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The Man with the Iron Fists Missed

November 18, 2012


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Transporting viewers back into 90’s cult obsession with overdramatic karate movies, The Man with the Iron Fists can be summarized perfectly with only one simple phrase: “What just happened?” Directed, created, co- written, and starring Wu- Tang Clan rapper RZA, this kung- fu flick is a compilation...

Mellow Mushroom too mellow?

November 15, 2012


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If you were to ask me what it’s like to eat at Mellow Mushroom, I’d appropriately reply “Just groovy, man.” Located on the corner of Mill Ave. and Seventh Street in Tempe, Mellow Mushroom is a ‘gourmet’ pizza place and bar. Upon entrance, the restaurant appears about 2500 sq feet cov...

“Book of a Thousand Days” exceeds boundaries

Amanda Lee, Staff Writer

November 15, 2012


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Loosely based on an obscure Grimm fairy tale, Book of a Thousand Days rivals Grimm in terms of enchantment. Uniquely set in medieval Mongolia (and the author does her homework when it comes to cultural knowledge),  Book of a Thousand Days, woven together by Shannon Hale, goes far beyond your average...

Novel-based movie “Life of Pi” captivates audience

Novel-based movie “Life of Pi” captivates audience

Michael Wolfe, Social Media Editor

November 15, 2012


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When you think ‘Life of Pi’, it is most likely math that first swarms into your head. But with this wonderfully composed film, Life of Pi, it is far from math you are thinking of. The only scene in the entire movie dedicated to math is when Piscine is dubbed his nickname, Pi. Starting out, ‘Pi”...

Paranormal Activity 4: The Frightening Story

Sydney Redman, Staff Writer

October 23, 2012


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Paranormal Activity 4 is none like the others, but they are all connected in a way. Each movie deals with the character Katie as the human host for the demon, but the differences between the movies are that they all have different plots and there is always something new.This horror movie works because...

Freshman publishes first novel

Amanda Lee

September 15, 2012


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For freshman Randi Ryan, her “dream job” is no longer a dream. She recently published her first novel in May, Cat’s Game. Cat’s Game was published through a self publishing company called CreateSpace. Ryan created a cover and uploaded the over 300 page manuscript, which were sent to Amazon...

End of an era for tape sculptures

Michael Wolfe, Social Media Editor

December 12, 2011


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For some, tape sculptures are not only tradition, but are a part of them, a part they would hate to lose. But as time goes on, art teacher Sharon Biemond finds the task becoming more and more worrisome. “It is questionable [whether or not the tape sculptures will be continued next year]. The project may...

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