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Market Square Park to show ‘Casablanca’ Thursday

Market Square Park to show ‘Casablanca’ Thursday

Chutiya Metheesupapak, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under Culture

Market Square Park will present the A-list, classic romantic film from the 1940s, “Casablanca” at 8 p.m. on Thursday April 23 at 301 Milam St, Houston. Admission is free. Casablanca is a city in Morocco in Africa; the movie is set around World War II. The main character, Rick Blaine (Humphrey...

Fifty Shades of Porn

Fifty Shades of Porn

Jada Newsome, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Since its release on Feb. 13, critics have either hated or loved this film. Despite the mixed reviews, “Fifty Shades of Grey” has earned about $323 million, becoming a box office sensation. During the film, there are some red flags when it comes to the characters Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) and Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). In the books, Anastasia and Christian have an instant attraction. However, in the film, there is no connection between the two, only awkwardness. In addition, it feels as if the actors are forcing themselves to play their characters instead of letting it come naturally.

Stafford Centre’s anniversary drive-in movie night

Stafford Centre’s anniversary drive-in movie night

Chutiya Metheesupapak

November 18, 2014


Filed under Culture

It was a chilly night on Saturday Nov. 8, a perfect night for families to enjoy a comedy movie like “Blended” at drive-in movie night at the Stafford Centre. The city of Stafford hosted the event for the Stafford Centre's 10th anniversary. "Blended" is about Jim (Adam Sandler) and Lauren (Drew...

Mercer talks filmmaking at HCC

Mercer talks filmmaking at HCC

Brenda Jacoby

October 23, 2014


Filed under Showcase

Mercer, 21, reflected on the journey he started two years ago when he started working on “American Dream Quest” (ADQ). His experiences working on that movie served as the driving force to make “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Fairfax?,” the sequel to ADQ set to premier Oct. 25. “I want this movie to be something I can watch with my family over and over again,” Mercer said. “I want this movie to be something people can bond with, laugh with and particularly for the film students — learn with.”

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