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If you’ve ever scrolled through your TV guide on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday nights, you might’ve seen a show called “Duck Dynasty” on A&E. One may assume it’s a hunting show, but would be completely wrong. The creators of “Duck Dynasty” managed not only to form a great reality show, but also a comedic view of the Robertson family...
This past Friday, May 4, was a notable one to cinephiles for multiple reasons – most importantly as the U. S. release of Joss Whedon and Marvel’s four-years-in-the-making superhero film, The Avengers. However, there is a smaller, typically less publicized (and less festive) event that has occurred on this date for the past several years – May 4 has...
It is fairly common for Hollywood to release at least a few films each year about, well, films. Possibly nothing is more characteristic of American cinema than its frequent vanity-driven practice of looking at itself in the mirror, praising itself for bringing “magic” to the masses. Occasionally, however, there comes a movie that takes a significant step back and really...
Today, Wednesday, November 30, 2011, Jesuit’s Not for Sale Club will be screening The Dark Side of Chocolate in Hughes Hall.  This film by Miki Mistrati and U. Roberto Romano is a documentary about the illegal use of child slaves who are trafficked to the Ivory Coast for the gathering and selling of cocoa beans. Luckily, we live in Dallas,...
Documentary Review Since 1987, the cable network A&E has run the popular “Biography” series, exploring the history of American companies and personalities. One such documentary chronicles the improbable rise of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream business, from its humble beginnings to its eventual financial success. The director first takes us to the childhood of Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, eventual...
In spite of the hefty amount of pressure intrinsically involved in the concluding of an international phenomenon so vast in its appeal and so iconic in its cultural stature as J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, the saga’s final installment, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, released this summer on July 15, 2011, had to be good. It was,...
It’s springtime, a time for Easter, Spring Break, the NBA and NHL playoffs, the NFL draft, and the beginning of the end of the school year.  Unfortunately, spring also means a weak season for movies.  As of April 28, four of the top five films at the box office had “rotten” ratings on the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes,...
There are few things that American society appreciates more than finality. We love to record the final letter of the final word, dot the period, and definitively close the book on an issue. As an inherently task-oriented society, we rejoice in the opportunity to check a long-standing item off our to-do list and focus our energies on the next...

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