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Rooster Teech Lazer Team

Lazer Team, the first feature-length film from Rooster Teeth, was purely funded by the ginormous fan base the Austin, Texas-based production company garnered. The company now holds the record for Indiegogo’s second largest campaign by raising over 2.5 million dollars (four times their goal). Over the years, Rooster Teeth has grown to be one of the largest companies derived from YouTube. The company …

Jennifer Lawrence in Joy

Hollywood darling David O. Russell teams up for the third time with impressive talents Robert De Niro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Joy, a semi-autobiographical film about an entrepreneurial legend. By all rights, this star-powered collaboration should have been a hit, but so far critics and viewers alike have been yelling “Cleanup on aisle three!” …

Ken Kwapis’ film adaptation of Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods is a visually and emotionally captivating movie that will stir-up all of your inner existential curiosity and wanderlust. Starring Robert Redford as Bill Bryson and Nick Nolte as Stephen Katz, A Walk in the Woods perfectly captured Bryson’s original “life’s too short” message. In …

Kara Aguilar // Contributing writer The streets of LA County’s Compton are at a hush. Stalking the roads are police cars, waiting for the moment to make an arrest like a predator hunting its prey. Approaching a deteriorating house, protected by barred windows and cascading locks on the doors, is a young Eric Wright , …

By Sara Snoddy // Contributing Writer Avengers: Age of Ultron is a self-aware and rather dark chapter in the ever-growing Marvel Cinematic Universe. This highly anticipated sequel to the 2012 mega-hit The Avengers, has already blown box office records with the second-highest opening weekend of all-time, behind its predecessor. Based on the Marvel Comics characters by Stan Lee …

Fifty Shades of Grey released just in time for Valentine’s Day and, unsurprisingly, is doing very well in theaters. But do yourself a favor: Save your money. The movie is 50 shades of disappointing. It follows the dialogue of the book to the letter for the most part. Usually I applaud that tactic in a novel-turned-movie. …