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Car Seat Headrest reexamines and refines their old classic

Car Seat Headrest reexamines and refines their old classic

Car Seat Headrest has released 12 albums on Bandcamp. (Photo courtesy of Matador Records) Patrick Connell Connector Staff Will Toledo, known for his musical project Car Seat Headrest, started producing and releasing albums on the music hosting website Bandcamp while he was in high school a decade ago. After a few albums of odd, less-than-fully-developed

‘Game Night’: One deadly game of Risk

“Game Night” was originally set for release on Feb. 14 before getting pushed back to March 2 and then forward to Feb. 23. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Andrew Haverty Connector Contributor Who does not love a good game night? Break out the old Scrabble board, some markers for Pictionary, maybe even some old

‘Annihilation’ is annihilated by its execution

“Annihilation” is based on the novel of the same name by author Jeff Vandermeer. (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor “Annihilation” was directed by Alex Garland, the director of the 2015 science fiction thriller “Ex Machina.” “Ex Machina” had an interesting science fiction premise with lackluster execution, and “Annihilation” follows this trend.

‘Ghost 1.0’: ‘Rogue Legacy’ did it better

Future releases of “Ghost 1.0” are planned for other gaming platforms, including PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vista, XBox One, Nintendo Switch and Wii U. (Photo courtesy of  unepic_fran) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Ghost 1.0” takes a fun little romp and runs it into the ground. Released June 7 on Steam, “Ghost 1.0” can be best described

No kitten, ‘Black Panther’ is fantastic

“Black Panther” is predicted to make at least $400 million domestically. (Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios) Owen Johnson Connector Editor General consensus so far seems to be that “Black Panther” is one of, if not the best, movie in the Marvel cinematic universe. This consensus is entirely accurate. Not only is it one of

Do not take ‘The 15:17 to Paris’

Eastwood originally considered actors Kyle Gallner, Jeremie Harris and Alexander Ludwig for the roles of Skalatos, Sadler and Stone. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor If one is a fan of historical dramas where the historical aspect of it is a three-minute-long event that happens at the end of the movie

MGMT leaves their ‘Dark Age’ with new album

MGMT formed in 2002. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Records) Patrick Connell Connector Staff For over a decade, the three singles off MGMT’s debut album— “Kids,” “Time to Pretend” and “Electric Feel”—have been entrenched in the common lexicon of popular culture, appearing in dozens of movies and television shows. But then their two follow-up albums have

‘Fire Emblem Fates’ burns brightly

“Fire Emblem Fates” is the 12th game in the series. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Staff Of all the Nintendo franchises in existence, none has embodied the Cinderella story as “Fire Emblem” did. Since no titles were released in America prior to “Super Smash Bros. Melee,” it seems the franchise started from the

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