Veronica Chang

Arts Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

Lollapalooza Celebrates Its Return

Lollapalooza brought all sorts of people to Grant Park in celebration of live music's return.

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October 10, 2021

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3:35 p.m.

Dreams Become Reality "In the Heights"

Arts Editor Veronica Chang sits down with the cast and crew of "In the Heights" to talk about representation, dreams, and reality.

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June 9, 2021

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2:51 p.m.

A Slice of Life "In the Heights"

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights” gets a glossy makeover in a film that distinguishes itself from the original Broadway musical.

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June 9, 2021

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2:42 p.m.

Kiss Kiss Fall (Virtually) in Love

For the 14th day of February, The Maroon gave to you: 14 movie recommendations and one editor’s rambling thoughts.

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February 11, 2021

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4:26 p.m.

Disney Singers No One Talked About Until A Spicy Love Triangle

The releases of “driver’s license,” “Lie Lie Lie,” and “Skin” reveal a public fascination with the personal lives of celebrities and the lengths to which PR and marketing will go to push certain narratives.

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January 27, 2021

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5:37 p.m.

I've Seen Movies Like "All My Life"

"All My Life" is a Thanksgiving movie: you cry a bit and think about love a bit while you watch, and then you move on and forget about it.

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December 28, 2020

Lessons Learned, All My Life

In a conversation with The Maroon and other college papers, "All My Life" costars Jessica Rothe and Harry Shum Jr. discussed their recent film, lessons learned from COVID–19, and appreciating the little moments.

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December 28, 2020

Checkmate, 2020: "The Queen’s Gambit" Means You Don’t Totally Suck

The genius of "The Queen’s Gambit" is its versatility. It tackles addiction without being an addiction drama, the drama of sport without being a sports drama, the emotions of a coming-of-age drama without falling prey to the clichés of the genre.

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December 3, 2020

Chicago International Film Festival Part 3: The Long and the Short

In our 56th annual Chicago International Film Festival mini-series finale, Head Editor Veronica Chang previews three films, including the film equivalent of “lofi hip hop radio - beats to relax/study to” and an un-subtitled examination of isolation.

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November 2, 2020

"That’s Rough, Buddy": A Love Letter to "Avatar: The Last Airbender"

When the world needed him most, he vanished—fifteen years after it began airing, "Avatar: The Last Airbender" finally returns on Netflix U.S.

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May 25, 2020