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Gyllenhaal delivers in neo-noir “Nocturnal Animals”

Rob Gabe, Staff Writer
November 20
Filed under Entertainment

For a filmmaker who’s more commonly known as a fashion industry demigod, Tom Ford, who made his directorial debut with 2009’s “A Single Man,” has returned after several years with his neo-noir, quasi-western sophomore outing “Nocturnal Animals.” Such a hiatus makes sense, considering Ford...

A new way to listen to music

Eric Ryan, Entertainment Editor
November 14
Filed under Entertainment

On Monday, Nov. 7, I was able to interview the staff behind the upcoming music app Trebel. A company coming out of Stanford, M&M Media created Trebel to find a way for people to download music for free while also allowing artists to be compensated for their music. Joining me were CEO Gary Mekikian,...

Quad Entertainment Minute 11/9/16

Quad Entertainment Minute 11/9/16

Cheyenne Danzler, Quad Mobile Journalist
November 9
Filed under Entertainment, On campus, Showcase, Video

Here's Cheyenne Dantzler with this week's entertainment update!

Upright Citizens improv group performs at Sykes After Dark

Samantha Mineroff, Editor-in-Chief
November 7
Filed under Entertainment

On Friday, Nov. 4 at 9:00 p.m., Sykes After Dark presented the Upright Citizens Touring Brigade Improv Show with the West Chester University Improv club. Students lined up in the student union lobby waiting to be entertained by the famous comedy group. Originating from Chicago’s Improv Olympic in...

“Christine” screenwriter on news

Rob Gabe, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under Entertainment

In the broad repertoire of human behaviors, there are few that are as unnerving as the act of suicide, the highlighted topic of discussion in director Antonio Campos latest biopic “Christine” (2016). This is based on real life American television newscaster Christine Chubbuck, who shot herself in...

Quad Entertainment Minute 10/31/16

Quad Entertainment Minute 10/31/16

Cheyenne Dantzler, Quad Mobile Journalist
October 31
Filed under Entertainment, Mobile Journalism, On campus, Video

Here's Cheyenne with your weekly Entertainment Minute!

The Front Bottoms release new EP

Andrew Heller, Practicum Writer
October 30
Filed under Entertainment

The Front Bottoms are an indie rock group formed in 2007 out of Woodcliff Lake, N.J. Fronted by lead guitarist and vocalist Brian Sella, The Front Bottoms have released five studio albums and six EPs since their formation. With each record, The Front Bottoms have increasingly solidified th...

The sound of streaming

Eric Ryan, Entertainment Editor
October 30
Filed under Entertainment

In yet another debacle revolving around Kanye West’s neurotic life, he recently announced that any collaboration with longtime friend Jay Z on “Watch the Throne 2” would be put off indefinitely, as the two are feuding over both personal and business reasons. West first broke the new...

Wahlberg shines in “Deepwater Horizon”

Eric Ryan, Entertainment Editor
October 24
Filed under Entertainment

Continuing the streak of playing real-life Americans put against all odds, Mark Wahlberg stars in “Deepwater Horizon,” a biopic of the BP oil spill of 2010. Directed by Peter Berg, Wahlberg and Kurt Russell star as Mike Williams and Jimmy Harrell, two oil workers aboard the titu...

BoJack: Hollywoo celeb

Samara Rosenfeld, Practicum Writer
October 24
Filed under Entertainment

Netflix original “BoJack Horseman” stars actor Will Arnett as an alcoholic, self-deprecating horse, who struggles with life after stardom. In their fictional reality, BoJack starred in the ’90s hit sitcom “Horsin’ Around,” where he raised three human children. With few acting outlets t...

A day at The Meadows

A day at The Meadows

Gabe Sinko, Special to The Quad
October 17
Filed under Entertainment

I’m a big music festival kind of guy. There’s just a pleasant vibe in the air at these events, knowing everybody is enjoying the same music as me. Whether it be Firefly, Musikfest or Made In America, I’ve spent a lot of time and money going to these events. But they’re always so worth it because...

A series of unfortunate legal battles

Doménica Castro, Special to The Quad
October 17
Filed under Entertainment

Jim Carrey. Some of you may know him as the Grinch who stole (and then felt bad about stealing, so he returned) Christmas, the guy from“The Mask,” and/or the dummy from the classic “Dumb and Dumber.” But within the past year, the famous comedian/actor has been portraying a lead character embroiled...

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