I know you’ve seen the commercials for Legion and have probably thought “Wow, that looks stupid and/or entertaining as hell. Also, I can never look at my grandmother again without thinking she’ll attack me, then climb all over the ceiling like a deranged woodland creature.” But you’re wrong. Legion is a deep, spiritual movie that contemplates the fragility of mankind as merely the creation of a superior being.
It’s often difficult to review a trade paperback for a series from the middle of its run. It’s hard to jump into the middle of a story with no background on the characters or any real sense of the plot development to that point.
What do you think would happen if you mixed Alice in Wonderland, American folklore, and early twentieth century racial politics? The combination has the vast potential to be god awful, or, in the case of Jeremy Love’s Bayou, one of the best comics of the year.
By Katie Knowlton This past weekend, the Wang Center held the Tournées Festival, a program created to bring new French films to college campuses across the country. The Stony Brook[...]
By Katie Knowlton Where We Fell, Here We Stand, the latest album from Saratoga Springs’ Pinstripe Melee, is a fairly straight-forward ska-punk album that has few surprises, but shows a[...]
Sherry Vine and her fabulous sparkly pink dress entertained to a full crowd at the Tabler Arts Center last Wednesday. The event, put on by the Stony Brook Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Alliance, was in celebration of Coming Out Day. An annual occurrence, Coming Out Day is a day of awareness for coming out and other LGBT related issues.
Disconnected, the debut full-length album from England’s Beat Union is an average pop-punk album by today’s standards, but there are moments on the record that show the potential this young band has.
On her new album, Red Letter Year, Ani DiFranco sings, “I’ve got myself a new mantra/it says: don’t forget to have a good time.” It is evident on this new disc that she has embraced this new philosophy.
Katie Flanagan stood in the SAC plaza last Wednesday barking like a carnie. She made promises of free food and asked of passersby to “step right up and test [their] gaydar.” She vowed “shocking revelations” and that the audience could ask any question they wanted.