“Jack the Giant Slayer” comes up short Reply

“Jack the Giant slayer” stars Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, and Ewan McGregor. the film features spectacular special effects and cgi but falls short with a predictable story- line and lacking character development.

“Jack the Giant slayer” stars Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, and Ewan McGregor. the film features spectacular special effects and cgi but falls short with a predictable story- line and lacking character development.Photo courtesy of board.alluc.org

Ariana St. Pierre Arts Editor

“Jack the Giant Slayer” is an exciting new spin on a classic tale. Unfortunately, it relies solely on special effects and lacks character development. Directed by Bryan Singer, “Jack the Giant Slayer” tells a tale of an ancient war between humans and flesh hungry giants. More…

“Skyfall” is Bond at his best Reply

Natalie KfouryCo-Editor-in-Chief

“Bond is Back” proclaims the tag line for “Skyfall,” the latest installment of the “James Bond” franchise. The 23rd film in the series is directed by Sam Mendes and stars Daniel Craig in his third appearance as James Bond, Javier Bardem as villain Raol Silva, and Judi Dench in her seventh appearance as M, the head of MI6. The movie meets and exceeds the standards of die-hard fans of the “James Bond” series. More…

New Muse album falls short Reply

Scott LaPier – 1851 Staff

Muse is a band noted for their ex­plosive live shows, powerful sound, and quirky conspiracy-inspired songs. They have made a career out of writing music that sends chills up your spine, can make you feel weightless and leaves you begging for more when the album finishes. How­ever, on their last two releases, they seem to have lost the plot. More…

No Doubt comes out of hiatus with a bang Reply

Natalie Kfoury – Co-editor-in-chief 

The party is back. Eleven years since 2001’s “Rock Steady,” No Doubt, the alter­native rock group helmed under the icon­ic Gwen Stefani, returns with “Push and Shove.” This is an album that brings us back to where No Doubt soared with fun, catchy and obnoxiously enjoy­able songs and rhythms that leave fans with smiles on their faces and newcomers eager to hear more. More…