Heartbreak in Ireland

Heartbreak in Ireland

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ foretells a falling out

The Oscar nominations brought both bountiful wins for movie lovers and despicable snubs of amazing performers like Mia Goth. Amongst big names, one lesser known film that deserves a handful of Oscars is “The Banshees of Inisherin,” which captures the complexity of human relationships in a single story and pulls...

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Vivienne Westwood: A history

Vivienne Westwood: A history

When fashion icon Vivienne Westwood died on Dec. 29, celebrities and casual consumers alike mourned her. However, Westwood is immortalized by her rich history and influence on alternative fashion, especially here at UTD. A surge of individualistic freedom, rebellion and anti-establishment ideology powered the beginning of the punk movement in...

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The Tower of Hollywood Topples in “Babylon”

The Tower of Hollywood Topples in “Babylon”

New film directed by Damien Chazelle explores the Wild West of the industry's early days

The Mercury spoke with the director and producer of “Babylon,” which chronicles the highs and lows of vintage Hollywood. The film, released worldwide on Dec. 23, won a Golden Globe for Best Original Score, and the film and the actors are nominated for the 95th annual Oscars. The beginning of...

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