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‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

Ulises Duenas

January 31, 2018


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When Jim Carrey took on the role of dead comedian Andy Kaufman for the 1999 movie "Man on the Moon" he was committed to embodying Kaufman in a way that no one else could. "Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond" shows the behind-the-scenes drama and absurdity that occurred during the filming of the movie. ...

Phantom Thread is one of the best romance movies of the year

Phantom Thread is one of the best romance movies of the year

Angel Ortega

January 27, 2018


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An Academy Award nominee that critics have been raving about, “Phantom Thread,” is playing at the Pageant Theatre this week.With its vibrant costume design and wonderful performances, “Phantom Thread” delivers one of the best romance films of the year.Reynolds Woodcock, played by Daniel D...

‘Wolfenstein II’: What’s old is new again

‘Wolfenstein II’: What’s old is new again

Ulises Duenas

January 23, 2018


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"Wolfenstein" is one of the oldest series in gaming history with games that date back to the early 80s. "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus" does a great job of blending old-school shooter gameplay with modern mechanics and presentation. "Wolfenstein II" is a direct sequel to 2014's "Wolfenstein: The New Order." ...

Gary Oldman brings Winston Churchill to the big screen in ‘Darkest Hour’

Gary Oldman brings Winston Churchill to the big screen in ‘Darkest Hour’

Angel Ortega

January 22, 2018


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Gary Oldman delivers one of his best performances in Joe Wright’s "Darkest Hour." In Darkest Hour, Winston Churchill, portrayed by Oldman, is days away from becoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after the Labour Party requested the resignation of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain for being ...

‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

Alejandra Solorio

December 13, 2017


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Marked by the beginning of December and the illumination of twinkling lights, it's obvious the holidays are near. Kaskade, longstanding electronic dance music (EDM) producer, was in the giving spirit and dug into a new realm in which electronic music never has touched before: Christmas tunes. What wo...

What type of Christmas person are you?

What type of Christmas person are you?

Niyat Teferi

December 13, 2017


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With so many things to do over Christmas, it's hard to decide how to spend it. What type of person are you on Christmas? Take this quiz to find out!What type of Christmas person are you?Niyat Teferi can be reached at [email protected] or @tayintee on Twitter. ...

Christmas playlist of the week

Christmas playlist of the week

Niyat Teferi

December 13, 2017


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Christmas is near and it's only right to ring in the season with a cheerful holiday playlist. Here are the 15 top Christmas songs that will make your spirits just a little brighter.All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey - Merry Christmas Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt - That Bad EarthaIt's Beginni...

Which Christmas song are you?

Which Christmas song are you?

Julia Maldonado

December 6, 2017


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There are many different Christmas songs out there. Which one suits you the best? Find out by taking this quiz!Which Christmas song are you?Julia Maldonado can be reached at [email protected] or @julianewsblog on Twitter....

Miguel makes his return with ‘War and Leisure’

Miguel makes his return with ‘War and Leisure’

Niyat Teferi

December 6, 2017


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It’s been more than two years since singer and songwriter Miguel has released his album. His highly anticipated fourth studio album titled “War and Leisure” is making waves with its psychedelic funky tunes and smooth vibes.“War and Leisure” consists of a 12-song track lis...

Wake up playlist

Wake up playlist

Julia Maldonado

December 6, 2017


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Dead week is filled with coffee, going to the Zen Den to sleep after hours upon hours of studying and basically making the fourth floor of the library your new home. While it's great to spend long hours preparing for that tough biology final, try to get up early, make a big breakfast and do some self ca...

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

Julia Maldonado

December 5, 2017


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Stressed out from studying for finals? Take a break to listen to these upbeat pop albums to put you in a better mood. Songs About Jane – Maroon 5 - 2002Maroon 5’s “Songs About Jane” features a collection of old chart-toppers, such as “She Will Be Loved” and “This Love.” It’s almost impossible not to belt these so...

Emerging trend: Latino and American musical artists unite

Alejandra Solorio

December 5, 2017


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Music shifts like tides of the waves, living through cultural trends and speaking for it in ways written form can’t. A recently observed phenomenon of collaborations between Latino artists and American singers/rappers is on the rise and it’s creating a shift; the kind that merges two audiences in...

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