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Children’s novels mold persona

Globe Staff

October 20, 2009


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I have to admit that my secret obsession is a little childish. And by childish, I certainly mean awesome. I am a proud member of “The Baby-sitters Club”. No, this is not a group of CHS students and I couldn’t tell you what days we meet. It’s a children’s book series. Perhaps...

Fox Theatre’s ‘Phantom’ production a masterpiece

Globe Staff

October 20, 2009


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The reputation of “The Phantom of the Opera” precedes any form of viewing. Globally known and critically acclaimed, theatre buffs and average people alike are aware of its famous music and colossal success. However, once “Phantom” is seen on stage, one can understand the reasons...

Michael Moore fails to find solution

Globe Staff

October 16, 2009


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A pair of blinding white NewBalance shoes, a megaphone, several rolls of yellow crime scene tape, and an armored truck spell one thing; Michael Moore is back again. Moore’s newest movie “Capitalism: A Love Story” is a brutal attack on the economic system that sustains our nation. While the movie’s spo...

Art exhibits honor ancient Rome

Globe Staff

October 13, 2009


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Positioned in the farther, quieter end of the St. Louis Art Museum are 2 exceptional exhibits evoking homage and reverence to past art forms. However, the artwork itself seems to project homage and reverence as well as the exhibit itself. “Reviving Antiquity: Artists and Their Study of Ancient...

‘Ponyo’ delights, entertains all ages

Globe Staff

September 17, 2009


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“Ponyo”, the latest animated masterpiece from legendary Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, excels in entertaining both cynical adults and bright-eyed adolescents. Miyazaki is responsible for many critically acclaimed animated films such as “Howl’s Moving Castle”, “Princess...

Chicago’s Harry Potter exhibit impresses

Globe Staff

September 15, 2009


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Unaware visitors of Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry probably do not expect to find a heap of finely-crafted magic wands, a couple of mock-up house elves, and a troupe of museum employees insisting on speaking to patrons in bad British accents and vernacular. However, all that and many...

Tim Burton’s ‘9’ unbalanced, bewildering

Globe Staff

September 14, 2009


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Full of action and adventure in a post-apocalyptic age, Tim Burton’s “9” adds a bit of the short film version of "9" in the movie as well as his own creativity; however, this resulted in a very topsy-turvy film. The story begins with the last “stitchpunk,” 9, waking up...

‘Julie and Julia’ satisfies cravings

Meredith McMahon

September 13, 2009


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Don’t forget your dinner before you come to the succulent, French food- filled film, “Julie & Julia”! Between scenes of delicious, buttery fish and dark chocolate cake is a story of two women– Julia Child, the famed chef who introduced French cooking to America in the 1960's...

‘Adam’ a sweet, original romance

Globe Staff

September 11, 2009


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Though “Adam” may be overshadowed by the more highly publicized “500 Days of Summer” and “Away We Go” this season, it is a romantic comedy that is worth seeking out. Writer Max Mayer succeeds at overcoming the pitfalls of the genre through a unique story about a man...

Acting in ‘Final Destination’ horrifying

Globe Staff

September 11, 2009


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I am a big fan of horror films, but this summer's “Final Destination” failed to please me. “Final Destination” revolves around the main character Nick O’Bannon, who joins his friends in a fun time at the speedway. Some are hoping for a crash, but Nick has a bad feeling...

‘Paper Heart’ gives new glimpse on romance

Globe Staff

September 11, 2009


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By Andie Glik If you’re a fan of "Juno" or "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist," and you count Michael Cera as your celeb crush, "Paper Heart" is the movie for you. Starring the adorable and quirky Charlyne Yi (you may know her from "Knocked Up" as the stoner girlfriend), “Purple Heart”...

WEB–Gamer movie review

Globe Staff

September 10, 2009


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Set in a faraway future of tyrannical rule and hypnotizing video games, "Gamer" is an action film where mind control technology has been used in twisted video games. The first game created was Society, in which players control another person like a puppet, turning them into their own version of the “perfect”...

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