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‘Homecoming’ Will Have You Coming Back for More

With remixed instrumentals, powerful vocals, and the quintessential mixture of her most acclaimed hits, “Homecoming” is a live album that surpasses all expectations and pitfalls of its form.

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A Conversation with Olivia Wilde, Beanie Feldstein, and Kaitlyn Dever of ‘Booksmart’ at the Brattle Theatre

On April 11, after a screening of "Booksmart," Olivia Wilde sat down with screenwriter Katherine Silberman, Dever, and Feldstein at the Brattle Theatre to field questions from the audience.

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The Real ‘Curse of La Llorona’ Was Having to Watch It

“La Llorona” is ultimately an average horror film at best.

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‘The Chaperone’ Should’ve Left Its Bland Story In the Past

Female empowerment. Sexuality. The new era of women. Director Michael Engler tries to juggle all of these themes in “The Chaperone,” yet the film falls short.

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Unpopular Opinion: Cersei Lannister Isn’t a Heartless Bitch

Get an ice pack for this hot take because it’s time to start liking Cersei.

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‘Tone-Deaf’ Fails to Hit the Right Note

This film is a must-see in the same way that “Sharknado” or “The Human Centipede” are must-sees — purely for their shock value.

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Portrait of An Artist: Emily M. Spector ’21

Musician Emily M. Spector ’21 premiered her latest album, “Tokens,” for a crowd of students in Winthrop Grille.