[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1: A Review

Patrick Hao, WHRW News
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1, is a terrible title to say to the teller as you pay for a ticket. Yet, this is the third film of the enormously popular adaptation of the Suzanne Collins book series. Although it’s adapted from the third book of the trilogy, the film is actually part one of the book, following the financial success of the last “chapter style” films of the Twilight and Harry Potter franchises. Here a revolution is afoot in the dystopian future of Panem as Katniss …

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[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Patrick Hao, WHRW News
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1, is a terrible title to say to the teller as you pay for a ticket. Yet, this is the third film of the enormously popular adaptation of the Suzanne Collins book series. Although it’s adapted from the third book of the trilogy, the film is actually part one of the book, following the financial success of the last “chapter style” films of the Twilight and Harry Potter franchises. Here a revolution is afoot in the dystopian future of Panem as Katniss …

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[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Jeff Goldberg, WHRW News
A British-led consortium has announced plans to place a lander on the south pole of the moon in 2024. They want to see if, eventually, humans can set up a colony there. This mission, however, is slightly different from any other space mission. Instead of the government spending possibly billions on the project, this company wants to raise funds for the mission from a public kickstarter. Lunar Mission One, as it is tentatively called, is the brainchild of David Iron, who says governments are finding it too …

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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Ian Liebentritt,WHRW News
Apparently the Thai Government does not take kindly to tributes to The Hunger Games, as five university students found out.  Upon giving protagonist Katniss Everdeen’s three-fingered salute to Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, the students were taken away .  The salute took place during a speech by Prayuth in the Khon Kaen province, where the students also wore shirts that declared, “Don’t want a military coup.”  After being placed in Camp Sri Patcharin, the students refused to sign an agreement that prevents them from taking part in political …

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Aidan Wiliams, WHRW News

Venezuelan electronic music producer Arca now has another wacky, avant music video courtesy of visual artist Jesse Kanda. It features the eponymous track from Arca’s recent debut album, Xen, and it serves as a thematic continuation of Kanda’s previous video for the track Thievery, also from Xen. The video is NSFW.
 
 
 
A fantastic self-produced music video for Fage Kisses, the first track off of an equally wonderful release by SFV Acid titled Amber’s Stuff, was recently premiered. The video contains arcade-style art well suited to the track’s retro, …

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Jeff Goldberg, WHRW News
“Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” and snow and snow and snow. Lake Effect snow made a return yesterday with a vengeance. Here in Binghamton, we were lucky to escape with only freezing temperatures. Cities like Buffalo were pummeled with upwards of five feet of snow, with more on the way today. More than a hundred vehicles were trapped along the New York State thruway. …