One character in the Marvel cinematic universe stands out. He’s not a powerful god, a billionaire techno-genius, a wizard, a massive green monster, or an African king, but rather a smart-ass talking raccoon. Appearing in both “Guardians of the Galaxy” films and “Avengers: Infinity War," Rocket Raccoon, voiced by the exceptional Bradley Cooper, is without question the best character from the Marvel films.
The Daily Cardinal's Michael Makowski travels to this year's SXSW and highlights several musical acts from another successful festival.
Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” from 2017 was a film that so creatively examined racial tensions in the United States and gripped us to our cores that we’ll be analyzing the film for decades. Peele, in his second feature, crafts a film similar in style and energy, yet grounded and based on different societal themes that are executed profoundly well. “Us” is a monumental piece of cinema that is a gift to the horror genre.
Flight of the Conchords released album, 'Live in London,' to showcase the evolution of their tunes.
Marvel's first female superhero film, 'Captain Marvel,' sets an empowering stage for all women and creates necessary representation.
‘The Curse of La Llorona’ premiered at SXSW this past weekend, debuting Michael Chavez’s first feature-length film.
Despite the nostalgic 90s internet tribute, 'Hypnospace Outlaw' has a real message that will resonate with todays youth.
Wet + Kilo Kish bring all forms of indie pop to the Majestic stage this past Thursday night.
Rock with the Flock, the Daily Cardinals Arts podcast returns! In episode 9, Lauren Souza — one of the arts editors — sits down with fellow Cardinals to discuss feminism in Hollywood, Me Too and Time's Up.
Proving that it is still a dominant force in the television landscape, Netflix continues a strong 2019 lineup with “The Umbrella Academy," a comic book show that is not your average adaptation. TV Columnist Joseph Marz reviews.
Ricky Gervais’ new project was recently released on Netflix and is a six-part mini-series entitled “After Life," in which Gervais portrays a man named Tony, who after losing his wife to cancer is emotionally empty and takes out his bitterness on those around him.
Breaking Benjamin has traversed an always-morphing musical landscape, survived several member changes and has simply gotten the better of time itself. The one constant throughout the entire journey has been founder Ben Burnley, the band’s lead singer and guitarist who also served as the creative mind behind most of the band’s music dating back to the its inception.
A recent interview with Breaking Benjamin frontman Ben Burnley brought up a rather interesting story of the night that gave the band its future name.
Activist and writer, Amber Tamblyn, speaks to Daily Cardinal editors about feminism in the film industry, her life and recent bestseller 'Era of Ignition.'
In what is commonly referred to as the hero’s journey, a protagonist often starts off in a bad position, one in which they feel trapped or isolated. Throughout the course of their journey, they learn lessons, face difficult situations and end up altered internally due to their treacherous growing process. Such is the case for “Game of Thrones” protagonist Jon Snow, a character who throughout the course of seven seasons has faced a number of grueling challenges that have tested his leadership and personal growth abilities to the nth degree.
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I” might take the cake when it comes to virtually fossilized, ethnocentric, and downright offensive pieces of American theatre. Maybe its “white savior” narrative and hyperbolic representation of Thai culture were considered all fine and dandy when this show debuted in 1951. But in our wanting-to-be-woke society of today, there was no justifiable reason for this show’s revival tour and subsequent stent at the Overture Center from Feb. 26 to March 3.
‘A Raisin in the Sun’ celebrates 60th Anniversary: A look at Broadway’s first African-American woman playwrightBy Lauren Souza | Mar. 11, 2019
UW-Madison alumna Lorraine Hansberry debuted her play "A Raisin in the Sun," making her the first African-American female playwright on Broadway.