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Pitt makes ‘Inglourious’ glorious

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

September 8, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

There’s nothing inglorious about the new movie Inglourious Basterds. I’ve never seen a movie with such a creative plot, such huge twists, such amazing acting … and Brad Pitt. Director Quentin Tarantino molded and...

‘Big Whiskey’ mixes genres

By Kevin O'Donnell, Staff Writer

September 8, 2009

Filed under CD Reviews, Entertainment

If you thought the Dave Matthews Band was done after the tragic death of their saxophone player, Leroi Moore, you have another thing coming. The new DMB album, Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, seems to fit into more genres t...

‘Ocean Eyes’ is as soothing as the ocean

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

September 8, 2009

Filed under CD Reviews, Entertainment

There’s no such thing as being sad when you're listening to Owl City. Between the deepest lyrics anyone has ever heard and a beat that carries you into a new world, Ocean Eyes is one of the best albums I’ve ever heard. ...

‘Feel’ the debut from Anchor & Braille

By Matt Metzler, Entertainment Editor

September 8, 2009

Filed under CD Reviews, Entertainment

Felt is the debut album from Anchor & Braille, which is more or less the solo project of Anberlin front-man Stephen Christian. Christian takes this opportunity to step away from Anberlin's soaring, fast-paced anthems and tone th...

Oh, how we love our technological (de)vices

By Matt Metzler, Entertainment Editor

September 7, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Staff Columns, Stories

Think for a moment … how many “technological devices” do you use in an average day? I can count six that I use almost every single day. My cell phone, my computer, my TV, my DVR from Time Warner Cable, my stereo and my...

As Cities Burn goes out with a bang!

By Dexter Carpenter, Design Editor

September 4, 2009

Filed under CD Reviews, Entertainment

As Cities Burn, a progressive indie rock band from Louisiana, has decided to call it quits after three solid albums under Solid State Records, and they ended with a “bang” with Hell or High Water. As Cities Burn has...

Let’s Get It doesn’t quite have it

By Matt Metzler, Entertainment Editor

September 3, 2009

Filed under CD Reviews, Entertainment

Let’s Get It epitomizes everything I hate about the current trends in music. Yes, this is going to be that kind of review. Formed a little over a year ago from the ashes of two considerably well-liked Dayton bands, T...

‘This Will Destroy You’ … won’t

By Dexter Carpenter, Design Editor

July 24, 2009

Filed under CD Reviews

For a relaxing experience, delve into This Will Destroy You’s ambient aroma. In their self-titled album, they feature no words; only peaceful, delay-driven guitars and simple, yet intricate drum patterns. For a powerful system of harmonies that f...

Penn’s portrayal of Milk is must-see

By Hannah Bealer, Entertainment Editor

July 24, 2009

Filed under Movie Reviews

Sean Penn, known for his assaults on paparazzi and Fast Times at Ridgemont High, deserved every bit of his Best Leading Actor win at the Oscars this year. It doesn’t matter if you’re Republican, Democrat, liberal, or conserva...

Go gaga over Lady GaGa

By Sophie Farley, Staff Writer

July 24, 2009

Filed under CD Reviews

2009 has been a great year for Lady GaGa. Her first album, The Fame, was released last October and has brought the new artist an ample amount of success. The album has a futuristic feel and incorporates all types of music from pop to rock. The title, Th...

Bob Dylan still can’t sing

By Alex Chuna, Staff Writer

July 24, 2009

Filed under CD Reviews, Entertainment

Before reading this review, it is important to note that I have always considered Bob Dylan a blight upon the music industry. I decided, however, to give his newest release, Tell Tale Signs, a listen. This album features unreleas...

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