Arts & Entertainment

File Photo
“Anomalisa” uses puppets to tell a very human story

What does it mean to love and be loved? What does it mean to be alive? What does it mean to be human? By pondering these...

File Photo
Academy Awards darkened by entirely white Oscar nominations

For the second year in a row, the Academy Awards have sparked controversy over their lack of nominations for nonwhite ac...

File Photo
Even Zach Galifianakis can’t save “Baskets”

“Chip, you look like a clown, but you are not a clown.” This line from FX’s newest show, “Baskets,” sums up th...

File Photo
Holiday Season Movie Preview

With Christmas fast approaching and college kids beginning to make the exodus home in droves, many families will be floc...

File Photo
“Into the Badlands” struggles to find identity

AMC has spawned a wealth of television dramas such as “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead” and “Mad Men” that ...

File Photo
“Room” is an excellent study of human psychology

I’m sure you’re familiar with the film scene I’m about to describe: after overcoming insurmountable odds and all m...

File Photo
“Brooklyn” about finding joy amidst tragedy

“Brooklyn” has a glow about it, as if it knows that it is far superior to any Nicholas Sparks film adaptation, despi...

File Photo
“Mockingjay – Part 2” fails to take flight

With the release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” last week, the franchise, based upon the popular young...

File Photo
“Spotlight” shines a light on sexual abuse

Facing conflict is almost always painful. No one likes to see their comfortable community victimized by despicable acts ...

File Photo
Jon Foreman’s “Dawn” EP an uplifting close to “The Wonderlands” project

“Dawn” is the fourth and final EP in Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman’s recent solo project, “The Wonderlands...