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Pensive Victorian poet poetically coughs blood into handkerchief

Elise Sanders, Saw A Salamander Once October 3, 2019

Last Sunday, local pensive 19th century poet Loventry Poesworth-Byrontë found cause to celebrate when he was rushed to the clinic after he began coughing blood into his delicately embroidered, monogrammed...

'Warm Bodies' Leaves Viewer Feeling Warm and Fuzzy

‘Warm Bodies’ Leaves Viewer Feeling Warm and Fuzzy

Nathan Fisher February 7, 2013

The undead seem to be hip nowadays, with shows like "The Walking Dead" and "True Blood" drawing huge crowds, and movies like "Zombieland," "Resident Evil" and "Shaun of the Dead" making a few bucks....

Whitties 'Give a Spit' to National Bone Marrow Registry

Whitties ‘Give a Spit’ to National Bone Marrow Registry

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula January 21, 2013

This Monday, Jan. 21, students lined up in Reid Campus Center to donate their time and spit to the National Bone Marrow Registry. Sophomores Rachael Barton and Shannon Blair organized "Give a Spit,"...

Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure

Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure

Nathan Fisher November 26, 2012

The holidays are fast approaching––oh yeah, finals too––so here's a quick peek at some movies we can look forward to seeing now through winter break. Actually, two big blockbusters have already...

'Seven Psychopaths,' a Shih Tzu and slit throats

‘Seven Psychopaths,’ a Shih Tzu and slit throats

Nathan Fisher October 25, 2012

I love the glitzy and over-the-top world of Hollywood and totally get that the sole purpose of a movie trailer is to entice you to see that movie. The snippet from "Seven Psychopaths" seemed to be...

“Looper” delivers futuristic twists, thrills

Nathan Fisher October 4, 2012

Returning to two-dimensional viewing this week, I just couldn't resist seeing another bloody, violent movie set in the future. "Looper," a sci-fi action thriller, takes the time travel premise in "Terminator"...

The Judge splatters justice in “Dredd”

Nathan Fisher September 27, 2012

Although sticking with three-dimensional viewing again this week, I decided to shake up the movie genres and traded last week's bubbles of "Finding Nemo" joyfully popping off the screen for the major...

Love tries to outshine pools of blood in “Lawless”

Nathan Fisher September 6, 2012

Unfortunately, none of this week's new movie releases excited me. The best of the bad seemed to be "Lawless," a movie that couldn't quite figure out if it wanted to be a gangsta, hillbilly or period...

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