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Review: Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’

Review: Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

August 29, 2019

Taylor Swift returned this weekend with 18 new tracks on her seventh album, “Lover.” While perhaps not a groundbreaking musical masterpiece, “Lover” is a particularly important album for Swift, her fans and anyone involved in the music industry. This is the first album she has released where...

Bunbury 2019 excites fans with an unforgetable experience

Bunbury 2019 excites fans with an unforgetable experience

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

June 4, 2019

Cincinnati's biggest annual music festival returned for its eighth year.

Review: English band The 1975 rocks PNC Pavilion

Review: English band The 1975 rocks PNC Pavilion

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

May 14, 2019

Fans of the group were treated to a dazzling show in Cincinnati on Sunday night.

Review: Khalid releases sophomore album ‘Free Spirit’

Review: Khalid releases sophomore album ‘Free Spirit’

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 11, 2019

R&B artist Khalid reflects on becoming an adult.

Review: Fun Times in Philadelphia with ‘Shazam!’

Review: Fun Times in Philadelphia with ‘Shazam!’

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019

“Shazam!” is a step in the right direction for the DCEU.

REVIEW: Captain Marvel offers thrilling but familiar action

REVIEW: Captain Marvel offers thrilling but familiar action

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 11, 2019

Marvel’s first female-led feature is undoubtedly a giant leap forward for representation for women in the mega-franchises that have dominated the box office the past decade, but a small step toward bringing anything new or exciting to the superhero genre.   In “Captain Marvel,” the 21st installmen...

REVIEW: History no longer black and white in ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

REVIEW: History no longer black and white in ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

Billy Keeney, Contributor

February 11, 2019

“They Shall Not Grow Old” brings the Great War to life for a new generation through impressive restoration, sound design and colorization of century-old World War I footage. In the film’s intro, Director Peter Jackson (“Lord of the Rings,” “King Kong”) explains how he was approached in 20...

REVIEW: the 1975’s new album dazzles

REVIEW: the 1975’s new album dazzles

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

December 6, 2018

After disappearing for almost two years, the 1975 re-emerges with their project tackling millennial culture on their new album, “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.” The album is arguably this generation’s greatest anthem, delving into the ways in which our generation communicates....

REVIEW: No “Bad Times” found at El Royale

REVIEW: No “Bad Times” found at El Royale

Kane Mitten, Copy Editor

October 30, 2018

A priest, a salesman, a hippie and a soul singer walk into a motel lobby.

REVIEW: ‘Venom’ nothing more than stale poison

REVIEW: ‘Venom’ nothing more than stale poison

Owen Treolo, Reporter

October 5, 2018

A classic comic book anti-hero finally receives his big screen solo film in “Venom,” the Tom Hardy-fronted Sony film led by “Zombieland” director Ruben Fleischer.

GALLERY: The biggest acts and best munchies at Bunbury 2018

GALLERY: The biggest acts and best munchies at Bunbury 2018

Brooke Smith, Contributor

June 10, 2018

The Northerner’s got you covered on the hottest acts, best food and chillest vibes at Cincinnati’s biggest summer alt-music event.

REVIEW: Lil Yachty – Lil Boat 2

REVIEW: Lil Yachty – Lil Boat 2

Kayla Lumpkins, Reviewer

March 22, 2018

Dropping his sophomore album Lil Boat 2 on the anniversary of his debut project, Lil Boat, Atlanta’s Lil Yachty hopes fans take to his new material better than they did his last album, Teenage Emotions. In an interview with Ebro Darden on Beats1, he discussed how he felt like he let fans down wit...

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