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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
3 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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Weak cyber crime action movie features lackluster performance
3 years ago

Weak cyber crime action movie features lackluster performance

“Blackhat” fails to make hacking watchable for audiences

“Blackhat,” starring Chris Hemsworth, is a plodding crime drama about hacking, with clumsy dialogue and boring characters.

Michael …
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#pinpossible
3 years ago

#pinpossible

One of my favorite things to do is walk down the home decor sections of stores. It’s always fun to look at the canvas prints and other interesting wall …
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Superhero attraction in Fair Park will delight children, adults alike
3 years ago

Superhero attraction in Fair Park will delight children, adults alike

Heroes and villains run amok at The Marvel Experience, an immersive, hyper reality attraction held at Fair Park through Jan. 31.

The best way to describe the Experience, …
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Phố Truong is phố-ever
3 years ago

Phố Truong is phố-ever

Winter has fully arrived, and like many others, I’ve been seeking solace in food to deal with the cold. After moving to Dallas, I desperately sought out the …
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2015 Planners For All Students
3 years ago

2015 Planners For All Students

I would be one of the first people to admit that I’m a little obsessed with planners. The thought of a new semester and a new year with so much …
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Dull script weakens WWII story
3 years ago

Dull script weakens WWII story

“Unbroken” tells the unbelievable true story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic long distance runner who was captured by Japanese troops during World War II after his plane was shot …
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