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Bates Motel: The creepiest thriller on television

Aris Showers, IV Leader Opinion Editor

April 7, 2016

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Opinion, TV

A&E hit a dark goldmine with its series Bates Motel. Season 4 is currently airing on A&E Mondays at 8 p.m. The show’s IMDB rating is 8 stars and it is well deserved. The show stars Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates, Freddie...

‘Young Frankenstein’ comes to IVCC

Aris Showers and Quinn Delvallee

March 10, 2016

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Theater

Igor, from the “Young Frankenstein” musical, is described by Adam Oldaker, the actor playing the role, as “silly, gross, impulsive, and childlike.” This description resonates with the comedy genre of the musical. The...

‘Deadpool’ dead on the money

Brianna Brooks, IV Leader Columnist

March 10, 2016

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Movies

Many Marvel fans have been waiting for this film for a long time. “Deadpool” is a film that falls within the science fiction and fantasy realm, while bearing the general title as a superhero flick. The film is self-aware...

In review: the ‘accidental’ legacy of Harper Lee

Aelsa Butler, IV Leader Culture Editor

March 10, 2016

Filed under A&E, Books

On Feb. 19, in Monroeville, Ala.—the same place she was born 90 years ago—Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” passed away. Her fame came about somewhat accidentally, the result of a personal project in the...

Dickens’ classic ‘David Copperfield’ speaks to contemporary readers

Allison Hawbaker, IV Leader Columnist

February 18, 2016

Filed under A&E, Books

“Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.” So begins one of Charles Dickens’ most popular works. Published originally as a serial...

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