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The Get Down

Kaya Blount, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

Baz Luhrmann and Stephen Adly Guirgis’s Netflix hit “The Get Down” is nothing short of a masterpiece. Whisking you away to the Bronx in the late 70s, during the golden age of hip-hop, “The Get Down” chronicles the journey...

Frank Ocean

Linsey Sparks, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Frank Ocean dropped his debut album Channel Orange in 2012. It is now four years later and he has finally released his newest album, “Blonde”. The album starts off with “Nikes,” where Ocean’s voice is distorted in two...

Seoul Taco in the Loop

Seoul Taco in the Loop

November 11, 2015

Review: ‘Mockingjay, Part One’

Johanna Hill, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

In the third installment of the “Hunger Games” series, Katniss Everdeen has been rescued from her second Hunger Games by the underground operation of District 13, only to struggle with the responsibility of becoming the face...

TV show review: “Dating While Naked”

Brooklyn Bass, Staff Writer

September 4, 2014

Usually when preparing for a first date, hours may be spent on the perfect hairstyle or outfit. For the typical boy, the most impressive ensemble might include the perfect pair of sneakers, and for the typical girl, it might be...

Movie Review: Tyler Perry’s ‘Single Moms Club’

Brooklyn Bass, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

When it comes to a typical Tyler Perry film, one can expect the movie to begin with an opening scene introducing the audience to the protagonist, who almost always happens to be a disadvantaged woman at the hands of an abusive...

Movie Review: “American Hustle”

Brooklyn Bass, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014

Genre: Drama Rating: R 2hr 9min When it comes to starting off a movie right, American Hustle accomplishes that objective with perfection. The film begins with Christian Bale made up to be a middle-aged man posed in fro...

Movie Review: Baggage Claim

Brooklyn Bass, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

Genre: Comedy Rating: PG-13 1hr 36min If one is need of a variety of chocolate eye candy, Baggage Claim is a definite source. In other words, the film features some of the prettiest black faces of Hollywood --Paula Patton...

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