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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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‘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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Hannibal Review

Fresh audience, same villain Past surgeon, current psychologist: new TV series gives viewers a glimpse of Hannibal Lectar’s past, filled with crime chasing and many twists and turns More than twenty years ago, Anthony Perkins won the Academy Award for his eerily charismatic portrayal of jailed serial killer Hannibal Lectar …

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The Meaning of Movies

The significance of movies Senior Anna Scholl expresses her love for movies, and explains that this art form is often greatly misunderstood and stereotyped For some, movies are merely a form of entertainment, a two-hour joyride through explosive plots involving action, supermodels, and one-liners to copy and splurge into their …

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The rediscovery of a once-forgotten genre

With Django: Unchained newly released on DVD westerns are beginning to return to the film radar Schizophrenic cinem­­atography, ­ conniving dialogue, and a constant fountain of blood pooling from the countless number of gunshot victims are what’s all packed into the two-and-a-half hour macabre western Django: Unchained. Starring Jamie Foxx …

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Review

A classic look inside the mind of a mental patient Rebellion is often depicted through this archetypal lens: a cabal of young, yet strong-hearted soldiers riot against the tyranny of destructive overlords and their army of lethally loyal troops. Whether it’s the empire’s subtle command in Star Wars or Pirates …

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Silver Linings Playbook Review

Finding the Silver Lining Director David O. Russel reveals “peace through insanity” within the romance of two mentally ill lovers as they find each other and themselves despite their own personal handicaps The mental status of people and the oddities of human behavior in general has been a big factor …

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