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Oz the not so great and powerful

March 23, 2013

“Oz the Great and Powerful” is a fantasy set in the world created by the 1939 classic “The Wizar...

‘Snitch’ surprises with gritty drama

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

March 22, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

For a February release that passed under the radar at the box office, “Snitch” provides a surprisingly good and gritty experience, free of the melodramatic glitz of most of the other films opening this month. The film follows John Matthews (Dwayne Johnson) as he attempts to clear his son Jason (Rafi Gavron) of drug sm...

“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” keeps you in your seat

Demitri Fellines, Connection Staff

February 14, 2012

Filed under Features

With the help from a cast headed by Daniel Craig, director David Fincher was able to successfully recreate Niels Arden Oplev’s 2009 blockbuster intended for American audiences. A very skilled computer hacker, Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara), just completed her very extensive report on journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Craig), who...

Drake sophomore album reflects some of his best work

Varsha Narayan, Connection Staff

November 16, 2011

Filed under Features

Despite the success of his debut album “Thank Me Later,” Drake felt the record didn’t show his best work. His newly released follow-up album, “Take Care,” is another story. For most fans, hip-hop has always provided a glimpse of urban reality. Drake explores a different side of hip-hop. He raps about emotions an...

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