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This Week We’re Obsessed With: ‘Revolution’

Megan Patsavas, Current Editor

October 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current, TV

Some things in life are conceptually amazing but fail to impress upon execution. Unfortunately, NBC’s new post-apocalyptic sci-fi series “Revolution” is close to being one of them. However, while the show hovers on the brin...

TV Review: ‘Nashville’ pilot out of tune, lacks originiality

Haley Boston, Columnist

October 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Recaps, Reviews, The Current, TV

A pilot episode of a one-hour drama is formulaic by nature because it must satisfy a variety of needs. It has to draw in the audience while establishing setting, character, plot, and most importantly, a lasting conflict. It must...

Backwards Compatible: The good, the bad and the ugly of 3-D

Will Podlewski, Columnist

October 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

It's hard to love 3-D. Halfway through the 2000s, it was a fresh development, building off a technology that had been previously reserved for the campiest of the campy movies from the 1950s and incorporating it into entertainment...

Organic Chemistry: Matt & Melina

Chelsea Sherlock, Columnist

October 17, 2012

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, Quotes, The Current

For the first installment of Organic Chemistry, The Current paired up Communication freshman Matt LaFond and Weinberg sophomore Melina Yeh, setting them up on a blind date. Melina: We went to the Unicorn Cafe for our date. We...