Georgie Morvis

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Movie review: ‘Gravity’

When I was growing up, I was never one of those ambitious kids who wanted to be an astronaut. Director Alfonso Cuaron’s new movie, “Gravity,” a thriller about two astronauts stranded in space, did not change those ambitions, but it opened my eyes to the wonders of space. It’s a breathtaking thrill ride from start to finish, as devoid of faults as space is of sound.

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Album review: ‘The Bones of What You Believe’ by Chvrches

Is it possible that, in a year filled with releases from Britney Spears, Katy Perry and (unfortunately) Miley Cyrus, the best pop record released will be courtesy of a little-known trio from Glasgow?

W.I.L.D. announcements leave Cadenza ‘Brokenhearted,’ but ‘Everything’s Good’

We’ve been waiting all semester for Social Programming Board to call us, baby, so let’s get up, let’s get on it and let’s find out what Cadenza thinks about the W.I.L.D. headliners, Karmin and Chance the Rapper. Karmin is the definition of a guilty pleasure because at long last, pleas for a female pop artist have been answered.

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Now hear this: Best Coast & Bleached

When “The Mindy Project” premiered on Fox last year, one of the most common critiques of the show was that it lacked focus. Was it a cutesy rom-com or a quirky workplace comedy? Why did story arcs never seem to last more than one episode? And what was with that revolving door of love interests? Here’s my question: if the show is funny, does it really matter?

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Now Hear This!: Neon Indian at the Gargoyle

If you’re looking for an energetic, dance-filled start to your weekend, you won’t even have to leave campus. Social Programming Board has brought two acclaimed electronic artists to the Gargoyle for its first concert of the semester. Opening will be Mister Lies at 8:30 p.m., followed by Neon Indian performing a disc jockey set.

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Nick Offerman to bring ‘American Ham’ comedy tour to Edison Theatre

You better prepare all the eggs and bacon you have. Nick Offerman, the American comedian best known for playing Ron Swanson on the NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” is coming to campus on Nov. 10. He will be performing standup, presenting a dialogue and playing live music for Social Programming Board’s Fall Comedy Show.

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New Doritos Locos Taco fails to set world on fire

Peanut butter and jelly. Wine and cheese. And now, Taco Bell and Doritos. The two food giants have come together in one of the most powerful alliances since Sauron and Saruman joined forces in “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

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Top 10 moments from… ‘What Would Ryan Lochte Do?’

E! premiered its new reality TV show following the life of gold medalist Ryan Lochte, whose brain seems to have taken on too much chlorine, this past Sunday. Former swimmers and Olympic obsessives Georgie Morvis and Hannah Lustman recount their favorite moments. 1.

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“The Place Beyond the Pines” review

It is a dilemma as old as the town of Schenectady, N.Y., itself: do we punish failure or reward ambition? In his new movie, “The Place Beyond the Pines,” director and co-writer Derek Cianfrance aims high, forgoing many of the rules of screenwriting and Hollywood cinema.

The cast of “The Place Beyond the Pines” on Schenectady, developing character and searching for tomatoes at four in the morning

Focus Features recently hosted a college press junket to “The Place Beyond the Pines,” and I was lucky enough to be in attendance.

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