Category: A & E

Eythen’s Blu-ray emporium: the best of European animation

Ha-Tien Nguyen / Staff Illustrator An image, a drawing, or a pic, In motion, either slow or quick. Can be a source of glee, Or challenge thee To find some truth in a flick. Animation has amazed children and adults alike, bringing viewers into beautifully-crafted imaginative worlds while also tackling difficult themes like destiny and [...]

Exploring Emory arts: must-see events from Jan. 18 to Feb. 2

If you want to explore the Emory arts scene, support your fellow peers in their artistic journeys or kill time, and you’re not sure how or where to do any of these things, fret no longer! Start here, with a list of some upcoming art events on Emory campus.  Emory Cinematheque: “Camp Vibes, Queer Feelings”  [...]

The artistry of the everyday: what moved me in 2022

I tend to see art as quite a broad category in my life, even if that is simply the artistic quality of a conversation, an outfit, a meal, a tree or a laugh. Celebrating the art of the everyday has acted as a guiding principle for me when navigating the complexity and pressures of 2022. [...]

A&E’s favorite films of 2022

For film, 2022 was defined by not only nostalgia, but a passion for new cinema. We’ve gotten our fair share of record-breaking follow-ups, such as “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Avatar: The Way of Water,” as well as love letters to film with “The Fabelmans” and “Babylon.” However, we also received movies that weren’t afraid to [...]

Rian Johnson continues to entertain audiences with ‘Glass Onion’

The review contains spoilers. “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” returns to a similar tone as its predecessor, “Knives Out,” one that winks at its audience as it grapples with the postmodern chaos of storytelling. Whether or not you enjoy this sort of “winking” will likely mold your opinion of the movie.  Director Rian Johnson [...]

TV series, podcasts, albums galore: the art that got me through 2022

Throughout this past year, I found solace and comfort in art of all mediums, ranging from music albums to comedic podcasts and sitcoms. Below is a list of some of the most impressive art I consumed this year. 1) ‘Good News for People Who Love Bad News’ (2004) by Modest Mouse Modest Mouse’s breakthrough into [...]

2022: A Year of Art About Art

2022 was a year of introspection. As we conceived of a world after the pandemic, we considered what we wanted to bring with us and what we wanted to leave behind. For me, that introspection translated into art about art. From director’s theater to a lecture about stories to a movie about a play, here [...]

A&E’s favorite albums of 2022

2022 was a year of definition. Removed from the turmoil of the pandemic, but still amid its social and economic effects, art echoed reality. Art has a funny way of matching the happenings of the world, even if we don’t know how. On the other side of our societal mountain, we’ve seen artists evolve at [...]

Living life and loving art in 2022

I love art, and I want to experience as much of it as possible. Last year, I pushed myself to look for more art, old and new, to enjoy for the first time or revisit. For example, I challenged myself to read one book per month after not having read a book in full in [...]

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets’ lead singer talks van life, upcoming album

An Aussie funk band formed in 2014, the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets reached global heights with the release of their first album, “High Visceral Pt.1,” in 2014. Over the last eight years, the band has continued to blend the funk sound made popular by Tame Impala with substantial guitar riffs and fast thumping drums. Only becoming [...]

Why you should embrace your Spotify Wrapped

The Spotify Wrapped campaign has become one of the quintessential cultural milestones of the 2010s.  Since the annual marketing campaign’s inception in 2016, each progressive year has sparked more cultural debate, showcased a more impressive budget and produced more and more memes. The world stops and for one brief moment we all revel in our [...]

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Eythen’s Blu-ray emporium: the best of European animation

Ha-Tien Nguyen / Staff Illustrator An image, a drawing, or a pic, In motion, either slow or quick. Can be a source of glee, Or challenge thee To find some truth in a flick. Animation has amazed children and adults alike, bringing viewers into beautifully-crafted imaginative worlds while also tackling difficult themes like destiny and [...]

Exploring Emory arts: must-see events from Jan. 18 to Feb. 2

If you want to explore the Emory arts scene, support your fellow peers in their artistic journeys or kill time, and you’re not sure how or where to do any of these things, fret no longer! Start here, with a list of some upcoming art events on Emory campus.  Emory Cinematheque: “Camp Vibes, Queer Feelings”  [...]

The unconscious beauty of animated short films

In a summer 2022 advertisement for grocery delivery app Instacart, singer Lizzo is laying in a bathtub. She wishes for various items, selects them in the app and watches them appear in larger-than-life form. First, she selects cherries, which rain down from branches that have appeared above her. She next selects ice cream and watches [...]

A&E’s favorite first-watches of 2022

It’s an experience familiar to most of us. You’re catching up with a friend, one thing leads to another, and the conversation shifts toward art and then to movies, prompting your friend to tell you about the most amazing film they saw recently. Now you listen, maybe write it down on your Notes app or [...]

The artistry of the everyday: what moved me in 2022

I tend to see art as quite a broad category in my life, even if that is simply the artistic quality of a conversation, an outfit, a meal, a tree or a laugh. Celebrating the art of the everyday has acted as a guiding principle for me when navigating the complexity and pressures of 2022. [...]

A&E’s favorite films of 2022

For film, 2022 was defined by not only nostalgia, but a passion for new cinema. We’ve gotten our fair share of record-breaking follow-ups, such as “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Avatar: The Way of Water,” as well as love letters to film with “The Fabelmans” and “Babylon.” However, we also received movies that weren’t afraid to [...]

Rian Johnson continues to entertain audiences with ‘Glass Onion’

The review contains spoilers. “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” returns to a similar tone as its predecessor, “Knives Out,” one that winks at its audience as it grapples with the postmodern chaos of storytelling. Whether or not you enjoy this sort of “winking” will likely mold your opinion of the movie.  Director Rian Johnson [...]

TV series, podcasts, albums galore: the art that got me through 2022

Throughout this past year, I found solace and comfort in art of all mediums, ranging from music albums to comedic podcasts and sitcoms. Below is a list of some of the most impressive art I consumed this year. 1) ‘Good News for People Who Love Bad News’ (2004) by Modest Mouse Modest Mouse’s breakthrough into [...]

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