Arts & Entertainment

‘Lucy’ misses the mark

‘Lucy’ misses the mark

July 25, 2014 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

The science fiction thriller “Lucy” has an interesting concept, but falls apart under a poorly constructed narrative.

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Macartney’s sharpshooting film premieres at Oak Cliff festival

Macartney’s sharpshooting film premieres at Oak Cliff festival

July 1, 2014 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Professor Carolyn Macartney is a sharpshooter. Of film, that is. But her new documentary, “Wanda the Wonderful,” features a woman whose real gun brought her renown, and with it, trouble. Premiering at the Oak Cliff Film Festival in Dallas on June 22, Wanda the Wonderful tells the story of a […]

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Alumnus succeeds in theatre scene

Alumnus succeeds in theatre scene

July 1, 2014 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

Jeff Colangelo has carved a sweet spot for himself in the local theatre scene.

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Meadows fall lineup presents new, diverse productions

Meadows fall lineup presents new, diverse productions

July 1, 2014 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

Meadows School of the Arts has planned a diverse Fall 2014 season with shows both new and old. As always, keep an eye out for the dance department’s student-choreographed and performed Brown Bag series from Oct. 6-10. The dance season also will include two ballets by Adam Hougland, a jazz […]

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Movie Review – 22 Jump Street

Movie Review – 22 Jump Street

July 1, 2014 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

’22 Jump Street’ is a superior comedy sequel, made great by its self-referential metahumor and the hilarious chemistry between stars Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.

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‘The Fault In Our Stars’ is a raw, realistic romance

‘The Fault In Our Stars’ is a raw, realistic romance

June 6, 2014 at 8:37 pm 0 comments

I’ll be honest. I am not a romance person. I don’t like romance novels, let alone movies. But I thoroughly enjoyed “The Fault in Our Stars” – as both a novel and a film. Hazel Lancaster (Shailene Woodley) was diagnosed with cancer at 13. Augustus Waters (Ansel Elgort) lost a […]

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PHOTOS: Suburbia Music Festival ‘Shakes’ up Plano

PHOTOS: Suburbia Music Festival ‘Shakes’ up Plano

May 6, 2014 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

Plano, Texas, welcomed the inagural Suburbia Music Festivalin Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve Saturday and Sunday. The Festival drew in approximately 20,000 fans to see headliners such as David Guetta, J. Cole and the Alabama Shakes. Visit suburbiamusicfest.com to see the full lineup.           Print […]

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Outside the bubble: Let’s procrastinate

Outside the bubble: Let’s procrastinate

May 6, 2014 at 6:47 pm 1 comment

It’s exam week and you’ve been at Fondren Library all day. Here are ways to procrastinate offline and off the Hilltop. It’s warming up outside and cooler temperatures are a long way from now, especially if you’re staying in Texas this summer. It’s not going to be below 70 degrees […]

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George W. Bush paints world leaders’ portraits

George W. Bush paints world leaders’ portraits

May 4, 2014 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

Find out what hobby George W. Bush picked after he left the White House

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‘Marisol’ confuses, fails to impress with abstract aims

‘Marisol’ confuses, fails to impress with abstract aims

May 4, 2014 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

There are a variety of things a student at SMU can do on a Friday night: binge drink, nap, contract an STD – the whole nine yards. A more rare choice is to watch a student theatre production. Friday nights weed out the weak, and separate the wheat from the […]

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