Arts

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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‘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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