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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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...

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‘Gravity’ is the visual wonder of the year

I remember the first time I saw the trailer for “Gravity.” It made me excited to see what the new adventure director...

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‘Brooklyn’ a great mix of comedy and action

What do you get when you cross “Parks & Recreation” and “NCIS”? Fox’s newest and brightest comedy, called “...

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“Monsters University” a return to form for Pixar

“Monsters, Inc.” is one of the cleverest films I have ever seen. The concept of creating a monster world and giving ...

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Stylistic “Gatsby” a fitting adaptation of classic novel

Grade: B+ When you think back to high school English class, the first book that probably pops into your mind is F. Scott...