Rebecca Wright

Rebecca has a B.A. in the Humanities with an emphasis in film and writing. She holds an M.A. in American and British literature. She loves to explore all film genres, but has a special place in her heart for big epics like "Cleopatra" and "Ben-Hur."

Music Review: Rivers Cuomo – Alone: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo

Rivers Cuomo comes across like the ultimate music nerd. Since his band Weezer garnered mainstream success back in 1994 with their self titled debut, Cuomo has seemed uncomfortable with the notoriety. While many musicians would have reveled in the rock n’ roll lifestyle, after a yearlong tour to support Weezer (The Blue Album) ended, Cuomo …

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DVD Review: Rob & Big – The Complete Seasons 1 & 2 (Uncensored)

I have to admit that having watched the first few minutes of Rob & Big when it debuted on MTV in 2006, I thought, what the heck is this? Watching a 30-something professional skater named Rob Dyrdek and his 400 pound bodyguard, Christopher “Big Black” Boykin didn’t seem like it would hold much interest for …

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DVD Review: Zodiac: 2-Disc Director’s Cut

The late 1960’s was a tough time in California. In 1969, Charles Manson and his family systematically murdered seven people, including actress Sharon Tate. Around that same time, during an eleven month period in 1968-69 an individual who identified himself only as the “Zodiac,” murdered at least seven people in Northern California. Given the location …

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DVD Review: The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones Vol. 2: The War Years

George Lucas is rarely a man of small ideas. In 1992, Lucas decided to transfer the character of Indiana Jones, popularized in three mega-successful films, on to the small screen. Conceived as The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, the series began as an hour-long drama but surprisingly poor ratings forced George Lucas to revamp his idea …

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DVD Review: The Boston Red Sox 2007 World Series Collector’s Edition

As a card carrying member of Red Sox Nation, I suffered many years before that magical season in 2004, when my beloved team finally won a championship after eighty-six years of disappointments. Even though I’ll never forget that night in October 1986, when that slow roller down the first base line went through Bill Buckner’s …

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