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Thursday, April 17, 2014
 
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Film Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
By Corcoran Conn-Grant

An hour into part two of The Hobbit, an unrelenting sense of sameness begins to set in.

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Film Review: Gravity
By Corcoran Conn-Grant

“Life in space is impossible,” stark text asserts, adding that 500 km above the surface of the earth there is no oxygen and no air to carry sound.

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Film Review: Elysium
By Corcoran Conn-Grant

Elysium begins with a flashback to a prophetic nun spouting truisms to two starry-eyed children who will grow up into Max (Matt Damon) and Frey (Alice Braga) clumsily making the usual promises of the future.
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Film Review: The Great Gatsby
By Corcoran Conn-Grant

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is one of the quintessential American novels, a story of love and the passage of time that transforms it into nostalgia or obsession, a story of self-made men and socialite heirs, steeped in richesse though its author-protagonist will have none of it, in any sense.

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Theatre Review: In the Next Room
By Matthew Blenkarn

Director Mel Brooks once said that sex is like pizza; even when it’s bad, it’s still pretty good. The same, unfortunately, cannot be said for sex comedies. It takes a deft touch to balance the humorous with the taboo. Come on too strong and things can get juvenile, but shy away and the jokes suddenly lose their teeth.

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Rediscover Centretown's streets and landmarks and learn about the history behind their names. Researched and written by Centretown News reporters, this feature also showcases both contemporary and historical images.

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