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Tides induces entertainment, tears
By Michael Doubek
May 26, 2011

Mermaid tears; the only untapped idea for the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. One could have logically deduced it would have ended with Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, but it seems producer Jerry Bruckheimer was compelled to continue the story with a schizophrenic plotline that includes Blackbeard and a bunch of angry Spaniards.

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Boys make noise with retro return
By Christopher Gauger
May 26, 2011

In 1983, a punk rock trio from New York began experimenting with hip-hop. Three years later they released an album called Licensed to Ill. The rest is history. The trio known as the Beastie Boys – Michael “Mike D” Diamond, Adam “MCA” Yauch, and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz – became one of the most influential and successful rap groups in the world. Now, in 2011, they return with their latest hip-hop masterpiece, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two.

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Borrowed ideas recycle genre through lens of tedium
By Dure-Ajam Ahmad
May 26, 2011

Romantic-comedy films are infamous for poor attempts at humor, a predictably cheesy storyline, and a typical romance between two conflicting personalities. Though director Luke Greenfield’s (The Girl Next Door) attempt in the genre, Something Borrowed, does not fall into these traps per se.

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Feig provides comedic near miss
By Jordan Schettle
May 26, 2011

Romantic comedies are a man’s worst nightmare. They always feature the same story about an unlucky woman falling for some guy, a huge fight occuring only to be solved in the final moments of the film.

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Thor hammers way for Avengers
By James Locke
May 26, 2011

Marvel has been releasing continual summer blockbusters based around their characters since the release of Spiderman in 2002. Does the latest release, Thor, match up to the previous hits made by Marvel? Yes. Yes it does.

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Priest leaves prayers of comic book fans unanswered
By Tucker Clark
May 26, 2011

Lately, it seems that every single comic book or graphic novel adapted to a movie can become a multi-million dollar franchise after only the opening weekend.

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OLD HEADLINES

Insidious revives true terror
By Tucker Clark
April 20, 2011

It has been said many times before, and it will be said many times again, the 21st century has not been kind to horror movies. The past decade has been flooded with countless PG-13 movies that loosely wear the tag of horror.

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Hill provides hopping good time
Hanna assassinated by faulty plot
Fighters light way to success
Tragic aquanarrative Surfs into Souls of viewers
Your Highness plummets to new levels of comedic dross
Bass heads lose minds in Madison
Gyllenhaal source of excellence
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