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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 …

After a day full of turkey and overbearing relatives, Bonnaroovians will be able to relax and relive their favorite moments on “The Farm” with VH1’s A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving. The music video channel that plays slightly more music than MTV is teaming up with the festival for two-hour special featuring archived performances of past ‘Roo acts …

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 …

October 10/27 ALBUM: Taylor Swift – 1989 10/28 ALBUM: Lil Wayne – Tha Carter V 10/31 CONCERT: Zombie Bazooka Partol, MR NASTI, Seth Moore, The Suez @ Wall Street, 9 p.m. 10/31 MOVIE: Nightcrawler   November 11/1 CONCERT: Lil Jon (DJ Set) @ Anthem, 10 p.m 11/4 CONCERT: Death From Above 1979 w/ Biblical @ Marathon Music Works, 8 …