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‘Outlawed’ Review: A Fascinating Feminist Take on the Western

A reimagining of the Western genre through an alternate history with a feminist lens, Anna North crafts a compelling tale exploring issues of gender, race, and sexuality.

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‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ Review: An Immersive and Spine-Chilling Virtual Opera Experience

If viewers are willing to allow this production to defamiliarize and unsettle — which it accomplishes to great effect — then they can expect an impactful, if ambiguous, theatrical experience.

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Unfortunately Doesn’t Compare to its Predecessor

Unfortunately for “Wonder Woman 1984,” the schtick doesn’t stick, and the film falls tragically short of its trailblazing predecessor.

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‘WandaVision’ Premiere Review: A Brilliant Standard for the MCU’s Phase Four

“WandaVision,” on its surface a witty and frivolous sitcom about two superheroes trying their hand at living in suburbia, is filled with complexities.

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'Wonder Woman' is a Sensational Origin Story: A Retrospective

With the release of “Wonder Woman 1984” on Christmas Day 2020, the first solo installment to Diana’s story is well worth a revisit.

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‘These Violent Delights’ is a Daring and Dazzling Debut

The descriptions of the settings are beautifully written, giving readers vivid imagery of the glitz and gore of gang-run Shanghai, perfectly accentuating the story.

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From Our Writers: What Books Kept You Sane In Quarantine?

Our writers turned to books for solace throughout quarantine: Here are their top picks for what soothed them most.

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‘To Sleep in a Sea of Stars’ is an Action-Packed, Otherworldly Adventure’

“To Sleep in a Sea of Stars” is a captivating tale of space exploration, human curiosity, and love in its many forms.

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Alex Meriwether of the Harvard Book Store Talks about Community and Running a Local Bookstore in a Pandemic

The Harvard Crimson interviewed the General Manager of the Harvard Bookstore, Alex Meriwether, about running an independent bookstore amid the pandemic.

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Rebecca Roanhorse’s ‘Black Sun’ Crafts a Innovative Fantasy World of Epic Proportions

“Black Sun” is an electrifying read for fantasy fans to sink their teeth into, and the wait is already unbearable for the next installment in the series.

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Defeating the Perfectionist: Young Jean Lee Brings Her Playwriting Workshop to Harvard

Lee, a playwright, director, and filmmaker, is often commended for her experimentality, humor, and use of the avant-garde.

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‘The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue’ is Unforgettable

Both the story’s rhythm and its imagery and word choice give it the enchanting cadence of a fairy tale.

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Falling in Love with Season Eight of the ‘The Great British Baking Show’ is a Piece of Cake

The return of the beloved series is one of the few headlines of 2020 that have inspired tears of joy rather than tears of frustration.

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What the Hell Happened: Multiple 'Avatar' Sequels Are On the Way

We can only hope that, with such a long wait, the production team took the time to find a font other than Papyrus for the promotional materials.