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REVIEW: “Battered Bastards of Baseball” hits it out of the park

Samantha Votzke, Associate Editor

July 19, 2014


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The viewer will end up loving the Portland Mavericks and the people who made up and surrounded the team.

REVIEW: Transformers 4: Age of Extinction Movie

Sarvika Bommakanti, Staffwriter

July 19, 2014


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Michael Bay's explosions, Optimus Prime and Mark Wahlberg were the few components that made Transformers 4: Age of Extinction worth watching. The movie portrays Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager, a failing inventor desperately in need of money. After buying what seems to be a worthless truck, Yeager dis...

The Horror is in the shock value

The Horror is in the shock value

Clay Callison, Staff Writer

May 29, 2014


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  What can be said about this sequel that hasn't already been said about the original? A sickening mix of racial, sexual and toilet humor combine all at once to make you cringe from both disgust and laughter.  Without a doubt this film is an even darker and more profane adaptation of the...

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is just that

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is just that

Amber Shemesh

May 28, 2014


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What do you get when you combine superb actors, a compelling plot and a latex spider-suit? The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The movie portrays protagonist Peter Parker’s (played by Andrew Garfield *swoon*) increasing struggle to balance romance with on-again-off-again girlfriend Gwen Stacy (played by Emma ...

Move over, Ellen Degeneres

Move over, Ellen Degeneres

Vishwa Shah, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014


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If your Facebook news feed wasn’t flooded with snaps of the green carpet and selfies with Hrithik Roshan last weekend, you probably aren’t friends with many Indians. Known to some as the Bollywood equivalent of the Oscars, The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards was held at the Raymond...

Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Daniel Dolford, Entertainment Writer

April 16, 2014


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The (fictional) Republic of Zubrowka, a European alpine state; Depression-era 1930's; reconstruction from the First World War still a reality, with the second beginning to peer it's eyes over the horizon of the naive, unprepared world. This is the setting for The Grand Budapest Hotel. Surprisi...

Anything but Divergent

Shelby Shoup, Entertainment Editor

April 2, 2014


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Director Neil Burger draws “Divergent” fans to the theaters by staying true to the storyline. The movie does not diverge from the book, with its accurate and effective capture of the spirit of Veronica Roth’s debut novel, and her fierce feminine protagonist, Tris Prior. A feat truly impressive...

The Academy Awards: Behind the curtain

The Academy Awards: Behind the curtain

Daniel Dolford, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2014


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There are certain films that are indescribable, whether that’s a positive connotation or not: "A Clockwork Orange", "Pulp Fiction" and "Star Wars" are among some of the best, yet most controversial movies to hit the silver screen for their own different reasons. These films, despite the racy material...

REVIEW: The Wolf of Wall Street

Daniel Dolford, Entertainment Editor

January 13, 2014


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Although they've seemingly looked past or ignored Leonardo DiCaprio's efforts in the various blockbuster films and unforgettable roles he's molded himself to over the past few years, the Academy Awards are going to have a tough time overlooking his role in the controversial, yet critically well-recei...

“Walter Mitty” offers stunning visuals, quirky characters

Samantha Votzke, Sports Editor

January 10, 2014


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The reboot of  the 1947 movie adapted from a short story by James Thurber is the story of a man who goes from bland [shut-in] with a fertile imagination starring Ben Stiller as the titular character may have been predictable, but the story unfolds in such a visually stunning way, filled with a lot of...

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