Reviews

Chicster Movie Review: Wall-E

"With only the "body" language of a couple of animated robots, the makers of "WALL-E" are able to express a multitude of emotions that reach out and pull at your heart-strings."

Chicster Movie Review: Prince Caspian

"There’s nothing I hate more than computer generated animals, and let me tell you, "Narnia" is full of them. In the end, however, this installment of the Chronicles of Narnia won me over for several reasons..."

Chicster Movie Review: “Baby Mama”

"'Baby Mama' is about the relationship between a high-strung career woman desperate for a baby, and the rough-around-the edges surrogate carrying her child. It's enjoyable no matter what kind of feminist ideals you bring to the table."

Chicster Book Review: “Prude — How the Sex Obsessed Culture Damages Girls”

"Nowadays, young women playfully call each other 'sluts' and 'whores', but in her book Carol Libeau questions what words like these really do to young women’s self esteem, and how these words encourage disrespectful behavior from the opposite sex."

Chicster Book Review: “Acceptance” Comes at a Price

"Susan Coll's strikingly truthful novel on the harrowing college application process is enough to send a chill down any high school junior's spine. Her witty prose and deep, yet astonishingly real characters make 'Acceptance' a subtle comedy that gets to the heart of what it means to be accepted."

UChic Pop Picks: Music to Listen to While Studying

The school year is coming to an end and as we start studying for exams, writing final papers and finishing up the last of the school projects, I thought I’d approach a topic I always wonder about: study music. I used to listen to my iTunes on shuffle, but I soon realized that if I

Chicster Movie Review: “Run Fatboy Run”

"What do you get when you take an unfit, pint-swigging, British security guard and enter him in a 26.2 mile race for charity? Um, hilarity of course. And that’s exactly what you’ll get in 'Run Fatboy Run.'"

Chicster Movie Review: "Run Fatboy Run"

"What do you get when you take an unfit, pint-swigging, British security guard and enter him in a 26.2 mile race for charity? Um, hilarity of course. And that’s exactly what you’ll get in 'Run Fatboy Run.'"

Chicster Book Review: “Seize The Day: “7 Steps to Achieving the Extraordinary in an Ordinary World”

"If you feel like your life doesn’t have enough hours in the day to fit in your personal goals, then a book like 'Seize The Day' might be exactly what you need."

Chicster Book Review: “Seize The Day: "7 Steps to Achieving the Extraordinary in an Ordinary World”

"If you feel like your life doesn’t have enough hours in the day to fit in your personal goals, then a book like 'Seize The Day' might be exactly what you need."