Arts

Movie review: Her

In love or just lonely? Society is broken. Technology has taken over everyday life. Social interaction is slim, many have their love letters written for them and a one-night stand can be arranged without even getting out of bed. This all happens within the first 15 minutes of the film. …

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Art becomes a way of life

Step by step, alum moves from the art room to Hollywood animation “Nobody will notice that I did it, but I spent a solid four days animating all of the drool inside of the monsters mouth,” said professional animator Jack Ebensteiner (‘07), Minnehaha alum and brother of freshman Raye Ebensteiner, …

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Movie review: Escape from Tomorrow

Drama secretly filmed at Disney proves to be disturbing, divisive, unique “People just come here because they wanna feel safe. They’re afraid. But you can’t escape it you know. Bad things happen everywhere.” Escape from Tomorrow never should have happened. I don’t mean that as an insult. If anything, I …

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Bring Tissues: Anatomy of Gray play review

Dynamic performances make fall play well-worth watching It’s hard for anything to make someone both laugh and cry in the space of only a few moments, but in The Anatomy of Gray the Minnehaha Players do just that. The small cast is dynamic and interactive and makes the audience feel …

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When the game goes too far

When what you thought was real life turns out to be virtual, but your virtual death turns out to be real? The world that James Dashner paints in his thrilling and adventurous new book, The Eye of Minds, seems at first to be any video gamers heaven. The characters in …

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Rowling’s shot at redemption

The Cuckoo’s Calling, a book secretly penned by J.K. Rowling, proves she can still write On 14 July 2013 an obscure book written by an unknown author, Roger Galbraith, surged from 4709th on the Amazon bestseller list to 1st. The book, a suspense novel about a supermodel’s suspicious death, was released …

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Entertainment under the sun

Summer 2013 didn’t quite have the blockbusters of recent years, but that’s not to discount it. There were some truly excellent films this summer from each genre along with ghastly ones. Apocalypse time, get crude Rude, crude, and totally meta, This is The End nabs my pick for best summer …

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Summer reading cheat-sheet

Kitra Katz outlines the Top 20 picks for your summer reading pleasure.

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Not just for photographers

Instagram allows cell phone cameras to replace expensive high-tech equipment.

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‘House’ music dubsteps aside for ‘trap’

Electronic Dance Music sub-genre ‘Harlem Shakes’ into the mainstream Skrillex. Avicii. Swedish House Mafia. These are some of the biggest names in Electronic Dance Music (EDM). They are also artists touring worldwide. Mafia even managed to sell out Madison Square Garden, which can hold over 15,000 people for their concert, in …

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