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Movie Review: Recent rental releases to watch at any Thanksgiving gathering

Sydney Zink, Columnist

November 16, 2012

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

Students will be breaking soon for Thanksgiving — or, depending on how one prioritizes, Black Friday. Some of us will be heading home, others visiting friends’ or relatives’ houses and plenty of us will be staying on campus a...

Movie Review: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ feels like new Disney classic

Aliza Weinberger, Columnist

November 8, 2012

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

Video games are a common part of life for our generation. For the past 30 years, kids have entertained themselves with virtual worlds: from arcades, to at-home game consoles, to hand-helds. The names and characters of these games...

The Rundown: Week of Nov. 4

Haley Boston, Columnist

November 8, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current, TV

This week in the lives of the rich and famous... The “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” co-stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson appeared on competing late night talk shows Monday to promote the final film in ...

Movie Review: ‘Cloud Atlas’ shoots for the moon but misses

Aliza Weinberger, Columnist

October 31, 2012

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

There is no simple way to summarize “Cloud Atlas.” At an almost three-hour run time and with six barely-connected separate stories, it would take the length of a normal feature film to explain the plot of this one patchwork...

Five Words For: Star Wars

Five Words For: Star Wars

October 31, 2012

The Rundown: Week of Oct. 28

Haley Boston, Columnist

October 31, 2012

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

This week in the lives of the rich and famous... Superstorm Sandy floods the homes of civilians, destroys vehicles, wreaks havoc on power lines and has an evil agenda to ruin the box office successes of movies like “Cloud...