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Batman V Superman: A Super Disappointment

It took 120 of the 155 minute runtime of “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice” for a character to utter the phrase ‘God is dead,’ which seems particularly telling for a film that banks on convincing viewers that the eponymous Superman, played by Henry Cavill, isn’t the physical embodiment of his Nietzschean namesake.

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Saturday 11/21/2015
‘The Trojan Women’ cast shines light on devastation of war
Posted: November 21, 2015

Strong emotions and amazing acting performances made the opening night of A-State’s theatrical performance of “The Trojan Women” a night to remember.

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Monday 10/19/2015
Review: Miranda Lambert brings girl power to Convo
Posted: October 19, 2015

Miranda Lambert’s Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars tour featured four women in country music who rocked the Convo Saturday. Lambert brought Courtney Cole, Clare Dunn and RaeLynn to open the show before taking the stage to close the night.

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Saturday 10/17/2015
Unrealistic casting, thought-provoking exploration of humanity in “The Martian”
Posted: October 17, 2015

It seems as though audiences are treated to a sprawling space epic each year. These films challenge viewers to imagine living in a world where interplanetary travel is not science fiction, but science reality.

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Tuesday 09/22/2015
REVIEW: Moviegoers are sure to enjoy "Straight Outta Compton"
Updated: September 22, 2015 - 4:27 pm

Straight outta Hollywood comes the film Straight Outta Compton, a movie that fans of the hip-hop genre are sure to enjoy.

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Tuesday 09/08/2015
"We Are Your Friends" flounders with cliche screenplay, pretentious stock characters
Updated: September 08, 2015 - 9:59 pm

Zac Efron stars as dead-eyed Muppet Cole Carter in “We Are Your Friends,” an angsty coming of age tale that can’t quite identify its target audience.

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Saturday 08/29/2015
Eli Young Band, Josh Thompson bring Country to the Convo
Updated: August 29, 2015 - 8:24 pm

The A-State Convocation Center was filled with a wild, almost tangible energy Friday night as two country headliners took the stage.

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Wednesday 03/04/2015
The minds of men on sex exposed
Posted: March 04, 2015

Although this column talks about sex in general, rarely before has it contained the thoughts and feelings of a man.

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Monday 02/23/2015
New app exposes inappropriate material to students
Posted: February 23, 2015

There is a growing trend between all of our generation's favorite apps. First came Snapchat, which has since been overrun with sexting and/or ugly selfies; then Yik Yak, a self-esteem crushing, anonymous twitter; then Tinder, whose purpose doesn't even need to be dignified with a description. Now there is Fade.

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