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Swifts 11th album, The Tortured Poets Department, was a mixed bag for critics.

‘The Tortured Poets Department’ is indeed tortuous

Thomas Merzlak, TimeOut Editor April 25, 2024

Shortly before the release of her new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” Taylor Swift’s marketing team set up a temporary “library” in a shopping mall. The installation consisted of faux-aged...

Cowboy Carter is Beyoncés dive into country music that ultimately is just an unfinished attempt.

Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’: Rein in the track list

Matt Grubbs, Senior Reporter April 13, 2024

Beyoncé’s highly anticipated eighth studio album, Cowboy Carter, arrived with all the hallmarks of a major artist release: a TikTok trend, a star-studded feature list and an unfortunate number of unimpressive...

Kristen Stewart and Katy OBrian in Love Lies Bleeding

‘Love Lies Bleeding’ is the strangest movie of the year

Thomas Merzlak, TimeOut Editor April 4, 2024

The logline for “Love Lies Bleeding,” the latest film from “Saint Maud” director Rose Glass, is simple: Lou, a listless gym manager, and Jackie, a competitive bodybuilder, find their romance disrupted...

Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 96th Academy Awards on March 10.

Better than expected: The 2024 Academy Awards

Thomas Merzlak, Senior Reporter March 14, 2024

In a shocking turn of events, the 96th Oscars weren’t terrible. The last few ceremonies have been varying levels of abysmal: in 2021, the show’s producers rearranged the show to honor a deceased...

The Clemson Players presented Kate Hamills adaption of Little Women over the weekend.

The Clemson Players’ “Little Women” takes its audience back in time

Sydney Smith, Senior Reporter March 12, 2024

This past weekend, The Clemson Players performed Kate Hamill’s adaptation of “Little Women.” The play is adapted from the classic novel written by Louisa May Alcott. Taking place during the Civil...

The newest ice cream addition to downtown Clemson is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

I can’t ‘Handel’s’ it: Review

Maddie Mangino, Contributor March 8, 2024

Clemson is becoming an ice cream town. In addition to the ’55 Exchange and Andee’s Spill the Beans, Handel's Homemade Ice Cream just opened in the center of downtown Clemson. Right when you walk...

Timothee Chalamet as Paul Atreides, framed by the incredible landscapes in Dune.

‘Dune: Part 2’ is even better than its predecessor

Thomas Merzlak, Senior Reporter March 8, 2024

In the 1890s, when cinema was in its infancy, audiences were enraptured by a particular genre of silent film known as the “phantom ride.” To make these movies, filmmakers attached a camera to the front...

Ahead of the Dune: Part Two Release next month, The Tiger reviews what make part one so excellent.

What makes ‘Dune: Part One’ so excellent

Thomas Merzlak, Senior Reporter February 21, 2024

It’s difficult to articulate what exactly makes Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune: Part One” so effective. “Dune” doesn’t seem appealing on paper; it’s a long, dense movie composed mostly of political...

Tina Feys new twist on Mean Girls is not fetch.

‘Mean Girls’ (2024): Not so fetch

Sydney Smith, Senior Reporter January 25, 2024

Raise your hand if you were personally victimized by the new “Mean Girls” movie. I currently have my hand raised. With the raging success of the original 2004 film and the Broadway show, the...

Rick Riordan’s ‘Percy Jackson’ takes on the small screen

Anastasia Rozakos, Contributor January 25, 2024

Children's media has always been a popular source for movie or television adaptations. The most notable, perhaps, are the "Harry Potter" movies. It has been years since such an influential piece of children's...

Oppenheimer takes the summer of 2023 by storm.

Let’s Rewind: The best films of 2023

Thomas Merzlak, Senior Reporter January 25, 2024

2023 was a banner year for movies. Major filmmakers Michael Mann and Jonathan Glazer returned from long hiatuses, while Wes Anderson released a staggering five films. The following are my picks for the...

The Killer is an American action film released in 2023 on Netflix.

Fincher diverts from his script in new film, ‘The Killer’

Thomas Merzlak, Senior Reporter January 10, 2024

David Fincher, the director of landmark 1990s films including “Seven” and “Fight Club,” has spent the last decade or so seeming somewhat dissatisfied with his cultural legacy. His last several...

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