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Disney surprises audiences with first comic adaptation, ‘Big Hero 6′

November 14th, 2014

Disney, along with all the animated wonder that entails that name, seems to have missed Halloween this year, for they have donned masks and costumes in their latest feature film “Big Hero 6,” a step outside the norm but a giant step inside great new possibilities.

Three fall-released anime films deemed worthy

November 14th, 2014

With the fall 2014 season of anime reaching its midpoint, we have seen which anime seem to live up to their hype and which ones have not; I would like to take this time to briefly summarize and critique my top three anime recommendations for both new and veteran anime viewers.

Early snowfall prepares students for long winter

November 14th, 2014

I don’t know if you noticed, but there is now snow on the ground. But hey, it is November; this could have come a whole lot sooner. Think about that as your feet and hands slowly become numb due to the icy chill.

Art Society and Glass Club view world art galleries in Chicago

November 14th, 2014

Thursday was a long day for members of UW-River Falls Art Society and Glass Club, as they traveled from 10 a.m. to around 6 p.m. in university vans from River Falls to Chicago, Illinois, for the 21st annual art event called Sculptural Objects and Functional Art.

‘Nightcrawler’ offers bleak look into modern television news organizations

November 7th, 2014

Jake Gyllenhaal has, over the last 10 years, revitalized his career with at least seven flawless performances in films such as “Brokeback Mountain,” “Zodiac,” “Prisoners,” and “Enemy.” You can now add his performance as Louis Bloom in “Nightcrawler” to that list.

Ask Kayla

November 7th, 2014

My ex-boyfriend and I are “friends with benefits.” I recently discovered that he and his ex-girlfriend might be getting back together, or have already gotten back together.

Student examines pros and cons of online classes

November 7th, 2014

Class sign up is just around the corner and you will have a choice to make: online classes or regular, in-person classes.

‘Birdman’ mesmerizes audience with all-star cast

October 31st, 2014

Michael Keaton, who most remember playing the title character “Batman” 25 years ago in Tim Burton’s classic 1989 superhero film, is finally back in a lead role and has never been better than he is in “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).”

Seasonal Halloween traditions contain unknown symbolism

October 31st, 2014

We are already entering the final week of October, which means students around campus are finalizing their Halloween plans. What are well-known Halloween traditions, where did they come from, and what do they mean?

‘The Book of Life’ offers heartwarming entertainment, along with unique plot

October 24th, 2014

The newest film in theaters, “The Book of Life,” manages to show beauty in the dead coming back, though the dead could maybe be a bit slower, so we can appreciate them.