Saru Garg

Saru Garg (22C) is from the suburbs of Chicago and is majoring in human health and film studies. She began writing for the Wheel to have an outlet where she could express her love for entertainment in all its forms, from screwball comedies to surrealism to sitcoms. Don't mention David Lynch or "Parks and Recreation" around her or she will talk for hours. She also enjoys baking, reading and listening to copious amounts of Mitski. Contact Garg at [email protected]

Adam Sandler Shines in ‘Uncut Gems’

Courtesy of A24 Directors Josh and Benny Safdie’s newest film may have opened on Christmas day, but it is far from standard holiday fare. “Uncut Gems” is an anxiety-inducing thrill ride through New York City’s Diamond District. Much like the director duo’s previous film, “Good Time,” this neon-lit urban crime odyssey slams on the gas [...]

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‘Little Women’ Is Alive and Essential

Courtesy of Sony/Columbia *The following review contains spoilers to Greta Gerwig’s 2019 film, “Little Women.”  Women have stories that deserve to be told, and Greta Gerwig provides the perfect space to do so in her new film “Little Women,” based on the 150-year-old novel of the same name. Although Gerwig does not tell her own [...]

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A&E Staff Chimes in on the Marvel Debate

  Tony Stark floats in space. /IMDB As the editor of the Arts & Entertainment section of the Wheel, it’s my responsibility to ensure that our writers contribute to conversations in the art world. Recently Martin Scorcese, Pedro Almodóvar and Jim Jarmusch, among other renowned filmmakers, made dismissive remarks toward Marvel films. In particular, they [...]

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A&E Staff Picks of the Favorite Films of the 2010s

As the 2010s come to a close and we humble Arts & Entertainment writers gawk at Pitchfork’s “best of” lists, we thought it useful to compile our own list of the best art of the decade. Here are our top film choices of the 2010s.  Courtesy of A24 Adesola Thomas: “Lady Bird”  I cannot warble [...]

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‘The King’ Is Hardly a Crown Jewel

Courtesy of Netflix Timothée Chalamet may be Hollywood’s newest heartthrob, but the story in his latest film, David Michôd’s “The King,” is hardly a new one. Based on William Shakespeare’s “Henriad” plays, the narrative follows the ascent of Hal (Chalamet) from a headstrong boy to reluctant ruler, King Henry V of England. Soon after being [...]

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