5 Bromantic movies

Jacob Benson, Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2013

Fellas, have you ever noticed that ladies get to have all the fun with their romantic movies? They get to sit there in their pajamas with a group of other girls and have a lovely evening building up their sisterhood. What about us, the men? We have needs! Well, here is a list of five BROmantic movies that you and your closest...

‘Django Unchained’ accurately portrays America’s darkest years

Jacob Benson, Entertainment Editor

January 28, 2013

Quentin Tarantino has created some of the most brilliant films in history. Whether it was his directing debut with "Resevoir Dogs" or the "Kill Bill" volumes, or the cult favorite, "Pulp Fiction," he never disappoints. "Django Unchained," Tarantino's eighth feature film, did not lack the creativity and brilliance that are...

YOLO for The Lonely Island

Hannah Ash, Reporter

January 28, 2013

The dynamic trio that is The Lonely Island is back and ready for their new album in 2013. The first single released off of the album is "YOLO", which is about living life cautiously. The original meaning of YOLO is "You Only Live Once," and the iconic phrase originated on the Drake and Lil Wayne song, "The Motto." YOLO seemed...

‘Les Misérables’ satiates audiences with emotionally charged script

Ashlynn Mayes, Reporter

January 28, 2013

The second film adaptation of the timeless story "Les Misérables" proved to be a remarkable cinematic experience, as it was aesthetically pleasing and emotionally candid.  While downcast lighting, sorrowful ballads, and poverty stricken stock characters marked the film, the movie as an entirety oozed with positivity as...

‘The Following’ features serial killing professor

Heather Martindale, Business and Circulation Manager

January 28, 2013

Dr. Joe Carroll, English professor and fan of the twisted poet Edgar Allen Poe has a side hobby of serial killing. He is on the hunt for his biggest loss as far as kills go for the one that got away, Sarah Fuller. Her escape is by no means acceptable to Dr. Carroll. With a following that no one can fully comprehend, Carroll,...

Go grab a snack or something; we’re going to talk about the Grammys

Ethan Wilson, Managing Editor

January 28, 2013

As they do every year, the GRAMMY’s have released a preview album and various lists of who’s up for what awards. This year, we decided to get a bit of a heads up on who we believe deserves to take home the gold. So without further adieu, here are our oh-so-humble opinions of who should win in what categories: Record...

Thriller keeps the closet light on

Zachary Engel, Designer

January 25, 2013

Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) presents "Mama," a psychological thriller that tells the story of two young girls who’s father went insane one day, killed their mother, and took them to a small cabin in the woods where he planned to kill them also. A supernatural spirit, the children come to call “Mama,”...

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ disappoints thrill-seekers

Zachary Engel, Designer

January 24, 2013

Academy award winning director Kathryn Bigelow (Hurt Locker, Pointbreak) created the action thriller "Zero Dark Thirty," which tells the story of the mission to capture Osama Bin Laden immediately after 9/11. With high expectations going into this movie I was a very disappointed by this film. It has been nominated for...

Ke$ha gets neither praise nor slander with ‘Warrior’

Ethan Wilson, Managing Editor

December 5, 2012

Ke$ha released her sophomore effort “Warrior” Dec. 4.  It is loud, somewhat diverse, a little bit more mature than her previous work and excuse me for saying, has its pretty good moments. Her rave-tastic style has not died yet; it is just more infused with the cult-culture and the Illuminati. A lot of K’s revamped...

‘Breaking Dawn-Part 2’ comes to a mind blowing conclusion

Riegen Anderson, Opinion Editor

December 5, 2012

The Twilight Saga finally came to an astounding conclusion with "Breaking Dawn-Part 2". With author of the series, Stephanie Meyer, as a producer, the fifth and final installment was released Nov. 15. In this final film, Bella begins her new life as a vampire alongside her husband Edward, daughter Renesmee, the Cullen family,...

‘iCarly’ finishes with an iGoodbye

Heather Martindale, Circulation and Business Manager

December 5, 2012

Carly, Freddy, Sam, Gibby, and Spencer, characters of the Nickelodeon series "iCarly," have been a friend to many on the long boring days in which T.V. was used to fill the empty space. A dull moment never presents itself with this dynamic cast of characters. Carly’s want to be friends with Sam and Freddy, Sam’s violent...

Keeping off the weight during the holidays

Jacob Benson, Entertainment Editor

December 4, 2012

Christmas time is truly the most wonderful time of the year. It's a combination of the music, the lights, and the weather. The leaves that fell during fall clear away, and the cold takes over. The cold keeps us indoors, and we eat warm food around our loved ones. But all too often we indulge in the holiday food a bit too...

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