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The fifth of November remembered

By Tom Lynch

November 9, 2012

Filed under Blogs

It’s like this: “Remember, remember the Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and Plot.  I see no reason the Gunpowder Treason ought ever be forgot.”  It “remember, remembers” the attempt by a conspiracy of...

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

By Maddie Drake

April 5, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

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

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

  (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...

Celebrity Gossip:Shaken, Not Stirred-The Antics of Huckabee and Brown

By Maddie Drake

March 29, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

Back for more of my deeply addictive prose? Don’t expect too much; my writing’s been a little jilted these days as a result of the unhealthy amount of class-skipping in which I have been allowing myself to indulge. It’s ou...

Best and Worst Dressed: Oscars Edition

By Kim Giordano

March 7, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

Despite James Franco and Anne Hathaway’s lackluster performance as this year’s hosts of the Academy Awards, the nominees managed to really bring it on the red carpet. I found myself loving almost every outfit choice, which...

“Strings” doesn’t strike the right chord

By Kate MacDonald

January 24, 2011

Filed under Movies

The concept of a “friends with benefits” relationship isn’t uncommon these days. So, hasn’t everyone tried to have a simple, purely sexual relationship with their best friend while dealing with the joy of everyone el...

Psychological thriller “Black Swan” earns multiple nominations

By Alicia LaRosa

January 17, 2011

Filed under Movies

“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,...