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Documentary “Inside Job” a frightening account of current financial crisis

Documentary “Inside Job” a frightening account of current financial crisis

Paul Brinnel, Contributing Reporter
November 19, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Director Charles Ferguson has possibly made the scariest film of the year. It has no monsters, no twists, an incredibly linear narrative and a PG-13 rating. This withstanding, Ferguson’s new documentary, Inside Job, is truly terrifying. Its simple tagline tries to prepare its viewers: “The global e...

“Globalism” word of the week at Cinematheque’s Humanities Week festival

“Globalism” word of the week at Cinematheque’s Humanities Week festival

Eileen Sabrina Herman, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

“Globalism and Its Origins,” a weekend-long film festival that ran at the Cleveland Institute of Art’s Cinematheque was a part of Humanities Week 2010, an event that showcased a variety of thought-provoking international films. Every year, the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities sponsors several...

Scott Pilgrim epitomizes style over substance in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim epitomizes style over substance in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Adam Wisniewski, Staff Reporter
August 27, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television, Games

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is the story of the eponymous 23-year old veteran video gamer, amateur rocker, and Canadian slacker who encounters the seemingly-magical girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers, and must secure their relationship the only way he could possibly comprehend - by defeating all seve...

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