Articles by Christian Becker

Christian Becker

Christian Becker is the Chimes Arts and Entertainment Editor for the 2014-2015 school year. He is a senior from Wyckoff, New Jersey studying Film and Media Production. He has a passion for everything pop culture and is excited to share that love with you. When he is not making a fool of myself on the Improv team, you can usually find him in a movie theater.

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Arts and Entertainment staff top picks of the year

In commemoration of a great year in film, TV, music and pop culture, our arts and entertainment staff came up with some ...

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‘Captain America’ goes beyond superhero standards

Traditionally, the first weekend in May is the time that kicks off the summer movie season, a season filled with blockbu...

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Fallon brings ‘The Tonight Show’ back to New York

A transformation in television history was made last week; it came from the heart of New York City. “The Tonight Show,...

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Disappointing ‘Monuments Men’ fails to spark interest

There are few things more frustrating than cooking up a sub-par soup when all the ingredients to make a tasty meal are r...

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Leonardo DiCaprio leads entertaining and crazy ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

Jordan Belfort is an interesting man. From the outside looking in, he is a rockstar in the financial industry. But when ...

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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is a return to its classic roots

For better or worse, Disney is certainly not what it used to be. While the company canned its 2-D animation department r...

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‘12 Years a Slave’ a beautiful and disturbing masterpiece

“12 Years a Slave” has been getting a lot of Oscar vibes, and for good reason. This gripping adaptation of Solomon N...

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A&E staff hail their favorite Halloween and horror-themed movies

In honor of Halloween and the context of fright and terror that surrounds it, our arts and entertainment staff came up w...

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True-life thriller ‘Captain Phillips’ delivers the suspense

Telling the dramatic events of a person’s true life story is always a challenge. Making it into a thriller, I can imag...

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Intense racing drama ‘Rush’ one of the year’s best

Ron Howard is arguably the most diverse director working in Hollywood today. His works, which bring out profound charact...