The totality of its formal brilliance and narrative ingenuity seizes on the spectator in a way impossible for life to recreate, in a manner far from pleasurable yet on some level transcendently pleasing, in a way that shaped in the form of Aronofsky’s middle finger declares triumphant I have made you feel something new!
MSU is home to a wide variety of colorful Spartans from all walks of life, who can choose to study many different fields as they journey through their college experience. Naturally, for your entertainment, you’re about to be pigeon-holed into one of five of them! Are you the silent-but-studious pre-med? Or the boisterous and fun-loving business major? Take our quiz and find out!
Making its debut July 26 at the Old Town Playhouse near downtown Traverse City, “Stay With Me” was one of several dozen films premiered at the festival.
"War for the Planet of the Apes" showcases the power of narrative cinema. It’s made with such delicate humanity that it rises to the level of film art, despite its ridiculous premise and comical franchise-status.
Transformers: The Last Knight represents a landmark in the refinement of Michael Bay’s powerful style. It’s long, loud, oppressive, and dumb in a manner more effective than his previous films, and in this sense perhaps deserves a perfect rating. However, I find Bay’s work so forcefully stupid that the thought of lending it even tacit approval is repulsive.
"Cars 3" will not change you, because it does not want to change you. It is what it is, an animated film about talking cars who compete in races. And while I can’t fault it for not being more than the sum of its parts, I can grieve the lost opportunity of transcendence.
Since March, the countdown has been on for this day. And it’s finally here. Basketball season is back. At 5:30 p.m., the gates to the Breslin Center will open.