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Egyptian screens college classic

By Parker Otto, Columnist | October 15, 2018

On the eve of Homecoming weekend, the comedy classic” Animal House” was screened 7:30 p.m. Friday at The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. The iconic film should be seen by the college audience it was made for, and there’s no better time than...

‘National Lampoon’ empire strikes back

By Ginger Simons | February 8, 2018

The Netflix original film “A Futile and Stupid Gesture” brings the legacy of “National Lampoon” to a new audience. It follows the life of Doug Kenney, the co-founder of National Lampoon Magazine, who is played by former Saturday Night Live actor,...

Christmas comedies are always classic

By Jen Weddle | December 4, 2012

Comedies make the best Christmas classics. Don’t get me wrong; older, sappy movies like It’s a Wonderful Life are timeless, but I just can’t get enough of the holiday comedies. They seem to be a little more realistic. Two of the best holiday films...

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