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It’s time to slow down Hollywood

John Benedeck, Courier Staff

March 5, 2018

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Today’s entertainment industry is arguably the driving force of culture. Hollywood stars have reality shows, bridging the gap between stardom and common life. Competition shows like “America’s Got Talent” reign supreme as ...

Road to Wrestle Mania continues with elimination chamber

Evan Williamson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

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The road to WrestleMania continued Feb 25, for the Elimination Chamber event. As the superstars of Monday Night Raw competed in a variety of matches. The night started with the pre-show which featured a tag team match featuri...

The gaming debate continues

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

March 5, 2018

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In 1958 Physicist William Higinbotham created the first video game, long before “Pong” was ever thought of. From the last decade up until now, people have been concerned with how video games affect society. The most recent c...

‘Ready Player One’ is ready to hit the big screen

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

February 26, 2018

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The upcoming movie “Ready Player One” takes place in a near-future world in which there is a large energy crisis and the economy is declining. During this time, Virtual Reality is a super-drug that has most of the world add...

Gibson Guitars hits a low note

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

February 26, 2018

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For several years now, Gibson Guitars and its brand have been in the spotlight, for not so great reasons. Recently, Gibson Brand Inc. made headlines about the company facing bankruptcy after 116 years in busness. Although the ...

Motion-Capture at the Oscars?

Evan Williamson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

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It is not uncommon for certain categories to snub those who deserve it. One actor has had to deal with the pain of not being recognized by the Academy for years. Andy Serkis, who is best known for playing Gollum in The Lord ...

Score! A look at the Best Original Score, a lesser known category

John Benedeck, Courier Staff

February 26, 2018

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We all remember when Adrien Brody won Best Actor for “The Pianist,” and kissed Halle Berry as he received the golden statue. We all remember Leonardo DiCaprio finally winning an Oscar for Best Actor in “The Revenant.” T...

Black Panther ‘King of the Box Office’

Jasmine Yates, Courier Staff

February 19, 2018

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The movie "Black Panther" was a redefining moment in the history of Marvel Comics and the African American community. Black Panther sets the stage for African American movies and plays to come. Set mostly in the fictional Afr...

The Doctor is a time lady?

Evan Williamson, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

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On July 16, 2017, history was made as the BBC announced the 13 incarnation of The Doctor. For the first time ever the title character would be played by a woman. Doctor Who is the longest-running science fiction series in te...

Mrs. Grey will see you now

Emily Kenney, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

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Another Valentines Day has come and gone, which means that another “50 Shades of Grey” movie is set to take over the theatres. This is one the guys can come too as well. Yes, the movie does have the usual sex scenes, but ...

For the times they are a streamin

John Benedeck, Courier Staff

February 19, 2018

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We live in the midst of a technological revolution, but is that a good thing? The innovation of transmitting media and the invention of smart phones has made the world a much smaller place, and helped pioneer an entirely new ...

Smashing Pumpkins reunite in 2018

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

February 5, 2018

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In the past two years we have seen some of the greatest 80’s and 90’s bands reunite and introduce their sound to younger generations. There was one band in particular that 90’s music fans were curious to see reunite, that...

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