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‘Sweethearts of the Gridiron’ rich with character

Dalton LaFerney / Views & Digital Editor “Sweethearts of the Gridiron” was among the best films screened at Thin Line Fest. Almost a full house sat in the Campus Theater to attend the 4 p.m. screening Saturday, many of whom were from Kilgore, Texas, the community home to the Kilgore College Rangerettes, the subject of the documentary. While I did see many open seats Saturday, there was even an additional

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    The Dose Liveblog: The 87th Academy Awards

The Dose Liveblog: The 87th Academy Awards

The Editorial Board / Live Blog

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Friday evening and short films at Thin Line

Dalton LaFerney / Views & Digital Editor I found some time Friday to drop by the Campus Theatre for the Thin Line Fest to watch the short film screenings. Brian’s Dots  The first to screen was “Brian’s Dots,” making its Texas premiere for the Denton audience. It’s a 26-minute short featuring Brian, a free spirited twenty-something who bought a one-way ticket to Hawaii in the years following a skiing accident

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    The Dose: Marvel Comics Review Roundup for Feb. 19, 2015

The Dose: Marvel Comics Review Roundup for Feb. 19, 2015

Nicholas Friedman / Features Editor Comic books have had another successful week. “Kingsman” debuted in movie theaters in second place last weekend to a cool $36 million. Marvel announced that Brian Michael Bendis’ new series following his departure from Uncanny/All-New X-Men will be Old Man Logan, a return to the Clint Eastwood-esque Wolverine from 2008’s limited run series. Funny enough, Mark Millar wrote both “Kingsman” and the original “Old Man

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    The Dose: Prepare for the new season of “House of Cards”

The Dose: Prepare for the new season of “House of Cards”

Dalton LaFerney / Views & Digital Editor This column contains spoilers for “House of Cards” seasons one and two. I cannot wait for Friday, Feb. 27. It’s the day President Francis Underwood returns to the Oval Office in Season 3 of “House of Cards.” I just really like the show, so I want to write about Season 3 because I have watched the season teaser more times than one should. Judging

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    The Dose: Our choices for the 87th Academy Awards

The Dose: Our choices for the 87th Academy Awards

The Editorial Board  This award season celebrates some pretty good movies. Five of the editors predicted the outcome of the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 22. Don’t miss our Oscar Liveblog during the show.  Best Picture  American Sniper Actor in a Leading Role  Bradley Cooper for “American Sniper” Actress in a Leading Role Reese Witherspoon for “Wild” Actor in a Supporting Role  J.K. Simmons for “Whiplash” Actress in a

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    The Dose: Should you buy the “New” Nintendo 3DS XL?

The Dose: Should you buy the “New” Nintendo 3DS XL?

Nicholas Friedman / Features Editor Everyone knows Nintendo. They’re like the Disney of gaming. In an industry chock-full of everything from pay-as-you-play iPhone games to $60 shooting galleries, it’s nice to know that Nintendo has stood their ground. The “New” Nintendo 3DS XL is Nintendo’s latest handheld game console. It’s a super-sized, dual-screen platform full of nicks and knacks that could make any gamer go crazy — four years ago.

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    The Dose: Kanye West unveils new track at Adidas event

The Dose: Kanye West unveils new track at Adidas event

Nicholas Friedman / Features Editor Kanye West had a weird week. From Sunday night’s Grammy nonsense to rumblings that he is headed to the studio with Will Smith and Taylor Swift, no media outlet can keep West out of the headlines. At an event live-streamed around the world today, West debuted his new line of shoes with Adidas, including the long-awaited Yeezy Boosts. What was more exciting, however, was the surprise

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    The Dose: Marvel Comics Review Roundup for Feb. 11, 2015

The Dose: Marvel Comics Review Roundup for Feb. 11, 2015

Nicholas Friedman / Features Editor On the curtails of a tremendous week for Marvel in co-producing Spider-Man, this week’s comic book released are short and sweet, continuing some big Marvel multiverse plot lines and opening up new possibilities in the recently reacquired Star Wars universe. “The Black Vortex” continues, the X-Men return to their own dimension and Darth Vader gets some time in the spotlight. Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 Writer: Gillen /

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    The Dose: Spider-Man to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Dose: Spider-Man to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Nicholas Friedman / Features Editor In a report released tonight, Marvel announced plans to co-produce the future of the Spider-Man film franchise, beginning with an appearance by Spidey in an undisclosed upcoming Marvel Studios Film. In what will presumably be “Captain America: Civil War,” the web-swinger will then star in his own film on July 28, 2017, as part of a new creative direction from Marvel Cinematic Universe mastermind Kevin

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