Movies

‘Parasite’ is a master class in empathetic satire

Here’s what I can say that won’t spoil it for you. The film is about a rich family and a poor family, and how their lives intersect.

Arts and Leisure: Performance

Here we are again — back to Rochester after three shimmering months of summer. Some of us are arriving for…

CT Recommends: “Rango”

In 2011, Pixar was in the middle of a golden age, and with Dreamworks contenders like “How to Train Your…

“Endgame” matters, whether you like it or not (I did)

“Avengers: Endgame” succeeds as a “Marvel movie” more than as a “movie” in the general sense. I don’t mean to…

Agnès Varda continues to live in cinema

Few people have ever embodied an art movement more than Agnès Varda did the French New Wave. Her first film,…

UR student Maddy Wary stars alongside Ben Affleck in Netflix film

Maddy Wary seems like your average college student, aside from having her own IMDb page and having acted alongside Ben…

ToddX brings tales of Meat Loaf, nudity, and more

From Buzzfeed to Broadway lighting, the first ever ToddX brought an array of alumni from the entertainment industry to Todd…

Not Vanilla: Award show season standouts

Well, reader, we’re finally done with awards season. I have mixed emotions about this. I’m glad I’ll stop being constantly…

Is My Hero Academia the Japanese Marvel?

Perhaps the most well-known superhero franchise is the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The influences of the American superhero culture have spread…

The amazing Spider-Verse: A review

Spider-Man is one of the most complex, nuanced, and effective characters in comics. I’m a pretty serious Marvel fan, and…