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Movie guide: ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ and 15 more critics’ picks to watch at home

Movie guide: ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ and 15 more critics’ picks to watch at home

MCT Campus

April 2, 2020

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always” — Reviewing this a few weeks ago, I noted the exceptional timeliness of one of the most honest and empathetic American movies about abortion rights in recent memory. And yet Eliza Hittman’s beautifully observed independent drama — a big prizewinner at the recent Sund...

‘Onward’ review: When a Pixar family reunion goes half-right

‘Onward’ review: When a Pixar family reunion goes half-right

MCT Campus

March 5, 2020

A manic, moderately diverting babysitter of a Pixar movie, “Onward” does gets there by the end — “there” being the place where the freneticism recedes, the main characters’ emotional setbacks and defenses crumble and the audience is encouraged, by every possible storytelling mechanism, to cry ...

From ‘1917’ to, yes, ‘Parasite,’ video games are even influencing prestige movies

From ‘1917’ to, yes, ‘Parasite,’ video games are even influencing prestige movies

MCT Campus

February 18, 2020

A video game has yet to win an Academy Award, but that doesn’t mean the influence of the interactive medium wasn’t felt at this year’s Oscars. Consider that two of the awards season’s most talked-about films — Oscar’s big winner “Parasite” and the World War I quest film “1917” ...

Oscars 2020: Everything you need to know ahead of Sunday’s show

Oscars 2020: Everything you need to know ahead of Sunday’s show

MCT Campus

February 6, 2020

Finish those screeners and lock in your predictions — Oscar Sunday is nearly here. With the Golden Globes, the SAGs and craft honors in the rear-view mirror, the 2020 race is shaping up to be quite a showdown between more traditional awards darlings (period drama “1917”) and history-making entr...

What’s Trending? On Twitter! – January 15

What's Trending? On Twitter! - January 15

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2020

#DiscontinuedHotPockets - The Internet did it again and came together, formed a hashtag, and photoshopped their hearts away. Twitter users used this hashtag over 3,000 times to share pictures of Hot Pocket packages photoshopped with random things inside. Some other brands such as Pop-Tarts and Ben and...

Seventh time seeing 5SOS was the charm

Seventh time seeing 5SOS was the charm

Kaylea Kuhlman

November 30, 2019

NORFOLK- Have you ever heard the phrase all good things are worth waiting for? That’s what attending concerts is like with general admission. I attended the World War Joy tour on Saturday Nov. 16 in Wichita, Kansas, at the INTRUST Bank Arena. The main headliner for this tour is The Chainsmokers,...

‘Tootsie’ turns 1982 gender politics into a post-MeToo musical with 11 Tony nominations

‘Tootsie’ turns 1982 gender politics into a post-MeToo musical with 11 Tony nominations

Josh Getlin

June 7, 2019

Los Angeles Times (TNS) NEW YORK — There’s a game-changing moment early in “Tootsie,” the new Broadway musical based on the 1982 film, when an iconic but dated comedy suddenly gets new life — and cultural relevance — in 2019. In a first-act scene, lead producer Rita Marshall is meeting...

‘Five Feet Apart’ author discusses love, life with lung disease and upcoming film

‘Five Feet Apart’ author discusses love, life with lung disease and upcoming film

Rebecca Proulx

March 12, 2019

BookTrib (TNS) “Five Feet Apart” (Simon and Schuster) is a moving YA novel that captures the hearts of readers through its fragile tale of young love while giving much-needed attention to a debilitating lung disease: cystic fibrosis. While there is no permanent cure for the disease at this time...

Stolen red slippers from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ recovered 13 years after being swiped

Stolen red slippers from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ recovered 13 years after being swiped

September 4, 2018

It’s a dream come true. FBI officials have found a stolen pair of red slippers worn by Judy Garland in “The Wizard of Oz” 13 years after they were swiped from a museum commemorating the actress. The recovery was announced Tuesday by the FBI, though details about how they managed to track down ...

The Simpsons’ response to Apu criticism sparks backlash

The Simpsons’ response to Apu criticism sparks backlash

July 3, 2018

It’s been five months since a documentary sparked a national conversation on the polarizing “Simpsons” character Apu, and the long-running Fox sitcom has finally addressed the controversy — though not all are impressed. Comedian Hari Kondabolu premiered in November “The Problem with Apu,” a...

‘Jessica Jones’ regroups for Season 2

'Jessica Jones' regroups for Season 2

March 13, 2018

NEW YORK _ On the Upper East Side of Manhattan last summer, Jessica Jones was doing her thing. The sardonic private detective played by Krysten Ritter was following a lead to a makeshift veterinary clinic and ended up in a verbal tiff with a snotty Goth staffer. The scene, which appears in the seco...

Chris Jones performs at the Northeast Campus

Chris Jones performs at the Northeast Campus

Steven Hamling, reporter

September 14, 2017

Hypnotist Chris Jones put on a spectacular performance on  Wednesday, September 13,  2017, that wowed the students of Northeast Community College. He  performed at the Life Long Learning Center from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.  His act is not just simple magic tricks.Instead he  hypnotized  students,...

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