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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 »

South Street Hill Progress

South Street Hill Progress

South Street Hill Progress Bob Murphy Three weeks since the road was closed, work continues on the South Street Hill. As of Saturday, August 25th, a few alterations had already… 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 »

For Your Consideration: The Dark Knight Rises

For Your Consideration: The Dark Knight Rises

By Eric Hilliker In this installment of For Your Consideration, Eric Hilliker looks at a movie you’ve probably already seen three times and your friend has threatened you with physical… Read more »

Feed: Shine a Light, Shine a Light, Crush the Roaches in the Night

Feed: Shine a Light, Shine a Light, Crush the Roaches in the Night

Three years ago, I wasn’t sure I wanted to be a journalist. It’s easy to get tied up in social networking, self-promotion, and gossip and lose sight of what journalism… Read more »

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