The Home of Student Journalism at Lesley University

Movie and Concert Reviews rss

Movie Review– Avengers: Endgame(0)

May 9, 2019

[Note: if you haven’t seen the movie yet, this review contains a few spoilers.] When I was 10 years old, I saw Iron Man 2 in theaters and absolutely hated it. When I was 12, I saw the Avengers and thought it was mostly boring until the battle of New York at the end. I… Read More ›

Concert Review: The Boston Symphony Orchestra

On February 10th, 2019, Lesley University student reporters Bella Denneno and Andrea Gunnarsdottir were welcomed to the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall by publicist Emily Cotten.  We were provided with the opportunity to witness the full symphony orchestra experience.  Andris Nelsons, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Ray and Maria Stata Music Director, was the conductor; and… Read More ›

Movie Review: The Favourite

[Editor’s Note: As the Oscars approach, our reviewers are taking a look at some of the films that were nominated.] The Oscars season has arrived, and there is much talk about the nominations for Best Picture, and which contenders are deserving of this honor.  Among the list of equally qualified contenders, people are asking: is… Read More ›

Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

[Editor’s note: in preparation for the upcoming Oscars in late February, we are reviewing some of the films that were nominated.] The biopic Bohemian Rhapsody directed by Bryan Singer successfully portrays the evolution of the British rock band Queen. The film undeniably focuses on the lead singer of the band, Freddie Mercury (although the character… Read More ›

Concert Review: Travis Scott

Before arriving to TD Garden on Sunday night the 2nd of December, I was so unbelievably excited to see Travis Scott perform his most recent album, AstroWorld, but once I got there my opinion suddenly changed. Don’t get me wrong, it was a super fun concert, my best friend and I had a great time,… Read More ›

Movie Review: Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

As we enter the holiday season, movie production companies are rushing to make a profit from the Christmas spirit of the consumer, turning classic Christmas stories into something new and exciting. At the top of every little kid’s movie list this year is Illumination’s new cartoon adaption of Dr. Seuss’ the Grinch. The original adaption… Read More ›

Concert Review: Twenty One Pilots

My friend Tina and I saw Twenty One Pilots at TD Garden in Boston during their recent Bandito tour, on October 26. We have both loved them since 8th grade, and this concert experience did not disappoint. Let me take you there: We are preoccupied; the crowd is throwing disk-shaped glow sticks all around the… Read More ›

Movie Review: Venom

When it comes to movies, there’s nothing that leaves me more contented than a good superhero film. It helps that we’re at a point where superhero movies are everywhere nowadays. However, where there are superheroes, there are also villains not far behind. This statement also applies to film, most particularly the movie, Venom. This is… Read More ›

Movie Review: The Hate U Give

The movie The Hate U Give, directed by George Tillman Jr., and based on the book written by Angie Thomas, is a stunning tribute to being a black youth in the United States.  Amandla Stenberg delivers a vivid performance of the complexities of Starr Carter’s experience: watching her childhood love die at the hands of… Read More ›

Movie Review: Call Me By Your Name

Romance movies come out every year, and they are often popular for relatable and lovable clichés and happy endings. They are what you wish love truly felt like– a wonderful funny mess of emotions, and a warm happy marriage. But not all love is like that. Some movies are unrealistic in their portrayal of an… Read More ›