Arts & Entertainment

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‘Theory of Everything’ is a moving success

It’s not often that a historical biopic has the ability to surprise you. The story can teach you things about a person...

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Despite flat moments, 2015 Oscars celebrates the year in film

The 87th annual Academy Awards took place this past Sunday, and it was a mixed night full of surprises and disappointmen...

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‘Backstrom’ is formulaic and unfunny

Watching “Backstrom” is like eating leftover popcorn: it is digestible but highly unrewarding. With the scathing cri...

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‘Yuri Kuma Arashi’ anime drama has an eye for truth and beauty

“Yuri Kuma Arashi,” which is most appropriately translated as “Lesbian Bear Storm,” is an animated romantic dram...

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“Old Fashioned” Christian romance is cheesy but uplifting

Christian guy meets runaway girl. Girl and guy deny attraction. Girl and guy fall in love. We can all guess what happens...

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Looking back on 40 years of SNL

While exploring Chicago over Interim break, some buddies and I stumbled across Billy Goat Tavern, a burger joint and Win...

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Better Call Saul well worth your time

It has been well over a year since “Breaking Bad” left television, yet it is still remembered by many as one of the ...

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Predictable with a few surprises, looking back at the Grammys

The entertainment awards season is in full swing, not just in film and television, but in music as well. The 2015 Grammy...

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2015 Super Bowl commercials emphasize drama

Sunday night was Super Bowl XLIX, the biggest event on any sports fans calendar. It is becoming apparent that what’s j...

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‘The Interview’ timely but unnecessary

“The Interview’s” evolution from stoner comedy blockbuster to controversial art house film status began back in Ju...