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‘Love Hard’: Predictable and cliche

‘Love Hard’: Predictable and cliche

| Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Christmas movies are an interesting genre to explore. You have the utmost Christmas classics, and then you have the genre I like to call “horrible Christmas films.” The irony of “Love Hard” is that in some ways, it’s a failure to even the horrible Christmas films. Have you ever read more

‘Hellbound’: Fate or something more

‘Hellbound’: Fate or something more

| Wednesday, December 1, 2021

In “Hellbound,” the world is thrown into chaos when huge, terrifying demons appear and drag sinners to hell. These demons appear on the date and time specified by a mythical creature who appeared to the sinners before. As these demons appear more and more, religious extremism grows as individuals read more

Father, son and ‘House of Gucci’

Father, son and ‘House of Gucci’

| Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Exploding with extravagance and chaos, Ridley Scott’s new film “House of Gucci” uncovers the treacherous and oddly operatic tale of the Gucci family’s downfall, complete with backstabbing betrayal, furious family feuds and spectacular scandal. The movie manages to push aside the red-and-green-striped leather and the golden, billion-dollar trademark to read more

Drowning in justice: The story of ‘La Llorona’

Drowning in justice: The story of ‘La Llorona’

| Monday, November 22, 2021

This past Thursday through Sunday, the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center held an International Film Fest in conjunction with the Notre Dame International (NDI) Senior Fellows. The fest, which was intended to highlight Notre Dame’s International Education Week, featured four films: one from Iran, one from Guatemala, one from Ireland read more

Soothing minimalism: A critique of Emilio Sanchez’s Snite exhibit

Soothing minimalism: A critique of Emilio Sanchez’s Snite exhibit

| Monday, November 22, 2021

Notre Dame’s newly acquired Emilio Sanchez pieces embody technical excellence while successfully connecting with audiences through soothing imagery and colors. Often, when we think of art, we envision subversion and complexity imbued with deep philosophical meaning. However, Sanchez’s work takes a more simplified, minimalistic approach characterized by a a read more

Scene Selections (Taylor’s Version)

Scene Selections (Taylor’s Version)

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and | Friday, November 19, 2021

You already know what’s up — Scene Selections (Taylor’s Version) are below. “State of Grace (Taylor’s Version)” By Abby Patrick, Viewpoint Editor  First impressions are hard. I’ve made enough questionable ones to know. I don’t know what Taylor Swift put in “State of Grace,” but I think she had read more

South Bend Symphony Orchestra maestro offers insight after performance

South Bend Symphony Orchestra maestro offers insight after performance

| Thursday, November 18, 2021

On Saturday, Nov. 13, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra graced the Morris Performing Arts Center with their glorious music, featuring “Jabberwocky” by Anthony DiLorenzo, Samuel Barber’s “Violin Concerto” with soloist Dylana Jenson and Robert Schumann’s “Symphony No. 2.” The performance is the second of the Jack M. Champaigne Masterworks read more