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Control follows Jesse Faden while she searches for her missing brother who went missing 20 years ago. The game is plagued with stagnant battles but is, ultimately, a piece of well-cultivated gameplay.

Review: Confusion and complexity shape third-person game

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer September 18, 2019

Video game developer Remedy Entertainment loves a good pastiche. Its popular “Max Payne” series paid tribute to Asian action films, while “Alan Wake” gamified small-town horror. The company's new...

Pressure is a perfect balance between Wage Wars typical hardcore rock and pop. It is experimental and smooth, creating a pleasant, melodic and awe-inspiring experience.

Review: “Pressure” is a dynamic album to remember

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer September 10, 2019

Florida-based band Wage War is one of the latest metalcore groups bursting into the mainstream. Similar to Bring Me The Horizon, I Prevail and A Day To Remember, metalcore bands are often recognized for...

Dumbo has thrilling, high-flying moments, but most of the time the acting is bland and the story is convoluted. The human actors have little appeal and are hard to relate to. Overall, this live-action adaptation does little to honor its predecessor.

Review: “Dumbo” struggles to take flight

By Liam Conway, Staff Writer April 9, 2019

Disney’s live-action remakes have hit a rocky point as they adapt one of its more unusual characters in “Dumbo.” Directed by Tim Burton, “Dumbo” seeks to recreate the 1941 animated classic on...

Review: Synthetic sounds disappoint in Gusters new album

Review: Synthetic sounds disappoint in Guster’s new album

By Kenny Chapman, Staff Writer January 21, 2015
Straying from their characteristically indie sound, Guster produces lackluster synthetic vibes in "Evermotion."

Review: Cumberbatch’s performance drives Turing biopic

By Mary Ford, Assistant Life & Culture Editor January 15, 2015
Directed by Morten Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightly, "The Imitation Game" reveals the story of a little-known cryptographic genius punished for his homosexuality.
Review: Performances fuel narrative in Hunger Games

Review: Performances fuel narrative in ‘Hunger Games’

By Ana Borruto, Contributing Writer December 3, 2014
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I" makes a thrilling return to the dystopian world of Panem.

Review: Powerful performances propel plot in ‘Calvary’

By Byron Bixler, Contributing Writer September 1, 2014
Powerful performances fuel drama film's narrative.

Review: ‘Shelter’ suffers from monotonous musicality

By Steven Pirani, Assistant Life & Culture Editor August 25, 2014
Repetition hinders London-based producer Moire's dark release, "Shelter."

Review: Despite bland characters, ‘Guardians’ stands out

By Daniel Wisniewski, Staff Writer August 25, 2014
With healthy doses of both comedy and action, "Guardians of the Galaxy" hits sci-fi gold.

Review: Metal group Pallbearer crafts dynamic masterpiece

By Evin Billington, Life & Culture Editor August 25, 2014
Pallbearer delivers an exemplary sophomore release with "Foundations of Burden."

Review: Producer takes electro recess

By Ashley Wolf, Staff Writer April 9, 2014
Dubstep icon Skrillex delivers a lively new collection of tracks.

Review: Aerial fighter provides rousing action

By Will Uhl, Staff Writer April 9, 2014
Pixelated indie title pleases with pixelated carnage.
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