Unlikely friends face public backlash 

By Staff Writer Jake Hunsinger   Former President George W Bush and Ellen DeGeneres are friends. And they should be! If they enjoy each other’s company then they should be. It should be that simple. It was that simple for a very long time! Be that as it may, it seems that the general public has decided that it is deeper than that, and that these … Continue reading Unlikely friends face public backlash 

Italian Studies screens dread-filled House with the Laughing Windows 

By Contributing Writer Jake Hunsinger There’s something deeply uncomfortable about The House with the Laughing Windows. Scenes overstay their welcome, with long gaps of silence between dialogue and action that forces viewers to live in the unsettling backdrop of an Italian village. The world feels empty and desolate and the atmosphere emits an anxious humidity that makes you feel trapped. That was Italian film-maker Pupi … Continue reading Italian Studies screens dread-filled House with the Laughing Windows 

IT Chapter 2: shines as a sequel, not on its own

By Contributing Writer Jake Hunsinger I absolutely adore Stephen King, and IT is by far my favorite of his works. So when I first learned that an IT movie was being made, I was thrilled. And a little concerned. The original book, published in 1986, is over 1,100 pages of intense and oftentimes convoluted story of the children of the Losers Club. In IT, King … Continue reading IT Chapter 2: shines as a sequel, not on its own