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Holiday Movie Catchup: A Look at this Winter’s Best

Eric Anderson, A&E Writer

January 28, 2016

With most of 2015's holiday releases wrapping up their box office runs, it's time to look back at three of the better films to grace theaters this past Christmas.

Back to School, Back to Movies: Fall Movie Preview

Back to School, Back to Movies: Fall Movie Preview

Nathan Fisher

September 11, 2014

Illustration by Lya Hernandez. For the past three years at Whitman (I feel old), I have used my weekly trip to the movie theater to keep me sane. This semester, with my film thesis, oral exams and math written exams looming, the movie industry better offer some high-octane escapisms to keep me fr...

Is That a Person Or Is That Photoshop?

Hillary Smith

February 12, 2014

You've probably seen that Photoshop time lapse video, in which a female model is essentially transformed into a Barbie doll. (If you haven't seen it, you can watch it on Youtube here). Global Democracy made this video in 2011, but it has recently picked up steam again on the Internet. People are likely...

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Makes for a Winning Blend of Comedy, Drama

'Silver Linings Playbook' Makes for a Winning Blend of Comedy, Drama

Nathan Fisher

November 29, 2012

During Thanksgiving break, I did my fair share of relaxing, which included catching up on missed episodes of "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead," and more importantly, watching lots of movies. As expected, my sister dragged me to see the final "Twilight" movie ("Breaking Dawn: Part II") and all I ...

Scramble games

Tristan Gavin

October 18, 2012

As we enter the second half of the semester, most first-years are getting settled into the rhythm of college life. Some first-years, however, still have not yet set foot on campus as enrolled students. While most Scrambles found their way back to campus prior to classes, one group of students remains...

‘Hunger Games’ brings deadly dystopian struggle to big screen

Illustration: Binta Loos-Diallo

Nathan Fisher

April 5, 2012

I am proud to report that I actually read a non-required book this week––"The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins. Okay, okay, it's an easy fun read, 374 pages with big print, with words of fewer than eight letters. The film version is a surprisingly good adaptation of the book, making me pleased...

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