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Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Film Review: The Raid 2: Berendal
By Corcoran Conn-Grant

Rookie cop Rama (Uko Iwais) nearly lost his life in the clearing of a crime-ridden Jakarta apartment block in 2012’s The Raid: Redemption, discovering corruption inside his police force in the process.

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.

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.

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.
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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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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