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Sultry fiction satisfies

April 11, 2012

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For the first time in a long time, a novel graces the cover of Entertainment Weekly. “Fifty Shades of Grey,” released on April 3, begins with literature student Anastasia Steele being coerced to interview a young and weal...

MPAA ‘bullies’ new film

courier staff

April 11, 2012

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Growing up, there always seemed to be one kid who would consistently pick on others, but it isn’t too often that someone uses their bullying powers for good. Lee Hirsch’s new documentary, “Bully,” stands up for the little gu...

Big sound for big issues

April 11, 2012

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The seventh annual Rock Against Rape shook Macomb last Saturday as bands from all over Central Illinois came together to raise awareness for victims of domestic violence. The event featured several local bands and was hosted ...

Hippies bring free love to Western’s stage

April 4, 2012

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With so much hype casted around Hair, it was hard for audiences not to get excited for the production. From the moment the audience walked into the theater entrance, it was easy to see that the cast loved being a part of the spe...

Ron Burgundy is back in sequel

courier staff

April 4, 2012

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March 28 seemed just like any other day. Conan O’Brien was in the middle of hosting his weeknight talk show when: By the beard of Zeus, Will Ferrell made a surprise appearance, in-character as the infamous Ron Burgundy from ...

THE ROOM

April 4, 2012

Horror remake overload

April 4, 2012

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While crappy horror sequels started to become popular 30 years ago, the past decade has become the designated era for crappy horror remakes. It’s unclear whether this is because filmmakers truly think they can recreate classic f...

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