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Yume Nikki offers a unique storytelling experience for the patient

Yume Nikki offers a unique storytelling experience for the patient

Aaron Gray, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Yume Nikki is an odd game, to say the least. Players start the game with arbitrary directions that basically tell them to go to sleep and collect "effects" before being plopped unceremoniously into the game world, controlling a solitary young child as she moves between a sparse two-room area. You have...

All emotion is lost in new “Carrie” adaptation

All emotion is lost in new “Carrie” adaptation

Evan Trainer, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013


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Hollywood has made so many Stephen King adaptations that they have gone back to readapt his first published book . . . for the third time. King’s “Carrie” was adapted for the first time in 1976, two years after it was published and the film has been referred to as a classic by many people ever...

“Gravity” is the most compelling film of the year

Evan Trainer, Staff Writer

October 9, 2013


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From Gravity’s opening shot, which lasts over 15 minutes, I was blown away. The film follows two astronauts who were working on their space station when debris from a destroyed satellite comes flying by destroying their station and killing all of their crew. Stranded in space with little air, no...

“Insidious Chapter 2” fails to live up to original

Evan Trainer, Staff writer

September 20, 2013


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Australian filmmaking duo James Wan and Leigh Whannell return with their fourth collaboration, which, unfortunately for us, is not their greatest work. Opening two years after it’s predecessor, “Insidious Chapter 2” fails to live up to the scares of the original, but tries to overcompensate for...

“Chronicles of Riddick” Review

Evan Trainer, Staff writer

September 10, 2013


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Opening in the end trails of the summer blockbuster season is the long lost sequel to 2004's "Chronicles of Riddick," confusingly titled Riddick. Not being a fan of Vin Diesel or the Riddick franchise, I wasn't looking forward to this film, and based on the trailers I thought this film looked abysmal....