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Netflix v Hulu Plus

April 15, 2013 Comments

JQ Dever

Netflix and Hulu Plus are the two biggest video streaming services out there right now. Netflix is bascially an online service that allows you to watch movies and television shows on your electronic devices. You can use a computer, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, laptop, or in some cases, even your television to watch shows or […]

Sweeney showcases cast’s vocal talents

Sweeney showcases cast’s vocal talents

April 13, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

To be honest, prior to watching this musical at Western, I had never seen Sweeney Todd before, not even the Johnny Depp/Helena Bonham Carter film version. Ridiculous, I know, but blood and guts are not my forte, so I avoided Sweeney Todd like the plague. You’re probably wondering why I decided to see this production […]

Sweeney Todd comes to Western

Sweeney Todd comes to Western

April 12, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

As this year’s play season winds down, director and professor Tee Quillin, along with the cast and crew, are here to give us Western’s unique rendition of Sweeney Todd. The musical tells the story of a barber whose family was taken from him by a judge, and the barber, named Sweeney Todd, is assumed dead. […]

Genre Cinema At Its Finest

Genre Cinema At Its Finest

April 10, 2013 Comments

Brian Duskey

[caption id="attachment_17594" align="alignnone" width="450"] Bloody-Disgusting.com[/caption] Roger Ebert always said that if a film succeeds at what it practices, it is a good film, whether you like it or not. The 2013 remake of “Evil Dead” follows that logic, making it a purely phenomenal horror film. This film is not going to be for everyone. If […]

Supporting actress prepares for ditzy role

April 5, 2013 Comments

JQ Dever

The lights are dimmed, the camera is set and the actors are ready for action. Adrienne Collins, a Missouri Western student, is ready behind the stage, as she is about to take on the role of Johanna in Western’s rendition of Sweeney Todd. [caption id="attachment_17576" align="alignleft" width="150"] Ms. Lovette (Alex Richards) looks into the crown […]