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‘Pusher’ is a ferocious tale

December 8, 20140

At its core, the brilliant film ‘Pusher’ is about men and the things they do to maintain their manhood. In…

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‘The Babadook’ is a horror movie about horror

November 12, 20140

In “The Babadook,” an Australian horror flick from newcomer Jennifer Kent, horror films are as much of a character as…

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The sweet harmony of A Cappella Festivella 21

October 7, 20140

The human voice is an instrument in itself. While pop music is saturated with production and synthesizers, a cappella music…

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‘In Bruges’ is impossibly poignant

October 7, 20140

It is said that on the final day, the Son of Man will return to earth and separate the good…

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RED ZONE: rape in film reinforces sexist ideals

October 6, 20140

Rape and sexual violence have had a place in cinema since it began. Women have predominately been the victims of…

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‘Gone with the Wind’ is a product of its time

October 6, 20140

Title: “Gone with the Wind” Director: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood Release date: Jan. 1, 1939 Rating: 3/5 Sometimes,…

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‘Snowpiercer’ is a ride worth taking

October 1, 20140

‘Snowpiercer’ might be the sci-fi masterpiece of this generation. Really. It’s that good. Following a near production-halting dispute between Harvey…

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‘Utopian Dreams’ embraces the unreal

September 30, 20140

There’s a whole other world in the Consortium Library ARC Gallery. With snakes of black paint on the walls and…

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UAA 2014-2015 theater season preview

September 30, 20140

Just next month, the UAA Theatre Department will begin its 2014-2015 season. With a musical, a Shakespeare comedy and two…

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‘Brazil’ is dystopian at its best

September 30, 20140

Every single bureaucrat and piece of technology in Terry Gilliam’s opus, “Brazil,” is, without exception, incompetent or broken. The whole…

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‘Infection’ is a deliciously repulsive mess

September 23, 20140

If David Lynch created “All My Children,” it would probably look a lot like “Infection.” That’s both good and bad.…

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Howlapalooza: A day of music and food

August 26, 20140

The Anchorage arts community is bustling with talent. Musicians, visual artists and acrobats alike have made their name in the…

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Student government president and vice president platforms and priorities

August 26, 20140

USUAA President Stacey Lucason and Vice President Jolaine Polak won out the student government election with 455 votes, leaving competitors…

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A brief introduction to world cinema

August 5, 20140

World cinema is a tricky landscape to navigate. Almost every country around the world has a great movie to their…

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