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Director Jeremy Saulnier speaks on new movie

Rob Gabe, Staff Writer
April 25
Filed under Entertainment

Standing as a follow-up to 2013’s deconstructionist revenge thriller “Blue Ruin,” Jeremy Saulnier’s second feature film “Green Room” is something of a grisly, blood-spilling midnight movie elevated to a high-art masterpiece. “The inspiration was just trying to infuse punk-rock with hardco...

Method Man joins Key and Peele in new movie

Rob Gabe, Staff Writer
April 18
Filed under Entertainment

Often hailed as the spiritual successor to “Chappelle’s Show,” Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele’s Comedy Central skit series, “Key & Peele” was an equally short-lived, but critically lauded and intellectually sharp television show that riffed on race relations and pop culture amongst satirizing...

Since The Avalanches left you

Jeffrey Holmes and Eric Ryan
April 18
Filed under Entertainment

After a nearly indeterminate hibernation, Australian trip-hop band The Avalanches have announced a new tour and possibly a new album. After 2001’s “Since I Left You” propelled the group to international stardom, the band’s legal issues prevented the release of a follow-up. The Avalanches...

Ceu mingles traditional music with electronic dub on “Tropix”

Dimitri Kandilanaftis, Staff Writer
April 18
Filed under Entertainment

The latest from Brazilian singer Ceu is titled “Tropix,” a breezy, smooth blend of lounge, dance, Brazilian music and dub. Traditional Brazilian instrumentation paired with electronic overtones yields a warm album to welcome the initial vestiges of spring. The sound found in “Tropix” is brilliant...

West Chester African Student Association presents Afrisa Fashion Show

Lauren Detweiler, Staff Writer
April 18
Filed under Entertainment

This past Thursday, April 14, Afrisa put on their first annual fashion show in the Sykes Ballroom. The place was all done up in beautiful lights and set up like a runway, welcoming students and family to view the show. The theme for their first show was “Coming to America” and set quite a precedent...

The dirty sounds of the Underworld

Dimitri Kandilanaftis, Staff Writer
April 18
Filed under Entertainment

The electronic dance duo Underworld consisting of singer-lyricist Karl Hyde and producer Rick Smith released their first record in half a decade: “Barbara Barbara We Face a Shining Future,” their latest since “Barking” places matters of pure optimism at the heart of beautiful dance rhythms. A...

“Metal Gear” developer goes independent

“Metal Gear” developer goes independent

Megan Sabers, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Hideo Kojima, game designer and director of Kojima Productions, has seen a lot of excitement in the past year. To start with, the most recent installment in his highly praised “Metal Gear Solid” series, “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain” launched this past September, gaining high marks across...

The Lumineers expand indie pop on “Cleopatra”

Lauren Detweiler, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under Entertainment

Just this past Friday, April 8, folk-pop band The Lumineers released their long anticipated second album, “Cleopatra.” While The Lumineers may not be a household name, it’s almost certain that you’ve heard their hit “Ho Hey” or possibly “Stubborn Love” on the radio or on television at...

Terror visits Media, PA

Terror visits Media, PA

Zach Ritz, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under Entertainment

Though I wasn’t able to attend the whole Media Film Festival, a festival that is going on its ninth-year in a row, I still managed to catch the Friday Horror Fest, presented by Baker Street Tattoo. As I walked into the theatre with a good buddy of mine, we couldn’t help but notice most of the people...

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