SPOILERS: Not for the weak. I know my reviews usually focus on plot advancements and character arcs, but today we have something more important to discuss - the ethics of adaptation. Or, more...
It’s always awesome when you approach a film with less than zero expectations only to find yourself pleasantly surprised. “Bad Words,” directed by and starring Jason Bateman of “Arrested Development,” is a mix of absurdly crude dialogue and sentimentality hidden in plain sight, a fresh twist on the progressively stale black comedy genre.
Photos contributed by Dr. Nels Pearson / English Department: (left to right), Actor Stephen Rea meets students after an Irish literature course, taught by Dr. Nels Pearson. A thick Irish drawl echoed...
Lush space rock soundscapes tumble over Springsteen summer ballad nostalgia on cruise control. The War on Drugs has released a new track from their upcoming album “Lost in the Dream.” “Red Eyes” has all the makings of a 1980’s teen anthem and convincingly delivers that dream in a package of Cosmic Americana.
Rumors have been circulating that certain members of the LGBT community are planning to picket former Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps’ funeral and have gay sex on his grave. The guy hasn’t even died yet, but already the militant left is mobilizing to desecrate the memory of one of the most hated men in America.
Without a doubt, 2013 was a stellar year for movies. Having watched all seven of the nominees for Best Picture, I anxiously anticipated the Academy Awards for the first time in years. Who will take home the little man? Who will walk away disappointed?
After a harrowing and emotionally trying hiatus, “The Walking Dead” returned Sunday night with as much jaw-clenching, heart-wrenching tension as you could cram into a single hour.