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’10 Cloverfield Lane’ full of suspense, secrets

Mary Elizabeth Winstead, center, and John Goodman, right, star in

Pamela Stevens, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

Writing a review of "10 Cloverfield Lane" presents a precarious path for any writer desiring to prompt readers to run out and see this gem of a film while also not wanting to spoil any of the surprises that J.J. Abram’s production company Bad Robot painstakingly kept secret during the films creation....

Adding zombies to ‘Pride and Prejudice’ entertaining

Bella Heathcote and Lily James in “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.”

Allison Althof, Office Manager

March 2, 2016

Jane Austen marked her place in history 200 years ago when she began publishing books like “Sense and Sensibility” and “Mansfield Park”. Though it wasn’t her first piece of published work, Austen’s most well known novel is probably the infamous "Pride and Prejudice". For those who do...

‘The Revenant’ delivers

Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Revenant.”

John Everman, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Review: Immersing the viewer in the life of a frontiersman in the harsh woods of 1823 South Dakota, The Revenant is a momentous, bloody, and emotionally charged survival drama. While depicting a tale of human endurance and desire for revenge, offering a glimpse at our ancestor’s violent past and...

The Martian movie review

The Martian

Allison Althof, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

We know from movies like “Armageddon” and “Apollo 13” that space really doesn’t like to cooperate. There’s a lot of it, it’s very dangerous, and if something goes wrong you’re pretty much on your own. There’s a reason astronauts train for two years before they’re hurtled into the...

These five films highlight the summer movie season

Top 5 Summer Movies

Tom Richardson, Staff writer

May 7, 2014

People always seem to know what kind of movies trip their trigger, but during the summer movie season, it’s hard to narrow it down to the “must-see” titles. Here is a list of five films to look forward to this summer, that many others are also highly anticipated. These are five different films,...

The 40 Year Old Virgin tops list of favorite date movies

The 40 Year Old Virgin tops list of favorite date movies

Erin Johnsrud, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

What makes a great date movie? That depends on who is on the date. Personally, I’d prefer a horror movie – even the bad ones – to almost any rom-com. This is not a list full of “Sleepless in Seattles,” or “The Notebooks.” However, there are certain movies that pretty much everyone (men...

These weren’t Oscar nominees, but they’re our winners

You won't find these categories among the Oscars Awards.

Clarion staff report

February 20, 2013

This year’s Oscar nominees have some of the best talent in the industry. While we recognize that movies such as Brave, Les Miserables and Silver Linings Playbook are great, there are a few others in certain corners of the industry that need light. That said, we’ve hand-picked a few categories to...

Exploring food options while tight on cash

Michael Patton, Staff Writer

September 12, 2012

Sustaining a relatively dignified quality of life that on just a few dollars per day can be a challenge. A recent week-long exploration of daily spending habits involved with living on a 2000-calorie daily diet, maintaining an 18 credit class load, and spending no more than $20 a day allowed for the...

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