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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...

Here We Go Again: Quotes of the Week

Erica Witte, Blogger

January 21, 2014

Filed under Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

“It’s top secret. Not even the NSA knows that.” — President Barack Obama to People magazine on what he’s getting Michelle for her 50th birthday.  “Last night, I was reading ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ to my kids ...

Here we go again: Quotes of the week

Erica Witte, Blogger

January 15, 2014

Filed under Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

“‘Masters of Sex is the degree I got from Boston College.” — Amy Poehler at the Golden Globes. “I was going to come in and push you down the stairs.” — Jennifer Lawrence to Taylor Swift at the Golden Globes. ...

Celebrity Chic: Which celebs will be best dressed in 2014?

Kendall Siewert, Fashion Blogger

January 13, 2014

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

A new year means new resolutions. We’re going to go to SPAC every day, study for finals in advance and limit our Cheesie’s intake to once a week. Some celebs have made style resolutions this year, even if they may not know...

Five words for the Academy Awards

Alex Burnham, Writer

February 27, 2013

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

Actors and actresses donned their regalia and formal attire Sunday as they attended the 85th Academy Awards, hosted by Seth MacFarlane. The Current staffers, along with some Northwestern students, commented on the awards: ...

The Rundown: Week of Jan. 28

Annie Bruce, Writer

January 30, 2013

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

J.J. Abrams has been named director of the new “Star Wars” movie. Abrams’ previous directing credits include the newly revamped “Star Trek” series, so he already has experience remaking a classic. Let the ultimate battle begin: ...