Looking for Something on Par with Fringe? You May Have Found It
Ygal Kaufman reviews this classic, expertly directed by OSU’s Elizabeth Helman
Ygal Kaufman takes a quick look at some promising TV crime/mystery/thrillers premiering in December and January
The stage is set for the Sound of Music
Documentary, Done Right
A rare win in atypical Sci-Fi waters
Johnny Beaver reviews the iconic band’s latest release.
Ygal Kaufman reviews the indie sensation, Escape from Tomorrow, a film takes place and was shot at Disney World in Florida — without Disney’s permission.
It’s an age-old debate that dates back to many inebriated nights: tots or fries. Frankly, there is really no question here—the only real question is where to get the best tots in Corvallis.
A review of Destin Cretton’s new film Short Term 12 finally hits Corvallis on Friday night at the Darkside.
Los Tres Reales, named for its three owners, opened its doors at 1110 NW 2nd Street in late September. The restaurant is at the site of the former El Presidente, but the similarities end there. The new owners have made some big changes, including fully renovating the interior. Currently they’re offering a temporary menu, which […]
The series finales of cable mainstays Dexter and Breaking Bad made me wonder at the state of network television mystery/thrillers. Obviously there’s the slew of initialized procedurals (CSI, NCIS, SVU, etc.), remakes (Hawaii 5-0, Ironside), remakes of remakes (Elementary), postmodern schlock (Sleepy Hollow) and just plain old garbage (The Mentalist, Castle, Criminal Minds, Bones) but […]
I’ll let you in on a little secret that nearly every science fiction or fantasy fan already knows – most of what prime time television has to offer in the way of these genres is garbage. Aside from some truly great exceptions, it’s like some greasy executive somewhere decided to take everything you love and […]
This will most likely be the most difficult thing I’ve ever written. Let me be totally clear – this is one of the best movies I’ve ever laid eyeballs upon. I was literally sore after watching it because I was either tense from having my mind blown or laughing hysterically throughout the entire movie. When […]
Those who’ve seen Pitch Black (2000) and The Chronicles of Riddick—purged from memory due to use of the word “Necromonger”—know exactly what to expect from Riddick—and the fact that it delivers that is a terrible, wonderful thing. Terrible if you need things like “plot” and “good dialogue” for entertainment. Wonderful if you check your brain […]
We’re the Millers is about a small-time drug dealer who gets caught up in a wacky situation. Said situation forces him to go to Mexico to smuggle a few tons of marijuana back into the U.S. Hijinks ensue. However, none of that is important. What is important is the fact that this movie is damn […]
As Tech N9ne moves from strange beginnings, a rap outsider to an accepted independent rap champion, we see his latest offering: a 24-track concept album, dripping with cameos and divided into three acts—“Fire,” “Water,” and “Earth”—loosely based around a story of a meteorite landing in Tech’s hometown, Kansas City. Interacting with three distinct phases as […]