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Poster for The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star” changed the beauty community for the better

Gabby Pardo December 2, 2019
“The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star,” the first-ever documentary exposing the business and process of creating makeup premiered on the channel of long-time YouTuber, Shane Dawson this past October. With the first episode premiering on Oct. 1 and the last episode on Nov. 22, each episode has over 10 million views.
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The official poster for the French film, Lola and Her Brothers. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Review: “Lola And Her Brothers”

Melissa Azofeifa August 5, 2019
The French film, “Lola and Her Brothers,” directed by Jean-Paul Rouve, closed the 10-day Stony Brook Film Festival on Saturday night, July 28.
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Reese Witherspoon at the 83rd Academy Awards red carpet. She stars as ___ in the HBO show Big Little Lies. MINGLEMEDIATV/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

HBO Preview: ‘Big Little Lies’

Ryan Williams February 16, 2017
“Big Little Lies” finds deadly excitement in a place you might not expect: motherhood.
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Review: “Westworld” offers unsettling look at artificial intelligence

Review: “Westworld” offers unsettling look at artificial intelligence

Ryan Williams October 5, 2016
In the absence of intense dramas like “Game of Thrones” or “The Leftovers,” HBO returns to stake its claim in the genre with “Westworld.”
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From left to right actors Eliza Taylor, Thomas McDonell and Marie Avgeropoulos from the CW show, The 100. PHOTO CREDIT: RACH/FLICKR

Next on The CW: “The 100” returns for a third season

Ryan Williams January 23, 2016
After its explosive finale last year, “The 100,” a post-apocalyptic series on The CW, premiered its third season Jan. 21.
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(PHOTO CREDIT:  MARIE-LAN NGUYEN)

Off the reel: indie film “Snow Cake” warms viewers’ hearts

Robert Cimino October 13, 2014
"Snow Cake" explores the unconventional relationship between an adult woman with autism, Linda Freeman (Sigourney Weaver) and a sour, quiet man named Alex Hughes (Alan Rickman).
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Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games. (MCT Campus)

Books students miss while in class

Taylor Bouraad November 4, 2012
Have you been so busy with studying for midterms that you can hardly breathe, let alone spend your free time reading? You may be unaware of some the great new and old books that you may be missing out on the have been released during the current semester or in recent memory.
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