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Review: Nightcrawler

Review: Nightcrawler

November 3, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Review Page

  Jake Gyllenhaal gave his best case for an Academy Award since Brokeback Mountain as the sleazy Lou Bloom in Nightcrawler. The film follows Gyllenhaal as a driven sociopath in the landscape of Los Angeles’ news media. Freelancers who look for events of interests at the dead of night a...

Movie Review: Annabelle, Rent At Your Own Risk

Movie Review: Annabelle, Rent At Your Own Risk

October 29, 2014


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Recent television ads for the horror film, Annabelle, runs with the tagline, “Don’t see it alone.” Which should instead be amended to “Don’t see it at all.” Annabelle is the follow-up to 2013’s hit horror film, The Conjuring, and it shares more than a few things with the film. ...

2014 World Series Preview: Giants Take It In Six

2014 World Series Preview: Giants Take It In Six

October 21, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Sports

  This year’s World Series is one that is sure to be unique, which would be indicative of the entire postseason thus far. If someone were to say in the beginning of the season (let alone the beginning of the playoffs) that the Kansas City Royals would be playing in the World Series, you ...

Alt-J’s This Is All Yours: Expand Your Musical Pallette

Alt-J’s This Is All Yours: Expand Your Musical Pallette

October 21, 2014


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“This is All Yours”, Alt-J’s sophomore album, was released on September 22, 2014. Like their last album, it has a cluttered feel; between different sounds and different emotions. The album opens up with an other-worldly, acapella introduction, titled “Intro.” It slowly adds t...

The Drums Encyclopedia: 8/10

The Drums Encyclopedia: 8/10

October 20, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Review Page

Eight out of ten hipsters would agree that “Encyclopedia” has the perfect amount of angst, sadness, and torment masked behind catchy guitar riffs and harmonious ramblings of the soul, to be considered completely ironic. Another masterpiece for the Brooklyn-based duo, The Drums. The album starte...

Weezer’s Newest LP: Familiar Charm, Yet Redundant

Weezer’s Newest LP: Familiar Charm, Yet Redundant

October 15, 2014


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Weezer’s ‘Everything Will Be Alright In the End’ is the band’s ninth studio LP, and was released on Oct. 7.   This is the Weezer’s most recent release since the 2010 LP ‘Hurley,’ which means anticipation has been building for this one.   The California-ba...

Review: The Judge (2014)

Review: The Judge (2014)

October 10, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Social

"The Judge", directed by David Dobkin and starring Robert Downey, Jr and Robert Duvall is an upcoming courtroom drama-comedy, slated to be released October 10, 2014. The film tells the story of an estranged son, Hank (Downey, Jr.) a successful defense attorney in Chicago who is called back to his...

Jeezy’s Seen It All: It Gets No Realer

Jeezy’s Seen It All: It Gets No Realer

October 10, 2014


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  The artist formally known as Young Jeezy has dropped the “Young” from his moniker, but he hasn't dropped the ruthless, full-court press style with which he delivers every story.   Jeezy’s newest work, Seen It All: The Autobiography, is quite the Leit Motif of the seasoned veteran ...

Honk!

Honk!

October 10, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, News, Opinions

Come out and support Montgomery College’s theatre departments’ performance of the hilarious and well-crafted classic, Honk! The whole cast put on a high energy performance from the beginning to end. MC’s production had their opening night in Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center last...

Review: No Good Deed, No Good

Review: No Good Deed, No Good

October 8, 2014


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This past weekend I watched the movie "No Good Deed," starring prominent actor and actress Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson. Henson plays the role of a devoted wife and mother, Terri. Terri leads a more than comfortable life that gets threatened when Colin, a malignant narcissist played by Elba, us...

2014-2015 NBA Preview

2014-2015 NBA Preview

October 3, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Sports

As the upcoming NBA season quickly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the important questions concerning the premier teams and players. How will Derrick Rose’s knee hold up? Can the Spurs repeat their title performance? How well will Cleveland do with the new “Big 3” of Kyri...

Immigration Reform Delay Saves Face for More Effective Action

Immigration Reform Delay Saves Face for More Effective Action

September 30, 2014


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  As President Barack Obama made his decision to delay immigration reform, masses broadcasted ludacris explanations and reactions to the postponed executive action expected in late summer.   The decision to push reform until after the November elections was in part to “take this issue away fr...

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