The Grinch Steals DPACDecember 4, 2013 at 4:34 pm
I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for the silly traditions of Christmas. While I’m adamant about not getting caught up in the extreme consumerism of the holiday, I am a total sucker for lights, stockings, trees, Santa, and especially the stable of Christmas TV specials that haven’t changed since long before I [...]
“Ghost the Musical” Dazzles at DPACNovember 13, 2013 at 12:25 pm
The 1990 film Ghost holds a unique place in popular culture. While it did win the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (and a Supporting Actress statue for Whoopi Goldberg), it is remembered more in snapshots than for the story as a whole. Even if you’ve never seen the movie (like me), you know about [...]
Fire contained at Cobb Residence HallNovember 5, 2013 at 5:32 pm
Fire and police personnel were called in response to a fire in the attic of Cobb Residence Hall on UNC’s campus.
Movie Reviews: GravityOctober 15, 2013 at 11:00 am
One of the most incredible and memorable moments of my life was going to Cape Canaveral with my dad and sister to see the final launch of the space shuttle program. I had always been a space geek, even before Neil deGrasse Tyson made it cool to learn a few bullet points about space and [...]
Broadway at DPAC: Beauty and the BeastOctober 9, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Those of you who have read my movie reviews know that I like taking a technical, analytical look at film. Today I will begin my first in a series of articles on the Broadway series at DPAC, and where with film I take a cerebral approach, I look to bring a more simplistic, emotional approach [...]
Movie Reviews: PrisonersSeptember 24, 2013 at 1:00 pm
From the time its first trailer popped up, Prisoners essentially laid all of its cards on the table, at least in terms of the meat of things. For a story about a child abduction, it posed only one question: how far is too far when searching for your kidnapped loved one? While Liam Neeson may [...]
The Family, ReviewedSeptember 17, 2013 at 6:00 am
Having lived my whole life in North Carolina, the mafia has never been something to cross my mind in my everyday life.
Latest from Vin Diesel in “Riddick”September 10, 2013 at 5:30 am
As a newcomer to the Riddick franchise, I admit I had no idea what to expect.
Getaway, ReviewedSeptember 4, 2013 at 5:32 am
Car chases have long been a staple of Hollywood, from a Model-T zooming along at 30 miles per hour, to the enormous spectacles of today.
The World’s End, ReviewedAugust 27, 2013 at 5:29 am
Comedy teams were once a staple of Hollywood; from Abbott and Costello, to Laurel and Hardy, to The Three Stooges…