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RJ Mitte, star of the multi-award-winning TV drama Breaking Bad, will speak in Tucker Theatre at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday as part of MTSU’s “Breaking Bad Week.” The event, “An Evening with RJ Mitte,” is the highlight of the university’s week of activities inspired by the hit television series to commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. …

By Maranda Faris and Max Smith Wizard World Comic Con held its final day of Nashville events with panels from Charmed cast members, Star Trek: The Next Generation stars and Eliza Dushku. Brian Krause, Holly Marie Combs and Shannen Doherty of Charmed kick off their panel at noon. The panel discussed the relationship between Combs and Krause’s …

Three short documentaries made by 11 MTSU students will be shown at the Belcourt Theatre Tuesday night. Shot in Paris, the three films, “Fighter,” “A Designer’s Canvas” and “Le Debut,” document French fashion designers and musicians on the verge of success. “Fighter” details the trials and triumphs of Afro-French singer Jara Ezo, who used music and family as an escape …

By: Maranda Faris and Max Smith Wizard World Comic Con in Nashville wrapped up day two of the three-day convention on Saturday, featuring panels from Star Trek, Walking Dead and WWE cast members. Appearances by Sean Astin of Lord of the Rings, Evan Peters of American Horror Story and Alan Tudyk of Firefly were cancelled prior to the day’s events, but that didn’t …

Wizard World Comic Con came to Nashville’s Music City Center yesterday, kicking off a weekend of pop-culture panels and celebrity appearances that promise to delight nerds from Middle Tennessee and beyond. The first day of programming got the convention off to a slow but charming start. Pop-culture journalist Aaron Sagers joined Frankie Harris, who owns …

By Sara Snoddy The Maze Runner is not the second coming of The Hunger Games. At first glance it’s another run-of-the-mill Young Adult book-to-film adaptation, but well-rounded performances from up-and-coming actors Dylan O’Brien (Teen Wolf), Will Poulter (We’re the Millers), Ameen Aml and Thomas Brodie-Sangster give this film grit and root it in reality better than …