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A Whirlwind Tour of 14 Weeks of Movies

A Whirlwind Tour of 14 Weeks of Movies

Nathan Fisher

September 12, 2013

After a tough spring semester rendered me fried and spent, I limped back home to Tacoma, Wash. with no plans for my 14 weeks of summer except vegging at the movie theater and camping at the Gorge for the Sasquatch Music Festival. After a couple of days of sleep, I was ready to head back to Eastern Wa...

Gibson melts down in depressing, dark comic style

Gibson melts down in depressing, dark comic style

Nathan Fisher

October 20, 2011

Given Mel Gibson's exploits of recent years, one wonders if the actor has lost his mind. Well, in "The Beaver," the answer is a resounding YES. Gibson plays Walter Black, a former successful toy company CEO who suffers from severe depression. Black's mental health spirals down and his wife, played by ...

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