The Orion

‘Ford v Ferrari’ is a technical masterpiece, but lacks substance

Matt Damon and Christian Bale star as Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles, respectively in

Angel Ortega and Melissa Herrera

November 20, 2019

“Ford v Ferrari,” while lacking narrative substance, exhibits some of the best sound editing and mixing. Directed by James Mangold, “Ford v Ferrari” takes place in the 1960s, where automotive designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and British racecar driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale), de...

The Orion’s Oscar predictions

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George Johnston

February 26, 2016

We're back with our award show predictions for this Sunday's Oscars, and because the trophy doesn’t always go to the most deserving movie or actor, The Orion has broken the nominees into two categories: who will win and who actually should. Best Picture "The Big Short" "Bridge of Spies" "Brookly...

‘The Martian’ author talks book, advice for writers

Photo courtesy of www.TheMartian.com.

George Johnston

October 2, 2015

Is there life on Mars? If Mark Watney, the character stuck on Mars after a dust storm in Andy Weir's novel "The Martian," counts, then yes, there's life on Mars.   Weir recently sat down with The Orion to discuss his book, "The Martian," now a major motion picture. You started out as a software engineer and now there's a Rid...

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