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Fans starving for The Hunger Games movie

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

March 21, 2012

It’s the return of the age old “the book is better than the movie” argument. In a time where young adult books, like Harry Potter and Twilight, dominate the cinema box office and capture the interest of many different age groups alike, viewers can expect a new addition to this growing trend in...

A silent masterpiece

A silent masterpiece

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

March 9, 2012

Movie stars are something else. They get to live the lives we all wish we could live. They get giant homes, lavish clothes and fortunes beyond comprehension. However, the sole problem with that lifestyle is…what happens when you’re not famous anymore?  What happens when your fall from grace happens...

A war worth watching

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

March 6, 2012

A fusion of love, laughs, and explosions, This Means War left the audience doubled over with laughter. With never a dull moment, the outstanding cast and hilarious script made it the best romantic comedy so far this year. FDR Foster (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy) are CIA partners and best fri...

Ghost Rider goes up in smoke

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

March 1, 2012

In the comic book world, Johnny Blaze (alter-ego to the Ghost Rider) was stunning, tackling both religion and unimaginable action with great gusto that created a comic book icon. However, the Rider, thanks to this putrid flick, looks to join Daredevil and Howard The Duck as comic book legends reduced t...

In-N-Out Review

In-N-Out Review

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

February 29, 2012

With mile-long lines, signature paper-hats worn, and abundant media coverage, In-N-Out was all the rage around the time of its Texas debut. However, it has been almost a year since the restaurant opened its doors, and for some customers almost a year since they’ve walked through them. The general...

Oscar Results

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

February 27, 2012

Best Picture: “The Artist” Best Actor: Jean Dujardin, “The Artist” Best Actress: Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady” Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, “Beginners” Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, “The Help” Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist” M...

Star Wars gets a makeover

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

February 23, 2012

Back in 1999, a new Star Wars movie must have been like the Second Coming. Judging by all the merchandise and movie reviews from that year, it’s safe to say that is an understatement. Similarly, the negative reaction to the movie is a legend in and of itself, with headlines from angry critics such...

The Vow falls short of promise

The Vow falls short of promise

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2012

Love for eternity, trust within each other, and faith that everything will work out; The Vow hit theatres Friday February 10th. People were buzzing around for months in anticipation for this movie starring Rachel McAdams as Paige Collins and Channing Tatum and Leo Collins. The movie came out and many p...

Mixed vibes at House of Blues show

Mixed vibes at House of Blues show

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2012

As soon as they hit the moderately decorated stage, reggae band Rebelution were a dynamic force on stage that never lost focus. Appearing live at the House of Blues Dallas on February 11, the California-based band put forth a spirited performance with catchy but repetitive songs. Having been to...

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