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A Sea Change

A harsh look at what’s happening to our seas BY JAMES STEMPLE   A sea change is defined, according to Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” as a change brought about by the sea. It’s an idiom often used to signify a notable…

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COLUMN: Whitewashing in the shell

The Rupert Sanders thriller draws criticisms BY DINANDA PRAMESTI, CULTURE EDITOR   With the recent Academy Awards show being much more diverse than the previous few years, Hollywood continues to try to appeal and listen to the public about the…

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Dinner and a movie

Good food and movie picks for a good night out on the town BY BASMA HUMADI   Dinner: HalfSmoke With milkshakes, Monopoly and “Chipotle-style” assembly line sausages, HalfSmoke takes the title for being the coolest place around the block. Though…

REVIEW: The allure of “La La Land”

BY BASMA HUMADI (Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for those who have not yet seen the film.) “La La Land” swept away the Golden Globes this year by winning all seven awards it was nominated for, setting the record…

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Add some fright to your movie night!

Mia Wise, Staff Writer Halloween is a nostalgic holiday for many college students. Because trick-or-treating is not an option anymore, students look for other ways to celebrate. For Mason students, watching scary movies is one of the most spook-tacular options. “‘Halloween’ is…

Movie Review: The Equalizer

Written by Alisa Posey “The Equalizer” is an action-packed thriller starring Denzel Washington. Is there really anything else you can ask for? The movie, directed by Antoine Fuqua, centers on Robert McCall (Washington), a man with a questionable past trying…

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Review

Coming to the JC Cinema this weekend is X-Men: Days of Future Past, the third superhero film  released this summer. Being the seventh entry in its respected series, one could think that this new film could be stale with nowhere…