Tag: Review

Age of Adaline Falls Short of Expectations

Walking into the theatre with my ticket, despite there only being about fifteen other people there, I was still holding onto a hope that Age of Adaline would be a movie worth paying eleven dollars to see. It was clear within the…

Movie Review: The Normal Heart

Last Sunday, HBO debuted The Normal Heart, a largely autobiographical film adaption from the 1985 play of the same name, that chronicles the outbreak of the HIV-AIDS crisis. This film is a journey through the very bleak and frightening landscape…

Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Solider

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I saw Captain America: The Winter Soldier this past Friday. I hadn’t seen the first movie, so my only knowledge of Captain America was from The Avengers and my Tumblr dashboard. Ultimately, I liked the movie.…

The Best New Spring Style Trends

Hopefully there is only one more day of snow and then spring will be here! Excitement surrounding the new season will be reflected in the new spring fashion trends. Some trends are more school appropriate than others, and some are…

Why Frozen Beat Lion King

Frozen is the ultimate overachiever. It’s making the big bucks, having surpassed The Lion King to become the highest grossing animated Disney film of all time. And it gets the best grades, like the A+ it earned from CinemaScore. If…

Beasts of the Southern Wild is Sheer Poetry

When I first watched this film, I knew a few plot points from the trailers: a diseased father, a motif of ox-like antagonists, and a resilient young girl who rarely wore pants. I knew that Beasts of the Southern Wild…

Not Your Average Joe’s Is Pretty Average

Despite the name, Not Your Average Joe’s is actually pretty average. NYAJ’s is a small American Style restaurant chain in Massachusetts; local locations include ones in Acton and Arlington. Apart from creative names such as “Not Your Average Meatloaf”($14.99) and…