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“Mad Men: The Doorway” Review

Many people have told me that they do not like “Mad Men” because nothing ever happens. For those of you who have caught any episode and quickly dismissed the show, I urge you to...

“Hot Tub Time Machine 2” so bad you’ll want to drown

January and February are often poor months for moviegoers: Big studios release tawdry films while most of the country is holed up in heavy rain or snows. These movies can be so bad, one...

“The Judge,” though weak in story, has an A-list cast

Films about father-son relationships have always been an intriguing prospect for movie-makers as well as film-going audiences. These movies have the power to draw in large crowds and garner critical acclaim, such as “Big...

Hammock “Departure Songs” Review

Hammock's fifth full length album, “Departure Songs,” is their first double album and their most progressive piece to date. Hammock offers elegant soundscapes with majestic swells and crescendos. “Departure Songs” meets all of the...

alt-J’s “This Is All Yours” succeeds in triumphing over the sophomore slump

Oh, the dreaded sophomore album. The album that can either make or break an indie band’s career. For most young bands coming off of a stellar first album, such as English rock band alt-J,...

Liam Neeson delivers in “Non-Stop”

I just love it when a movie delivers on its premise. “Gravity” promised moviegoers the chance to watch Sandra Bullock float through a green-screened outer space, and that’s what they got. “Pacific Rim” promised...

Tegan and Sara “Heartthrob” Review

It’s not like Tegan and Sara did something wrong, or composed an album of terrible songs, but the twin sisters’ latest effort isn’t quite that good either. Quite frankly, it’s just bland. “Heartthrob” features...

Masterfully directed, “It Comes At Night” is a fever dream of paranoid fear

The most effective type of horror flick is one which understands the various manifestations of fear. It can manifest in various forms, be it through explicit encounters with monstrous killers or subtle cinematic trickery...

“The Woman in Black 2”: Another forgettable horror sequel

If you are an Internet-savvy youngster, then you’ve probably come across what is known as a “screamer.” Your friends showed you a video or had you play a flash game that was seemingly innocent...

Staff Picks: Valentine’s Day Mix Tape

A Side: Mood Songs Toni: “Suffocate” J Holiday Sandy: “Can’t take my eyes off of you” Lauryn Hill Grace: “My Body is a Cage” Arcade Fire Rebecca: “Sweet Victory” David Glen Eisley Alex: “Closer” Nine Inch Nails Colin: “Caramel” Suzanne...