Western Courier

‘Jack & Jill’ is a disaster

Kathryn Brostowitz

November 16, 2011

Filed under The Edge

There comes a time in every celebrity's life when family comes before work. Unfortunately for movie goers, this means there is more of a chance that our favorite actors and actresses will choose to make kids' movies over stori...

Franchises that need to pull the plug

Hunter Kelley

November 16, 2011

Filed under The Edge

"American Pie"Twelve years ago "American Pie" was released in theaters and became one of the classic movies of the 1990s. The premise was simple enough. A group of high school friends make a pact to lose their virginity on the nig...

Video games that do the body good

Sandra Sepaniak

November 16, 2011

Filed under The Edge

Seldom does one go to a family-friendly party without seeing a Nintendo Wii or an Xbox with Kinect set up beneath the living room TV set. It's commonplace for those consoles to have a game from the "Just Dance" series in them a...

British shows for Ameircan audiences

Beth Clothier

November 9, 2011

Filed under The Edge

Hands up all those who like British television. For those with their hands up, even just mentally so you don't look silly while reading this in class, well done. As for the rest of you, it's never too late to begin.Face it, a...

Prequels begin to grow tiring

Kathryn Brostowitz

November 9, 2011

Filed under The Edge

Gone are the days where movie-goers are content with a linear story. Successful movie franchises can produce sequel after sequel, but what audiences want nowadays is background information. This is where the overly popular prequ...

Five series to get caught up on

Cody Boland

November 2, 2011

Filed under The Edge

Videogame sequels exist in a alternate universe from movie sequels. While movie sequels usually taint the inspiration of the original, videogame sequels are almost always better. Graphics are improved, gameplay is refined, and the fan...

Cut Copy: Aussie Dance Rock

Dave Comerford

November 2, 2011

Filed under The Edge

Cut Copy is a band that has reached a stellar level of success in their home country of Australia. Their last album, "In Ghost Colours," reached number one on the Australian pop charts, while their latest effort, "Zonoscope," ...

The independent student newspaper of Western Illinois University. Serving Macomb since 1905.
The Edge