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How would ‘How I Met Your Mother’ do it all over again?

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

February 13, 2014

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

With “How I Met Your Mother” taking a few weeks off until Feb. 24 and our reviews on a two-week break, now seems like as good a time as any to take a big-picture look at the show as it heads down the home stretch. There...

(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...

Spend Valentine’s Day with your TV and marathon these episodes

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 12, 2014

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

Valentine’s Day has an undeservedly negative reputation. Couples love it; singles hate it. I love Valentine’s Day, and I always have. I have a difficult time understanding why some people despise it. Whether it’s a boy,...

‘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...

‘Frozen’ thrills, but remember the lesser known Disney movies, too

Chelsea Sherlock, Blogger

January 15, 2014

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

When “Frozen” first premiered, my Facebook feed started to fill with rave reviews of the movie. Several friends deemed it the best movie Disney has ever made. It’s so popular that it is already being turned into a Broadway musical. One...

‘How I Met Your Mother’ midseason premiere falters amid another flashback storyline

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

January 14, 2014

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

Welcome to The Current's "How I Met Your Mother" blog! For dedicated fans of the show, we'll be reviewing each and every ninth season episode in 2014, as we barrel toward the series finale in March. We're here to document eve...

Slim Shady falls short

Slim Shady falls short

November 20, 2013