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Wes Anderson’s new film is grand

Zach Nix, Staff Writer

April 15, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” is Wes Anderson’s eighth feature length film, and features Anderson’s most impressive cast yet to play the fun characters in this date quirky story. Since 1996, Anderson has been providing moviegoers with unique and dramatic comedies that are hilarious, emotional and beautiful to look at. Anderson has become one of the great contemporary auteurs thanks to his unique visual style,...

Portlandia goes on tour

Portlandia goes on tour

April 15, 2014

Fred Armisen made a name for himself with SNL and The Tonight Show band, but now he’s touring as an actor, drawing a fan base just as quirky as his hit show “Portlandia,” which is currently in its...

‘Under the Skin’ is over audiences’ heads

Shane Newell, City Editor

April 15, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews, Showcase

Although it may be one of the most disturbing and audacious films ever produced, “Under the Skin” largely under-performs and falls flat in almost every category. Based on a 2000 novel of the same name, “Under the Skin” follows an unnamed alien woman (Scarlett Johansson) who stalks young Scottish men. After picking the men up in her van, the alien lures each of them to her apartment and traps them in a seemingly...

Captain America returns with answers

Captain America returns with answers

Matt Mueller, Staff Writer

April 6, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews, Showcase

In Marvel’s “The Avengers,” the question of just how Captain America is relevant in today’s modern world was a recurring thought. The sequel to Captain America’s 2011 feature film, “Captain...

‘Mad Men’ talks new season

‘Mad Men’ talks new season

March 23, 2014

More than 2,000 ultimate TV fans and die-hard “Mad Men” fanatics packed the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Friday night to hear the Emmy Award-winning show’s cast discuss the upcoming season. Known...

‘American Horror Story’ to return in the fall

Paula Esparza, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television

On Monday, fans of the hit FX anthology series, “American Horror Story,” were treated to some exciting news on the upcoming season. Fans have been speculating the theme of the new season ever since the finale of “Coven,” and are now more anxious than ever to see the show return to the small screen. In a podcast from the Nerdist Writer’s Panel, Douglas Petrie, co-executive producer of the third season, confirmed...

New TV series from the mastermind behind ‘Gravity’

New TV series from the mastermind behind ‘Gravity’

March 19, 2014

Acclaimed director of last year’s award-winning film “Gravity,” Alfonso Cuarón seems like he might be floating into greatness with his latest television project “Believe.” With the help of...

Looking back at ‘How I Met Your Mother’

Looking back at ‘How I Met Your Mother’

March 18, 2014

“The Pineapple Incident” - Season 1, Episode 10 One of the biggest mysteries in the series took place in season one. After a night of heavy drinking, Ted blacks out and wakes up lying beside a woman...