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Mansionz disappoints with debut
2 weeks ago

Mansionz disappoints with debut

Mansionz is a collaborative duo composed of Mike Posner and Blackbear. Their debut album, also titled “mansionz,” explores themes of love, non-conformity and depression. They have worked together twice …
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Lost in translation
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2 weeks ago

Lost in translation

“Ghost in the Shell,” directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Jamie Moss, William Wheeler and Ehren Kruger, turns a successful manga and film series into a somewhat bland …
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Game Corner: Shadow Warrior 2 Review
6 months ago

Game Corner: Shadow Warrior 2 Review

“Shadow Warrior 2” is a first-person shooter game where players take control of a mighty ninja that spews carefree one-liners while fighting off demons and angry mobsters. The game …
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My State Fair Adventure

A family tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas commemorates all things important to the state: food, agriculture, community, football and family. Located just miles away from downtown Dallas, …
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Dangerous Liaisons
2 years ago

Dangerous Liaisons

Student actors put on performance of 18th century French novel

In the first few moments of the “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”, Marquise de Mertueil claims that “Love is something you use, …
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Drama wastes interesting premise
2 years ago

Drama wastes interesting premise

“True Story,” based on Michael Finkel’s memoir of the same name, fails to be as interesting as the true story.

Finkel’s stories were on multiple covers of The New York …
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New ‘Furious’ film resorts to same formula
2 years ago

New ‘Furious’ film resorts to same formula

“Furious 7” has a nonsensical plot and dull dialogue, but it speeds past these road bumps that might otherwise sideline any other film with a familiar mix of levity and …
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‘Marigold’ sequel delightfully simple
2 years ago

‘Marigold’ sequel delightfully simple

Film underwhelmingly mixes talented cast with stuffy plot

As the title suggests, “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” doesn’t portray anything new or particularly interesting, but the film’s geriatric cast …
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Dallas music scene emerges
2 years ago

Dallas music scene emerges

Take a drive through Deep Ellum on any given weekend and you’ll likely hear local music echoing among the old buildings covered in buffed out graffiti behind the massive highways …
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‘Dark Girls’ a dialogue on colorism
2 years ago

‘Dark Girls’ a dialogue on colorism

The Meteor Theatre kicked off Black History Month on Feb. 4, 2015 in the Jonsson Performance Center with “Dark Girls,” a film that delves into the much unspoken world of …
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