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Say goodnight to Leno, hello to Fallon

Say goodnight to Leno, hello to Fallon

Jesus Ambrosio, Assistant Diversions Editor

February 16, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Showcase

A new and exciting era of late night television will begin tonight as Jimmy Fallon takes over Jay Leno’s gig at “The Tonight Show.” With the change, Fallon is also taking “The Tonight Show”...

Valentine’s Day: Films for an evening at home

Valentine’s Day: Films for an evening at home

February 12, 2014

Valentine’s Day is a holiday that encompasses love and romance. And it just so happens that there are many films about love and romance as well. For this Valentine’s Day, I have compiled a list of ...

“Special ID” is nothing special

“Special ID” is nothing special

February 11, 2014

Special ID is one of the latest martial arts police dramas from Hong Kong. It stars Donnie Yen, one of the hardest working and physically impressive martial artists in the film industry today. While...

The LEGO Movie is a film for all

The LEGO Movie is a film for all

February 11, 2014

Usually, most films based on children’s toys in recent years have been brain-numbing experiences. However, The LEGO Movie offers explosive fun and witty satire that kids will enjoy and nostalgic adults...

Powerful, visceral and intense: A film about a film

Powerful, visceral and intense: A film about a film

January 28, 2014

“The Act of Killing” has not been easy to catch, as it’s only been available in a few theaters and festivals during the past year. Now, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary, “The...

Audiences will fall in love with “Her”

Audiences will fall in love with “Her”

January 20, 2014

“Her,” written and directed by Spike Jonze, is a unique blend of science fiction and romance that inevitably compels audiences. “Her” is realistic enough to grasp audiences and unique enough...

Fifty shades of anticipation

Kelsey DeMeire, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television

The “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy that has topped best-seller lists around the globe and sold more than 90 million copies is being transformed into a movie, which began production on Dec.1, according to Internet Movie Database. Fans hungrily read through the first book in the trilogy, which told the story of romance and erotic sex between timid college graduate, Anastasia Steele and a young, attractive entrepreneur,...

“Saving Mr. Banks” is a crossover hit

“Saving Mr. Banks” is a crossover hit

December 8, 2013

Minus the usual faith, trust and pixie dust, Walt Disney Studios does it again with “Saving Mr. Banks.” Featuring an all-star cast starring actors like Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson, the movie captures...