Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War Review

In Captain America: Civil War, the latest in a long line of superhero movies, Marvel has once again shown its ability to present comic book characters in an adult setting. With the previews showing the appearance of countless heroes from prior Avengers movies, and rumors of even more characters appearing, there was some question as […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 3 Roundtable Review: ‘Oathbreaker’

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 3 Roundtable Review: ‘Oathbreaker’

Each week, twins Adam and David Shimer analyze the latest episode of Game of Thrones from the perspective of a non-book reader. This week they discuss “Oathbreaker,” but first they would like to assign some weekly awards: Tywin Lannister Memorial Award for Best Political Maneuvering: The High Sparrow managing to get Tommen to go from angrily […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 2 Roundtable Review: ‘Home’

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 2 Roundtable Review: ‘Home’

Each week, twins Adam and David Shimer analyze the latest episode of Game of Thrones from the perspective of a non-book reader. This week they discuss “Home,” but first they would like to assign some weekly awards: Tywin Lannister Memorial Award for Best Political Maneuvering: Ramsay “Roose-ing” the guy who first invented the surprise dagger-to-the-heart […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 1 Roundtable Review: ‘The Red Woman’

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 1 Roundtable Review: ‘The Red Woman’

Each week, twins Adam and David Shimer analyze the latest episode of Game of Thrones from the perspective of a non-book reader. This week they discuss “The Red Woman,” but first they would like to assign some weekly awards: Tywin Lannister Memorial Award for Best Political Maneuvering: Ellaria and the Sand Snakes dethroning Prince Doran Honorable […]

Cross-Rhodes: My kind of Greek

Cross-Rhodes: My kind of Greek

Craving Mediterranean but don’t want to resort to the go-to restaurants near campus? Sure, Naf Naf, OMG (Olive Mediterranean Grill) and The Olive Mountain are all fine, but I’m looking for something…homey. Something comforting.

Zootopia: Disney Addresses the Elephant in the Room

Zootopia: Disney Addresses the Elephant in the Room

As I entered the theatre to see Zootopia, I did not have many expectations for the movie, except for my inner child to get in a few badly-needed laughs. Little did I know that Zootopia is much more than just a movie; it conveys a message that society desperately needs to hear.

Exploring the avant-garde

Exploring the avant-garde

Have you ever wondered where the screeching violin sounds in Psycho come from? Who would have ever thought, Yeah, just hack the hell out of it, that’ll sound really good? That would be the film composer, Bernard Herrmann. With his classical background and experience conducting the CBS Radio Orchestra, Herrmann would have heard such harsh […]