‘Neon Bible’ turns 11: reflecting on an underrated masterpiece

Arcade Fire’s Neon Bible is a beautiful symphony of passion, pain and hope. It also contains the artistic brilliance that made “Funeral” a great album.

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Sad boi playlist: this is the best music to cry to

Sad boi song (noun): A piece of music which one resorts to listening to when upset or distressed to help deal with emotions in an angsty and sometimes melodramatic way.

Tyler Sabloff | Contributing Writer

Re-watching childhood films enables deeper understanding of their messages

“Ratatouille” is about finding one’s identity when confronted with new worlds; “Lilo and Stitch” about making new families and loneliness; “Up,” at least ostensibly, about what adventure means and growing up.

Pranaya Pahwa | Staff Writer

‘Game Night’ keeps viewers guessing

“Game Night” starts with a charming and economical meet cute. Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel “Why Isn’t She in Everything” McAdams) are both ridiculously competitive and good at games.

Pranaya Pahwa | Staff Writer

How to improve ‘#RewindBlurredLines’

Every Washington University first-year student attended “#RewindBlurredLines,” an improvised, interactive skit about sexual assault, throughout the month of February.

Leah Hardgrove | Staff Writer

‘Black Panther’ breaks the mold

With an estimated $235 million in sales over the course of four days, director Ryan Coogler’s film ranks as “the biggest February opening weekend ever, the biggest non-sequel debut ever and the top-grossing film by a black director.”

Sabrina Sayed | Contributing Writer

Here’s your Oscars cheat sheet

For starters, the Oscars really don’t matter. They don’t even represent an informed opinion. Voters aren’t even required to watch all the movies.

Pranaya Pahwa | Staff Writer

‘The Post’ fails to capture magnitude of historical turning point

“The Post” is not essential. It adds nothing to the national discussion, and its self-congratulatory attitude derails its own thematic aspirations.

Pranaya Pahwa | Staff Writer

I like ‘Lady Bird’ too much to not write about it before the Oscars

Greta Gerwig’s masterpiece is a coming-of-age classic. Remember the anxiety of senior year, applying to colleges, leaving your mark, making the most of your limited time? Now you don’t need to.

Pranaya Pahwa | Staff Writer

‘Whole Lotta Love’ (and hate): The Zeppelin conundrum

Beyond their musical shortcomings, the members of Led Zeppelin were, putting it bluntly, just horrible people.

Tyler Sabloff | Contributing Writer