All posts by Alexandra Capotorto

About Alexandra Capotorto

  • Movie Review: Prom Night

    The remake of the 1980 film of the same name featuring scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis opened in theaters April 11. With its PG-13 rating, it's no surprise that it topped the box office that weekend, raking...

    • Posted April 23, 2008
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  • Movie Review: 21

    Based on the book "Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions" by Ben Mezrich, the film "21" recounts Mezrich's story of big risks, losing it all and his...

    • Posted April 16, 2008
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  • Movie Review: Drillbit Taylor

    Owen Wilson stars in this somewhat amusing comedy co-written by none other than Seth Rogen, who starred in "Knocked Up" and "Superbad." The movie revolves around three high school freshmen who hire a bodyguard (Wilson) to protect...

    • Posted April 2, 2008
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  • ‘Spice up your life’ with girl power

    Ten years ago the Spice Girls took the U.S. by storm, ruling the Billboard charts and consuming most 12-year-old girls' lives.

    • Posted March 5, 2008
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  • Hope not just a four letter word for McMahon

    Jack's Mannequin is a piano rock band from Orange County, Calif. that formed in 2004 and released their first album, "Everything in Transit," in 2005. A side project of Andrew McMahon, originally from Something Corporate, Jack's Mannequin...

    • Posted February 27, 2008
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  • Mixed reviews circulate on spring concert performers

    The students at Quinnipiac University were thrown one curveball after another both before the SPB spring concert and during Saturday night. The Academy Is., who were scheduled to open the show, canceled at the last minute, disappointing a...

    • Posted February 27, 2008
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  • Editor Speaks Out: Thank you for giving our shows back

    Next to Sept. 16 (my birthday) and Dec. 25 (Christmas), Feb. 11, 2008 has become my third most favorite day. On this date, it was announced that the Writers Strike would be coming to an end and...

    • Posted February 27, 2008
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  • Movie Review: Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour

    Miley Cyrus stars as "Hannah Montana," one of the Disney Channel's highest rated shows, in the big screen version of the 15-year-old's sold out American concert tour that also features heartthrobs The Jonas Brothers. The movie, which...

    • Posted February 20, 2008
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  • Cobra Starship ‘brings it’ on current tour

    Probably best known for the song "Bring It (Snakes on a Plane)," the theme to the movie "Snakes on a Plane," Cobra Starship has taken the world by storm. Their second album, "¡Viva La Cobra!" hit #80...

    • Posted January 30, 2008
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  • More than reality

    Reality television has overstayed its welcome, and the programs they're creating continue to get more and more ridiculous. Take the latest dating show "A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila." Um, who is this girl? And who...

    • Posted December 5, 2007
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  • MTVU Woodie Awards honors college students favorites

    The 4th annual mtvU Woodie Awards took place on Nov. 8 at Roseland Ballroom in New York City, where thousands of college students packed the house, presented awards and joined artists on stage as they performed. This is...

    • Posted November 14, 2007
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  • Sitting down with The Starting Line

    Chronicle- Each of your albums has a fairly pervasive theme: "Say it Like You Mean It" is mostly about teenage love/loss, "Based on a True Story" is a lot about sex, and "Direction" about finding your place...

    • Posted October 31, 2007
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  • 2007 MTV VMA’s, best yet or a total disaster?

    "It's Britney, b*tch." Those were the first words heard during the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards that were held in Las Vegas at the Palms Hotel and Casino. The show aired to 7.1 million people on Sept....

    • Posted September 19, 2007
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  • ‘Halloween’ in August, remake is a solid flick

    Michael Myers returned to the big screen, August 31, in a bigger, badder and bloodier remake of John Carpenter's 1978 cult classic "Halloween." If you have seen any of director Rob Zombie's previous horror movies, you'll be...

    • Posted September 19, 2007
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