite being born over four hundred and fifty years ago, the impact of William Shakespeare continues to be just about unparalleled when it comes...

Album Review: beabadoobee, ‘Fake It Flowers’

The fact that beabadoobee released her very first song, ‘Coffee’, all the way back in 2017 might come as a surprise to anyone who...

This Week’s Best New Songs: James Blake, Cakes Da Killa, Rostam, Cloud Nothings, and More

Throughout the week, we update our Best New Songs playlist with the new releases that caught our attention the most, be it a single leading up...

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