Drive on!

Garrett Cimina, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2012

Video games have taken players on globe-tripping shoot-a-thons, cross-country road races, and adventures as a dragon-killing magician-swordsman.  But Driver: San Francisco takes place in a world so far untapped by the media: t...

The Golden Globes 2012

Trudel Pare, Opinions Editor

February 6, 2012

The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Show was held and broadcast live on Sunday, January 15th. Ricky Gervais hosted the awards; it is his third consecutive year in this capacity. Gervais, who is known for his acerbic wit and h...

Is the new Footloose a good way to cut loose?

Cooper Irons, Staff Writer

November 22, 2011

A The year is 2007, the peak of Disney Channel's grip on tweendom, thanks to the  roaring success of High School Musical and Hannah Montana. The latest development in the media epidemic is the announcement that HSM  cover ...

The Pixar awards: rating the works of animation’s best studio

Garrett Cimina, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2011

It’s a fact; Pixar rocks.  The Emeryville, California-based animation studio has been pumping out a seemingly endless run of critically acclaimed movie properties ever since Toy Story became the first feature-length fully-CG...

Does Warrior Knock Out The Fighter?

Cooper Irons, Staff Writer

October 8, 2011

A- Being released nine months after The Fighter, an Academy Award-recognized film about boxing and brotherly love, could not have been harder for Warrior. Even though the latest from Miracle director Gavin O'Connor had plenty of ...

Which Toy Story reigns supreme?

Garrett Cimina, Humor and Leisure Editor

June 10, 2011

By now, it is probably safe to assume that everyone who cares has seen the touching ending of Toy Story 3, the first animated feature to earn over $1 billion at the box office (  It is time, therefore, to set that mov...

Beach Boys’ “Smile Sessions” to be released in 2011

Robert Park, Staff Writer

May 4, 2011

This up-and-coming album isn’t your typical 21st century album release. This album is much bigger. Lady Gaga will momentarily fade out of the spotlight as fans of original pop music are given a moment to reminisce by enjoying...

Bon Jovi delivers sterling performance

Garrett Cimina, Humor and Leisure Editor

April 7, 2011

There are old rock bands and then there are classic rock bands, and New Jersey rock group Bon Jovi, still rocking out sold-out venues some 27 years after they first formed under the banner of lead singer Jon Bon Jovi, is the l...

Mine creatively!

Garrett Cimina, Humor and Leisure Editor

April 7, 2011

You find yourself in an empty field, only a few trees and a small pool of water for company.  In the distance, you see towering cliffs of grey stone, and a large lake bordered by sandy beaches.  You attack the nearby tree with...

Elementary my dear Watson…

Vinay Viswanathan, Opinions Editor

March 11, 2011

On the days of February 15-17, Jeopardy! filmed from an IBM research facility in Yorktown Heights, NY to broadcast a highly contested match between legendary contestants Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter as well as the IBM supercomputer...

Guitar Hero breaks up the band

Garrett Cimina, Humor and Leisure Editor

February 24, 2011

Ever since its first iteration hit store shelves back in 2005, the Guitar Hero series has helped thousands of nerds fulfill their rock and roll fantasies.  The jump from original developer Harmonix to former Tony Hawk design s...

Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is a beatiful dark twisted masterpiece

Vinay Viswanathan, Opinions Editor

January 24, 2011

RATING: 9.7/10 Kanye West’s new album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, his first album since 808’s & Heartbreak, his least commercially popular album, and a string of controversies after 808’s, is an avant-garde, experim...