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Sounds of the Season

Sounds of the Season

The Mechanicville 6th Grade, 7th & 8th Grade, and High School Bands delivered their holiday concert on Wednesday night in front of a capacity crowd at Paul N. Luther Auditorium. … Read more »

For Your Consideration: Horror Movie Edition

For Your Consideration: Horror Movie Edition

  It’s that time of year again, when endless horror movie marathons are on every other channel. A big problem with horror movies, though, is there is a lot of… Read more »

For Your Consideration: The Master

For Your Consideration: The Master

  Director Paul Thomas Anderson’s last film, There Will Be Blood, was an epic character study of oil baron Daniel Plainview, masterfully brought to life by Daniel Day-Lewis. Anderson’s film… Read more »

For Your Consideration: Looper

For Your Consideration: Looper

  Time travel sure can make a mess out of things. Within a few moments of thinking, time travel plots turn into headache-inducing paradoxes with plot holes that are big… Read more »

For Your Consideration: Dredd

For Your Consideration: Dredd

  Poor Old Judge Joseph Dredd. Last time he was brought to most Americans’ attention it was through a horrible (albeit entertaining for all the wrong reasons) half-baked Stallone action… Read more »

For Your Consideration: Shut Up and Play the Hits

For Your Consideration: Shut Up and Play the Hits

  The blinding stadium lighting and rain of white balloons had signalled the end to what seemed liked a never-ending party. The LCD Soundsystem had just wrapped up their final… Read more »

FEED: The Speed of Tweet

FEED: The Speed of Tweet

Welcome to the days of Twitter journalism. Stories emerge, balloon, and pop in a matter of minutes, with reporters and politicians racing to keep pace. The only people not involved… Read more »

For Your Consideration: The Expendables 2

For Your Consideration: The Expendables 2

Building off the cutthroat criticism of the military-industrial complex of the first film, The Expendables 2 digs deeper into the void that is combat and violence. It brilliantly highlights the… Read more »

FEED: You Get What You Pay For

FEED: You Get What You Pay For

The media is all trash, they say: trash on TV, trash in the news, trash online. Well, the truth is, you asked for it. It’s trash on demand. Time to… Read more »

For Your Consideration: Moonrise Kingdom

For Your Consideration: Moonrise Kingdom

Big, giant explosions have become an American summertime tradition. The spectacle of seeing superheroes turning billions of invading aliens into jelly, Johnny All-America blowing up the enemies of freedom, Will… Read more »

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