Madelyn Freed

CONTRIBUTIONS

"Easy A" gets an easy F

An unbelievable plot and message of keeping your head down and your mouth shut in high school make "Easy A" less-than-enjoyable

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October 3, 2010

Alum puts new spin on “biker bar”

John Greenfield (A.B. '93) takes local beer background on the road

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April 23, 2010

Derby girls roll with the punches

Fast-paced racing is feminism and punk fury: on wheels!

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April 13, 2010

Sita stirs up Ramayana, modern romance to the tune of ’20s jazz

Using an unusual array of animation styles and the music from the 1920s jazz artist Annette Hanshaw, Paley reveals something funny, beautiful, and heartbreaking in Sita Sings the Blues.

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April 17, 2009

Redtwist’s clever Goat brings bestiality into American home

Redtwist Theatre's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? packs an emotional wallop for the beast-curious.

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March 3, 2009

Realities of Lebanese war animate Folman’s Bashir

Lebanese dance of destruction doesn't let audiences bow out.

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February 3, 2009

Inert acting, occasional singing dissolves A New Nation

Though the actors and director are clearly committed to their project, A New Nation is thrown together and amateurish.

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January 23, 2009

Top 5 Underrated Movies of 2008

The movies we loved to hate and hated to love in 2008.

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January 9, 2009

Scandinavian vampire flick warms your heart, makes your blood run cold

Don’t be fooled by the dark and cold of a Swedish winter—Let the Right One In is an excellent reminder of how much harsher childhood is by comparison.

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November 18, 2008

Speak of the devil! Mafia makes an album you can't refuse

Three 6 Mafia founding member Juicy J chats with VOICES about Mafia's new album and dispels rumors of his satanism.

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November 13, 2008