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My heart left soaring while the critics are roaring

  On Nov. 17, I was one of the few others that went and saw Justice League, the newest instalment of the DCEU movie series. When I say “few others”, I mean that. The theatre wasn’t nearly as packed as compared to when I saw Thor, the week previous. And by now, we’ve all heard how poorly Justice League has […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Reconsider your ‘Reputation’ Taylor Swift

Dear Taylor Swift, I am annoyed at how often you appear in the media with your new boyfriends and I will never be able to forgive you for the moron you made of one of the greatest rappers of our generation; the one and only Kendrick Lamar. Readers, if you have not seen what has been infectiously taking over the […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts, Arts and Life, Music ·
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The Cord Picks: Favourite Movie Scenes

  Madeline McInnis – Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End The opening scene to Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End will forever give me chills. This scene is so complex and well-crafted that I was able to write a 4000-word essay on it last year, and I still notice new elements each and every time I watch it. It’s […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Say hello to Stranger Things’ new Daddy

  In case you’ve been living under a rock, the second season of Stranger Things came out on Oct. 27, and it seems like everyone spent their Halloween weekend obsessively binge-watching. I’m warning you right now, there are spoilers — if you haven’t seen it, go watch it. The biggest character development, and by far the best part about the […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Remembering a Canadian legend

When I heard the news that Gord Downie had passed away, I felt feelings of contempt wash over me. Those feelings were mostly directed inside, I’ll admit, but let me explain. Growing up in southern Ontario I can confidently say that I had hundreds of opportunities to see The Tragically Hip; some of them even being free concerts. Money was […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Finding podcasts that help you ponder life

Want a break from life? Tired of the exceedingly mundane? Have you considered podcasts? Of course you have, everyone and their grandmother has a podcast they love. I have six that hold a permanent spot in my audio library. However, I want to talk about just three podcasts and what makes them unique. So my first one, which is currently […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Arts, Arts and Life ·