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V.25 No.17 | 4/28/2016
Green Room

Film Review

Green Room

Punk-fueled indie shocker goes for the throat

By Devin D. O’Leary
Patrick Stewart is an evil skinhead in the punk-fueled horror hybrid Green Room.
V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016
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Who Needs Picasso?

Friday, Apr 29: ArtsUnexpected

By Monica Schmitt [ Wed Apr 27 2016 1:00 PM ]
This student-curated event features over 250 artists including filmmakers, dancers, thespians, visual artists and musicians performing and showcasing their works across campus.
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The Daily Word in Money, Outer Space and the death of Prince

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Apr 21 2016 11:34 AM ]
The Daily Word

Another white actor gets a role playing an Asian character.

Let's hope you're not 110% pure rage like me (just kidding, I got 39%).

Bernie Sanders is psychic? No, he's just logical, you nitwit.

That little voice inside your head is actually just your littlest voice.

Wanna go on a trip to the Pussy Vortex with rapper Dio Ganhdih?

Hillary Clinton talks about her “greatest regret” again.

Gwyneth Paltrow (and Beyonce, sources say) learned choreography from one of the toughest teachers of this century.

One local school is looking to change it's name.

NASA talks about the loneliest lil' planet that ever was.

Off to space we go! Again! Hopefully we won't crash this time!

Not only will the 20 dollar bill be updated, but the five and 10, too! Wow!

And the world lost a true talent last night, Prince.

V.25 No.16 | 4/21/2016
The Jungle Book

Film Review

The Jungle Book

Fancy computer animation brings Kipling classic to life

By Devin D. O’Leary
Families searching for a little adventure are going to be entertained by this high-tech new take on a century-old classic.
V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016
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Science Fixation

Friday, Apr 15: Devin O'Leary's Summer Film Preview

By Joshua Lee [ Wed Apr 13 2016 11:08 AM ]
Our Film Editor discusses his predictions for this years upcoming films.
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The Daily Word in Rembrandt, Junkies and Smash Mouth

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Apr 7 2016 11:29 AM ]
The Daily Word

Look at this “new” Rembrandt painting.

Hillary just got Berned allll sick, huh?

This interview is FLAWLESS.

This Italian documentary about addiction looks super intense (and great).

Do extreme videos online really affect children?

This local man told the police the dead man found in his apartment had just told him, “he wanted to kill some people.”

How to make a Philosopher’s stone, by Isaac Newton.

Gad DAMMIT, Tumblr, WHY???

V.25 No.14 | 4/7/2016
Demolition

Film Review

Demolition

Grief-based comedy unsuccessfully tries to mix quirky and melancholic

By Devin D. O’Leary
Jake Gyllenhaal is sad and angry and (maybe) funny in the scattershot grief dramedy Demolition.
V.25 No.13 | 3/31/2016
Elizabeth Olsen and Tom Hiddleston

Film Review

I Saw the Light

Tom Hiddleston shines in the role of Hank Williams, but the film just doesn’t sing

By Devin D. O’Leary
Tom Hiddleston shines as Hank Williams in I Saw the Light, but rote musical biopic just doesn’t sing.
V.25 No.12 | 3/24/2016
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Film Review

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Superheroes battle to see who can cause the biggest explosion in unnecessarily dour franchise filler

By Devin D. O’Leary
This cinematic clash of the titans plays out like a heavyweight fight in Las Vegas—with all the attendant hype, excitement, action, flash, sizzle and inevitable post-event disappointment.
V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016

The Daily Word in War Crimes, Education and Walter White

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Mar 17 2016 11:10 AM ]
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Women taking care of other women gives me hope (and also makes me continuously angry because we need to do this but WHATEVER).

It’s a witchy world for us ladies, amirite?

Invisibility cloaks (ya know, like from Harry Potter) may be available for war crimes soon! Wow!

Michelle Obama’s speech about girls’ education around the world is perfect.

We should have known Walter White left Gray Matter for a stupid reason (because he’s a dumb awful idiot).

Oliva Wilde was too old to play Leo D.’s wife in Wolf of Wall Street. He was 38 and she was 28.

Have you heard of these vigilante pedophile hunters?

We should have known that '90s boybands would save the world.

V.25 No.11 | 3/17/2016
Melissa Rauch in The Bronze

Film Review

The Bronze

Rude comedy/drama looks for humor in failure, but doesn’t entirely succeed

By Devin D. O’Leary
Melissa Rauch gets raunchy in Olympic comedy The Bronze.
V.25 No.10 | 3/10/2016
Damn. Shaman got abs.

Film Review

Embrace of the Serpent

Trippy Colombian adventure tale takes us up the river and out of our heads

By Devin D. O’Leary
Academy Award-nominated Colombian film Embrace of the Serpent takes viewers on a trippy trip up the Amazon.
V.25 No.9 | 03/03/2016

The Daily Word in White Privilege, North Korea and Erin Andrews

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Mar 3 2016 11:00 AM ]
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Is there an emotional difference between the North Korean government and the “Oregon Occupiers”? Because I can’t tell.

China’s first ever anti-domestic abuse law has already helped some women feel safe enough to come forward with their stories and sue their husbands.

To Toms or not to Toms; is there a question?

Just when you thought racial tensions in Montgomery couldn’t get thicker…

Google’s given a $1 million dollar grant to help UNICEF to help fight the Zika virus.

Why people need to stFu about how Erin Andrews is using her trauma for personal gain.

I hate when people say they’ll move to Canada if Donald Drumpf becomes president. Here’s why.

The new Ghostbusters trailer is here, I repeat: THE NEW GHOSTBUSTERS TRAILER IS HERE.

Victory for indigenous women who were abused during the Guatemalan civil war happened over the weekend.

Tina Fey is brilliant (in case you didn’t know).

V.25 No.9 | 3/3/2016
Zootopia

Film Review

Zootopia

Disney turns an animal utopia on its ear in this savvy, sociological crime caper

By Devin D. O’Leary
Disney addresses some surprisingly topical issues in funny animal cartoon Zootopia.
V.25 No.8 | 2/25/2016
Eddie the Eagle

Film Review

Eddie The Eagle

Sporting biopic sticks strictly to the bunny hill, but it’s a crowd-pleaser nonetheless

By Devin D. O’Leary
British ski jumper chases unlikely Olympic dreams in formualic, feel-good film Eddie the Eagle.
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