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‘Lucy’ underwhelms with predictable plot, unimpressive action
4 years ago

‘Lucy’ underwhelms with predictable plot, unimpressive action

SPOILER ALERT

Scarlett Johansson escapes from the Marvel universe and gets to play her own superhero in “Lucy.” Unfortunately, the result is unintentionally cheesy and dumb.

Directed by Luc Besson, …
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‘Purge’ sequel disappoints
4 years ago

‘Purge’ sequel disappoints

“The Purge: Anarchy” is a surprising step forward in the franchise but only because the first one was so poor.

James DeMonaco returns after directing last year’s “The Purge,” a …
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UTD hosts week-long camp for underprivileged children

A crowd of kids, chattering and giggling, hold on to white balloons with the words “Let Go” scrawled on them. They wait for the go-ahead and, then, release the fear …
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Post-apocalyptic flick offers cautionary tale
4 years ago

Post-apocalyptic flick offers cautionary tale

 

It’s 2031 and Earth’s sole survivors are struggling to maintain a social balance aboard Snowpiercer, a self-sustaining bullet train that must keep its engine running to keep its …
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Alumnus revitalizes lit mag
4 years ago

Alumnus revitalizes lit mag

College students search high and low for a job after graduating. Few find one so quickly and in an area they love.

For Matthew Limpede, who graduated in 2006 with …
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‘Dragon’ sequel delights with vibrant visuals, heartfelt story
4 years ago

‘Dragon’ sequel delights with vibrant visuals, heartfelt story

“How to Train Your Dragon 2” could easily rest on its stunning visuals, but the film combines 3D with a touching story that elevates the film to a Pixar-like quality.


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Summer Pop Review
4 years ago

Summer Pop Review

Neon Trees electrifies at House of Blues 

Marcelo Yates

Keeping the crowd out late on June 1, pop rock band Neon Trees performed at the House of …
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Students mimic street portrait project
4 years ago

Students mimic street portrait project

Students explore, highlight unique individuals on campus with popular Facebook page ‘Humans of UTD’

A student-run Facebook page called “Humans of UTD” has been growing in popularity for …
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Latest in X-Men franchise excites with fresh plot
4 years ago

Latest in X-Men franchise excites with fresh plot

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In “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” the mutant heroes face their doom in a dark future where man-made super fighters called sentinels rule over both humans and mutants. In a …
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