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Review: The Many Saints of Newark

By Neel Lahiri

Despite not reaching the artistic heights of The Sopranos, The Many Saints of Newark is a more-than-competently made film.

October 13, 2021

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8:08 p.m.

Marlowe Theatre

Everybody Should Be Talking About Jamie

By Gabi Garcia

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a movie to musical to movie that actually works.

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October 13, 2021

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7:58 p.m.

Warner Bros.

The Suicide Squad Reboots Franchise With Guts and Glory

By Alina Kim

Despite some pitfalls, James Gunn's "The Suicide Squad" reboot suggests a promising future for the franchise.

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October 10, 2021

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3:47 p.m.

Ashley Osborn

Lollapalooza Celebrates Its Return

By Kate Lu and Veronica Chang

Lollapalooza brought all sorts of people to Grant Park in celebration of live music's return.

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October 10, 2021

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3:35 p.m.

Eliana Melmed

UChicago’s Dance Program: Critique, Creativity, and Culture

By Wes Mahony

Julia Rhoads, director of dance within TAPS at UChicago, sits down with The Maroon to discuss the dance program’s unorthodox classes, COVID-19 practices, and hopes for the future.

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October 4, 2021

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6:35 p.m.

Sony Music Philippines

Sob Rock: Shitpost or Shit? The ’80s in a New Light

By Cynthia Huang

John Mayer wants to “make you feel joy” with his contradictorily named new album.

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October 4, 2021

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5:51 p.m.

CBS

UChicago Takes Reality TV…Part II?!?

By Natalie Manley

After this week’s premiere of "Survivor" Season 41, third-year Xander Hastings became the latest UChicago student to join the ranks of reality TV stardom.

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September 22, 2021

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10:35 p.m.

UChicago Humanities and Music

From One Cat to Another, Happy Retirement Professor Bowden

By Sam Casale

Sam Casale remembers and recounts the lasting impact of Professor Mwata Bowden as both a teacher and mentor as Bowden retires from the UChicago faculty after 27 years.

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July 28, 2021

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10:34 a.m.

Ben Blackall/Netflix

UChicago Takes Reality TV? How Our Very Own Frat Bro Found His Fame

By Julia Holzman

UChicago third-year Jack Atkins sits down with "The Maroon" to talk about his season-long stint on Netflix’s "The Circle."

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July 12, 2021

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7:56 p.m.

Emma-Victoria Banos

Holy Smokes

By Emma-Victoria Banos

Julia Fennell’s Original Sin is a tough pill to swallow wrapped in a sweet, appetizing coating.

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July 12, 2021

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7:45 p.m.

Robert Chase Heishman

In "youre muted," Student Work Speaks Volumes

By Jad Dahshan

Despite a pandemic, a stay-at-home order, and the absence of traditional critiques, this year’s BA Thesis Exhbition delivers strongly once again.

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June 25, 2021

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9:32 p.m.

Brandon Zang/Neel McNeill

"Welcome Back to My Channel" Searches for Reality in a Virtual World

By Kate Lu

University of Chicago third-year Brandon Zang’s original play "Welcome Back to My Channel" confronts issues of societal expectations, identity, and how we influence and are influenced in a world dominated by social media.

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June 17, 2021

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5:04 p.m.

Facebook

The Transit-Oriented Teens Have UChicago Roots

By Yiwen Lu

It may be a meme group, but New Urbanist Memes for Transit-Oriented Teens shows how memes can effectively communicate deep issues about urban planning and politics to the uninitiated.

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June 15, 2021

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12:52 a.m.

Fern Brady: "Power & Chaos"

By Angelina Torre

Arts writer Angelina Torre sits down with Scottish comedian Fern Brady to discuss her career and her comedy special "Power and Chaos."

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June 14, 2021

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7:01 p.m.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Dreams Become Reality "In the Heights"

By Veronica Chang

Arts Editor Veronica Chang sits down with the cast and crew of "In the Heights" to talk about representation, dreams, and reality.

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June 9, 2021

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2:51 p.m.

Warner Bros. Pictures

A Slice of Life "In the Heights"

By Veronica Chang

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights” gets a glossy makeover in a film that distinguishes itself from the original Broadway musical.

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June 9, 2021

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2:42 p.m.

Caitlin Lozada

Phoebe Bridgers Brings a Remote Intimacy to 2021’s First Summer Breeze Concert

By Jennifer Morse

Arts reporter Jennifer Morse gives us an inside look into the strangeness and intimacy of Phoebe Bridgers’s virtual Summer Breeze concert.

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May 30, 2021

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11:35 p.m.