Game Review: “Wolfenstein: The Old Blood” is great, but not “New...

Early in 2014, developer Machine Games made their debut with the shockingly brilliant “Wolfenstein: The New Order,” a shooter that wasn't afraid to stray...

‘The Forgotten’ cops out but still good

I have somewhat conflicted feelings about “The Forgotten,” this week’s hot new thriller. I was indeed thrilled at times, and the audience in the...

‘Inside Man’ bamboozles audience with empty promises

~.~. Inside Man Universal, 2006 Starring Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster Directed by Spike Lee Written by Russel Gewirtz Rated R, 129 min. Thriller/crime "Inside Man" looks like it should be...

‘Spider-Man 3’

A tie-in with one of the biggest summer movie franchises of all time is enough to warrant a game release on multiple consoles and a ridiculous marketing campaign. One would think someone would capitalize on such leverage and make a decent product. Sadly, it seems Activision hates gamers, because "Spider-Man 3" might be the most disappointing superhero game released in the last five years.

Dear Science

"Return to Cookie Mountain," TV on the Radio's 2006 album, was one of the most talked about albums of that year. People wouldn't shut up about it. It was "TV on the Radio this" and "TV on the Radio that". Of course, there are some high expectations for the band to live up to.

‘3-on-3 NHL Arcade’ doesn’t live up to arcade standards

One of the things truly depressing about this age of online multiplayer is the marginalization of local multiplayer. No matter how awesome co-op in "Resident Evil 5" might be, there's something ineffibly rad about two or more dudes sitting in front of the same TV and talking trash.

Web TV: what it has to offer, what’s holding it back

YouTube alleges that more video is uploaded to their site in one month than the three major US networks have created in the last 60 years. Critics would dismiss it as all junk, and there certainly is plenty, but is it really just quantity over quality?

Artfully taming the shrew

If you are looking for a humorous and romantic movie to watch with your honey this Valentine’s day, take a trip back into the...

“Blood and Bone China” an enjoyable indie release from the UK

What do vampires, Victorian era England and a country veterinarian have in common? They are the three main components of an award-winning television web...

Say goodbye with a good old-fashioned barbecue

As the graduating class of 2013 gears up for graduation day and all of its celebratory grandeur, TNL went behind the scenes to find...

VH1 commentator humors UAA with ‘wit and tact’

Monkey fish sticks, retards and Canadians were on the minds of audience members at the Michael Ian Black comedy show Feb. 17. The show,...

A&E Briefs

Conference presents faculty-chosen works A select number of UAA students presented original papers and projects in the Student Union April 3 and in the Fine Arts Building April 4. The conference promoted dialogue between students and community members to discuss topics like global warming, breast self-exams, English literature and salmon farming.

‘Secondhand Rapture’ a clutter of songs

Remember the song that played during the season three teaser-trailer for “Game of Thrones?” The intense drums and haunting lyrics made that one of...

PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: Which is best for you?

It’s likely you’ve heard a lot of talk on the Internet and TV about this new “PS4” or “Xbox One” console race. Retailers have been bombarded with questions regarding which console to get, what games to get, what accessories are needed and the usual uncertainty that comes with adopting a new gaming system. Hopefully this article will clear up some of that confusion.

‘Non-Stop’ is an entertaining, yet clichéd, thrill ride

Title: “Non-Stop” Release Date: Feb. 28, 2014 Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Starring: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore Rating: 3   “Non-Stop” takes on a genre that audiences haven't seen in a long...

‘A Most Wanted Man’ is a fitting swan-song

Title: Director: Country: Genre: Release date: Rating: “A Most Wanted Man” Anton Corbijn U.K. Thriller July 24, 2014 4/5 Lauded spy novelist John Le Carre’s “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” made it to the big screen in...

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies’ is hilarious, drags on

Ian Fleming brought James Bond into existence in 1953, but French author Jean Bruce cranked out no less than 88 espionage pulp novels about...

Jack White hits Alaska to kick off acoustic tour

On Monday morning, Jack White announced that he would be performing at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium that night. Tickets were priced for $3 with...

‘Explorers’ discovers young talent, unusual story

Long before “Spy Kids,” the mid-‘80s had plenty of adventure movies starring kids. But unlike flicks such as “Cloak and Dagger,” “Goonies,” or “The...

New ‘Fallout’ pack is a little bit alien

"Mothership Zeta," the newest "Fallout 3" downloadable content pack has you fighting your way out of a massive UFO with a death ray. That's right, a death ray. This is the last "Fallout 3" downloadable content pack to be released, so might as well end on a high note.

Gorillaz new album is lacking

ARTIST: The Gorillaz ALBUM: Plastic Beach LABEL: Virgom RELEASE: Mar 9, 2010 It has been nearly five years since the stellar “Demon Days,” and a third album is...

Peter Case a hit to music-lovers

The life experience of an artist will often times be the determinate for the quality of their work. Many art mediums from literature to...

‘Jurassic Park 3-D,’ the cherry on top

Dinosaur lovers unite! After 20 years, the classic adventure/sci-fi film “Jurassic Park” is back and better than ever. If there was ever a movie destined to make a screen-popping comeback, “Jurassic Park” is it. Just when audiences thought this classic couldn’t possible get any better, 3-D is the cherry on top.

Good new rap music Vol. 2

If you think “Yeezus” is trash purely because Kanye didn’t give Chief Keef a full verse on “Hold My Liquor,” keep reading.  Young L –...

‘The Speed of Things’ by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

What “Rawnald Gregory Erickson The Second” did for STRFKR, “If You Didn’t See Me (Then You Weren’t On the Dancefloor)” has done for the eclectic indie-pop doppel-doppelganger that is Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. “If You Didn’t See Me” is both something of a love-lawsuit demanding an alibi and a subtle suggestion to the music world to take stock of this group. Maybe it’s just a long-song-name thing that works for breakout tunes.

‘Wrecking Ball’: Breaking walls?

Intimacy is a hard thing to achieve, especially for anyone raised in a home wracked by abuse, drug addiction or alcoholism. I grew up in an alcoholic household and I, like anyone who’s ever wanted to connect with other people, have a hard time connecting in any meaningful way.

Ween a whirlwind of ecclectic fun, a true Girdwood experience

I knew I was at a Ween concert because I simultaneously lost my beanie and my shoe. I knew I was in Girdwood because...