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Jay-Z swaggers on with latest release

Who is the king of New York? I can distinctly remember sitting at my middle school lunch table discussing this very question with my peers. Everyone had an opinion on the issue, and if you didn’t, either you ate from … Read More...

The “Adventure” of adolesence

I’ve seen numerous of films with my parents. Some of these movies I’ve viewed within the confines of my own home and others I have ventured out to the movie theaters to watch with them. This does not make me … Read More...

Bromantic comedy hits home

Males from the age of eighteen to twenty-four do not exactly comprise the hardest demographic to satisfy when it comes to movies. We don’t ask for much. Whether it is an action movie filled with explosions or a comedy loaded … Read More...

The perils of watching “Watchmen”

 

The most difficult part about watching “Watchmen” was facing expectations. Sitting down to a film that one has already read or seen in another form usually causes the viewer to compare that work to its other incarnations. From the moment … Read More...

This is “America’s Most Wanted”

diverse-city-2-6-09final_page_3_image_0001There are some events in life that for no particular reason leave me uneasy and anxiety stricken. These can be as simple as watching a college football player tear his ACL or as convoluted as listening to someone who has … Read More...

Matthew Fowler takes on the Oscars

diverse-city-1-30-09_final_page_2_image_0001Best Picture

The Nominees:

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

Thoughts: Nominated for thirteen Oscars, David Fincher’s “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” tells the unique story of a man who ages backwards. Visually speaking, Fincher’s movie easily stands with … Read More...

Television provides apt substitute for school football team

diverse-city-1-23-09_page_3_image_0003Brandeis University is a great institution for higher learning (I wish I was being paid to say that). Here at Brandeis the students are treated to some of the finest professors and classes for which any undergraduate could hope. Unfortunately, … Read More...

Indian pauper wins game show and audiences’ hearts

diverse-city-1-16-09_page_3_image_0001It doesn’t take much to convince me to go to the movie theater. Overpriced beverages, hard to find seats, and more than a couple opportunities to attempt casual conversation with people who didn’t think they would have to see you … Read More...

French film brings out joy of Christmas

A Christmas Tale: Henry (Mathieu Amalric) in a scene from the amovie.

A Christmas Tale: Henry (Mathieu Amalric) in a scene from the amovie.

My family has classic clashes over what movie would be best to shell out almost sixty dollars for when going to the theater. Usually there are three sides … Read More...

Attention NBC: How you can save Heroes (before it’s too late)

There comes a point when talking about how to save a television show becomes pointless. This point is usually made when entertainment and popular culture scribes decide that giving their own suggestions would be a good way to kill a … Read More...

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