Critic’s Corner: “Colossal” Differs from Expectations

Kaiju, a popular Japanese film genre, typically features a giant monster attacking a city (think Godzilla and King Kong). Earlier this month, director Ignacio “Nacho” Vigalondo’s latest film Colossal starring Anne Hathaway put a fresh face on this straightforward science fiction concept, straying away from the action and gore of its predecessors. VIA TOY FIGHT […]

NBA Regular Season Awards

After another whirlwind season, it is time to look at the top performers from the 2017 NBA season. As teams start the playoffs, writers and officials from around the league will be choosing their picks for the top awards. Unlike the past few years, there were no clear cut choices for any of the awards, […]

British Blossoms Play on American Soil

Tom Ogden looked up from his guitar between songs. “This is the most intimate show we’ve done in a long time,” the singer said coyly to the crowd of roughly 40 people. ELISE WANG • THE SPECTATOR England’s rising band, Blossoms, performs at the Vera Project during their first stop in the U.S. “Intimate” is certainly […]

“Life” Reminds Us Why We Should Be Scared of Space

There is a recent Hollywood trend of setting a cast of characters in outer space and have things go terribly wrong in a beautiful symphony of worst-case-scenarios set in the final frontier. This concept is barely original, dating back to films like “2001: A Space Odyssey”, and 2014 and 2013 blockbusters, “Interstellar” and “Gravity”. COURTESY […]

Tam Noodle Box: A Sweet Delight

Tam Noodle Box, a small Asian fusion restaurant nestled on the corner Broadway and Jefferson, offers a nice lunch-in or a quick take- out. The outside is mainly marked by a lone, yet colorful sign, but the large windows make up the difference, allowing any passerby a glimpse into the restaurant. Tam Noodle Box enjoyed […]

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