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Album Review: Barnett is on time

Album Review: Barnett is on time

(Photo courtesy by ELIZABETH WEINBERG) Courtney Barnett is an Australian singer.  Alex Decato-Roed Connector Staff With her unmistakable Sheryl Crow-like vocal delivery and Tom Petty style guitar hooks, Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett returns with her fourth studio album, “Things Take Time, Take Time.” A softer and more reflective release of the well-crafted, catchy pop songs

Ranking 2021’s Grammy Album of the Year Nominations

(Photo courtesy of DON EMMERT/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES) Grammys are an annual music award ceremony.  Troy Lafond Connector Editor 10. Justin Bieber – “Justice” (Triple Chucks Deluxe) While Justin Bieber had a banner year commercially, his new album, “Justice,” sorely lacks in quality. Despite a few standout songs, such as “Die For You” and “Ghost,”

OPED: Admit it, “Die Hard” Is a Christmas Movie

(Photo courtesy of Photo illustration by NBC News; 20th Century-Fox) Is die hard a Christmas movie? One student weighs in. Jeff Therriault Connector Editor John Mc Tiernan’s 1988 action classic “Die Hard” is a Christmas movie. Without a doubt. But how could it be? There is no snow, no gift giving, no Santa Claus– and

Kristen Stewart shines in dull “Spencer”

(Photo courtesy of Komplizen Film) “Spencer” was released on Nov. 5, 2021 Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Spencer”, directed by Pablo Larraín and starring Kristen Stewart, follows a fictionalized account of the ending of Princess Diana and Prince Charles’ relationship. Likely serving as an Oscar vehicle for Kristen Stewart, “Spencer” attempts to depict this highly publicized

“Red (Taylor’s Version)” Makes a Masterpiece Better

(Photo Courtesy of Kitty Committee) “Red” is Taylor Swift’s latest studio album and consists of several of her re-recorded hits. Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Red”, originally the fourth studio album by superstar Taylor Swift, is now the second re-recording in her push to get ownership over her music. Like the preceding “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)”, “Red

Five November films worth revisiting

(Photo courtesy of Universal Television) “Duel” (1971) was Steven Spielberg’s directorial debut. Emily Teague Connector Editor November movie releases have become a popular choice for films hoping to take advantage of the month’s promising history of bringing in lots of viewers. Looking back at movie releases of Novembers past, there are plenty of titles that

How to notice red hot garbage in a star-studded Netflix hit that misses entirely

(Photo courtesy of Flynn Picture Company) “Red Notice” was released for Netflix on Nov. 5, 2021. Harrison Lee Connector Editor What do you get when you put Wonder Woman, Deadpool and The Rock in the same movie? The result is, unfortunately, a red-hot mess of embarrassment. But, with great star power comes great attention, and

“Finch”: It’s Got Tom Hanks

(Photo courtesy of Amblin Entertainment) “Finch” is Tom Hank’s latest film, now available to watch on Apple TV. Emily Teague Connector Editor America’s sweetheart Tom Hanks stars in another Apple Original Movie, “Finch,” released Nov. 5, this time playing the role of Finch Weinberg, the last man left in St. Louis, perhaps the world, after