Movie review: Copenhagen

Movie review: Copenhagen

Krista Byrd, Editor-in-Chief
May 1, 2014
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On March 27, the feature film titled “Copenhagen” came to the Gasparilla International Film Festival. The film won the award for best feature film of the festival. Written and directed by Mark Raso, this film follows William, played by Gethin Anthony, a man who is on the search for the few family... Read more »

Are gas prices too much?

Are gas prices too much?

Sean Waldron, Contributor
April 1, 2014
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If there’s one thing that will always be certain about life, it is taxes, death and the stress of ever changing gas prices. The latter of which is a constant issue, being hotly debated by politicians and the general public on a constant basis. The common perception is that prices are way too high... Read more »

Movie review: The sleepwalker

Movie review: The sleepwalker

March 28, 2014
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The feature film, “The Sleepwalker”, directed by Mona Fastvold, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 20, 2014. The movie is about two sisters with a mysterious past connecting each other. One of the sisters named Christine, played by Stephanie Ellis, sleep walks in the middle of the... Read more »

Movie review: Lambert and Stamp

Movie review: Lambert and Stamp

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor
March 4, 2014
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Going in to see “Lambert and Stamp”, viewers may expect a movie strictly about the band The Who, or they might expect a movie about a couple of suits named Chris Lambert and Kit Stamp, a duo that helped the group that influenced a generation. The film is about a fusing of the two: the lifestyle,... Read more »

Movie review: Jamie Marks is dead

Movie review: Jamie Marks is dead

Krista Byrd, Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2014
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“Jamie Marks is Dead” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, January 24, 2014. The film was directed by Carter Smith, and starred Cameron Monaghan, Noah Silver, Morgan Saylor, Judy Greer, Madisen Beaty, and Liv Tyler. The film, while a well thought out concept in light of recent suicides... Read more »

Movie review: American Hustle

Movie review: American Hustle

Shelby Cline, Staff Writer
February 27, 2014
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“American Hustle” is a new film by director David O. Russell. Russell is best known the Academy Award winning film “Silver Linings Playbook.” “American Hustle” is set in the groovy 1970s, and follows two con artists, Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) and Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale). The... Read more »

Movie review: Her

Movie review: Her

Lia Johnson-Baker, Staff Writer
February 27, 2014
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Imagine having a companion that could be with you, personalizing their view and opinion of the world, themselves, and life around you, and by extension, how you see everything. The world we live in now surrounds us by connecting to and through people from all over the world at a rapid pace, through email,... Read more »

Movie review: Fishing without nets

Movie review: Fishing without nets

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer
February 27, 2014
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Heroics are determined by the perspective of the people involved and those who have witnessed the actions of heroic citizens. You will find no trace of the romanticized interpretation of heroism in “Fishing Without Nets”. It is a story with no simple clear cut answers, and causes the viewers to question... Read more »

Dance Club performs at Ybor campus

Dance Club performs at Ybor campus

Alex Suarez, Contributor
February 27, 2014
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In the fall, the Dance Club performed to a packed audience for their fall concert November 14-16. The audience was full of students, family, friends, and members of the community. The first act of the show was "Crossing Paths" which was choreographed by Claire Andrews to music by Al Di Meola. Next... Read more »

Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag game review

Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag game review

Chris Valdez, Staff Writer
February 27, 2014
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“Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag” is the game that “Assassin’s Creed III” should have been. Ubisoft entertainment has out done itself for this new “Assassin’s Creed” title. ACIV (Assassins Creed IV) takes place in the world of pirates. Who wouldn’t want to plunder a ship with a crew,... Read more »