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‘Illusionist’ Makes Magic Happen

VICTOR FUSTE
The Stanford Daily
Stanford University

August 17, 2006

(U-WIRE) STANFORD, Calif. — Pulling a rabbit out of a hat is for amateurs. Try sprouting a fully grown orange tree in a flower pot in 30 seconds or summoning dead spirits from beyond and maybe, just maybe, you could rank...

Will Samuel L. Jackson Become the Next Chuck Norris?

RYAN LAMPE
The Stanford Daily
Stanford University

August 17, 2006

(U-WIRE) STANFORD, Calif. — New Line Cinema isn't holding press screenings for "Snakes on a Plane." But that doesn't mean Entertainment isn't going to write about what's certain to the best "worst movie of the year." Forget "P...

Ferrell Keeps the Laughs Coming All ‘Night’ Long

MATT LEWIS
Daily Barometer
Oregon State University

August 17, 2006

(U-WIRE) CORVALLIS, Ore. — I knew, walking into "Talladega Nights" that I was going to laugh quite a bit. I was not disappointed. Unfortunately, I wasn't exactly impressed by anything either. The movie centers around a ...

Smith Gets in Touch With His Low-budget Roots

FABIAN SIFUENTES
The Daily Cougar Via State Hornet
Sacramento State University

July 29, 2006

(U-WIRE) HOUSTON — Kevin Smith fans were both delighted and horrified when it was announced there would be a sequel to the '90s cult classic "Clerks." The thought of making a sequel to a movie that was a testament to al...

Check Your Swimming Pool, There May Be a ‘Lady in the Water’

FRANCY MARCOTTE
Culture Writer
The Arbiter Online
Boise State University

July 29, 2006

What could be creepier than bedtime story creatures coming to life? How about having to protect these creatures from evil bedtime story villains? This becomes Cleveland Heep's burden in M. Night Shyamalan's newest film "Lady in...

What’s Coming to the Movies

KATRINA SAVITZ
Asstistant Culture Editor
The Arbiter Online
Boise State University

July 29, 2006

NOW PLAYING: "Miami Vice" One of the eighties best action sitcoms returns, but this time its to the big screen and it stars two of today's hottest actors, Colin Farrell and Jaime Foxx. Crockett, played by Colin and Tubbs, po...

Hollywood Makes Waves With Aqua-Horror

FRANCY MARCOTTE
Culture Writer
The Arbiter Online
Boise State University

July 29, 2006

The mystery of water and what lies beneath its surface has proven itself to be a big money-maker in the land of Hollywood. While some flicks like "Finding Nemo" and "The Little Mermaid" might make audiences feel all warm and fu...

Bring Out the Soccer-lover Inside With ‘Goal’

JOS HUGGETT
State Hornet
Sacramento State University

May 14, 2006

Marketing a film about soccer in the United States may be just as tough as marketing the actual sport. Although millions of young Americans sign up to be Saturday morning stars, the mainstream popularity of the worldwide phenomenon...

Even Though ‘Poseidon’ Sinks, This Movie Won’t

JOSH HUGGETT
State Hornet
Sacramento State University

May 14, 2006

The summer blockbusters are here and with it inevitably come the epic disaster films. Take a big boat, an even bigger wave, a cast of good looking actors, and literally mix them all together and you get "Poseidon." A remake of...

Take a Break From ‘Smoking’ for This Film

FRANK MILLER
State Hornet
Sacramento State University

March 31, 2006

One would think that a big tobacco lobbyist wouldn't be worth anyone's sympathy, except maybe to other smokers. Even still, their job is a thankless one. How does someone justify pushing a product on people that is proven to cause...

Green Day, Rancid Star in Puppet Movie About Charles Manson

GREG WALLACE
Culture Writer
The Arbiter Online, Boise State University

March 10, 2006

Hundreds of years from now in a post-apocalyptic era, the only remnant of human history mankind can find is a copy of "Helter Skelter." The book is about Charles Manson's cult, and the murder and mayhem carried out in the la...

Sundance Film Festival Returns to Ogden

AVID FAIRCHILD
Arts & Entertainment Editor
The Signpost
Weber State University,

January 20, 2006

Last night marked the first night of what may be considered the largest and most premiere film festival in the world. Celebrity actors, directors, producers, scouts and distributors have flocked to Park City, Salt Lake and Ogden...

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