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Reflecting on ‘Spring Breakers’

Reflecting on ‘Spring Breakers’

Elizabeth Freda, Reporter

April 10, 2013


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

Going into the theater, I thought I had a general idea of what to expect from this movie. Yes, I had seen the trailers and heard all about the movie from friends. However, I wasn’t prepared whatsoever for what was about to ensue. Right off the bat, “Spring Breakers” made me feel gross and uneasy....

Five words for Roger Ebert

Five words for Roger Ebert

Elizabeth Freda, Reporter

April 10, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

One of the most beloved and respected movie critics the world has seen lost his fight against cancer Thursday. With his funeral services Tuesday, Roger Ebert's passing marked the end of an era. The Current and Daily staffers, along with some Northwestern students, commented on his life and legacy: “Thank...

This week we’re obsessed with: Kevin Bacon

This week we’re obsessed with: Kevin Bacon

Blair Dunbar, Reporter

April 10, 2013


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

I have been obsessed with Kevin Bacon ever since I saw "Footloose." Who wouldn't fall in love with the doe-eyed new kid fighting against the oppressive anti-dance measures of the town's local preacher?  I fell in love all over again with his long hair and goofy personality in "Tremors." Not to mention...

Blair a la Carte: Where to get your Evanston cup of joe

Blair Dunbar, Writer

April 10, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Food/Dining, Reviews, The Current

I don't necessarily love coffee. I like too much sugar in my drinks to actually appreciate the taste, but as a college student, I need coffee. That fact, coupled with my boyfriend's love of a quality brew, means I spend a lot of time in various coffee shops in the area. I have realized the best coffee...

Q&A with ‘Book of Mormon’ stars Ben Platt and Nic Rouleau

Q&A with ‘Book of Mormon’ stars Ben Platt and Nic Rouleau

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

April 10, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, Quotes, The Current, Theater

Since its arrival in Chicago in December, Tony Award-winning musical "The Book of Mormon" has garnered feedback from enamored theater lovers and appalled conservatives alike. The show, written by the creators of "South Park," tells the story of a pair of amateur Mormon missionaries, Elder Cunningham (Ben Pla...