Arts & Culture
The semester is coming to an end and so are the Oceanic semester events.
Higher Ed, a band composed of Missouri Southern faculty, looks forward to scheduling new concert events in the future after recently playing at Porchfest in October.
When Tanner Munson learns the text of a song, he aims to tell that narrative as honestly as possible.
People who knew him say nothing but good things about him. They talk about how he was a positive person, and a good guy whose approach to life was subtle but impactful. He emphasized believing in the artist behind the work.
As the weather cools and fall approaches, persimmons rain down from their tree. They must, because they were still on the tree when Michael Ashley saw them before he went to bed at night, and come morning, they littered the ground, as any fruit does.
Every fall, Missouri Southern offers a theme semester, bringing the opportunity for students to learn about new regions or specific countries. To emphasize the Oceania semester, the Spiva Gallery is hosting a new exhibition about Papua New Guinea, called “Oceania Journey.” The artwork will b…
There’s nothing better than walking into Regal Northstar Stadium, and the aroma of delicious and buttery popcorn hits you like a ton of bricks, but add an action-packed, thriller like Peppermint, and you may have a run for your money.
I’m at a loss as to how a film can be less than the sum of its parts. I know that The 5th Wave had the opportunity to be good, as I’ve seen practically every scene, plot point, and visual effect in other Young Adult adaptations.
A world renowned film critic is chairing a film symposium on Missouri Southern’s campus this Tuesday at Cornell Auditorium in Plaster Hall.
Students have access to a unique opportunity this semester because of a ten-year-old postcard. Dr. Michael Howarth, associate prof of English and director of the Honors Program, was a doctoral student when he received a postcard about the Tournées Festival, which started a chain of events th…
Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg have reunited, hanging up their detective badges from “The Other Guys” to compete as opposing father figures battling prove their own superiority.
In the 1976’s a movie series called “Rocky” came out and became the highest grossing film of that year.
Having never heard of the movie Gimme Shelter, I didn’t know what to expect going in. It wasn’t until I popped it open on Amazon Prime I had a vague idea.
The recently released film Suffragette excels at its aim to give viewers a personal and deeply moving perspective of the women’s movement in early 20th century Britain.
It was called groundbreaking for a reason. When it was put theaters in 1999, the horror genre desperately needed something fresh. Blair Witch Project delivered that. The starting concept is simple. Film students go out to investigate a local legend and discover something far more sinister. S…
Do you believe all movies are created equal? Do you believe the cinema realm is the same the world over?
Most of us over the age of 30 remember Sept. 11, 2001. We remember where we were and what we were doing. Some of the sights and sounds will never leave.
Have you been to war? Have you been shot at or walked down a street where people want you dead? Or have you wondered if the effects you hear about war are really true? American Sniper answers all of these questions.
Into the Woods, a film based on the Broadway original musical, will be the next movie to be shown on campus as part of the Missouri Southern wellness department’s ongoing MOSO Movie series. Being screened March 12 at 6:30 p.m., the musical features four fairy tales by the Grimm Brothers, who…
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, the first of another needless Hollywood two-parter final chapter, will be the next film to be featured in the Campus Activities Board’s ongoing series of movie nights on campus. Rated PG-13, the film will be shown in the Phelps Theatre March 5 and 6.
Too often, Hollywood romantic dramas fall flat and have few to no redeeming traits. The stories are fluffed, not relatable, feature sub-par acting by pretty faces and almost always feature predictable endings. Every so often, however, a movie comes along within the genre that feels real — th…
The Missouri Southern Campus Activities Board (CAB) will be hosting a weeklong series of movie screenings on campus from Feb. 9 to Feb. 13 in celebration of Valentine’s Day.
Dumb and Dumber To, the mildly disappointing follow-up to the 1994 comedy classic starring Jim Carey and Jeff Daniels, will be the next film featured in the Campus Activities Board’s ongoing series of movie nights.
Tammy, starring Melissa McCarthy, is a heartfelt comedy about an eccentric granddaughter and her drunk, diabetic grandmother who go on a cross country journey to Niagara Falls.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, the charming story of a negative assets manager at Life Magazine, will be the next film to be featured in the Campus Activities Board’s ongoing series of movie nights on campus. Inspired by James Thurber’s 1939 short story, the film will be shown in the Phelp…
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