By Nate Willis, Entertainment Writer
In his eighth directorial feature, the talented Quentin Tarantino tries his hand at just his second western with “The Hateful Eight”. Contrary to “Django Unchained”, this film feels more about the spectacle surrounding it than the story itself. Similarly to “Django”, a theme centering on revenge, loads of witty and humorous dialogue, and more blood than you can handle are present throughout. The best part about Tarantino’s
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films is the fact that he’s essentially created his own personal “Tarantino” genre. Tarantino takes the concept of dark comedies to a much more specific level, one that is adaptable to the western, crime, and heist genres. The film stars actors who have worked with Tarantino previously: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, and Michael Madsen, just to name a few.
By Leslie Hamilton, Features Writer
Holiday breaks are meant to have the purpose of spending quality time with your immediate family and relatives, but that’s not always what happens. For college students, a holiday break ultimately serves as an opportunity to temporarily forget your educational obligations and school-related stressors, a chance to catch up on/ make a dent in your Netflix queue, a chance to catch up on all your neglected coursework, or an opportunity to make some extra cash only to recklessly spend it all while back at school – Netflix, most likely being the victor of the three. But let’s be real, as awesome as Netflix is, there’s only so many hours that you can marathon watch Netflix before you tire of not knowing what time of day it is or eventually become grossed out by the fact that you’re still wearing the same clothes that you put on three days ago when you last showered. If that doesn’t happen, you either have incredible self-control and motivation or it’s only a matter of time before a family member or friend stages an intervention. If you are the former, I commend you. However, if you are the latter and finally arrive at the conclusion that it’s time to change your clothes, shower and get some fresh air, here are some fun activities that you can do.
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