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“Orphan Black: Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done” Review

Now, that was an episode of “Orphan Black.” Unlike last week’s episode, “Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done” was firing on pretty much every cylinder, and the writers managed to mix important character...

“Ouija” fails to conjure more than a giggle

Movies based on board games are awful. With the occasional exception of a film like “Clue,” the majority of stories based on board games become “Dungeons and Dragons” or “Battleship.” Knowing this, it should...

Five stars, four albums, One Direction

Once a band of five strangers put together by Simon Cowell on the X Factor in 2010, One Direction has made their name within the music industry indestructible — four years and four albums...

Broken pacing tarnishes “Unbroken”

Going into the theater with limited knowledge on the subject of the film, you might expect the typical World War II movie here, full of camaraderie between soldiers and intense dogfights fought overseas. If...

“50 Shades of Grey” is mediocre sexploitation

It has been done. I went and saw “50 Shades of Grey” in a crowded room and didn’t get up to leave partway through. Let me preface this by saying that none of my...

“Get Hard”: Another Will Ferrell movie

My patience with Will Ferrell is starting to wear thin. While I wouldn’t call him a stellar performer, he certainly has some acting range. So when he was once again cast as an idiot...

Snoop Dogg’s smoking too much weed on “BUSH”

As a West Coast rap pioneer, Snoop Dogg’s 13th album is a return to the soulful G-funk sound of his earlier career, as if he’s already bought into his own caricature of himself. Even...

“The Green Inferno” fizzles out

If you walked into “The Green Inferno” hoping to see Juni Cortez from “Spy Kids” get eaten by a bunch of cannibals who are high as a kite then you’re in for a treat....

The coming of “Spring Awakening” will leave you satisfied

  UCR’s Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production has brought another exciting musical to the campus in “Spring Awakening.” Debuting on Thursday, November 12 at 8 p.m., the University Theatre doors opened to a...

Dirty Grandpa” riddled with bad jokes

The all-star cast of “Dirty Grandpa,” including Zac Efron and Robert De Niro, is sadly this film’s only silver lining. Aside from the A-list actors, the movie only succeeds in making cringe-worthy and tasteless...