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Samantha Bee

When Jon Stewart left the Daily Show last year, fans wondered if anyone could replace him. Finally, after six months of waiting, that void has been filled. The aptly titled Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, which premiered Feb. 8 on TBS, delivered the type of smart and edgy satire one would expect with a seasoned …

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies attempts to reanimate the monster movie genre, but it buckles under too much Pride and Prejudice and nowhere near enough zombies. Adapted from Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel of the same name, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies combines Jane Austen’s classic tale with a zombified twist. Preceded by and often compared to the love-it-or-hate-it monster mashup Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter …

Where to begin with a film such as Hail, Caesar!? This movie is so enigmatic, crazy and so Coen. The movie creates a world in itself that has to be seen to be believed. The story begins with Capital Studio putting on Hail, Caesar!, their biggest production yet. The 1950s studio is bustling and booming with the intent of creating a masterpiece, …

American Crime Story

“You all saw the Bronco. But you weren’t in it.” And for a show that promised an inside look at what really went down in the ‘trial of the century,’ The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story is extremely satisfying, not to mention well crafted and relevant. The promotion of FX’s newest bid for genius …

Straight Outta Compton

By Kali Hammon // Contributing Writer Correction: Selma will be shown in the Student Union Building at the Student Union Theater. The midnight showing of Friday will require an MTSU student ID, and patrons are allowed to bring one guest. To celebrate Black History Month, several movies will be shown on MTSU’s campus at varying times and locations. …

Spotlight

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, you should be aware that a state of emergency was declared for Flint, Michigan, in January. Over a year ago, the water supply there was contaminated when Flint River’s corrosive water caused lead from aging pipes to contaminate the water supply, causing extreme health conditions and resulting …