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Hildur Guðnadóttir, composer of the award-winning soundtrack for Joker. (Photo by Timothée Lambrecq)

The Chronicle Playlist: Scores That Tell Stories

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer February 19, 2021

  Back in 2007, I got an iPod Nano for Christmas. I then proceeded to spend my entire iTunes gift card on just one thing: the soundtrack to “A Series of Unfortunate Events” by Thomas Newman....

Pop Cultured: Stop Marvelling the Redundant Marvel Movies

Pop Cultured: Stop Marvelling the Redundant Marvel Movies

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer January 14, 2020

  Look, I love Marvel. I draw superheroes, read the comics and sell themed jewelry at craft fairs. I go to see the movies when they come out at the theater, while I'll admit that I quite like Disney...

(Graphic by David Onwukeme | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Payne’s Favorite Films of 2019

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor December 23, 2019

  We approach the end of a decade after an eventful and frankly depressing year. Yet amid the conflicts, disasters and scandals that marked the year, we've seen the arts flourishing and developing...

(Illustration by Alex Garcia | Daily Utah Chronicle)

October Arts Desk Favorites

Palak Jayswal While summer is my seasonal time to read without the nagging feeling that I could be doing 30 other important tasks, fall and winter are my binge-watching seasons. It's far too easy to...

(Illustration by Isabelle Schlegel | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pop-Cultured: A Dark Obsession

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer November 9, 2019

In the darkness of the morning, I roll over and begin scrolling through my phone. As I get ready, the latest Billie Eilish album runs on repeat. I sing along to “Bad Guy” and walk to Trax listening...

(Design by Piper Armstrong | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Chavez: ‘Joker’ Hits a Nerve But Never Goes Deeper

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer November 2, 2019

Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers and plot details about "Joker" (2019).  Whether you are a fan of comic books and superhero movies or couldn't care less, it has been nearly impossible...

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Joaquin Phoenix Delivers Chilling Performance in ‘Joker’

By Oakley Burt , Arts Editor October 4, 2019

Todd Phillips’ standalone film "Joker," starring Joaquin Phoenix in the titular role, premiered in theaters across the nation on Thursday night.  "Joker" tells the story of Arthur Fleck (Phoenix),...

ASUU Gets its Freak on with ‘Joker’ Screening

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer September 25, 2019

  Cotton spiderwebs, plastic skeletons and "jump out of your skin" movies. Folks, spooky season is upon us, and the Campus Events Board of the Associated Students of the University of Utah is prepared....