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Eminem new album met with instant success

“The Marshall Mathers LP II” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with an enormous 792,000 copies sold in its first week. It comes in just behind Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience,” which debuted at 968,000 copies in its … Read More...

“Rush” pits rival racers in a cinematically splendid film

The movie “Rush” portrays a historic battle between two Formula 1 drivers at the height of their powers—James Hunt and Niki Lauda. In the 1970s the two raced for McLaren and Ferrari respectively, but in vastly differing styles. Hunt was … Read More...

"City of Bones" is Typical Teen Romance

“The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” is a movie somewhat inaptly named, as it has nothing to do with bones or a city of them. The plot of the movie is based around one of the mortal instruments, a golden … Read More...

‘Pacific Rim’ and ‘2 Guns’ bring action to cinema

Two action movies came out this summer that caught the interest of moviegoers across the nation: “Pacific Rim,” directed by Guillermo del Toro, and “2 Guns,” directed by Baltasar Kormakur. “Pacific Rim” grossed nearly $100 million at the box office, … Read More...

‘Behind the Pines’ fails to entertain

“The Place Behind the Pines” is a movie that no one should watch. It boasts a star-studded cast, including Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes and Bradley Cooper; but it was a cast that walked about the set looking as if they … Read More...

‘Game of Thrones’ leaps into its third season

The third season of the hit HBO TV show “Game of Thrones” aired on March 31. It was one of the most highly-anticipated season premieres, having met more than 11.3 million viewers during the second season. The series, based on … Read More...

“The Croods” explores family values and essential questions

“The Croods,” ostensibly a children’s movie, was created by the same minds that wrote “How To Train Your Dragon.” DreamWorks brought together a star-studded cast, which includes the likes of Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone and Nicolas Cage. The story follows … Read More...

'Arab Lands' expresses traditional and modern music

Brandeis University played host to a diverse group of musicians during the last week of February. This group, naming themselves “New Sounds from Arab Lands,” provided a fusion of traditional Middle Eastern and African music with Western classical music. The … Read More...

Writing and one-liners highlights in ‘Hansel and Gretel’

“Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” is exactly how the movie is advertised. It follows in the tradition of those wintertime action movies loaded with copious amounts of explosions and action that seem to prequel summer blockbusters. Hansel (Jeremy Renner, who Read More...

23rd ranked soccer team wiping away the competition

The Brandeis men’s soccer team won its first home game on Wednesday against New Hampshire’s Colby-Sawyer. The team warmed up as the stands slowly filled, and at the appointed time, announcements commenced the game. Brandeis started the game with seniors … Read More...

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