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Fierce Competition Predicted for Oscars

Fierce Competition Predicted for Oscars

Nathan Fisher

February 27, 2014

Move aside "Downton Abbey" and "Good Wife," because the Oscars are on Sunday, March 2. That's right, the golden phallus, the Academy Award of Merit, dubbed the Oscars, will be awarded to the top dogs in the film industry. This year's competition was fierce, and it showcased a plethora of standout movies....

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...

Bring tissues for ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’

Bring tissues for ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’

Nathan Fisher

February 2, 2012

Friday night I wanted to see a movie that would make me laugh and forget about the looming work of the new semester. "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" was not that movie: it was horribly sad . . . but still worth seeing. "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" begins with the funeral of Thomas Schell ...

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