Review: Damon is charming in Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief It has been slightly over a month since “The Martian” was first shown in theaters on Oct. 2, but for those of us just getting the chance to see the film, the movie is still giving...

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Review: Halsey’s ‘New Americana’ leads a music revolution

JENNIFER DRURY Contributor It seems that today’s pop radio is filled with electronic beats, auto-tuned voices and cookie-cutter lyrics. A lot of the lyrics in songs have been devoid of meaning, and the lyrics that have meaning are overlooked...

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NBC’s ‘Hannibal’: The meal that ended too soon

TAYLOR MARTIN Contributor In June, NBC cancelled what some would call the most stunning and brilliantly shot show on television. Despite its enriched dialogue and beautiful cinematography, “Hannibal” only lasted three short seasons on network television. The reason NBC...

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Review: Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’ is flawed, but still enjoyable

JON SCOTT Entertainment Editor Neill Blomkamp is one of the more interesting sci-fi directors out there. Beginning in 2009 with his breakout debut feature, “District 9,” the South African director has become a unique voice among science fiction directors. His...

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Review: ‘Kingsman’ an absolute blast from start to finish

JON SCOTT Entertainment Editor What do you get when you mix the director of films such as “Kick Ass,” “Layer Cake” and “X-Men: First Class” with the spy action movie genre? A pretty entertaining film, as it turns out. “Kingsman:...

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Review: Cumberbatch a good ‘Imitation’ of Alan Turing

JON SCOTT Entertainment Editor It never ceases to amaze me how good some people are with numbers. I was never great at math or numbers in general (I am a communication studies major after all), so I am always...

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Review: Formula One movie ‘Rush’ lands cast and crew in winner’s circle

Jon Scott Film Critic It’s that time of the year again. The summer movie season of 2013 has officially been put to rest and now it’s time for the more serious, Oscar-potential fall films to take the spotlight. We’ve already seen...

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Review: ‘The Bridge’ surprises with complex characters, stories

CHRISTI PEACE News Editor This July, the channel that produced shows such as “Sons of Anarchy” and “American Horror Story” released its new drama, “The Bridge.” Although the main plot is about law enforcement trying to catch a serial killer, it...

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Review: Wecker brings ‘Old New York’ to life with first book

AYINDE J. STEVENS Student Voice Editor Helene Wecker’s debut novel “The Golem and the Jinni,” takes readers back to a period in New York’s history when “whole nations are packed into the space of a few blocks,” with a supernatural twist. The...

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Review: Latest ‘Riddick’ film returns to franchise’s roots

JON SCOTT Film Critic The man with the glow in the dark eyes is back. Vin Diesel once again returns to the role of Richard B. Riddick in the latest installment of the Riddick franchise. It is simply titled “Riddick” (I...

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