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Ballerinas and Baby Mamas: They’re not bad, they’re just drawn that way

By Maddie Drake

April 5, 2011

Another day, another whiny blog post. Let’s dive right into things, shall we? I don’t know about you, but I’ve been hearing a lot about some sort of ruckus concerning the legitimacy behind the whole body-double situation in “Black Swan.” Natalie...

Did Natalie Portman deserve the Oscar?

By Kim Giordano

March 30, 2011

  (Courtesy of the LA Times)Natalie Portman should feel on top of the world right now. Her Academy Award- nominated movie is came out on DVD yesterday, she just won her first Oscar and she is engaged to her choreographer and pregnant with th...

Academy Award nomination recap

By Justin Gagnon

January 26, 2011

The nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards are in. Despite a year with no movie that distinctly stands out amongst its peers, David Fincher and “The Social Network” have been cleaning up at the early award shows. While ...

Psychological thriller “Black Swan” earns multiple nominations

By Alicia LaRosa

January 17, 2011

“Black Swan,” a film directed by Darren Aronofsky, is an almost cautionary tale of the pressures that come with taking on the lead role of the Swan Queen in Swan Lake. This Swan Lake is a little different than the original,...

10 films that you should have seen this semester

By Tappan Parker

December 9, 2010

With the close of the semester comes the close of the 2010 movie season. We have had a lot of laughs, a lot of tearscries, and a lot of cringes at a lot of the moviesthe theaters this fall. Here were are some of the highli...