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Taylor Swift - All Too Well: The Short Film (Courtesy of Taylor Swifts YouTube)

Taylor Swift’s Short Film Directorial Debut ‘All Too Well’ Stuns Audiences

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer November 22, 2021

  "Red (Taylor’s Version)" marks the second re-recorded album from pop sensation Taylor Swift. The singer made the decision with the release of "Fearless (Taylor's Version)" to go through and...

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Nostalgia Will Kill You in ‘Last Night in Soho’

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer November 20, 2021

  A pop culture savant, Edgar Wright has littered every single one of his movies with references to older music and movies. Characters in Edgar Wright movies slay zombies and drive getaway cars to...

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‘The French Dispatch’ an Enchanting Love Letter to Art and The New Yorker

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer November 17, 2021

  Wes Anderson has one of the most distinctive styles, both visually and musically, of any director working at this time. From the design of rooms to the clothes that the characters wear to the music...

Screenshot from the trailer of Marvels Eternals. (Courtesy Marvel Etertainment)

Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Brings New Potential to the Ever-Growing MCU

By Sara Gillett, Arts Writer November 10, 2021

  New movies are coming out left and right with no signs of stopping anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic shut down many film productions and many more held off on releasing their movies to the...

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Personal and Objective Truth as Explored by ‘The Last Duel’

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer November 3, 2021

  “The truth does not matter. There is only the power of men.” The above line is spoken by Nicole de Buchard (Harriet Walter) in the early minutes of Ridley Scott’s latest film, "The Last...

Venom: Let There Be Carnage Creepy and Cutting

‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Creepy and Cutting

By Sara Gillett, Arts Writer October 31, 2021

  On Oct. 1, the new Marvel movie, "Venom: Let There Be Carnage," released in the United States. It is the third Marvel movie this year, and these new releases have not been disappointing. Although...

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‘Dune’: Villeneuve’s Epic Adaptation, Deserving of the Big Screen

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer October 25, 2021

  Since his 2016 film "Arrival," Canadian director Denis Villeneuve has been slowly drifting into the harsh wastelands of science-fiction cinema. A warzone dominated by the likes of "Star Wars"...

Screenshot from The Skeleton Dance. (Courtesy of Disney+)

Fisher and Fuller’s Fall Recommendations

By Megan Fisher and Whit Fuller October 23, 2021

There's nothing like settling in for a good movie or curling up with a great book to get you into the fall spirit, and no one knows this better than our arts writers. Here, with their scope across the...

Daniel Craig in a screenshot of the No Time To Die trailer. (Courtesy of MGM)

‘No Time to Die’ is a Fitting, Touching Goodbye for Daniel Craig

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer October 18, 2021

  Since first appearing on screen in 1954, James Bond has been played by seven actors and saved the world twenty-seven times on film. The series has functioned as a sort of long-running serial —...

Local art at Treefort in Boise, Idaho, 2021. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Treefort Music Festival Rocks On with Strict Pandemic Guidelines

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor September 24, 2021

  After more than a year of waiting, Treefort Music Festival is finally back on in Boise, Idaho. With firm pandemic restrictions as hospitals in Idaho become increasingly overwhelmed due to rising...