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A return to a Return

A return to a Return

Joshua Irvine
January 13, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Late last year, I reviewed "The Force Awakens" for the CorrespondentLive's Corre Critic segment.  Subsequent review of my prior work has led me to write a new review of the film to better address my opinion on the film.  The previous incarnation of this review can still be found in the "Entertainment" sec...

Return of the Force strikes back or something (it’s Star Wars, okay?)

Joshua Irvine
December 24, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

This review is nearly a week late for two reasons: one, because I'm a lazy writer with no self-motivation, and two, because this movie is Star Wars, and I have spent the last six days doing nothing but talking about Star Wars, thinking about Star Wars, reaffirming my dedication to Star Wars, spinning...

‘Dancing with the Stars’ tangos to the end

Lauren Theisan
December 14, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

The finale of this season of "Dancing with the Stars" was nothing short of amazing. ABC pulled out all the stops by having performances by Elle King, Ariana Grande, Andy Grammar, and others. The three finalists made something that couldn't be missed, all with aspiring lives, making them considered "stars"....

Disney dominates in ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Disney dominates in ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Claire Durand
December 14, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Not many movies can strike my feelings but this was a huge exception. Applying a witty twist in history and riding off from "Inside Out's" success, "The Good Dinosaur" doesn't fail to please. Marking another Pixar movie that will definitely be remembered, "The Good Dinosaur" has its heartfelt and warming...

Acapella recreates Christmas album

Acapella recreates Christmas album

Nate Horne
December 14, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

For as long as I can remember, artists have been releasing Christmas themed albums in hopes of making it big with their "new take" on the typical Christmas songs. And if successful, they may have gotten one big hit of their album, but that's it. But, a new group of musicians just changed the game: every...

Quite a ‘Spectre’

Quite a ‘Spectre’

Joshua Irvine
November 13, 2015
Filed under Reviews

When "Skyfall" came out three years ago - and yes, I'm going to compare this movie to "Skyfall" because A. I'm lazy and B. literally everyone else with a column has already done so - it had just about every right to be little more than a mashup of Bond's greatest hits: a delightful - if less than original...

’13 Nights of Halloween’ aims to thrill viewers

’13 Nights of Halloween’ aims to thrill viewers

Colette Tangney
November 12, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

As ABC's 17th annual "13 Nights of Halloween" underwent the countdown to the 31st, I couldn't help but notice this year's new assortment of both modern day productions and classics. The 13 daylong premiere kicked off with a marathon of the "Harry Potter" film's final series while later that night shifting...

‘Sorry’ ignites a new flame in Bieber

‘Sorry’ ignites a new flame in Bieber

Julia Hapanowicz
November 12, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

I'm not bashing Justin Bieber for once. I know, shocking, but it's not 2012 anymore and hating on the pop star just isn't entertaining anymore. After a few years of bad behavior, Justin seems to finally be turning it around and apologizing for his actions. By apologizing I really just mean coming out...

Rain boots rise in reputation

Julia Hapanowicz
November 11, 2015
Filed under Fashion Fad

Rain or shine, rain boots roam the halls. Shoes that used to be reserved for thunderstorms and splashing in puddles have evolved into a fashion statement rather than limited to practicality. With higher end brands like Hunter on the rise, rain boots have proven that they can be sleek and stylish unlike...

‘I Was Me’ inspires fans

Ellen Bakal
November 9, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Imagine Dragons has always been my favorite band of all time. I've seen them live, front row, and could sing each and every one of their songs. And after their "Smoke+Mirrors" album, I really didn't think they could get any better. I was wrong; they put out this single, "I Was Me" on October 12. It...

Fans holler at ‘Jem and the Holograms’

Fans holler at ‘Jem and the Holograms’

Claire Durand
November 9, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Unlike the audience in "Jem and the Holograms," I did't cheer for or enjoy the movie. It seemed corny and created just to make money. Its two-dimensional cartoonish-like characters and overly predictable plot made me yawn. The movie is about an aspiring and upcoming band known of course as "Jem and...

‘The Man in the High Castle’ reigns over audience

‘The Man in the High Castle’ reigns over audience

Joshua Irvine
November 9, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Most times, anything involving the word "Nazi" shows up in the "Recommended" section of one's streaming service, some serious life choices need to be evaluated. Not this time. Now streaming on Amazon Prime is the one show about freaky alternate history that's good enough to justify all of the other weird...

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