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Popular ‘based on a true story’ films provide more fiction than fact, but are worthwhile

October 17th, 2014

If you are a movie lover, you will know that there are a number of movies out there that are “based on a true story,” but what does this really mean?

‘The Boxtrolls’ fails to meet lofty expectations

October 10th, 2014

Another stopmotion feature film out in theaters is a refreshing sight to see. “The Boxtrolls,” while being an enjoyable film, is still a far reach from the past works done by its production studio.

Director David Fincher leaves audiences guessing with twisted thriller ‘Gone Girl’

October 10th, 2014

After one of the worst blockbuster summers in recent memory, Oscar season is finally here with the opening of “Gone Girl,” just in time to revive our love for the American cinema.

Ferguson panel discussion sparks important conversation about race

October 2nd, 2014

At first, the audience that gathered in the late afternoon of Sept. 22 at the UW-River Falls Kinnickinnic Theater seemed nervous to talk; the theater was sparsely filled, with only 60 seats occupied out of a 150 seat capacity.

Student urges others to visit on-campus Writing Center

October 2nd, 2014

The problem with school is the homework. We attend classes, learn new concepts, and then we are expected to display this knowledge in the form of assignments, which isn’t necessarily bad, but the tasks are time-consuming and occasionally difficult.

‘The Maze Runner’ falls short of high expectations with stale plot

September 26th, 2014

Fear, paranoia and vapid storytelling are winding their way through “The Maze Runner,” which despite looking promising, falters through its self-made maze with middling characters.

Banned Books Week celebrates controversial classics

September 26th, 2014

This week is known as “Banned Books Week” in the U.S., in which people are encouraged to celebrate books that were once or are currently banned around the world.

Thinking positively may lead to better and longer life

September 26th, 2014

Metaphors are wonderful. They explain the world in a way that is different than it is, yet, somehow, they make this complex life more comprehensible.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ effectively mixes together humor, action, drama

September 18th, 2014

With a new start to the school year, so started a new superhero group for Marvel Studios to introduce to theater goers everywhere, as “Guardians of the Galaxy” wins out as one of the most entertaining Marvel films yet.

Fall season brings excitement, fresh new activities

September 18th, 2014

Summer has come and gone, and now we get to look ahead towards fall and winter. Optimistically, this article is here to help. We are going to go over some things to look forward to in autumn!