MTV Movie Awards recognizes standouts

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ The 25th MTV Movie Awards show began with co-hosts Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, who will both star in the upcoming film “Central Intelligence,” entering the Warner Brothers’ lot in “Mad Max: Fury Road” style. The awards, an annual event since 1992, aired this past Sunday and was prerecorded at Warner Brothers Studios in California the day before. The golden popcorn statue for the MTV Generation Award, given each year to an actor who demonstrates versatility and achievement, was presented to Will Smith. Previous winners include Tom Cruise, Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon and Johnny Depp. Smith, … Continue reading MTV Movie Awards recognizes standouts

Highly-original “Tusk” falls short

Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ Writer, director and podcaster Kevin Smith makes his memorable comeback to the big screen with his most bizarre and intriguing film to date, “Tusk.” Smith, considered one of the first official independent filmmakers, has always shown an affinity for experimentation and pushing the limit. He has proven this several times in his eccentric career through various projects such as “Dogma,” “Chasing Amy” and “Red State.” If Smith’s fearlessness wasn’t clear enough, “Tusk” enters a new territory of strange and polarizing that may have pushed a limit even for Smith. “Tusk” tells the interesting story of the … Continue reading Highly-original “Tusk” falls short