Macfarlane’s Western comedy misses the mark

Macfarlane’s Western comedy misses the mark

Most known for his work on “Family Guy,” Seth MacFarlane’s presence has blown up recently. He has expanded his voice work on “Family Guy” to shows like “American Dad” and “The Cleveland Show,” while also writing and directing the feature film “Ted.” He has become famous, or some might say...

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Reynolds: Danger lurks in the darkness

Reynolds: Danger lurks in the darkness

Dallas is a city whose face alters with each darker shade of the twilight. Samuel Grand Avenue is menacing at 6:30 p.m. and Harry Hines is scary at midnight. Every vignette in arts and humanities professor Clay Reynolds’ “Night Work” could be about the dank Walgreens or the dilapidated convenience...

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‘Godzilla’ the best actor in the Gareth Edwards movie

‘Godzilla’ the best actor in the Gareth Edwards movie

Godzilla, the “King of Monsters,” is back in a “Godzillian” way mesmerizing old seasoned fans and the new generation of kids who will watch it with their parents. The latest “Godzilla” has a more aggressive visage and despite the use of computer graphics, the movie retains the dramatic stage-like nature...

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‘Neighbors’ a comedy with heart

‘Neighbors’ a comedy with heart

“Neighbors” asks millennials what is cool after having a child. How does this generation transition from young adulthood to adulthood. Are late night raves still an option? Can parents smoke weed or get wasted before coming home to their newborns? Through a comedic viewpoint, these are issues many of this...

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Concert to showcase Asian rock cultures

Concert to showcase Asian rock cultures

The Bangladeshi Student Organization, in collaboration with other student organizations, will perform a rock show at 5:30 p.m. today, May 10, on the Plinth. The show, which is free to all students, will showcase music from different countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan, China and India. “There are a lot of cultural events...

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“Cherub” a big electro-anthem party

“Cherub” a big electro-anthem party

Electropop duo Cherub stopped by Dallas at the House of Blues on Thursday, May 1 as part of their Blow’d Tour promoting the upcoming release of their debut album. The show was late to start and with good reason as already-drunken teens came stumbling into the Music Hall well into...

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Japanese culture under the lights

Japanese culture under the lights

On April 14, the Japanese Student Association took over the Galaxy Rooms for a night of fabulous and awe-inspiring displays of Japanese fashion. Attendees of the J-Fashion Show experienced an eccentric spectrum of styles from Japan, including Lolita, Visual Kei, Uniforms, Traditional and Himekaji, as the models walked the runway....

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Jemison promotes gains in space travel

Jemison promotes gains in space travel

In 100 years or so, human beings may be able to reach new frontiers beyond the solar system because of the efforts of astronaut Mae Jemison. Jemison spoke at the ATEC Lecture Hall as the final part of UTD’s Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the Northwood Women’s Club on April...

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