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Movie Review: ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’

by Ian Sarmiento When audiences went to see “Pacific Rim” in 2013, they wanted to see giant robots punch giant monsters. They were not disappointed. Five years later, they are treated with a sequel with “Pacific Rim: Uprising,” because who doesn’t want to see another epic showdown between robots and monsters? This sequel not only brings back old friends but also introduces new characters as they face off against something much more than another monster threat. The story follows ...

Album Review: ‘Original Mixtape’ EP

by Callahan Jones In The Brilliance’s "Original Mixtape" EP, released in early March, the worship group presents an enjoyable 18 minutes of music. It's the least focused in the scope of any work that they’ve released to date. For those unfamiliar with The Brilliance, it is an ever-evolving group centered around the musical compositions of arranger and pianist John Arndt and lyrics and vocals of worship pastor David Gungor. On their debut full-length album “Brother,” released in 2015, ...

Book Review: ‘Ink, Iron, and Glass’

by Sarah Pennington Every fantasy author wants to write a world that comes to life on the page. But in the world of “Ink, Iron, and Glass,” Gwendolyn Clare’s steampunk historical fantasy debut novel, the science of “scriptology” allows people to literally bring other worlds into existence. Our heroine, Elsa, comes from one such world created by her mother. But when her mother is abducted and the book that contains her world disappears, Elsa must use her own scriptology skills and ...