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Alan Gesso–Music Television

Brooklyn drone artist releases new album through Baltimore-based label. Henry Strand Contributing Writer strandh1@umbc.edu Alan Gesso treats silence like a blank canvas for his abstractions…

Film Review: Nightcrawler

Jake Gyllenhaal leads the way in what is the most disturbingly inspiring film of the year Jacob Kjerulf Contributing Writer kjjacob1@umbc.edu Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler tells…

Film Review: Fury

A killing machine with a heart of gold Jacob Kjerulf Contributing Writer kjjacob1@umbc.edu Pulling no punches, Fury shows it has heart beneath its steel frame…

Evenings—Gardener EP Review

Virginia ambient electronic artist Evenings returns with surprise EP Henry Strand Contributing Writer strandh1@umbc.edu  Evenings began as an ambitious, cost-cutting solo project and has been…

The Boxtrolls doesn’t troll audiences

Stop-motion film impresses audiences with its detailed animation and entertaining storytelling Holly Vogtman Staff Writer hollyv1@umbc.edu The Boxtrolls, a stop-motion animated film from the creators…

Hail the Sun – Wake Album Review

California emo revival starts to run dry Henry Strand Contributing Writer strandh1@umbc.edu Hail the Sun is back after two years with their first full length…

Maze Runner takes audience on a full marathon

This new book to movie proves to be much more than just a maze Holly Vogtman Staff Writer hollyv1@umbc.edu Summary: A young man named Thomas,…

Rage Creates Outrage for Viewers

A bad movie made worse with another acting attempt from Nicolas Cage Holly Vogtman Staff Writer hollyv1@umbc.edu Summary: Rage is a film that centers on…

“Boyishly” charm

UMBC lecturer wins award for published poems Ashley Parks Staff Writer parks5@umbc.edu Professor Tanya Olson is a new lecturer here at UMBC in the English…

The Giver creates its own memories

From the beloved novel, The Giver, by Lois Lowry, the story comes to life on the big screen Holly Vogtman Contributing Writer hollyv1@umbc.edu Summary: The…