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Zachary J. Lech

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‘Free Guy’ Review: A Disappointing Exercise in Intermediality

“Free Guy” is, overall, an exercise in mediocrity. Unfortunately, for Lieberman and Levy, the confluence of video games and cinema meant bringing in real-life Youtubers at the expense of making a quality action movie.

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“Cox and Box” Brings Joy in a Gloomy Time

Undeterred by the circumstances, the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players are using the unusual setting to stage a return to semi-normalcy.

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Big Wins for Diversity, 'Nomadland' at BAFTAs

The BAFTAs didn’t disappoint this year, proving an exciting bellwether for the Academy Awards, and correctly calling some of the most competitive races.


Harvard Dance Project: A Virtual Premiere to Life-Changing Performances

HDP’s ambitious and varied goals point to the ambition and variety of the co-creators and their work.

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Custody or Captivity? Britney Spears and the Problem with California’s Conservatorship Laws

On Feb. 1, 2008, a California court handed over control of Britney Spears’ life and finances to her father, Jamie.

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‘Later’ Review: Stephen King’s Newest Novel Is a Confused Disappointment

Stephen King's latest novel, "Later," showcases an appealing premise, but falls short of delivering anything worth reading.

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NFTs: Between Cryptocurrency and Art

Non-fungible tokens stretch the definition of ownership, force us to rethink what it means to collect art, and rely on technology that, to many, seems esoteric.

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'Murder Among the Mormons' Review: Documents, Deaths, and a Drama

The complexity of the story is undeniable, but “Murder Among the Mormons” did it justice, turning a challenge into the documentary’s greatest strength.

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‘Spaceman’ and ‘This Is Heaven’ Review: Nick Jonas Aims Lower than the Stars

While Jonas’ words might be simple, they perfectly capture the immediately relatable feelings of frustration, solitude, and longing for a return to normalcy.

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Couch Moves Forward with Genre-Defying Music

Couch’s unique music brings together different instruments to blur the lines between genres, mixing poppy rhythms with jazz, funk, and soul elements.