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Simon (Jonny Lee Miller) and Mark (Ewan McGregor) still clearly have a deep seated affection towards each other and their friendship despite the betrayal that is at the centre of the film.
Netflix and Marvel had a chance to get rid of the white savour, they didn't and cast Finn Jones in the lead role.

Meet “the Donald Trump of superheroes”

The A.V. Club, an online entertainment review publication, has made the connection that the main character in Marvel’s Iron Fist has more than a few similarities to Donald Trump; a phrase that should be at least a little concerning about a superhero. So where did Marvel and Netflix go wrong? Everywhere. This show is a […]


New Music Friday

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “The Heart Part 4” – Kendrick Lamar Neil MacAlister: I don’t even know where to begin, this is just too dope. The beat switches. The flow changeups. The takedown of Big Sean, who was getting far too big for his boots. […]

Room 2048 (running April 11–15) by Hong Kong Exile features only SFU SCA alumni.

Five stage shows to see before final exams

Need a break from dreary weather and textbooks? Take a break before finals to check out one of these performing arts events in Vancouver. One night only: After the Curtain by Shaping Sound | March 25 | Queen Elizabeth Theatre Travis Wall, of So You Think You Can Dance fame, has started his own dance […]

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Album Reviews

Sick Scenes – Los Campesinos! The UK band, Los Campesinos! (LC!) — advertised as “your ex-girlfriend’s favorite band” — return to the alternative indie-rock scene with their sixth album, Sick Scenes. Sick Scenes is about battling mental health issues, relationships, and the uncertainty and anxiety of ascending past emerging adulthood. In LC! fashion, it’s filled […]

The team behind SFUxFW (left to right): Caitlin Van der Have (VP of HR & Talent), Kabir Bajwa (VP of Digital Communication), Yzobel Biron (Creative Director), Nashmin Namur (VP of Marketing), Hafiz Akinlusi (VP of Sales & Booth).

SFU presents fourth annual Fashion Week

SFU’s Fashion Week is back for its fourth season this year, and it comes even bigger than previous seasons. This year, SFU Fashion Week will be taking place from March 29–31 at all three campuses. The Peak sat down with SFU Fashion Week’s creative director, Yzobel Biron, to talk about what can be expected at […]

Kong: Skull Island changes the relationship dynamic between the great ape and the female lead, where Kong’s more animalistic nature is emphasized.

Kong: Skull Island is an action-packed adventure

Kong: Skull Island delivers fast-paced, explosive action. From its impressive roster of actors to its level of originality, the film provides a different, but modern retelling of Merian C. Cooper’s and Edgar Wallace’s famous story. The film’s ensemble cast is perfect, but character development is sadly too shallow to be taken seriously. Tom Hiddleston (Thor: […]


New Music Friday

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “Firebird” – Milky Chance Neil MacAlister: Kinda forgot these guys existed. Milky Chance has always had an interesting approach to their instrumentation, and this is already better than most of the songs on Sadnecessary. Dana Foth: In this song, the artists […]

The modern and live action adaptation of beloved comic series Archie isn't afraid to acknowledge the fact that it is filled with clichés and a darker edge than the source.
Daniel Kalluuya stars as Chris in Get Out. The film is market as horror, but the real horror is racism that black people regularly face.

Come for the horror, stay for the social commentary

If you have a Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter (and if you also happen to have a pulse), then you have probably been hearing and reading an exceptional amount of buzz and critical acclaim regarding Get Out, a horror film-turned-phenomenon. After being released two weeks ago, the film has swept the world, breaking and exceeding the […]

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