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Logan: A New Breed of the Superhero Movie

Logan: A New Breed of the Superhero Movie

By Piper Goeking

April 27, 2017

Marvel Studios has gained one of its greatest achievements in James Mangold’s Logan.  The final instalment of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine saga is a mutant itself; Western, action, sci-fi, and drama elements are all on display in such a way that has some critics calling for a Best Picture nomination.  The film...

FUTURE and HNDRXX: So Close in Time but So Far Apart

FUTURE and HNDRXX: So Close in Time but So Far Apart

By Emily Pavis, Maxwell Williams

April 18, 2017

FUTURE  By Emily Pavis From Atlanta, “street banger” rapper, Future grew up with the nickname “The Future of Rap” due to his musical talent in his youth. This sobriquet wasn’t too far off considering that this trap artist was the number one on the Artist 100 Billboard in 2015, 15 of h...

My Nü Religion is THEY.

My Nü Religion is THEY.

By Hanna Nygard

March 31, 2017

Through strobe lights and a haze of smoke, “THEY.” rose up above the crowd, in the San Francisco Social Hall, to exceed the standards the audience had for a new group. Dante Jones and Drew Love created their own R&B and rap duo, formed in Los Angeles. This is THEY.’s first tour as an official...

Need a New Obsession? SKAM Fits the Bill.

Need a New Obsession? SKAM Fits the Bill.

By Celeste Moore

March 31, 2017

In recent weeks, a small but growing portion of the internet has become obsessed with a Norwegian teen drama called “Skam,” which documents the struggles, dreams, hookups, and hangups of a group of 16 and 17-year-old students. “Skam,” which translates to “shame” in English, is an easy binge-watch...

Reviews of the 2017 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

Reviews of the 2017 Oscar Best Picture Nominees

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 28, 2017

MOONLIGHT Moonlight came out as the Best Picture winner after some awkward confusion on stag e. The film follows the life of a black and closeted gay man growing up in the projects of Miami, befriending a drug dealer as a kid and coping with school bullying and his single mother’s addiction as he g...

Hold On For Take Off: A Bird’s Eye View and Review of Seaplane Adventures

Hold On For Take Off: A Bird’s Eye View and Review of Seaplane Adventures

By Ethan Swope

March 21, 2017

I step up into my seat, making sure not to hit my head on the low ceiling. I attach my seat belt, what appears to be the only thing that will keep me from falling out of the sky. I lower my headset on to my ears. And then Brian, our pilot, does a sound check. There are six of us—Brian T and next to...

Indian Restaurant Review

Indian Restaurant Review

By Ravi Joshi-Wander

March 10, 2017

With Southern Marin being home to a wide variety of Indian restaurants, it can be hard to discern between the restaurants that offer cuisine of the best quality as opposed to large amounts of food that is at best mediocre and at worst disgusting. After trying the food of three local Indian restauran...

KiTea Catastrophe

KiTea Catastrophe

By Calvin Rosevear

March 9, 2017

On Market and Gough, sits KitTea, a mix between a cafe and a cat playground. You go in, pet cats, and drink tea, basically the single whitest thing anyone could possibly do. As a dog owner, I would’ve been happy to go my whole life without knowing about cat cafes. Let me explain how I ended up in this ...

Overlooked Albums of 2016

Overlooked Albums of 2016

By Ravi Joshi-Wander & Abby Frazee

March 2, 2017

2016 was one of the biggest years for music in recent times, with Beyoncé, Frank Ocean, David Bowie, Radiohead and dozens of other major artists releasing fantastic, critically-acclaimed albums. However,  there were many other great albums that flew under the radar of the average listener. The follo...

Hidden Figures Review

Hidden Figures Review

By Raqshan Kahn

February 2, 2017

Taking place in 1960’s Virginia, where Jim Crow’s racial segregation was a fact of life and workplace sexism was widely accepted, Hidden Figures tells the story of three brilliant African American women working at NASA to put the first man into space. Based on the nonfiction book of the same tit...

Supermarket or Restaurant? Tam Tam Ramen Pushes the Boundaries

By Dahlia Zail

February 2, 2017

Joining Mill Valley’s culinary scene is the new ramen restaurant Tam Tam Ramen. The restaurant is a collaboration between Whole Foods and Genji, a Philadelphia- based company that operates sushi bars in over 190 Whole Foods across the country. This restaurant is their first venture selling food toge...

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

By Nell Mitchell

February 2, 2017

Molly Nicoll arrives to teach English midway through the school year at Valley High School. She’s young, eager to teach, and desperate to connect with her students. From Ivy League bound Abigail Cress and hippie Calista Broderick, to delinquent Damon Flint and “pretty boy” Ryan Harbinger, the clic...