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Unbroken: one man’s strength in the face of immense suffering

February 4, 2015

By Ashley Vitale Contributing Writer On Christmas Day, Director Angelina Jolie’s film “Unbroken” introduced audiences to former Olympian and World War II veteran Louis Zamperini (Jack O’Connell). “Unbroken” begins with Zamp...

Hope, humor and Hawking: ‘The Theory of Everything’

February 4, 2015

By Alison Berstein Staff Writer There are those stories that are so heart-tugging, so moving, that you do not soon forget them. These stories are even more powerful when they’re true. Before winter break, my roommate and I trek...

Marvel’s ‘Agent Carter’: fabulous, feminist, fearless female lead

February 4, 2015

By Jennifer Ives Contributing Writer Agent Margaret “Peggy” Carter was first introduced to the big screen in 2011, in “Captain America: The First Avenger,” and portrayed by Hayley Atwell. Capable and confident, Atwell p...

Storyteller begins a new chapter

December 3, 2014

By Ellen Garnett Staff Writer It’s 1 a.m. and there are spurts of furious typing in the Voice newsroom. The AP Style handbook is missing, someone lost a shoe, and there is the faint smell of cheese, but nobody knows where it is coming from. If production nig...

Transporting audiences to a winter wonderland

December 3, 2014

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer In the past few years, the Boston Ballet has received world attention under the artistic direction of Mikko Nissinen. A spectacular of their shows has recently opened up in the Boston Opera House, a...

Wiseau entertains at the Coolidge

December 3, 2014

By Haley Costen Staff Writer On Saturday Nov. 22, a living legend visited the Coolidge Corner Theater. Well, depending on who you ask. Tommy Wiseau is the director, producer, writer, and star of  “The Room,” a film widely regar...

Free time means movie time

December 3, 2014

By Lisa Nault Staff Writer School will be going on break soon, finals will come and go, and students will finally have free time again. However, after indulging in eating good food and catching up on sleep what is there to do...

Ross Livermore Band sweeps the East with hearty, soulful music

December 3, 2014

By Ellen Garnett Staff Writer If you’re looking for new music to get you out of the winter slump, the Ross Livermore Band is right for you. With its funky soul-influenced rock, RLB is bound to get your spirits up. The RLB is...

Boston Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ dazzles audiences

November 19, 2014

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer A few days ago, the Boston Ballet finished up the world premiere of Director Mikko Nissinen’s “Swan Lake.” I was fortunate enough to go, always having been a bit of a diehard Tchaikovsky fa...

Shattering the celluloid ceiling: Iram Parveen Bilal inspires students to dream big

November 19, 2014

By Lisa Nault Staff Writer Sometimes small things make a big impact. The film “Josh (Against the Grain)”, started as one woman’s small dream that has become a reality. It came out in 2013 and was directed by Iram Parvee...

‘Big Hero 6’ : a celebration of digital aesthetics

November 19, 2014

By Kate Joseph Staff Writer Disney has rarely struggled for success, especially not in the last year. “Frozen,” Walt Disney Animation Studios’ biggest-grossing film of all time, garnered several awards and smashed records...

Boston Symphony Orchestra: a true Boston gem

November 19, 2014

By Jordan Jackson Staff Writer Have you stepped outside of the Simmons campus lately? No matter which direction you choose, a short stroll off campus will quickly land you among a number of world-class cultural institutions h...

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