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Posts published in February 2010

Scorcese stumbles with “Shutter Island”

Martin Scorsese’s “Shutter Island” plays like a lesser episode of “The Twilight Zone,” prolonged to a bloated running time that tests audience endurance for dusty cliches and obvious red herrings. The script follows U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) as he wades endlessly through alternate…

A Look Back at the Career of Martin Scorcese

While recent high-class directors such as M. Night Shyamalan and Micheal Bay have made a name for themselves by crafting masterpieces such as “The Sixth Sense” and “The Island,” they have also been behind some of the more recent critical flops such as “The Happening”…

Tyra Banks: From Model to Mental

Tyra Banks has won the world over with her limitless ambition and her inability to do anything constructive with it. This is the woman who once recorded a single with Kobe Bryant. This is the woman who appeared in “Halloween Resurrection.” This is the woman…

From the Couch: “The Sarah Silverman Program”

Quick, how do you feel about comedian Sarah Silverman? There are three responses to that question.  They are “Who?,” “I hate her” and “She’s awesome.”  These are the only acceptable answers and I can guarantee no one possibly feels differently. Sarah Silverman was previously the…

Buzzkill: Olympics Edition

The Olympics may overtake the networks of NBC for more than two weeks and force other networks into rerun central, but there’s nothing better to watch than the intense events the games bring with them. It doesn’t matter what else is on TV, though. Whatever…

Jersey Shame: How I got heel Stabbed and didn’t eat in order to meet Snooki

The idea of screaming fans usually brings to mind swarms of preteens drooling over their latest idol. Sometimes, though, these admirers might be slightly older, with a lot less drool and much more hair product. Fans of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” flocked to Cam’s last Friday…

Bradley knocks off Drexel in BracketBusters

Bradley took the floor against the Drexel Dragons in its last non-conference game this regular season last Saturday in its annual BacketBuster contest. In the battle between mid-majors, Bradley solidified its season resume with a 76-60 win as the Braves enter the Missouri Valley Conference…

Men’s Tennis finds success in doubles

The men’s tennis team ended a four-match road swing in Milwaukee before returning home for three matches last weekend. The Braves traveled to Wisconsin to face the Phoenix of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. For the first time in coach Jesse Plote’s tenure, the team swept the doubles matches…

Women’s track and field gets first individual winner

The women’s indoor track season is well under way and the Braves are having strong showings. Saturday, the Braves ran in the Jack Jennett Invitational in Cedar Falls, Iowa, where junior Mary Goldkamp picked up her first victory of the season. Goldkamp finished ahead of…

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