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‘Some Nights’: Indie band stays true to roots

By | Mar 7, 2012

The New York City-based band Fun. plunges into the mainstream with their album “Some Nights.” The release features a drastic change from the band’s acoustic sound in “Aim and Ignite,” its first album. Filled with heavy electric sounds, “Some Nights” showcases electronic beats and autotuned vocals exemplified in “Why Am I the One” and “Stars.”…

Professor combats popular 3-D trend with hand-drawn animation in film

By | Mar 7, 2012

As more movies are being released in 3-D format, Jason Harrington, assistant professor of cinema, photography and media arts, is bringing film back to the basics with a hand-drawn animation that took more than three years and 12 crew members to create.

‘The Secret World of Arrietty’: Stunning anime captures cheer

By | Feb 29, 2012

Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animators best known for “Spirited Away,” return with “The Secret World of Arrietty,” a whimsical story about a race of tiny people called Borrowers. The film, originally released in Japan in July 2010, has finally made it to the U.S. The movie stars an unexpected cast including Bridgit Mendler as Borrower…