Western Courier

British shows for Ameircan audiences

Beth Clothier

November 9, 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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," ...

Top 3 upcoming movies

Jake Desalvo

November 2, 2011

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That time of the year is approaching. With the coming holiday season and, not far after that, the Oscar ceremony, some of the finest films release fresh from the cutting-room floor to theaters. My most anticipated movies for the...

Shows with more Qs than As

Pat Haynes

November 2, 2011

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"Lost" was one of the greatest shows in the history of television. In fact, it may be the greatest.But let's face it, it was frustrating as hell. Maybe that's part of what made it so great.After watching the show for six seasons to n...

Five Finger Death Punch assaults your ears

Mick Vaught

November 2, 2011

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With their third studio album, "American Capitalist," Five Finger Death Punch (FFDP) bursts back on to the American heavy metal scene with an album that is among the top hard rock albums of the year. Debuting at No. 3, "American...

‘Toddlers and Tiaras’ is a travesty

Sandra Sepaniak

November 2, 2011

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It might not come as much of a shock to many: some people will do anything to be on television.Be it singing badly, removing one's pants in front of millions of viewers, or even eating something that has more than four legs; it...

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