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Standing Side by Side

March 4, 2011

By: Chris Cummins Staff Writer There are two schools of thought regarding the Oscars. If a film that embodies classical values, numbers among its characters a hero set against enormous personal or physical obstacles, and contains a rousing, optimistic finish, it is viewed as a "classic" film. If...

Oscar predictions: Who will win?

February 11, 2011

Ashleigh Heaton and Wren Culp Editor-in-Chief and Webmaster The Oscars – a night of celebration of the best of the year’s filmmaking. Millions of viewers tune in Oscar night to see what movies will reap the biggest awards, though not always sure who to predict will win what. That’s where we...

Next step in the Facebook empire released

February 1, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor Beyond the media attention Facebook was already receiving, the recent release and award show domination of The Social Network has only increased awareness of the world’s largest social networking site. With all eyes on the next move, the world has been waiting to see w...

Oscar nominations show noticeable differences to Golden Globes

January 25, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor The long standing Hollywood status symbol will make its way into the lives of countless household names this year as Oscar Nominations were announced Tuesday morning. Noticeably different than the Golden Globes winners and nominees, the oscars noms are heavy on True Gr...

Why audiences will “like” The Social Network

October 15, 2010

By Wren Culp Staff Writer/Webmaster “PUNK. GENIUS. BILLIONAIRE.” The giant ad banner is intriguing, taunting, exciting, but more importantly, dark. The sign creates an environment that the viewer is trapped in. You don’t know what it means. You don’t know what it can mean. And if you ...

I Saved Latin; What Did You Ever Do?

October 1, 2010

By: Chris Cummins Staff Writer While some may be enamored by a certain billionaire skewering biopic and the ensuing critical acclaim, others may take the news of The Social Network's praise as a chance to revisit their own, more personal cinematic favorites. For this staff writer, Wes...