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Warm Bodies lovingly resurrects the zombie

Savannah Burchfiel
February 21, 2013
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Generally when you think of zombie movies, love isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. The blood, guts and gore that play a main role in zombie flicks are a prime contrast to the mushy, gushy love in romance films. Yet sometimes, the stars align and the two combine in a strange, juxtaposed situation....

The Mark of Athena: Book Review

Lizzy Lamm
February 21, 2013
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The third book in the continuation of the original “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series, “The Heroes of Olympus,” has Rick Riordan fans scrambling to pick up “The Mark of Athena”, which was released on October 2, 2012. In the previous two books of the series, the goddess Hera attempte...

A Path to a New App

Madi Carley
February 13, 2013
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If you’re a major social media user, then open up the app store and find out what all the buzz is about the newly popular app, Path.  Path was created just over a year ago simply to connect with friends and family. The app is available for the iPhone and the Android and ties into your Facebook,...

Trailer Treasures

Paige Parks
January 25, 2013
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  On the corner of South Congress and Monroe, a line of colorful and eclectic trailers are strewn along the street. Each trailer has something unique to offer, from cupcakes to po-boys, and everything in between. With an empty stomach and an open mind, I traveled to downtown Austin to taste the...

Take Me to the Movies

Madi Carley
January 23, 2013
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  The weekend is here, so instead of spending your Friday night at home, grab your friends and go out the movies and get some buttery popcorn while you’re at it.   “Zero Dark Thirty,” is an action packed thriller that opened on Jan. 11. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, the movie is about a female o...

Les Miserables is un‘mis’able

Paige Parks
January 16, 2013
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Name: Les Miserables (PG-13) Director: Tom Hooper Rating: 8.5/10 Now playing at: Regal Lakeline Mall 9, Cinemark Cedar Park, Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, and Galaxy Moviehouse and Eatery. On Dec. 252012, “Les Miserables”, the highly acclaimed musical, made the transition from Broadway to ...

Life of Pi Review

Bailey Orr
December 19, 2012
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Name: Life of Pi Director: Ang Lee Rating: PG Released: November 21, 2012 Length: 2 hours, 5 minutes   Based on the best-selling novel by Yann Martel, “Life of Pi” is a movie about faith, survival and sacrifice. Released Nov. 21, Director Ang Lee brings to life the beauty o...

Skyfall Review

Erin Clevlen
December 19, 2012
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Name: Skyfall Director: Sam Mendes Rating: PG-13 Release date: November 9, 2012 Run time: 143 minutes The twenty-third James Bond movie with Daniel Craig returning as James Bond could possibly be the best one so far, with director Sam Mendes executing a suspenseful atmosphere that mixed...

Mumford and Sons Babel review

Becca Stewart
December 19, 2012
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MUMFORD & SONS Babel (Glassnote Records) Mumford & Sons under Glassnote Records has done it again. With their second album “Babel,” they manage to stay true to their indie folk sound and tower over their ever-popular first album’s success. With each songs’ raw emotion and even a ...

Taylor Swift releases new album

Madi Carley
November 12, 2012
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 A lot more pop and a lot less country, Taylor Swift has gone mainstream. She just released her newest album, “Red,” on Oct. 22.  The album topped in the all-genre Top Albums chart on iTunes in just a short 36 minutes of release and scored 13 of her songs from this album on the Top 20 Songs on i...

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