Beowulf can't overcome second-rate script

Impressive animation and ensemble cast don't save film

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Digital Angelina Jolie in Beowulf

Beowulf
Directed By: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie, Crispin Glover

3 stars

One of the most highly anticipated movies of the year, Beowulf is likely to be remembered as the biggest disappointment since Spider-Man 3. (read more)

Former NASA staffer creates comics for geeks

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

XKCD.com calls itself “a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language,” which is precisely what it projects.

NASA roboticist-turned-car- toonist Randall Munroe started the increasingly popular comic strip back in January of 2006 when he discovered sketches and doodles drawn amid the graphs and equations of his old math notes. (read more)

Bonobo, Monkeyseemonkeydo lulls Leeds' university crowd

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Bonobo

Letters from Leeds is a feature by Gazette writer, Gennelle Smith, who is currently on exchange in England and will be dispatching articles about the local music scene to Canada.

Bonobo w/ Monkeyseemonkeydo
Nov. (read more)

Hemp helps with green movement

Cannabis lowers greenhouse emissions

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

As environmental consciousness increases, a plant with great potential to accommodate our generation’s awareness has re-emerged, but its negative associations leave some obstacles to overcome.

Hemp, which is too often associated with marijuana, does come from the same family of plants, but yields a fraction of the active ingredient, THC. (read more)

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