The Review

ISAS Spotlight: Amy Dong

ISAS Spotlight: Amy Dong

Emma Gobillot, Video Editor

April 3, 2014


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Sophomore Amy Dong explains the thought behind her painting, “Pleasure Machine,” currently on display in the Visual Arts Exhibition in ASC North Gym. Video interview included.

Day in the life of a musical ensemble member

Day in the life of a musical ensemble member

Amy Kang and Lydia Liu

March 8, 2014


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Want to know what goes on behind the scenes of the musical “The Robber Bridegroom”? Hint: it involves a lot of hairspray.

The Robber Bridegroom video preview

The Robber Bridegroom video preview

Emma Gobillot, Video Editor

March 5, 2014


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Square dancing, kidnapping and story telling feature prominently in this year’s musical, “The Robber Bridegroom.” Performances of “The Robber Bridegroom” are March 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lowe Theater.

Masterminds Award presented to Benitez for photos impacting Houston arts community

Masterminds Award presented to Benitez for photos impacting Houston arts community

Irene Vazquez, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014


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Photography teacher Chuy Benitez was featured on the cover of the Houston Press Magazine’s January 2014 issue for winning the Masterminds Award, an honor presented to people and organizations that have made an impact in the Houston arts community.

The Preview: “Completely Hollywood”

The Preview: “Completely Hollywood”

Emma Gobillot, Video Editor

January 26, 2014


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With only two acts and three actors in each performance, “Completely Hollywood” manages to pack in references to 186 classic Hollywood films. Follow the link for a trailer.

Duson takes center stage with pop-punk band

Duson takes center stage with pop-punk band

Cara Maines, Assistant Online Editor

January 21, 2014


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With an EP on iTunes, a possible tour planned for this summer and concerts at the House of Blues, 3rd Denial is establishing a name in the Houston music scene.

Under Review: “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”

Under Review: “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014


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Though its highly advertised and anticipated sequel “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” may not live up to the expectations of the original, it does offers a good laugh.

Under Review: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Under Review: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Amy Liu, Staff Writer

January 4, 2014


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With over two hours of Ben Stiller phone-calling, skateboarding and daydreaming, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” fails to reach the magnitude and complexity of its two-minute trailer.

“Frozen” Melts Hearts

“Frozen” Melts Hearts

Irene Vazquez, Staff Writer

January 2, 2014


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If you’ve been alive this December, then you’ve heard something about Disney’s newest animation film, “Frozen.”

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