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Black Mass: Good, but Could Be Better

Black Mass: Good, but Could Be Better

November 2, 2015


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When it comes to making gangster films, Hollywood has done an incredible job. From The Godfather to Donnie Brasco, Hollywood has done the gangster genre justice. So when it was announced that Hollywood had green lit a film about the infamous Whitey Bugler and his relationship with the F.B.I, critic...

Food Porn with James Chang: Armand’s Pizza

Food Porn with James Chang: Armand’s Pizza

October 27, 2015


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Armand’s Pizza: love at first bite. Chicago style pizza is renowned for its deep “upside-down” style pizza; the toppings are placed under the cheese and topped with sauce. Armand’s take isn't an exact replica to the classic Chicago style, however. The toppings are stacked in the traditional...

The Stargazers Club: Out of this World

The Stargazers Club: Out of this World

October 23, 2015


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When's the last time you saw a planet 2,300 light-years away? Or talked about water on Mars, or the the New Horizons mission? These are some of the topics that the members of the Stargazers club discuss at their weekly meetings. The club recently held their open observation night on Oct.16, and ...

Ibeyi LIVE at the 9:30 Club

Ibeyi LIVE at the 9:30 Club

October 7, 2015


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  Transformative is the first word that comes to mind to describe Ibeyi’s electric live show at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. on Sept. 30, 2015. Beautiful twin sisters Lisa Kainde and Naomi Diaz, the members of Ibeyi, have found themselves on the tip everybody’s tongue, and it’s not h...

The Visit: a Gem for M. Night Shamlayan

The Visit: a Gem for M. Night Shamlayan

September 29, 2015


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It’s hard to not feel sorry for M. Night Shamlayan. He went from being regarded as one of the most promising directors to being one of the biggest laughingstocks in Hollywood. After delivering many box office bombs and critical failures from “Lady in the Water” to “After Earth,” it...

Straight Outta Compton: a Go-See Movie

Straight Outta Compton: a Go-See Movie

September 21, 2015


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It’s rare that a biopic comes and along manages to live up to the hype. This year Straight Outta Compton is that film. “Straight Outta Compton” is one of the few films that doesn’t fall into those pits of highly dramatized, sub par writing and comes out a very well put together film. St...

Pather Panchali Film Review

Pather Panchali Film Review

September 17, 2015


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Last Thursday, Montgomery College held a screening for Satyajit Ray’s 1955 film Pather Panchali (Song of Little Road).The screening drew a small audience, 20 people at most, to the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts center. Most of the spectators seemed to be of Southeast Asian descent, most seem...

Letter from the Fall 2015 Editor

Letter from the Fall 2015 Editor

September 2, 2015


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Hello to all Montgomery College students and staff! As the Fall semester starts, I'd like to say welcome back or welcome to Montgomery College. With the new semester comes a new editor, and here I am! While I'm the new Editor in Chief, I'm not new to student newspapers at all. I started my involvem...

Who Gives the GOP the Best Chance to Beat Hillary?

Who Gives the GOP the Best Chance to Beat Hillary?

May 6, 2015


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The 2016 U.S. Presidential election is just a little over a year away. Hillary Clinton is believed by many to be the clear favorite to win the democratic nomination. Who from the Republican Party gives the GOP the best chance to reclaim the White House and beat out Hillary Clinton as future Commander...

Our Take From Baltimore: Distinguishing “Protest” From “Riot”

Our Take From Baltimore: Distinguishing “Protest” From “Riot”

April 30, 2015


Filed under Baltimore Protests, Opinions

(It's now well documented on our site that four Advocate staff members went to Baltimore to cover the protest. While pursuing this beat, we each had several unique takes, but came to some unanimous agreements on the experience's value. This is a summary of those opinions) -Alex Mallett, EIC     A...

Modest Mouse , Strangers to Ourselves

Modest Mouse , Strangers to Ourselves

April 27, 2015


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Music Review: Modest Mouse, Strangers to Ourselves       If you’re looking for the old Modest Mouse, go home now - they’re gone. Strangers to Ourselves, released March 13, 2015 is the alt-rock giant’s first album in eight years and a strange collection of tracks that plays nothing like their breakout album, Good News for P...

Lucky Number Seven

Lucky Number Seven

April 27, 2015


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Movie Review: Furious Seven     Furious 7 proves to be the best one yet.   Furious 7, the seventh film in the Fast and Furious franchise, is filled with action, laughter, and love with a splash of tears.   The movie takes the cast on “one last ride," according to Dominic Tor...

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