“Faces of UCM” is regular feature spotlighting a member of the UCM community. The focus this week is on Dr. Stephen Price. Price works as an associate professor in the Digital Media Production program within our School of Communication, History and Interdisciplinary Studies, and leads the Media Creators Association along with Dr. Mark von Schlemmer…. Read more »
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is not a good movie, but it’s not completely terrible. If you’re just looking for some entertainment and can live with a flawed “Star Wars” film, then you’ll probably get some enjoyment out of “The Rise of Skywalker.” But if you want something that feels like the finale to… Read more »
You’ve recently completed a new game. Your feelings are distasteful. You sit in your chair, wondering how this story could even be published, or how gameplay so bland and boring would be given the green light. You step away, annoyed at the many hours you’ve slaved away in hopes that the end of the game… Read more »
Dr. Mark von Schlemmer and Dr. Michael Graves work with students and outside professionals to create the first ever UCM-produced web series, named “The Computer Lab.” Maddy Harrison reports to the Muleskinner, with interviews from the cast and crew.
“Uncut Gems” is exhausting. It’s an intense film— one that never gives you a break. I felt tired after watching it. I mean this as a compliment. The story, written and directed by brothers Josh and Benny Safdie, follows Adam Sandler as Howard Ratner, a jeweler in New York City with a gambling addiction. He… Read more »
The University of Central Missouri is presenting a holiday production, “Gift of the Magi,” at the Highlander Theater this week. The production runs Thursday- Sunday, starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets start at $10 for students, $15 for senior/staff/military, and $20 for the… Read more »
“Zombieland 2: Double Tap,” is like the original film in many ways. It’s similar in terms of comedy, action and overall quality. Its problems are similar to the original’s as well, like feeling pointless at times and not carrying much weight. Don’t get me wrong. “Double Tap,” like the original, can be hilarious, entertaining… Read more »
The end of the year is an exciting time for music journalists, especially when it’s the end of the decade. 2019 is winding down, and every publication’s agenda is dominated by determining which albums will stand among the best of the 10s. SideTracked is doing the same. This list features my favorite album each year… Read more »