The Daily Northwestern

Celebrity Chic: Top 5 Oscars looks

Kendall Siewert, Columnist

March 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Fashion, The Current

Let’s be honest, the thing we were most looking forward to at the Oscars was Ellen DeGeneres hosting and Leonardo DiCaprio finally winning a little gold statue. Although only one of those things actually happened, celebs found ...

‘Motivational Jumpsuit’ more of the same from Robert Pollard

Scott Ostrin, Columnist

February 27, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Music, The Current

"Motivational Jumpsuit" is a fuzzed-out, overdriven blur through abstract lyrics, soft and eccentric vocals and half-baked ideas. But this is nothing out of the ordinary for Robert Pollard and his latest collaboration with the...

The lowdown on television fandoms

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current, TV

Since television was invented, there have been fans of programs. However, with the rise of the Internet and social networking, a new type of fan has emerged, someone who is part of a “fandom.” A fandom is essentially a group...

Emotionally prepare for ‘About Time’

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Columnist

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Movies, Reviews, The Current

Romantic comedies that involve time travel have become a disappointing trend at the theaters. They’re far too common, tend to be cheesy and often feel like the time travel aspect is just a lazy plot device to attract viewers. For...

The Steam Press: The Final Countdown

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

February 19, 2014

Filed under Books, Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! As the quarter system continues to test our mental fortitude and capacity for caffeine, finals loom like a giant black hole, slowly sucking us toward its gaping vortex. Once again using the power...

Five shows that should have ended before they did

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 18, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current, TV

These shows all have something in common. They all used to be great shows. Then something happened. They got bad. They started recycling jokes, running out of story lines or just becoming too painful to watch. These are shows ...