“Enola Holmes”: a whimsical return to Baker Street

The world is just a tad too serious right now. Everywhere we look, there seem to be countless calamities crashing down or momentous movements demanding our immediate attention.  The...

“The New Mutants” An awkward amalgam of a movie

With the immense success of “The Fault in Our Stars” in 2014, writer/director Josh Boone began ascending the ladder in Hollywood and set his sights on making a film that combined his...

“Tenet:” a study in protagonists

Throughout modern film, the nature of the protagonist has drastically changed with the popularization of anti-heroes and blurred lines between good and evil. Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” is fundamentally a study of the...

The Breaker Boys’ debut

"The Mess We’ve Made," a debut album by The Breaker Boys was released on Sept. 9.  The band is composed of three University of Dallas undergraduates, sophomores Caleb Skinner,...

Album Review: Imploding the Mirage by The Killers

If Romantic poet William Blake illustrated his take on the famous painting "American Progress," he likely would’ve come up with something like the album cover from The Killers’ newest record, "Imploding the...

“Project Power” a stylish, but vapid, experience

In the six months since movie theaters barred their doors and shuttered their windows, few new films have worked their way out to audiences. The few that have trickled down through various...

“The Highwaymen” delivers a mostly satisfying slow-burn

The stories of the legendary criminals, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, have long captured the public’s attention and intrigue. The tales of their exploits and the romanticization of their rampage can be...

“Extraction:” an electric action flick

In a world where attending theatrical releases has become a fond and distant memory, many movie-lovers find themselves longing for fresh films. Interrupting the weeks of what seemed to be a veritable...

“I Am Mother” skillfully achieves its ambitious aims

When you  need a break from academic work but still want to stimulate that slightly pretentious part of your brain that fancies itself an intellectual (as many UD students do), a great...

“The King”: a periodically masterful drama

With almost 90% of the American population being told to stay at home for the first time in history, one can find no better time to create a new email address and...

“Quarantine” delivers scares as an effective but derivative thriller

In this time of worry over the coronavirus, when people either overexaggerate the situation or ignore it entirely, a bit of bluntness and irony can be refreshing.  If you’re...

“Onward” treks right into our hearts

There are some certainties in this life. The sun rises and sets each day, the sky looks blue and water is wet.  Among these realities is the fact that...

“The Invisible Man” an ethereal horror-hit

We all know that spine-tingling sensation when you are lying in bed and you begin to feel like you are not alone.  The hair on the back of your...

“Sonic the Hedgehog” Fast-paced fun for fans and families

If you’ve been on the interwebs at all in the past year, you probably heard about the horrors of the initial character design for the new “Sonic” film.  An...

“Birds of Prey:” a lively, vibrant and action-filled ride

Harley Quinn is the anti-hero we need, but definitely do not deserve right now. After the garbage fire that was “Suicide Squad,” I was reluctant to see this film, but I was...