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Throwback Thursday: ‘The Bad News Bears’ rebels against modern sportsmanship

Amanda Gonzalez

April 6, 2017

Since professional baseball season started this week, let’s revisit “The Bad News Bears,” an American comedy about a washed-up coach with a drinking problem and his team of middle-school misfits playing Little League ba...

New film “Zoom” pioneers concept of metatextual relationship

Dustin Gebel

September 22, 2016

Intertwining narratives opens the door for an interesting line of thought in any medium. As the method for telling stories evolves, they become increasingly complex and somewhat ambiguous. So in a postmodern era, such as ours, thin...

Documentary about brothers living in seclusion is fascinating, intriguing

Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

“The Wolfpack” is a 2015 documentary about six brothers living in confinement in Lower East Side Manhattan and how their exposure to Hollywood film taught them about the world outside their four-bedroom apartment window.Li...

Dinosaurs and ants and bears: Oh my! Summer guarantees big-budget magic

Print Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2015

Summer is coming, and with the skyrocketing temperatures and perpetual boredom comes spending hours in a freezing movie theater to escape the heat. There are tons of movies coming out in the next few months that are worthy of ...


Staff writer

March 27, 2015

Alex Gibney’s documentary, “Going Clear,” is both fascinating and shocking as it delivers a peek into the Church of Scientology, which outsiders rarely have access.Based on the book “Going Clear” by Pulitzer Prize-winnin...

SXSW: ‘Ex Machina’ tackles big questions, will be a hit when released

Print Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2015

While there is one big science fiction movie that everyone is waiting for coming out later this year, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” audiences at SXSW watched one that is coming out next month — “Ex Machina.” The mov...

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