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Music, movies & more: ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’

Shannon Hall

April 10, 2013

Never having been a huge “Wizard of Oz” fan, I drug my feet going to go see “Oz the Great and Powerful.”  “Oz the Great and Powerful” is a prequel to the movie version of “The Wizard of Oz,” yet it is nothing like “Wicked.” But let’s face it - who cares about the wizard? Witches ...

Music, movies & more: ‘BioShock Infinite’

Roberto Campos

April 10, 2013

“BioShock Infinite” is masterfully crafted rollercoaster ride that provides an experience that will have you on the edge of your seat and wanting more. If there’s one thing that anyone who reads this review should know, it’s that you simply must play this game. In “BioShock Infinite,” you assu...

Music, movies and more: “Tomb Raider”

Roberto Campos

March 20, 2013

“Tomb Raider” Rating: 4.5/5 stars For a lot of people around my age, when we think of Lara Croft, we think of those Angelina Jolie movies that were far less than up to snuff. We didn’t get to enjoy the game’s heyday on the original PlayStation because we were too young to know what a PlayS...

Music, movies and more: “Crew Cuts”

Jake Tapley

March 20, 2013

Hoodie Allen “Crew Cuts” Rating: 4/5 stars The newest release by Hoodie Allen, unveiled late February, is possibly his most accessible and versatile to date. In fact, the mix tape entitled “Crew Cuts” feels much more like a fully-fleshed album than a mixtape, which is something the independent hip-ho...

Music, movies and more: “Dead Space 3”

Roberto Campos

March 6, 2013

“Dead Space 3” Rating: 4/5 stars  At its core, “Dead Space 3” is a game that will have you cursing whoever came up with the idea of air vents. And this isn’t a bad thing. The premise of “Dead Space” is that you’re an engineer named Isaac Clarke, and throughout the fran...

Music, movies and more: “Amok”

Jake Bethel

March 6, 2013

“Amok” Atoms for Peace Rating: 3.5/5 Super groups are an odd idea for me. I usually sleep on them because something inside me expects the result to be an over-polished talent-fest in which no one musician's ideas are heard among the crowd, but rather everyone's are audible simultaneously, like...

MellowHype ascends with "Numbers" release

Ariana Beedie

October 28, 2012

"Numbers" is the third studio album release from alternative hip-hop group MellowHype. Odd Future group members Hodgy Beats (Gerard Long) and Left Brain (Vyron Turner) came together to create this album, the first release for their group label Odd Future Records. This 16-track album is a different approach ...

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