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Hobo with a shotgun

Ryan Howe

August 23, 2011


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Everyone has a line they do not want crossed. For me, “Hobo with a Shotgun” went way north of mine. When the film got to be too much for me to look at, I turned my gaze to the “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” poster hanging in my living room, which of course is a better movie than “Hob...

A Better Life

Ryan Howe

August 16, 2011


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As I left the Los Angeles Film Festival premiere of “A Better Life’ back in June I knew I had just experienced nothing short of a miracle in modern cinema. Few, if any, movies have kept me so enthralled, engaged and emotionally invested like this film did. I absolutely loved this movie. Read Mo...

'Portal' sequel a challenging knee-slapper

Dani Palmer

April 24, 2011


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“Portal 2,” the highly anticipated sequel to the 2007 “Portal,” delivers an experience unrivaled by any other. Read More »...

'Scream 4' satirizes new horror to audience's delight

Dani Palmer

April 19, 2011


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Let’s not waste time. Most people care only if “Scream 4” is worth seeing and nothing else. Well, it’s way better than the third installment and almost as good as the first two, which were amazing. It’s also one of the more fun horror films in my recent memory. If you care to know why, you ...

"Insidious" a real horror

Danielle Norris

April 18, 2011


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The new film “Insidious” is a must see for horror buffs. For the scaredy-cats, it’s a must-see-“Hop”-or-“Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2”-instead. This is by far the creepiest movie I’ve seen in some time. Read More »...

Cagle delivers lukewarm performance

Justin Law

April 13, 2011


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The Physical Activities Center floor flooded with cowboy boots on Saturday night as University of Southern Indiana’s SpringFest country performance began. Crowds gathered near the stage, waiting for the night’s entertainment and introductory band, Mike Golden and Friends, opening for their first co...

A Derulo disappointment

Jessie Hellmann

April 11, 2011


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A long line of students, parents and other community members wrapped around the Performing Arts Center awaiting the performance of Black Violin and R & B star Jason Derulo Saturday night. Read More »...

New hope for R.E.M.

Dani Palmer

April 4, 2011


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If a band records one of my favorite albums at any point in their career, I will defend them no matter how bad their new record may be. Weezer’s latest album may contain one of the worst songs ever released in the history of recorded music, but, hey, they recorded “The Blue Album” and “Pinkerton,” so...

Performances resurrect philandering English king

Danielle Norris

March 21, 2011


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Before this, I thought family reunions could get a little heated. Turns out my family’s got nothing on Henry XI, king of England, his estranged and imprisoned wife Eleanor and their three sons, John, Geoffrey and Richard, better known as Richard the Lion Heart. The whole twisted story is told in James...

'Killzone 3' vs. 'Bulletstorm'

Dani Palmer

March 1, 2011


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With the multitude of games coming out in 2011, which ones are really worth buying? With the recent release of "Killzone 3" and "Bulletstorm," are these games really worth your time and money? Read More »...

Give ‘The Last Airbender’ a chance

Justin Law

November 18, 2010


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Oh boy. I am going to get it for this one. Few movies in the past couple of years have received such universal disdain as the live-action adaptation of “The Last Airbender.” According to the website, Rotten Tomatoes, only 6 percent of film critics gave the movie a positive, or “fresh,” review. That’s...

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