The Tower Pulse

3D: The future or a fad?

October 15, 2010


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By Marcus Hedenberg '11, Online Entertainment Editor Let me just get this out of the way, I hate 3D. I have not always hated 3D and I do not want to dismiss the chance that it may succeed in the future. Although with the current super influx of 3D films, it is difficult to respect the mainstream conformi...

Maroon 5 has their ‘Hands All Over’ a new approach

October 12, 2010


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By David Harris '12, Page 4 Editor [Rating: 3/5] Once again, Maroon 5 has found their niche in the pop-rock scene with their new release, "Hands All Over" Their previous album “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long,” which reached number 1 on the Billboard 200, sold 142,000 copies in its firs...

The Social Network gets a “like” on Facebook

October 8, 2010


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By James Shepard '11, Staff Writer [Rating: 4/5] The enemy of homework, facebook finally appears on the big screen nearly 6 years after its founding. Starring Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of facebook, The Social Network focuses on his rise to power and eventual crash and de...

It’s ‘So Obvious’ that Runner Runner’s new single is bland

October 8, 2010


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By Marcus Hedenberg '11, Online Entertainment Editor [Rating: 2/5] Finding a way to emerge into the spotlight is a challenging prospect for bands, especially given the thread of unoriginality among the many copycats of the mainstream music industry. Artists who stand out from the rest prevail and those who don’t bring anything new to the table fail.  Is newly-formed band,...

Are video games art?

October 4, 2010


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By Marcus Hedenberg '11, Online Entertainment Editor Defining art has been problematic for quite some time. Brilliant minds such as Aristotle have long tried to classify what art is, and many have failed. I guess a more appropriate question to ask is “Does anyone really care if video games are ...

Review: Linkin Park abandons the “Theory” and creates “A Thousand Suns”

September 29, 2010


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By Marcus Hedenberg '11, Online Entertainment Editor [rating:3/5] It takes courage for a band to submit itself to change. Too often, artists in the music industry lean towards the safe route of doing what they know best – but not Linkin Park. For better or worse, Linkin Park deserves praise for its ...

A word from your entertainment editor

September 29, 2010


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By Marcus Hedenberg '1 1, Online Entertainment Editor   Our world seems to find itself overwhelmed by entertainment. To some, it is a set of bright and flashing images on a giant flat screen. To others, it is merely a form of consumer goods to earn money. And then there are those who think of it as s...

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