By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor It has been over a decade since Frodo Baggins defeated Sauron and the Ring to the amazement of moviegoers worldwide, magnificently concluding Peter Jackson’s mission to translate Tolkien’s written masterpiece The Lord of the Rings into visual masterpiece. As universally acclaimed as Jackson’s films turned out to be, directing The Lord of the Rings wasn’t [...]Read more ›
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By Thomas Hair Staff Writer School is back in session, and as usual, the first day included much discussion of everybody’s summer vacation adventures. All students know the drill. The teacher awkwardly introduces themself to the new class and asks each student to talk about what they did over the break. This year, you probably listened with fading interest as [...]Read more ›
Thomas Hair Staff Writer February isn’t exactly known for high-profile blockbusters and is occasionally viewed as a dumping ground for sub-par movies. Because of this, my expectations weren’t too high for the latest film from director D.J. Caruso, who is known for films such as Eagle Eye and Disturbia. Entitled I Am Number Four, Caruso’s latest work is an adaptation [...]Read more ›
Staff Writer It should be noted that the author viewed the film in 2D as opposed to 3D or the Imax versions of the film. “The Grid: a digital frontier. I tried to picture clusters of information as they moved through the computer. What did they look like? Ships? Motorcycles? I kept dreaming of a world I thought I’d never [...]Read more ›