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The Taylor Media Communication department unveils the RED camera. (Photograph by Luke Lines)

An Epic shade of RED

New film equipment prepares media communication department for successErin Fuhr | Echo “Technology comes and goes, but it’s story that really matters. We of course agree with that. But still there is some technology that affects how you tell a story.” Kathy Bruner spoke these words to a hushed and […]

by · September 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment, News
Anonymous donor lowers student theater ticket prices

Anonymous donor lowers student theater ticket prices

Anonymous Taylor alumni want you to attend more theatrical productions. So they donated money to lower ticket prices.

by · September 6, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment, News
When Freud met Lewis

When Freud met Lewis

“Freud thought he never found God and Lewis thought he did,” professor Matt DeLong said. Read The Echo’s preview of Taylor’s latest production, “Freud’s Last Session,” and get ready for opening night Sept. 5.

by · September 4, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Ben Affleck as Batman: good or bad?

Ben Affleck as Batman: good or bad?

A dark figure swoops down onto a dirty, rainy building. He stands, triumphant but weary, and surveys a city he has sworn to protect. The camera zooms in on this masked man and sees it’s . . . Ben Affleck? Is the controversial actor/writer/director a good choice for the cape and cowl in the new Superman-Batman film?

by · September 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Jenkins hands out writing wisdom to Taylor students

Jenkins hands out writing wisdom to Taylor students

What is it like to be a professional author? Do they still procrastinate? How do they get started? What advice might they give to young writers? Well known author Jerry Jenkins gave a workshop for writers that answered all these questions and more.

by · August 30, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment, News
Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim

Monsters called “kaiju” have wreaked havoc on the earth. Humanity’s only hope is “jaegers,” giant robots commanded by two pilots. “Pacific Rim” showcases the epic clashes that follow with great style despite a bloated story.

by · July 23, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2

Ex-villain Gru and his fearsomely cute minions return in this well-written sequel.

World War Z is a 2013 apocalyptic horror film directed by Marc Forster. The screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan is based on the 2006 novel of the same name by Max Brooks.

World War Z

Zombie film offers thrills but lacks good storytelling.

by · July 8, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Monsters University

Monsters University

Disney Pixar’s “Monsters University” does not disappoint with vibrant visuals and new, quirky characters.

Fleetwood Mac rocks Long Island, tours the U.S.

Fleetwood Mac rocks Long Island, tours the U.S.

Fleetwood Mac hits the road with a tour that highlights the best of the band’s music.

by · June 27, 2013 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment