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“Iron Fist” a moderate success

November 5, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

A growing trend in cinema is purposely bad action films. Sometimes they fail, sometimes they work. In the case of “The Man With The Iron Fists,” the verdict is rather subjective. RZA, from Wu Tang Clan fame, makes his directorial debut in a Kung Fu extravangza where plot is irrelevant and visuals are key. The […]

‘J.B.’ begins ‘Year of the Tony’

October 5, 2012 Comments

Katelyn Canon

“The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away,” resonated throughout Potter Hall Theatre as the cast of “J.B.” took to the stage opening night. The theater department chose to start the Year of the Tony with an intense drama. An adaptation of the book of Job, J.B. examines the relationship between the protagonist’s faith and […]

‘Retribution’ literally follows definition

‘Retribution’ literally follows definition

September 16, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

There have now been five Resident Evil movies, and this one should have been given to the SyFy channel. Resident Evil: Retribution uses horrendous acting, embarrassing writing, and cheap computer-generated imagery to easily become one of the worst films of the year. The “story” follows Alice (Milla Jovovich) once again, as she is now stuck […]

All ‘Words,’ no show

All ‘Words,’ no show

September 9, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

A cynic would say, “If it looks good, sounds good, it generally isn’t.” In the case of CBS films’ “The Words,” the cynic would be right. All of the cast portrays the characters well and rather believable, the overall plot is intriguing and the cinematography is top-notch. But where the filmmakers of ”The Words” miss out is through […]

‘Hit’ the ground, ‘run’ to see this flick

September 1, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

It has a generic title and it’s a plot that we’ve seen before, but somehow Dax Shepard’s directorial debut film “Hit and Run” is one of the “coolest” and easily the most surprising film to come out this summer. “Hit and Run” tries to create a smooth combination of comedy, car chases and nostalgic 1970’s […]

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