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Robert Zemeckis makes live-action return in ‘Flight’
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Robert Zemeckis makes live-action return in ‘Flight’

The new Robert Zemeckis-directed film “Flight” recently premiered at the New York Film Festival and has already been garnering praise from critics for its gripping story, compelling characters and stellar crew performances. The movie, which stars Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle and John Goodman, marks Zemeckis’ return to live-action directing, his last movie being the 2000…

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Candidates should focus on climate change

It’s October. The polar ice caps are at the lowest levels that have ever been recorded and the sea ice has not only lost about half of its volume since 2000, but also about 72 percent of its density. According to Peter Wadhams of the Polar Ocean Physics Group, this constitutes “an imminent and unavoidable…

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Mumford & Sons’ musicality, talent shine in sophomore album

If someone was making odds on up-and-coming bands hitting it big, UK folk rock band Mumford & Sons would have come in at about 1,000,000 to one. In a time where chart-topping artists no longer play instruments but rather press buttons on laptops while wearing oversized mouse heads, Mumford & Sons uses a banjo and…

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Green Day releases part one of three-part album

Oh Green Day, how we’ve missed you. In their 11th studio album “¡Uno!,” part one of a three-part album (“¡Dos!” and “¡Tre!” will be released in November and January). the gang proves that sometimes less is more. For those of you who grew tired of the ideological bombardment of 2004’s “American Idiot” and 2009’s “21st…

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The icing on the cupcake: Miami’s best desserts

Miami has always been known for a few things: cocaine, beaches and terrible drivers, just to name a few. But one of the most commonly overlooked aspects of the Magic City is its incredible food. The multitude of cultures present in Miami has made way for many a delicious dessert. Armed with this understanding, The…

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Kanye West, G.O.O.D. Music show two sides of rapper

Kanye West has proved two things above all else to his scores of followers since he first released “The College Dropout” in 2004. The first is that, above all else, Kanye West is the biggest artist in the world today. His vision for records, his innate ability to produce a music catalog over the past…

Bob Dylan’s “Tempest” proves he’s still got it
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Bob Dylan’s “Tempest” proves he’s still got it

In his 35th studio album, Bob Dylan proves a few things to listeners. The first is that he still is an immaculate songwriter, one capable of creating beautiful landscapes and telling fantastic stories with each song. The second thing is that, at the ripe old age of 71, his voice isn’t getting any prettier. These…

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