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Where Are They Now: Hilary Duff

Erica Witte, Blogger

March 5, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Gossip, Movies, Music, The Current, TV

There was a time in elementary school when I lost my Internet privileges. After spending hours googling Hilary Duff fan sites, I discovered a Hilary Duff hate site. As her most passionate and most devoted fan, I clicked the co...

Emotionally prepare for ‘About Time’

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Columnist

February 26, 2014

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

Romantic comedies that involve time travel have become a disappointing trend at the theaters. They’re far too common, tend to be cheesy and often feel like the time travel aspect is just a lazy plot device to attract viewers. For...

With Olympics winding down, catch up with these gold medal movies

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Reviewer

February 19, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, The Current

The Olympics end Sunday and hopefully along with it will be the end of #sochiproblems and the return of my favorite television shows. Despite not really following any of the winter sports, the Olympics are still very engaging...

(Almost) everything is awesome about ‘The Lego Movie’

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Reviewer

February 12, 2014

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

It's nearly impossible not to find something to laugh at during "The Lego Movie." Jokes are constantly being made, whether it's how annoying Green Lantern is or the meaning behind Taco Tuesday. "The Lego Movie" is easily...

5 TV shows that never should have been canceled

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 5, 2014

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

Many cancellations are deserved. Many shows are still on the air that should have been ended a long time ago. Then there are the ones that died before their time. These are the shows with enormous cult followings, that are talked ...

Do the ‘Hustle’: ‘American Hustle’ actors shine, but plot falls flat

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Reviewer

January 29, 2014

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

I’m beginning with the beginning. “American Hustle” opens with a 1970s looking Irving Rosenfeld, played by an overweight Christian Bale, going through an elaborate routine to perfect his combover. In the next scene, Bradley...

The Steam Press: Book-to-movie adaptations that went from text to travesty

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

January 22, 2014

Filed under Books, Columns & Reviews, Movies, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! As a new year dawns upon us, the Steam Press looks to the fresh horizon, and what do we see? Plenty of book-to-movie adaptations slated to debut in 2014. Though I have yet to actually read any of...

‘Her’ brilliantly made, but not brilliant

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Reviewer

January 22, 2014

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

The world in which “Her” is set just a little off from our own. Writer and director Spike Jonze worked to slightly modify the movie’s style to create an environment that is familiar but remains different and distant. The movie util...