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Review: I Am Legend

Jon Baeckstrom (‘08)/ Eastside Entertainment Editor

December 23, 2007

If anyone is looking for a little Holiday cheer this time of year, skip I Am Legend. The movie is dark, violent, and intense but highly entertaining and excellently done. Will Smith stars as Colonel Robert Neville, a viro...

“Beowulf” offers visual feast but leaves viewers hungry

Jon Baeckstrom ('08)/ Eastside Entertainment Editor

November 16, 2007

For better or worse, Beowulf offers a cinematic experience that no other film can currently offer. Robert Zemeckis’ flashy, action-packed take on the epic poem Beowulf is a delight to the eyes, but fails in other aspects. In the s...

“American Gangster” a surefire hit with audiences

Jon Baeckstrom ('08)/ Eastside Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2007

With the general lack of memorable films over the past couple of months, American Gangster is a welcome breath of fresh air. The trio of Ridley Scott, Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe has delivered an exciting, well-execute...

Review: The Bourne Ultimatum

Jon Baeckstrom ('08)/ Eastside Entertainment Editor

September 1, 2007

The Bourne Ultimatum is the kind of movie that redefines the term ‘action-packed.’ In the final episode of the Bourne trilogy, Matt Damon resumes the role of ex-CIA agent Jason Bourne and headlines a film that manages to ...

Television sizzles with new summer shows

Jon Baeckstrom ('08)/ Eastside Entertainment Editor

July 19, 2007

Even though the biggest shows in the reality competition genre, such as "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars," air during the prime months of the year, the normally slow television months of the summer are quickly fill...