Daily Egyptian

‘Secret in Their Eyes’ should remain hidden

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

December 15, 2015

With the talent on hand, it's strange how "Secret in Their Eyes" is so bad."Secret in Their Eyes," directed by Billy Ray and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Julia Roberts, fails at being a dark and mysterious thriller, and ends ...

‘The Ridiculous Six’ is outrageously idiotic

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

December 14, 2015

Dan Patrick plays Abraham Lincoln and Vanilla Ice plays Mark Twain, so this should tell anyone the overall awfulness this movie accomplishes."The Ridiculous Six," directed by Frank Coraci and starring Adam Sandler and Terry Cr...

‘In the Heart of the Sea’ falls off course

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

December 14, 2015

Thor plus "Moby Dick" does not equal interesting.  "In the Heart of the Sea," directed by Ron Howard and starring Chris Hemsworth and Cillian Murphy, proves to be boring and mismanaged with only a few bright spots. Owen Chase, ...

Holiday traditions: the top 10 Christmas movies

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

December 13, 2015

With the holiday season in full effect, Christmas movies are going to be played to the point of nausea. But, there are good films that can make one appreciate this joyous season. Here is my list of best Christmas movies:10. "D...

New license allows theater opportunity to serve alcohol

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

December 9, 2015

AMC Theaters has achieved another step in their quest to serve alcohol in Carbondale.The Carbondale City Council on Tuesday amended its liquor code to include a "Class K" license, which will allow AMC Theaters to serve alcohol i...

‘Trumbo’ only needs a slight rewrite

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

December 8, 2015

The film industry has a lot of black marks on its record, with the Hollywood blacklist being one of the most signficant."Trumbo," directed by Jay Roach and starring Bryan Cranston and Diane Lane, is an interesting and inspirat...

‘Krampus’ is a fun Christmas surprise

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

December 7, 2015

"Krampus," is like a Christmas gift from a cool uncle: nice, but not exactly what you wanted. "Krampus," directed by Michael Dougherty and starring Adam Scott and Toni Collette, gives viewers an excellent dark, horror comedy that e...

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