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Monday, September 27, 2021

Arts & Culture

Review: ‘Ginny and Georgia’

The teen-drama-meets-true-crime series, while entertaining, ultimately succumbs to overused tropes Disclaimer: This article discusses content that may be sensitive to some readers, including sex and...

‘MONTERO’ has conservatives seething

Lil Nas X’s second No. 1 hit has sparked yet another cultural battle Off of the success of 2019’s “Old Town Road” (and its numerous...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and art TV Show: “The People v. O.J. Simpson” (2016) Watching the 10-episode series “The People...

Phoebe Bridgers comes to UC Davis for a virtual performance and live Q-and-A for students

The indie-rock musician gave an intimate concert, opening up about her image and her music On Friday, April 9 ASUCD Entertainment Council (EC) hosted Phoebe...

Review: ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

The series takes a new approach to superheroes, giving fans something to look forward to every Friday Warning: Spoilers ahead.  “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” is...

Miniseries may be short, but they deliver in big ways

A look into why miniseries work so well and some UC Davis students’ favorite iterations of the limited series format They go by many names:...

The Snyder Cut

Zack Snyder’s cut of “Justice League” sparks more interest than the four-hour film itself WarnerMedia Studios CEO Ann Sarnoff confirmed it: Zack Snyder’s cut of...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and music Movie: “Crazy Stupid Love” dir. by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (2011) This 2011...

The inscrutable Elon Musk

The innovator may be shaking up the tech industry, but controversy seems to follow The name Elon Musk has been associated with both infamy and...

Commentary: The harmful and transphobic reality of ‘super straight’

The new term, coined to dismiss trans women, has been adopted by hateful groups Trigger warning: transphobia, nazism.  If you or anyone you know is experiencing...

Review: ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

The new Disney princess movie features a tale of trust Fans of “Moana” and “Big Hero 6” will fall in love with Disney’s first Southeast...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and music Movie: “The Wicker Man” dir. by Robin Hardy (1973) A strange, funny, brilliant movie....

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and music Album: “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” by Fiona Apple (2020) There are almost no words...

In the age of online learning, do proctored exams undermine students’ privacy?

Students say proctored exams make them feel uncomfortable and more stressed As the world scrambled to acclimate to life at the start of the COVID-19...

An ode to ‘Jersey Shore’

A piece of TV history, best left that way In the second most viewed episode of “Jersey Shore,” watched by nearly 9 million people during...