“Blade Runner 2049”: A worthy successor to the original, 25 years later

October 19, 2017

“Blade Runner 2049” is a nostalgic callback to the original and its style, for better or for worse. Set in the sprawling and gritty megacity of Los Angeles in the year 2049, “Blade Runner 2049” follows the life of Officer K, a blade runner. Blade runners are people tasked with hunting down escaped replicants, or those manufactured to serve as slaves. The story develops as K uncovers an earth-shattering truth…

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Chance the Rapper: Coloring outside of the lines

May 25, 2017

You probably have heard the name: it seems to be everywhere — on t-shirts, baseball caps and at award shows. And if you haven’t, you should. Chancellor Johnathan Bennett, more famously known as “Chance the Rapper,” only seems to be growing in fame. While his upbeat, distinctive sound may be responsible for his increasing popularity, there is another reason he has garnered people’s attention: he is challenging — and changing…

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