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Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier

Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier

by Jerica Fehr, Times Staff Reporter

May 15, 2014


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136 minutes Rated PG-13 Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo “Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier” begins where “The Avengers” left off; the world is back to normal, and Captain America, aka Steve Rogers, is trying to settle into the new world that he woke up in. However, his relaxation...

Brick Mansions

Brick Mansions

by Jerica Fehr, Times Staff Reporter

May 15, 2014


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89 minutes Rated PG-13 Director: Camille Delamarre Plot? Who needs a plot when you have action? Action, action, and more choppy action; “Brick Mansions” definitely delivers it. The movie is set in 2018 Detroit, where all the criminals live in a sectioned off ghetto called, you guessed it, Brick...

Oculus

Oculus

by Jerica Fehr, Times Staff Reporter

May 15, 2014


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105 minutes Rated R Director: Mike Flanagan Scary? No. Trippy? Yes. “Oculus” can be described as a movie with few scares, but a lot of confusion. The movie focuses on two siblings that have been tormented by a possessed mirror since their childhood. Trying to prove their sanity, they record...

Student artist donates to Black Student Union

Student artist donates to Black Student Union

by Jose Dehoyos, Times Photographer

May 15, 2014


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Jerome Keiz Vantosh Johnson, current student and 2008 Business Management program graduate, has expanded his personal horizons and grown as an individual. He donated a poster he drew to the Black Student Union. His vision for the donation was simply put, “MATC.” This was a way of “getting through...

Sleeper Agent heats up with latest album

Sleeper Agent heats up with latest album

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Staff Reporter & Times Photographer

April 22, 2014


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As the days get warmer here, so do things heat up for Sleeper Agent, an alternative rock band. The band released their sophomore album on March 25. They begin touring April 7 to promote the record, “About Last Night.” The current single off the album is “Waves,” which was written by singer-guitarist...

Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club

Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club

by Jerica Fehr, Times Staff Reporter

April 22, 2014


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111 minutes PG-13 Director: Tyler Perry Five single mothers, leading drastically different lifestyles, are forced to come together and unexpectedly end up forming a strong bond in Tyler Perry’s latest motion picture, “The Single Moms Club.” While this is far from being Tyler Perry’s best...

Noah

Noah

by Jerica Fehr, Times Staff Reporter

April 22, 2014


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139 minutes PG-13 Director: Darren Aronofsky For anyone who thinks they know the story of Noah, think again.  Director Darren Aronofsky brings his own interpretation of the biblical story to the big screen in this graphically stunning film. The perfect word to describe Darren Aronofosky’s...

‘House of Lies’ soundtrack, wonderful compilation of music

‘House of Lies’ soundtrack, wonderful compilation of music

by Samantha Palacios, Times Staff Reporter

March 24, 2014


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Anyone familiar with the Showtime hit, “House of Lies,” knows the music used on the show is stellar and well placed. Strange Cargo/Manhattan Records dropped a 12-track compilation featuring songs showcased on the series March 4. Grammy-nominated “American Beauty”, “Shrek 2” radio host at...

Three movie reviews to help fill the weekend

Three movie reviews to help fill the weekend

by Jerica Fehr, Times Staff Reporter

March 24, 2014


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Non-Stop Like suspenseful thriller films? “Non-Stop,” starring Liam Neeson, is one that will keep every viewer on edge. Liam Neeson delivers a fantastic performance playing troubled U.S Air Marshal Bill Marks. On a New York-London flight, at 40,000 feet in the air, Marks must figure out who i...

Television’s noteworthy new premieres air in 2014

Television’s noteworthy new premieres air in 2014

by Michelle Ferrell, Times Staff Reporter

February 25, 2014


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This year is shaping up to be a promising year for television fans, who likely had their appetites whetted after January ushered in the new year with an intriguing array of series premieres. Among the return of old favorites was the unveiling of IFC’s latest miniseries, “The Spoils of Babylon” on...

Kevin Costner is still determined to go his own way

Kevin Costner is still determined to go his own way

by Roger Moore, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

February 25, 2014


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These past few years, it’s been pretty hard to get Kevin Costner off his back porch. It’s in Aspen, so we kind of understand. He’s been raising three children under the age of 10, with his second wife, Christine. “Half my life is driving kids to practice,” he jokes. There were the business...

Philip Seymour Hoffman could be anyone

Philip Seymour Hoffman could be anyone

by Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

February 11, 2014


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When an actor as extraordinarily gifted as Philip Seymour Hoffman dies as suddenly, as tragically as he did, the mind goes into a kind of shock. How could a person who could effortlessly be so many people suddenly not be here at all? It doesn’t seem possible. That shock is even stronger for me because...

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