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‘The Artist’ triumphs with new, refreshing look at retro forms

Nathan Fisher

February 9, 2012

"The Artist" throws the recent onslaught of 3-D and "Avatar"-esque visual effects out the window, and returns to the era of black and white and silent movies. Yes, "The Artist" has no color, and the only sound is the noise of the background musical soundtrack.  The lack of high-tech special eff...

One-Acts depict innovative visions of love, apocalypse

caitlinhardee

February 9, 2012

Senior Thomas Knook swore in frustration in Harper Joy's "Black Box" as the actor struggled to enter gun-first through the curtains. The rifle muzzle appeared under the curtain hem and began inching forward. "Navy Seal!" quipped junior Jeremy Howell, director of senior David Otten's one-act play...

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