Wonderful Gore

September 24, 2008 0

Battle Royale is a horrifying, bloody, and completely wonderful book. Koushun Takami’s highly controversial, and violent, first novel was translated into English by Yuji Oniki in 2003 and has since seen much success.

Movie Review: My Best Friend's Girl

September 24, 2008 0

Boring. Mindless. Unfunny. No, I am not describing the characteristics of an introductory level statistics class; instead, they are the three words that best fit this week’s new release My Best Friend’s Girl. Starring a trifecta of type-casted stars, Dane Cook, Kate Hudson, and Jason Biggs, the film tells the story of two types of asses trying to fall in love.

Take the time to be happy

September 17, 2008 0

Diverse and unique in their approach to sketch comedy, Lancaster’s own Happy Time Explosion Show strives to deliver well done comedy, improvised and spontaneous in feel and appearance, without belying the serious preparation that goes into preparing for a show.

Refreshing sounds from the rap genre

September 17, 2008 0

There are many treasures behind the crayon-scented cover of The Quilt. Although navigating a journey all too similar to As Cruel as School Children, the listener is refreshed by Gym Class Heroes’ unrivaled (genre specifically) loyalty to melody . Most of the songs are stunningly beautiful in both wordplay (thanks to rap’s most group frontman/underrated mc, Travis McCoy) and instrumental.

Motorhead = Awesome

September 17, 2008 2

When I was younger and ‘dumber’, I had a group of friends who would get together each weekend for the expressed purpose of beating each other’s whiskey-sodden brains out in backyards and ad-hoc boxing rings dotting the outskirts of rural Lancaster county.

A new twist on Never Never Land

September 17, 2008 0

Everyone knows the story. It sports numerous adaptations and retellings, its characters have become legendary, and it dwells in the heart of every child who is just a bit reluctant to grow up, or every adult who still clings to the memories of childhood and perhaps would not mind becoming a child once more, given the opportunity.

Atonement: The Book

September 17, 2008 0

Ian McEwan’s “Atonement” is now a successful film, but that shouldn’t stop anyone from reading the book. While the film is fantastic, the book still manages to surpass it in greatness.

Movie Review: Burn After Reading

September 17, 2008 0

Is it just me or has the crime drama genre gotten out of hand?

It seems like every week there is a new criminal mystery or conspiracy that takes great stars from serious melodramas to running the streets of L.A. in the rain to catch a predator. Not to mention the superfluous amount of detective shows on TV that takes timeslots from the usual sitcoms.

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