Lauren Harris

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James Blake takes The Chicago Theatre

On Oct. 3, soul singer James Blake sang his heart out and stunned crowds of adoring fans at The Chicago Theatre. Blake performed some of his newest singles on what he has called, “The Friends That Break Your Heart Tour.” The songs ranging from slow love ballads to dance/electronic garnered a reaction from the audience […]

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Is Netflix’s “ClickBait” worth the watch?

Netflix’s new limited mini-series “ClickBait” starts off with a bang, a twist and an interesting mystery. With a fitting title, Netflix somehow convinced me to watch another one of their shows. I’ll be the first to admit, the streaming app has had some really terrible shows in the past, but this one might not be […]

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‘He’s All That’ is not all that

On Aug. 25, Netflix released their take on the classic rom-com genre with “He’s All That.” Based on the 90s rom-com classic, “She’s All That,” the updated version features TikTok star Addison Rae in her very first film, along with some familiar names, such as Madison Pettis and even Rachael Leigh Curtis (who, by the […]

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Uncut Gems
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‘Uncut Gems’ is a chaotic masterpiece

“Uncut Gems,” a newly released indie film, can be best described as a crazy roller coaster sure to take viewers on many twists and unpredictable turns throughout. Adam Sandler stars in the fast-paced crime drama, “Uncut Gems,” as Howard, a scheming jeweler who also happens to have a debilitating gambling addiction.  Howard is constantly chasing […]

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Moxie
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‘Moxie’ births a new take on feminism

Netflix’s new film ‘Moxie’ is a relevant topical discussion on feminism, patriarchy and sexism and it couldn’t have come at a better time. ‘Moxie,’ which was released on March 3 and directed by the talented Amy Poehler follows a shy teenager who not only becomes tired of being ignored but of the mistreatment she and […]

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Thunder Force
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Is ‘Thunder Force’ comedy gold?

Netflix’s newest release, ‘Thunder Force’ is stupid, but funny it is not. The story follows two best friends: Lydia, played by Melissa McCarthy, and Emily, played by Octavia Spencer, who were once close as they grew up together, but grow apart as their lives take them on different paths. They finally reunite by mere chance […]

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