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Mineral And Into It. Over It. Rock the Paradise Rock Club

Mineral And Into It. Over It. Rock the Paradise Rock Club

Phillip Morgan ‘18 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Needless to say, the announcement of Mineral’s Reunion Tour came as a pleasant shock at the beginning of summer. As a late-comer to the genre, I instinctively jumped at what could be the only chance to see one of the godfathers of emo live. This was something I’d never dreamed was even possible, given the track record of most 90s emo bands…

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Review: CBS’s ‘Scorpion’ Surprises

Review: CBS’s ‘Scorpion’ Surprises

Serena Hohenstein ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Assistant Editor

Robert Patrick, Elyes Gabel, Jadyn Wong, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Ari Stidham and Katharine McPhee in the series premiere of Scorpion. Photo Credit: Robert Voets/CBS.

Robert Patrick, Elyes Gabel, Jadyn Wong, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Ari Stidham and Katharine McPhee in the series premiere of Scorpion. Photo Credit: Robert Voets/CBS.

CBS Monday nights are about to get a lot geekier – in a wonderful way, of course! The new drama starring Elyes Gabel as main character Walter O’Brien, Katharine McPheeas Paige…

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Review: Gotham City Comes To Life In Fox’s New Series ‘Gotham’

Review: Gotham City Comes To Life In Fox’s New Series ‘Gotham’

Robert Tiemstra ‘16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue in the series premiere of Gotham. Photo Credit: Jessica Miglio/FOX.

Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue in the series premiere of Gotham. Photo Credit: Jessica Miglio/FOX.

Let’s face it: The premise of Fox’s Gothamis fundamentally flawed in a big way. The whole ‘Batman without Batman’ approach seems ludicrous on paper to anyone who takes even a moment to consider what the Batman mythos were built on: The escalation…

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Joyce Manor Make Teen Angst Cool Again

Joyce Manor Make Teen Angst Cool Again

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photo courtesy of Joyce Manor’s Facebook

Anna Marketti ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Writer

It’s 8th grade, and I’m in my friend’s basement, clumsily plucking the steel strings on my scratched up Les Paul I should have taken better care of. He’s pounding on the drums, while our singer belts out the stubborn lyrics to some Blink 182 song we’re covering. I felt so cool; I felt understood on a level…

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Trailer Analysis: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1’

Trailer Analysis: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′

Faith D’Isa ‘17 / Emertainment Monthly Executive Marketing Officer

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen

The promotional material that Lionsgate has been releasing in anticipation of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 has been specifically lacking the presence of its star, Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, but placing a focus on the new landscape the story will be set on; District 13. The…

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'The Lion King' Opens Broadway in Boston’s New Season with a Roar

‘The Lion King’ Opens Broadway in Boston’s New Season with a Roar

Faith D’Isa ‘17 / Emertainment Monthly Executive Marketing Officer

The cast of The Lion King. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus/Broadway.com.

The cast of The Lion King. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus/Broadway.com.

Unlike your typical theatre kid who grew up with Broadway a jaunt away in New York City her entire life, I never had the pleasure of being able to say that I’d witnessed the spectacle that is Julie Taymor’s The Lion King on stage. Moving to Boston, it was one of…

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Review: ‘Madam Secretary’ Is A Compelling & Powerful New Series

Review: ‘Madam Secretary’ Is A Compelling & Powerful New Series

Megan Miller ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Téa Leoni in the series premiere of Madam Secretary. Photo Credit: Craig Blankenhorn/CBS.

Téa Leoni in the series premiere of Madam Secretary. Photo Credit: Craig Blankenhorn/CBS.

In the pilot of Madam Secretary, a new fall CBS show, Téa Leoni stars as Elizabeth McCord, an ex-CIA analyst turned professor at the University of Virginia.  After the Secretary of State dies in a plane crash, the President of the United States (Keith…

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Review: ‘Tusk’ is a Tonally Confounding Cinematic Experience

Review: ‘Tusk’ is a Tonally Confounding Cinematic Experience

George Huertas ‘16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Justin Long in Tusk. Photo Credit: A24.

Justin Long in Tusk. Photo Credit: A24.

Kevin Smith’s Tuskis a difficult film to categorize. It possesses a great amount of humor, yet it’s executed in a way that makes it uncomfortable to laugh. There is a great deal of grotesque imagery, yet the subject matter is so inherently absurd we find ourselves wondering what emotions we should be…

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Review: Debra Messing Does It All In ‘The Mysteries of Laura’

Review: Debra Messing Does It All In ‘The Mysteries of Laura’

Evan Slead ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Debra Messing in the series premiere of The Mysteries of Laura. Photo Credit: Barry Wetcher/NBC.

Debra Messing in the series premiere of The Mysteries of Laura. Photo Credit: Barry Wetcher/NBC.

Can she do it all? That’s not the tag line for NBC’s new drama, The Mysteries of Laura, but it may as well should be. She’s a mom, an NYPD detective, and a wife still trudging through a divorce to a whimsy police lieutenant. She is Laura Dimond. Debra…

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