Miller Library unveils Pop DVD collection

Student Life

            By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor Although movie streaming services have made life more convenient, we all know the feeling of frustration when a last-minute Netflix search fails to produce results. Before resigning yourself to paying to rent a film on YouTube or Amazon Prime, try scanning Miller Library’s […]

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Michael Scott Clocks Out: Six Possible Replacements for ‘The Office’ Star

Lifestyle

By Amanda Whitaker Elm Staff Writer Michael Scott. We know him as a fan of song parodies, restaurant franchises, YouTube, double entendres, “Entourage,” and magic. With acting experience as the child star of “Fundle Bundle,” his improvisational skills place him among the best comedians in the world. He has braved burning his own foot (on […]

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Washington College Visitor ‘Makes it Work’: The Elm reveals an exclusive interview with Project Runway star Andrae Gonzolo

News

By Maegan Clearwood News Editor Although their vibrant rain boots and tie-dye t-shirts may speak otherwise, Washington College students are not known for their haute-couture fashion. So why did “Project Runway” star Andrae Gonzolo decide to make the cross-country trek from Los Angeles, Calif. to Chestertown? For Poetry and Project Runway, of course. It all […]

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HBO Can’t Match Mad Men’s Magic

Lifestyle

By Chantel Delulio Lifestyle Editor A few years back HBO gave a, “Thanks but no thanks,” to Matthew Weiner and a little show called Mad Men. The period drama about the men and women of the 1960s advertising world and their Scotch induced misadventures went on to be picked up by AMC, a network that […]

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Three Movie Trailers that Were Better than the Movie

Lifestyle

By Chantel Delulio Lifestyle Editor Making a trailer for a movie is an art unto itself. It has to capture the tone of the film and tell enough of the plot that audiences are intrigued, but not so much that they know too much and thus lose any desire to see the thing. There’s a delicate science to it, but when that chord is struck […]

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We Get it, Lady Gaga, You’re Ridiculous

Lifestyle

By Chantel Delulio Lifestyle Editor While accepting her award for Music Video of the Year at the MTV VMAs on Sunday, Lady Gaga took to the stage clad from head to toe in what appeared to be raw meat. It was an outfit that made Bjork’s infamous swan dress look positively tame and understated by […]

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When Bad Movies Happen to Good People

Lifestyle

Chantel Delulio Lifestyle Editor Best Worst Movie is a very good documentary about a very, very bad film. There are no words that can truly encapsulate the enormity of its horribleness so it’s probably just best to its title: Troll 2. The documentary operates on the premise that if there’s one thing people love more than a good movie it’s a […]

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Top Movie Snores and Bores of All Time

Lifestyle

By Amanda Whitaker Copy Editor I have always prided myself on the fact that I can watch any movie, no matter how awful it is, to the end. I don’t know whether it’s because I am determined to finish what I have started or that I’m just curious about the ending, but there aren’t many […]

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Why Science Fiction Matters

Lifestyle

By Chantel Delulio Layout Editor The genre of science fiction is, all in all, delegated to the dark recesses of the world so that the more respectable members of society don’t have to be sullied with its silver jetpacks and fire-breathing lizards. There are instances where it does break into the mainstream, but for the […]

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“Kick-Ass” Lives Up to Name

Lifestyle

By Claire Castagnera Elm Staff Writer “Kick-Ass” is a funny, smart, and exciting take on the superhero movie, but it’s certainly not for everyone. Words like “revolting” and “morally reprehensible” have been thrown around in reference to the film, which is based on a graphic novel and features its fair share of violence and over-the-top […]

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