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10 Classic Halloween Movies To Watch This Weekend

By Anusheh Khan Last updated: 10/28/16 9:02am

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to stock up on candy, put on a scary costume and binge watch some favorite childhood Halloween movies. Here are 10 classic Halloween movies to watch that bring back our fondest memories.1.The Addams Family (1991)Available on NetflixProbably the ultimate classic Halloween movie, The Addams Family will remind you of your childhood cartoons and trick-or-treating days. Stepping out of Charles Addams cartoons, the live action movie is based ...

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Review: Atlanta Episode Nine, "Juneteenth"

By Griffin Rowell Last updated: 10/27/16 8:41pm

Donald Glover is the boldest voice in comedy today. As much attention as comedian Eric Andre gets for his off-the-wall late-night show parody on Adult Swim, Glover’s Atlanta is in a league of its own. This week's episode of Atlanta, “Juneteenth” is as close to an episode of Louie as television can be while maintaining it’s own totally unique stories and vision. Centering around the predominantly southern holiday that celebrates the ending of slavery, the episode brings together witty ideas ...

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A fall cookie recipe you need in your life

By Cordilia James Last updated: 10/27/16 10:00am

Ah, fall. It’s the best time of the year (and I’m not just saying that because I’m a Sagittarius). It’s not so cold that you have to invest in a wool coat to keep warm, and it’s not so hot that you’re sweating bullets the second you step outside. Nope, fall is a time when the year finally starts winding down and we can admire the beautiful death that is the colorful leaves littering every last inch of the quad. And even though I love pumpkin patches and corn mazes as much as the next ...

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Review: Westworld Episode Four, "Dissonance Theory"

By Griffin Rowell Last updated: 10/26/16 2:09pm

It seems even in an artificial world, religion is inescapable. This week’s episode of HBO’s much discussed Westworld does not seem to understand itself any more than the A.I. in the show understand their world. Yet again, the show hints at sincerely interesting lore and history, but muddles its potential by giving uninteresting characters cringe-worthy things to say.The main issue with “Dissonance Theory” is that it tried to do too much with too little. The show is going all in on hinting ...

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Review: Jane the Virgin, Season Three Premiere

By Cordilia James Last updated: 10/25/16 10:45pm

WARNING: Major spoilers ahead!And we’re back! Yes my friends, season three of the CW’s Jane the Virgin premiered on Monday, Oct. 17 and we’re ready for some more baby mama drama.Season two left us with so many cliffhangers, I was sure we were about to fall off the edge. As a recap, Jane (Gina Rodriguez)’s mother Xiomara (Andrea Navedo) is pregnant with the baby of Rogelio’s nemesis, Esteban (Keller Wortham). Petra’s evil twin sister Anezka (both portrayed by Yael Grobglas) injects her ...

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Dynamic-Duo and Group Costume Ideas

By Anusheh Khan Last updated: 10/25/16 10:37pm

College students are not only good at procrastinating on schoolwork, but every aspect of their lives. Need a last minute Halloween costume? Fret no more! The Scene has a list of fun-filled costumes that you can rock on Halloween. And what better way to rock a costume than with your best friends or bae? Here’s a list of the best dynamic-duo and group costumes for this Halloween:CartoonAsh and PikachuJoker and Harley QuinnLittle Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad, WolfJack Skellington and SallyBatman ...

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Atlanta Episode Eight Review, “The Club”

By Griffin Rowell Last updated: 10/21/16 2:23pm

If you’re a rapper trying to break into the mainstream, you live and die by the club. Atlanta in particular is known for consistently churning out new rappers just as much it is known for having them crash and burn. Regardless of whether or not a rapper enjoys any or all aspects of club life, few would dispute that it is one of the best ways to get a song to chart. Donald Glover and Atlanta don’t care about any of that. This episode, like all the episodes of the show thus far, gives an incredibly ...

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Review: Westworld Episode Three, "The Stray"

By Griffin Rowell Last updated: 10/18/16 4:00pm

Finally, things are starting to get interesting. After two episodes, “The Stray” presented viewers with a reason to invest in characters and narrative alike. Despite starting the episode off with heavy-handed exposition with the progressively complex A.I. designer Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) and the increasingly self-aware and powerful Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood), many of the most interesting moments of the season occurred tonight.Although the episode moved the chess piece forward significantly, ...

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Movie Review: The Accountant fails to balance character development and a confused story

By Dilpreet Raju Last updated: 10/15/16 6:49pm

Hollywood’s Blacklist of screenplays comes out once a year: the best screenplays that have yet to be accepted for filming. The Accountant’s screenplay managed to earn a spot on that list in 2011, written by Bill Dubuque and directed by Gavin O’Connor. That said, not every great script can be transferred so easily to the silver screen. After five years and some change, The Accountant is finally hitting theatres nationwide – starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, Jon Bernthal and J.K Simmons.Its ...

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Review: Westworld Episode Two, "Chestnut"

By Griffin Rowell Last updated: 10/13/16 12:03pm

This week’s episode of HBO’s sprawling sci-fi Western focuses on the idea of memory and history for those involved in the creation of Westworld, while still advancing the tired plot of malfunctioning A.I. The episode focuses around different hosts who are experiencing memory, something that has been explicitly removed from their code previously.“Chestnut” introduces new characters William (Jimmi Simpson) and Logan (Ben Barnes), who are business associates with opposite personalities, with ...

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