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REAL World Circus – Kurios by Cirque du Soleil

REAL World Circus – Kurios by Cirque du Soleil

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase

We all make mistakes; whether it’s dropping a cup, spilling some water, maybe you forget your keys and get locked out of your car, or you drop your phone and crack your screen. We all make mistakes, and I can say with confidence, we make mistakes everyday. But, for the performers of Cirque Du Soleils’...

A True Hero of God – Hacksaw Ridge Interview with Producer Terry Benedict

A True Hero of God – Hacksaw Ridge Interview with Producer Terry Benedict

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Desmond Doss was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon. Even though he believed that the war was justified, he did not believe in taking a life. While Terry Benedict was a young boy, he loved to read. He came across a book called The Unlikeliest Hero about...

SXSW Day 4: A Filmmakers Adventure

SXSW Day 4: A Filmmakers Adventure

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
March 14, 2017
Filed under A&E, Culture

My fourth and final day at SXSW. It’s really been an amazing adventure. I woke up this morning, planning on going to a session on contract labor and 1099’s, but got side tracked on my walk with Amazon Popup. It just totally drew my attention. Amazon Prime produces their own content and was promoting...

SXSW Day 3: A Filmmakers Adventure

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
March 12, 2017
Filed under A&E, Culture

Yesterday I arrived back to my Airbnb home after 3:30am, not realizing that the time had sprung forward, and the fact that I had reserved a seat at The Mummy interactive experience. I had very little sleep and a very long day planned ahead! I rushed to catch the 10:10am bus into downtown, and barely...

SXSW Day 2: A Filmmakers Adventure

SXSW Day 2: A Filmmakers Adventure

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
March 11, 2017
Filed under A&E, Culture

Woke up a bit late, around 9am and had breakfast with my Airbnb host and David Lawson from SnowFort Pictures. David is a filmmaker from LA with a film that’s screening at SXSW called 68 Kill. It’s the story of a $68,000 robbery gone wrong. As a filmmaker it’s amazing to get to me...

Truth or Dare…I Dare you! Nerve Film & Book Review

Truth or Dare…I Dare you!  Nerve Film & Book Review

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
November 19, 2016
Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

Vee (Emma Roberts) walks into the middle of the coffee shop to perform her very first dare.  “Even when I’m wet, I’m so hot!”  She has to yell out while pouring a cup of water over her head.  She hesitates, not sure if she’ll have the courage to do it.  Something so simple, a child wouldn’t...

Must See on the BIG SCREEN – Doctor Strange

Must See on the BIG SCREEN – Doctor Strange

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) arrives at the temple, looking for a way to get his life back.  After the tragic accident, he lost everything.  Dead end after dead end trying to heal himself, finally brought him to the one place that will heal his soul.  Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) introduces Strange...

Inferno Freezes Over; Film vs. Book

Inferno Freezes Over; Film vs. Book

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016
Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

The blood waters surround everyone while the orchestra plays.  The underground water cistern is the perfect breeding place for a virus, and on this night, at the eleventh hour, everything is in place to release the virus that will wipe out the population.  Dr. Bertrand Zobrist (Ben Foster) not only...

SciFi Adventure Worth Watching: Warcraft

SciFi Adventure Worth Watching: Warcraft

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
October 29, 2016
Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

King Llane Wrynn agrees to meet the Orc Chieftain Durotan, knowing full well that it might be an ambush.  The king knows that this is his only option left in trying to defend his kingdom from the horde orc attack that will wipe out all of his people.  The King and his men, including Garona the Orc...

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