What it’s like seeing 1984 in 2017

By: Tori Chin “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” Sound familiar? George Orwell’s classic novel and popular high school required-reading “1984” hit the stage recently and provides more than just two hours of entertainment. While I was unable to see the Broadway play starring Olivia Wilde and Tom Sturridge, Gainesville’s Hippodrome Theatre… Read More What it’s like seeing 1984 in 2017

REVIEW: “La La Land” gives dynamic performances with Old Hollywood style

Leah Palmer Hollywood has long given moviegoers a respite from daily life. In today’s age of carefully crafted realism and cynicism in film, it’s often easy to long for the proverbial “old Hollywood,” with its lush storytelling and sparkling visuals, lamenting that “they don’t make ‘em like that anymore.” Well turns out, they do. “La… Read More REVIEW: “La La Land” gives dynamic performances with Old Hollywood style