Posts Tagged by Art

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ wins a bland weekend at the box office

The domestic box office is feeling a little hungover from the last two week’s monster take from Warner Bros./New Line Cinema’s horror “It.” This week, audiences had a diverse selection of titles in wide release to choose from: “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” “The Lego Ninjango […]

Why Netflix’s ‘thumbs up, thumbs down’ ratings system is fundamentally flawed (NFLX)

For years, Netflix would let you rate movies and TV shows anywhere from one to five stars. That changed in April, when Netflix removed the star system in favor of a new system that simply asked users: “Thumbs up, or thumbs down?” Netflix’s explanation at […]

One of the best parts of ‘Destiny’ is now a punishing experience in ‘Destiny 2’

For all of the improvements Bungie made between the first “Destiny” game from 2014 and “Destiny 2,” which just launched earlier this month, one of the biggest changes to the game is also one of the most disappointing. In “Destiny 2,” Bungie took shaders — […]

This is one of the worst fall TV seasons in years — but here are the 18 shows worth watching

There’s a lot of TV. This fall, however, there hasn’t been a lot of good TV so far. In fact, it’s one of the worst seasons for new shows in years. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to watch. There are a few entertaining freshman […]

In season 4 of ‘Transparent,’ the Pfeffermans try to find themselves, but are hindered by tiring narcissism

Jill Soloway’s acclaimed Emmy-nominated series “Transparent” has returned for its fourth season, which follows the Pfeffermans as they travel to Israel, and embark on journeys of self discovery. Kind of. The first episode of the season opens in the midst of a love and sex […]

Lowest of the Low still has a lot to say

Ron Hawkins has a certain ambivalence about the social media aspect of his job. Periodically inform fans about the latest doings of his band The Lowest of the Low on Twitter and Facebook? Sure. Inundate them with constant updates even when nothing is actually going […]

Justin Bieber says he’s ‘willing to stand up’ for the Black Lives Matter movement

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber took to Instagram on Friday to voice his support for the Black Lives Matter movement. “I am a white Canadian and I will never know what it feels like to be an African American,” Bieber wrote in the caption of […]

A new Netflix scandal involves a children’s show, a drawing of male genitals, and potential legal action

It turns out that “American Vandal,” Netflix’s original series about a genital-drawing mystery, isn’t Netflix’s only show to feature drawings of male sex organs. Netflix is currently dealing with a scandalous drawing featured in “Maya the Bee,” an animated children’s series the streaming service distributes. […]

Saskatoon loses passionate violinist Marla Cole

Saskatoon has lost one of its most gifted and determined musicians. Marla Cole, 49, died on Wednesday in St. Paul’s Hospital. She is best remembered as the principal violinist of the Amati Quartet, in which she played with her husband Geoff. “Marla’s energy, passion, love […]

‘Wonder Woman’ had a bad foreign box office performance compared to most superhero movies (TWX)

Warner Bros. has a lot to be proud of about its release of “Wonder Woman,” as the first female-centered superhero movie of all time took in over $400 million at the domestic box office to top the summer movie season. But in a time when […]

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