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Following the joy that accompanies Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you!), we can all be very excited about Cinco de Mayo. This is a holiday most of us observe with a simple remembrance of elementary Spanish (“Oh yeah, that’s May 5th), so in case you’re somewhat rusty on your Cinco de Mayo particulars, here are a few facts about the holiday for your reading pleasure!
There have been many theories about the upcoming 50th anniversary over time. For the most part it seems all the signs are pointing into one direction. It seems that most of the questions have been answered, or at least made more clear to the fans. The release of the short “The Night of the Doctor” really helped this. If you haven’t watched that video yet, do so before reading on. Here is what we know so far about the 50th and what it will be.
The Marshall Mathers LP 2 was released on Tuesday, November 5th, topping the iTunes album charts and is currently on pace to top 750k sales through the first week. The album was not necessarily intended to be a sequel to his 2000 sophomore album, but rather a re-visitation on not only the first Marshall Mathers LP, but on his entire career. The 42 year-old teamed up with Rick Rubin, founder of Def Jam Records, appointing him as the executive producer along with Dr. Dre (of course).
What is the apocalypse according to The Walking Dead? The Walking Dead plays off the usual tropes of the zombie and horror genre. The dead are re-animated through a disease or plague of unknown origin. In 28 Days Later (2002), a zombie plague is unleashed through a virus transmitted from lab animals to humans. 28 Days Later gives us an apocalyptic image that is utterly accidental. The outbreak or plague is never planned for, but it is the accident or catastrophe of modern science or civilization. In the case of the zombie outbreak, it is an accident of science reaching too far.
It appears that Hollywood sees fit to continue to release trailers, so it is our dutiful job to check them out and give you all the deets on what we think of them.
I seem to find myself looking for a new show to watch on a more regular basis lately, as my poor Netflix profile will tell you. I often browse around my recommendations, and come up empty. And when I do find something that looks interesting, it’s pretty rare for me to stick around a show for longer than a couple of episodes. When I find myself still watching after a good five episodes, I know that there’s something different about this one.
For two weeks, one movie theatre in Chicago is graced with having their entire top floor reserved for one event: a film festival featuring movies made by artists from around the world. During this time, one can participate in various panel discussions, red-carpet premieres, and the unveiling of a “surprise film.” This year, I had the privilege of attending with a group of fellow Digital Media majors as we stormed the windy city for the Chicago International Film Festival. Quite honestly, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. What I did know was that I was going to be doing a lot of subtitles.
In this episode of Diving In: Austin, Jake and Peter discuss Pokemon Dueling, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and the Mumford and Sons hiatus.
In this episode, Jake, Austin, and Peter dive right in with officially deeming Friday the 13th "Baby Ocelot Friday."
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