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American Horror Story: Freak Show wrapped up its fourth season with an 80-minute season finale Wednesday night which was jammed-packed with a killing spree, a wedding and a little heartbreak. The FX production is known for its diverse and robust cast, which makes it hard to pencil-in a happy ending for everyone. So how does …

American Sniper, the film based on the life of the most lethal sniper in American military Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, lives up to the hype surrounding itself. The movie opens with a scene almost identical to the opening sequence in the memoir it’s based on. Kyle (Bradley Cooper) lies on a rooftop of a building in Fallujah, Iraq …

With The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, director Peter Jackson has ended his trip through Middle-Earth with the third and final installment of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel. As a lover of both Tolkien and Jackson, it pains me to say that this movie deserves strong “meh.” This lukewarm response is due to the egregious amount …

Actress Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" (FILE/The Hunger Games)

The latest adaptation of the Suzanne Collins’ world-bestselling Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay—Part 1, premiered this weekend. The Francis Lawrence-directed film takes place after the Quarter Quell when Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) becomes the true face of the rebellion. She and the other survivors take refuge under the demolished District Thirteen. Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) has been captured and …

With finals coming up, Thanksgiving Break is a necessary deep breath. When we’re not stuffing our faces, we’ll probably spend the fall semester fatigue and obligatory turkey coma on the couch in front of the TV or curled up in bed with our laptops. Every year, there’s the ever-important question: what can I binge-watch over the …

Two short animated films by MTSU Electronic Media Communication assistant professor Kevin McNulty were debuted yesterday in the John Bragg Mass Communication Building. Tethered, the first film shown, was created entirely by McNulty over five years, while Coffee was produced in a matter of months with the help of a team of seven hand-selected EMC students over …