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“The Other Side of the Wind” has been a long time coming, released over 30 years after director Orson Welles’ death in 1985. Therefore, it is only appropriate that this review should come several months after the film’s 2018 release. Regardless of the time that has passed since the release, Welles is an ever-relevant, tragic titan of cinema.
Harry Brewis, better known to the online world as H.Bomberguy, made history last month by streaming “Donkey Kong 64” for over 57 hours to raise money for a charity dedicated to helping transgender children in the U.K.
Cassandra Clare has done it again. Her newest novel, titled “Queen of Air and Darkness,” has, in short, given readers exactly what they were hoping for.
Based on a true story, Lifetime’s new movie “Love You to Death,” reenacts the unfortunate circumstances of Gypsy Blanchard, who was medically misdiagnosed and held prisoner in her own childhood home.
After an almost-three-year-long run on Broadway, “Anastasia” will be facing its final curtain call on Sunday, March 31.
Episode eight of “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars 4” kept viewers on edge while the top six queens worked tirelessly to create ravishing looks with their “Judy’s.”
Last summer, Fox cancelled their sitcom “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” following its fifth season.
Set in the ‘90s, “Rent”takes its audience members through a journey with a group of young, struggling New Yorkers, each of whom is individually fighting their own battles, whether it be love triangles, drug addiction, overcoming an AIDS epidemic or paying their rent.
In recent years, our society’s deep obsession with crime and horror, shown through the cases of murderers and serial killers, has made its way into the mainstream media. Although programs such as “20/20” and “60 Minutes” have existed for quite some time, the lives of infamous criminals are now being reimagined to show the sides of the stories that the cameras never caught.
Hofstra Concerts’ annual Music Fest, held last Saturday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., featured rides and performances from headliners PVRIS, Kirk Knight and Cruisr, with opening acts by Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties and The Last Great Kings.
In truth I owe my life and my future to The Hofstra Chronicle. Being editor this past year, assistant the year prior and a staff writer for all four years, my view as an arts-focused journalist has expanded way beyond the horizon I originally envisioned for myself as a naïve 18-year-old freshman.
A curious part of film history is how readily drag culture has been utilized for laughs by heterosexual male characters. Dating back to 1959’s Marilyn Monroe-starring “Some Like It Hot,” straight male characters have often disguised themselves in women’s clothing, usually as a form of camouflage.
Today’s rap game is flooded with so-called “SoundCloud rappers,” as the popular music-sharing platform has given rise to a mass of new stars. Austin Post, better known as Post Malone, also achieved great success on the platform with the release of his single “White Iverson” in 2015. His second studio album, “Beerbongs and Bentleys,” dropped on April 27 and received platinum status after a matter of days.
Located at the August Wilson Theatre in the heart of Times Square is one of Broadway’s newest shows, “Mean Girls.”
Broadway shows are generally filled with stellar acting, live music and captivating storylines. “Dear Evan Hansen” met and exceeded my expectations. Before seeing the play, I had heard nothing but great things, so being able to finally see it for myself was an exciting experience.
When confronted with the success of “The Office,” NBC looked to develop a show that built upon its comedic and stylistic foundations. Thus came “Parks and Recreation,” which emulated “The Office” in its mockumentary style; large cast; standalone, quotable cold opens; and general atmosphere and comedic feel.
Upon first glance, Blumhouse Productions’ “Truth or Dare” seems little more than the typical millennial horror flick, packed with bad decisions, awkward sex and a blatant overuse of technology – but there’s more than meets the eye.
St. James Theatre, located in the heart of Times Square, is the new home of “Frozen.” Now a Broadway musical, the story takes audiences into the story of Anna and Elsa in Arendelle.
Did you watch ABC’s “Boy Band”? If so, you most likely recognized heartthrobs Chance Perez, Brady Tutton, Drew Ramos, Sergio Calderon and Michael Conor from the show. These young men met on the show and together became America’s next official boy band as In Real Life (IRL).
Two new singles emerged Tuesday from the ambiguous and satirical Joshua Tillman, who performs under the moniker Father John Misty. The indie-folk musician returned to the alternative scene two months after the folk-pop track “Mr. Tillman” was made public. He announced the release of his new album, “God’s Favorite Customer,” the follow-up to his 2017 Grammy winner “Pure Comedy.”