the advocate

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance: The Advocate review

March 22, 2013

It's been a general rule that if your game was canceled several years ago, trying to resurrect that title only brings pain and suffering to the player, as the publisher tries to make a quick buck before anyone notices. Titles...

Broken news report: horrible attack thwarted by apathy

November 26, 2012

Two-party system leaves zero choice for depressed terrorist Despite warnings of terrorist attacks at polling stations across the country on Election Day, the Department of Homeland Security announced that the sleeper cells wer...

Five (genuinely scary) horror games

November 22, 2012

I’m a coward. There, I said it. I have the constitution of a rubber chicken when it comes to horror games. I just can’t bear to see my character get torn asunder by whatever evil may be lurking in the digital darkness....

‘By the skin of our teeth’ and the edge of our seats

November 19, 2012

Wednesday night’s opening performance of “The Skin of our Teeth” was in one word – sensational. No really, it kind of boggled the senses. The show is a fantastical clump of balderdash, a bit of blasphemy and a suessical...

Rockville Civic Center Park to ring in the holidays with musical performances

November 19, 2012

From the gingerbread lattes, to the music coming from your radio, and to even wearing your favorite overcoat, everyone can nod in agreement that the holidays are here. The Rockville Civic Center Park will feature The Victorian Lyric Opera Company Orchestra on Dec. 1...

‘Lincoln’ movie review: standing tall

November 17, 2012

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]teven Spielberg directs Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln," a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln...

Felix Pitre dishes up ‘Songs and Stories from Latin America’

October 22, 2012

At 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, Felix Pitre carried out a performance called “Songs and Stories from Latin America.” The objective of this presentation was to teach children about certain instruments from Latin America,...

‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ all good, no grief

October 16, 2012

The MC Rockville production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” was a sensational hit of humor, musicality, and the suspended reality of Charles M. Schulz that we’ve grown to love. The production, featuring six talented...

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