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David Fincher’s highly-anticipated film Gone Girl, based on Gillian Flynn’s New York Times Bestselling novel, premiered this weekend. The film follows husband and wife Nick (Ben Affleck) and Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike) from the day of their fifth anniversary, on which Nick discovers that his wife is missing. In the wake of her disappearance, law enforcement and the media turn against …

RJ Mitte, best known for his role on Breaking Bad, gave a humorous, yet affirming presentation on overcoming adversity, followed by a 30-minute Q&A at Tucker Theatre on Wednesday night. Mitte, like his character Walter White Jr., has a mild case of cerebral palsy, a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement and motor skills. Along with …

Eleven MTSU student filmmakers premiered documentaries to a packed audience last night at Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre. The three films — “A Designer’s Canvas,” “Le Début” and “Fighter” — are short documentaries, focusing on the lives of budding young artists working in Paris. “A Designer’s Canvas” centers around young fashion designer Pierre-Henry Bor, whose designs mix modern trends with the …

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 …