M A N I A Album Review | Fall Out Boy

Hi readers! Guest writer Becca here. I've heard people say they don’t like Fall Out Boy’s new music because it’s different, and I have just one thing to say to those people: YOU ARE DEPRIVING YOURSELVES. Sure, it’s different from their old stuff, but their style has evolved. It would be disappointing if it hadn’t. …

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Broadway’s The Little Mermaid

Disney's overhaul of their third Broadway show. I recently went to see Disney's The Little Mermaid at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta. This venture was inspired by a previous anniversary's success with The Lion King-- my husband was moved to tears within the first line of Rafiki's wonderfully rich cry. Due to its predecessor, this …

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19 Underrated Movies You Need to Watch Right Now

Or if not underrated, under watched by the new generation. Here is a list of movies that are underrated, though each qualified because of a masterful combination of music, good editing, acting, humor, and general epic-ness. P.S. See how many "Harry Potter" actors you can spot! 1. Fair and Away (1992) - Tom Cruise plays a young, hotheaded …

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Pride & Prejudice(s)

Intro Pride & Prejudice—directed by Joe Wright and released in 2005—is a charming and perfectly amiable adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel of the same name. The things that make this version shine are the casting, specifically Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen’s performances as, arguably, the most beloved couple in literature. Screenplay As an adaptation, …

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15 Ways Jane the Virgin Got Motherhood Right

While I am not from Venezuela, the daughter of a flamboyant telenovela star torn between my ex-fiancé and the father of my child, or even a virgin, I do identify with Jane Villanueva. Amidst police investigations, the appearance of long-lost mothers, multiple murders, love triangles, kidnappings and, of course, being accidentally artificially inseminated, "Jane the …

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Sleeping Beauty

The Gainesville Theatre Alliance’s production of Sleeping Beauty* was lovely; it had dazzling scene design, rich costuming, and committed actors. However, the makeup was somewhat lacking. Some characters seemed to have no makeup on altogether, while others were so heavily stylized, when in combination with their multi-patterned costumes, their features were rendered nearly indistinguishable. Characters such …

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