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Movie Review: Saviors in the Night
By James Beale
November 7, 2010

"Saviors in the Night" is truly a film about isolation and the vigilance of the human spirit that just happens to be set in Germany during World War II.

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Movie Review: The Girl Who Played with Fire
By James Beale
October 17, 2010

Film adaptations of novels are always difficult because a simplified plot is the only thing that can really transfer easily. Everything else, including the language, syntax and character development is usually lost.

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Despite Positive Reviews, Lone Star Canceled
By James Beale
October 16, 2010

The cancellation season has started early this year. Fox's "Lone Star," critically praised but troubled with a small audience, was cancelled after just its second episode. It's unknown whether Fox will air three other finished episodes.

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Movie Review: Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
By James Beale
October 9, 2010

From the opening Universal logo, "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" is simply a different type of film. It takes its source material, a series of graphic novels by Bryan Lee O'Malley, and dutifully attempts to replicate the experience.

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Movie Review: The Kids Are All Right
By James Beale
October 1, 2010

"The Kids Are All Right" is about the institution of marriage, yet it is also about a same-sex couple. One of the things the film does best is make the gender of the leads secondary yet essential.

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Opinion: Lolopolis Comedy Group Generates Laughs
By Mia Simms
September 15, 2010

Lolopolis, born from the visionary genius of junior and theatre arts major Alex Beard, has a unique chemistry that makes one imagine what we did for comedy before it came along.

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PBTV: The Lolopolis Comedy Group
By Tauhid Chappell
September 14, 2010

The Lolopolis Comedy Group is a student-run improv group at Virginia Tech. On Friday, the group performed in front of 140 people in Theatre 101. Planet Blacksburg was able to interview Lolopolis after its first performance to find out more about its origin and plans for the future.

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The Temptations, Four Tops Bring Back Motown Magic
By James Beale
September 12, 2010

As I sat down in the second row to see

The Temptations and The Four Tops, the man next to me was checking his phone. He had a Lamb of God wallpaper, which made me question his motives for coming. Was he dragged here? My question was answered only halfway through The Four Tops' section of the concert when we were both singing along joyously to "Baby I Need Your Loving."

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