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V.25 No.6 | 2/11/2016

news

The Daily Word in Democrats, Zika and Kurt Cobain

The Daily Word

Who wore being “progressive” better?

UNM might raise your tuition as if they haven’t done that enough times.

A group of disguised gunmen open fire at a Dublin hotel.

What you should know about the Zika Virus.

A funeral crasher at their own funeral. Priceless.

Kurt Cobain’s ex-girlfriend takes some low blow hits on Courtney Love.

Can’t wait for some Super Bowl commercials? Check out these already viral gems.

V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Helen Mirren for Viagra

Film Review

The Hundred-Foot Journey

Exotic foodie romance comes with the Oprah stamp of approval

Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey get togther for food and romance in The Hundred-Foot Journey.
V.21 No.50 | 12/13/2012
“Needs more explosions.”

Film Review

Hitchcock

Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren make a bloody good couple in cozy biopic

Iconic British director Alfred Hitchcock gets the biographical movie treatment courtesy of iconic British actor Anthony Hopkins in the appropriately titled Hitchcock.
V.19 No.41 | 10/14/2010
Hers is bigger.

Film Review

Red

Amiable action comedy proves old people can still kick ass

Lethal Weapon may not have been the first film to coin the phrase, “I’m too old for this shit!” But since then, every film wishing to jokingly acknowledge the fact that its action star is a day or two past his prime has tipped a hat in the direction of Danny Glover and company. The phrase—for better or worse—has become a pop cultural trope. Now comes Red, which may very well be the ne plus ultra in “I’m getting too old for this shit!” action cinema.

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V.19 No.8 | 2/25/2010
“I hope you’re not planning on using the old ‘we’ve run out of gas’ routine. This is, after all, a horse-drawn carriage.”

Film Review

The Last Station

Period biopic mixes the lusty with the literary

Late in life (in his 70s), widely famed Russian novelist Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy (known to his friends as “Leo Baby”) turned his attentions away from fiction and dabbled in the creation of a number of utopian communes. These live/work communes were based on Tolstoy’s own particular philosophy—one that espoused nonviolence, the abolition of private property, a strict vegetarian diet and an adherence to the principals of celibacy. (Yeah, sorry, Leo Baby, but you lost me on that last one.) Though the Tolstoyan Movement didn’t last very long, it allegedly influenced the thinking of such latter spiritual leaders as Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.

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