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Along for the Murder-Ride

Along for the Murder-Ride

August 26, 2013 Comments

Brian Duskey

[caption id="attachment_18377" align="alignnone" width="300"] Movies.com[/caption] The aching problem with the horror movie genre is that there are very few original minds behind projects If that is the sickness, Adam Wingard’s home invasion flick—You’re Next—is a fresh new medication. The first few scenes of the film do not set up for anything extraordinary. It’s a basic […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tomb Raider Video Game Review

March 29, 2013 Comments

Daniel Cobb

Lara Croft, the enigmatic hero of the Tomb Raider video game franchise, is finally reborn through developer Crystal Dynamics, who hope to provide the series’ protagonist with a solid origin story that challenges Lara’s will to survive on an island full of insane mercenaries. Fresh out of college, Lara sets out on her first expedition […]

“Lives” proves to be witty, ridiculous comedy

“Lives” proves to be witty, ridiculous comedy

February 25, 2013 Comments

Katelyn Canon

Love can make people crazy, and also deliver a firm, back-handed slap every now and then. [caption id="attachment_16397" align="alignleft" width="150"] Sebastian Smith and Lauryn Roberts rehearse for the play “Private Lives”. The play will be Friday night, March 1st at 7:30.[/caption] In the 1930s throwback, the cast of “Private Lives” demonstrated the confusing complexity of […]

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