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Underrated Classics: ‘Gremlins’

Underrated Classics: ‘Gremlins’

This was filmed on the same set as “Back to the Future.” (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Like last year’s “Krampus,” “Gremlins” is a strange mix between horror and comedy, as well as Christmas and Halloween themed movies that manage to blend together surprisingly well. For a Christmas present, Billy Peltzer (Zach

Underrated Classic: “Galaxy Quest”

“Galaxy Quest” was first conceived as a science-fiction film called “Captain Starshine” back in 1997. (Courtesy of Dreamworks Pictures) Owen Johnson  Connector Staff In the 1990s, after the outpour of parody films by people like Mel Brooks and the Zucker brothers had either come to an end or deteriorated in quality, “Galaxy Quest” came about to

Top 10 NCAA basketball throwback jerseys

Bill Walton won two consecutive NCAA Championships at UCLA. (Courtesy of ncaa.com) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor A quarter-length sleeve shirt and knee-length padded pants – imagine Lebron James barreling down the lane in that. In the early 1900s, that was the appropriate attire. After compiling this list of NCAA basketball throwback jerseys and realizing I

‘Air Bud:’ What were they thinking?

“Air Bud” made $30 million during it’s initial release. (Courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff There is an episode of “The Simpsons” where Krusty the Klown decides to run a new cartoon in place of Itchy and Scratchy. The cartoon ends up being so stupid and baffling that he just blankly stares

Classic game review: ‘Yugioh: Forbidden Memories’

Shane Foley  Connector Editor Some gamers have described certain titles as being comparable to “work.” Anybody who has done the artifact hunt in “Metroid Prime” can relate. Some games, as fun as they are, have certain aspects that require the gamer to engage in long, tedious tasks to complete the game. Think of diffusing all

Classic Game Review: ‘Digimon World 3’

There are multiple Mega-Digivolution forms available including Sakuyamon(featured above). (Photo courtesy of Bandai Entertainment) Shane Foley Connector Editor Role playing games, or RPGs for short, can prove to be one of the most difficult genres to create a video game for. Not only must the develpoer attend to the elements that make the game an

Classic Game Review: ‘Mario Kart: Double Dash’

Mario Kart: Double Dash was the fourth entry in the Mario Kart series, which began back in 1992. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Editor For Nintendo fans, “Mario Kart” games have become as expected as the rise and fall of the sun each day. Bundle package for the Gamecube, bundle package for the

Classic Game Review: ‘Kirby Air Ride’

Kirby rides dragoon, a secret vehicle only playable in City Mode. (Courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Editor Both reviewers and fans in general tend to have very strong attachments to Nintendo Gamecube games. It seems as though there is a very clear upper echelon (“Super Mario Bros Melee”, “Metroid Prime”, “The Wind Waker”, ect.)

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