Film & TV

Contrary to its advertising, “Overlord” (released nationally Nov. 9), isn’t a traditional zombie movie, but a thrilling historical horror action flick pulled straight out of a video game.   Directed by Julius Avery (“Son of …

Arts & Entertainment

An up-and-coming 20-year-old rapper, Jack Harlow, lit up the stage at the Chicago leg of his latest tour, “The Loose Tour,” at Reggies Rock Club (2109 S. State St.) Nov. 11. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, …

Film & TV

Sean Anders said he never expected to write, direct and produce a film inspired by his own life’s experiences. But he did just that in his new film “Instant Family.” Sitting casually alongside consultant Maraide …

Music

The Faim’s title track from its debut EP, “Summer is a Curse” could be considered a reflection of the band’s work ethic. The energetic song is an anthem of aspirations with lyrics including “I can’t …

Film & TV

Book-to-film adaptations are treacherous waters at the best of times, and “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” has the unique position of being an adaption of an adaption. The film follows Lizbeth Salandar, a Swedish …

Music

San Diego rock band Wavves and Brooklyn alternative group Beach Fossils closed their “I Love You” tour Wednesday Nov. 7 at the Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.). Wavves, which released its sixth studio album, …

Music

Toro y Moi charmed screaming fans at a sold-out show Nov. 6 at the historic Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport St.).  Chaz Bear — whose bilingual stage name is Toro y Moi — emerged in …

Theater

College is the time to explore interests, try new activities, join new clubs and organizations and choose a major and career path. Some might think their passions and work can’t mix, but one Loyola alumna …