We should never have expected much out of The Host to begin with, judging by its author. However, if you want a weekend popcorn movie, or a chance to goggle at teenage heartthrobs for two hours, this is your compostable movie of the week.
If there was ever any lingering doubt that videogames are capable of achieving great things in the realm of aesthetics, it is, at least in part, dispelled by the coming of Bioshock Infinite — the most recent darling of game enthusiasts and reviewers everywhere.
CHVRCHES, and yes that’s with a “v,” is the Glasgow synthpop trio that deservedly got a lot of buzz for two excellent singles, “The Mother We Share” and “Lies.” And while those two singles were beautifully cold club-bangers, the band’s debut EP Recover leaves behind what made them unique in a saturated field.
Queer South Asian spoken word artivist duo DARK MATTER had the Anabel Taylor chapel snapping on Monday night. The Sun caught up with them after the show for a conversation on white supremacy, Hinduism and queer politics, both inside and outside the Ivory Tower.