magdalen o’reilly

Gentlemen, Dress Like You Want It!

Fashion is a statement of who you are, and who you are isn’t always reflected in current fashion trends. So here is a list of advice that can span all the avenues of fashion from 3-piece suits to punk. Spring is all about reinvention and renewal, so suck it up, fellas: you’re getting a makeover....

The Undeniable Charm of ‘The Artist’

The Artist debuted in 2011, and is now playing at Darkside Cinemas. It took home five Oscars at The Academy Awards, but many have reservations about the relevancy or fairness of the Awards. The Artist deserved all five- and more. ...

Makers’ Space Reviving The Majestic Theatre

The Majestic has been a Corvallis staple for almost 100 years. The recent launch party marked the beginning of a renaissance for the theatre, the new endeavor, Makers’ Space, is an alternative arts program that will run through the Majestic Community Theatre....

Review: The Woman in Black Scares but Disappoints

The plot harkens back to classic haunted house movies like House on Haunted Hill (1959) and The Haunting (1963), a beleaguered protagonist is forced to stay in a reportedly haunted mansion and gradually discover the truth behind the grisly murders that occurred there years prior. The Woman in Black attempts to revitalize this spooky genre......

But Who Speaks for the Lorax?

I don’t think in the history of the man’s legacy have so many people been grateful that Theodore Seuss Geisel, affectionately known around the world as Dr. Seuss, is dead. Film buffs were already shaking their heads at the recent childhood classic to be dragged — kicking and screaming -— into theatres. But what many didn’t expect to see was the Mazda CX-5 tie-in commercial featuring the Lorax. ...

Review: John Dies @ the End

If I could give this book a different title it would be Harold and Kumar Meet a Shoggoth because that’s exactly what it is. Part buddy comedy, part indescribable horror from beyond the realm of human imagination....

Warner Brothers to Whitewash Akira

The idea of changing Akira- especially in such a drastic way- is like changing The Terminator or Casablanca. Why not? Because it’s a terrible idea, that’s why. ...