review »

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Review

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Review

Alexandra Chang May 28, 2016 Comments Off on Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Review

“Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” tells the story of Carole King, a once timid girl from Brooklyn, New York, who over time gains confidence and comes into her own, becoming one of the most

Read More »
‘Spotlight’ is a must-see

‘Spotlight’ is a must-see

Alexandra Chang November 19, 2015 2

When newspapers were delivered to front porches and newsstands in early 2002, the cover page rocked the Boston community, as well as many other places around the world

Read More »
‘Mick Rock: Shooting for Stardust’ brings back the ’70s with Bowie Exhibit

‘Mick Rock: Shooting for Stardust’ brings back the ’70s with Bowie Exhibit

Cybele Zhang November 4, 2015 Comments Off on ‘Mick Rock: Shooting for Stardust’ brings back the ’70s with Bowie Exhibit

The TASCHEN Gallery’s exhibit titled “Mick Rock: Shooting for Stardust. The Rise of David Bowie & Co.” captured the life of David Bowie (1972-1973) with unique, visually stunning photography.   

Read More »
Iris: More Than Just a Fashion Documentary

Iris: More Than Just a Fashion Documentary

Alexandra Chang May 28, 2015 Comments Off on Iris: More Than Just a Fashion Documentary

“I like individuality. It’s so lost these days. So much sameness. Everything is homogenized. I hate it… Whatever,” 93-year-old fashion icon Iris Apfel said in the documentary “Iris.” These words prove Apfel has not lost

Read More »
Yatai Burgerizes Sushi

Yatai Burgerizes Sushi

Helena Heslov May 21, 2015 Comments Off on Yatai Burgerizes Sushi

Located on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, Yatai serves Japanese sushi with an American flare, a unique combination. 

Read More »
Michael Pollan challenges American food system in enticing narrative

Michael Pollan challenges American food system in enticing narrative

Yasmeen Namazie May 4, 2015 Comments Off on Michael Pollan challenges American food system in enticing narrative

Michael Pollan’s non-fictional narrative, “Omnivore’s Dilemma,” unveils a particularly unsettling account of how humans consume food in relation to industrial and organic processes

Read More »
Extraordinary film ‘Boyhood’ captures love, growth

Extraordinary film ‘Boyhood’ captures love, growth

Rachel Magnin March 19, 2015 Comments Off on Extraordinary film ‘Boyhood’ captures love, growth

Richard Linklater’s 12 year project, “Boyhood,” captures the life of protagonist Mason Evans Jr. from ages five to 18 transitioning from boyhood to maturity

Read More »
Controversial film ‘The Interview’ garners unnecessary media attention

Controversial film ‘The Interview’ garners unnecessary media attention

Erica Dick February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Controversial film ‘The Interview’ garners unnecessary media attention

The hilariously offensive and idiotic humor in the satire “The Interview,” starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, suggests that the movie’s sole purpose was to provoke hype in the media

Read More »
‘The Theory of Everything’ Creates Oscar Buzz

‘The Theory of Everything’ Creates Oscar Buzz

Isabelle Kantz November 17, 2014 1

With the combination of Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones‘ performances, director James Marsh‘s talent and outstanding cinematography, “The Theory of Everything” beautifully and delicately captures the story of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. “The Theory

Read More »
Tierra Mia Challenges Traditional Coffee Shops

Tierra Mia Challenges Traditional Coffee Shops

Kayry Gonzalez May 29, 2014 2

Tierra Mia Coffee offers a spin on the customary café with a shot of culture. UC Berkeley undergraduate and Stanford MBA graduate Ulysses Romero founded Tierra Mia Coffee in 2008. As the son of a

Read More »