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‘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...

‘Margin Call’ depicts inhumanity of capitalism

Illustration: MaryAnne Bowen

Nathan Fisher

November 3, 2011

Life is full of decisions and consequences. The movie "Margin Call" takes a fascinating look into the decision-making process of a Wall Street investment firm during a harrowing 24-hour period just before the 2008 economic meltdown. Tough choices need to be made on what to do to keep making money a...

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