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Daniel P. Pinckney

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‘Poor Things’ Review: A Weirdly Wonderful Modern Frankenstein

Lanthimos’s creative and incisive critique of the human condition in "Poor Things" deserves praise.

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‘The Hive and the Honey’ Review: A Buzzworthy Fiction Collection

With a focus on how different displaced communities of Koreans respond to their new circumstances, Yoon grapples with issues of violence, fatherhood, and alienation.

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Review: New Heights for Spider-Man

“Across the Spider-Verse” is a success in coloring Miles Morales’s world with more mature themes and characters while doubling down on the original's incredible animation and music.


Concert Review: Kali Uchis is a Modern Venus Onstage

In a performance that was both statuesque and sensual, Kali Uchis entertained a packed crowd of fans at MGM Music Hall at Fenway on May 10.

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Harvard Author Profile: Aarya A. Kaushik ’24

Following nearly 50 attempts to publish her work in magazines, Kaushik ultimately self-published — enabling her authentic, undistilled voice to shine through in her work.


Comfort Shows To Get You Through Finals

In honor of the end of the semester, here is a selection of the Arts board's favorite comfort shows.

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Essential Sunglasses for Enjoying Harvard’s Two Weeks of Sunshine

With different frames for every vibe, it can be hard to find one pair that goes with everything.

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Video Games Should Not Need the HBO Treatment

Critics should recognize the unique abilities of video games, especially as a means to elevate the entire artistic experience.

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‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ Review: A Surprisingly Deep Animated Adventure

Rollicking and surprisingly moving, “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” offers a sincere ode to living mindfully that will resonate with audiences of all ages.

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‘Andor’ Premiere Review: A New Hope for Disney Star Wars

From the outset, “Andor” strives to both illuminate a new side of the galaxy and to appeal to fans of George Lucas’s original film trilogy.