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“New Light” Review

Dani Cojocari

December 20, 2015

Annette Gilson is a master of fiction. She has spent several years perfecting her craft, and it shows in her novel New Light. It’s not exactly a romance, nor is it a philosophical or scientific work. It’s not fantasy, but it definitel...

The Visions of Oakland University’s Director of Creative Writing

Dani Cojocari

December 19, 2015

The time has come. I am officially a graduate of Oakland University. This final article as Photo Editor (and occasional reporter and blogger) for the Oakland Post marks the end of an era of learning my passion in life: creative wri...

Companies: Image Publishing

Benjamin Peterson

December 2, 2015

Independent, creator owned books, comics, video games, movies, music, and other mediums have become a modern powerhouse in their respective industries. It seems that every day we see a new Shovel Knight game, a new indie band, or...

7 unrealistic gifts from movies we want under our Christmas tree

Scott Davis

December 1, 2015

Hover board from Back to the FutureAccording to director Robert Zemeckis, we are supposed to have this by now. He also thought the Cubs would win the World Series this year, so he was a little off.2. Ted from TedWe all want ou...

Review: Pixar shows why they are so good with “The Good Dinosaur”

Scott Davis

November 25, 2015

It might be formulaic and borrow from other classic animated movies, but Disney/Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur works as a moving and beautiful adventure that will be sure to tug on everyone’s heartstrings.We all know and love Pix...

Review: “Trumbo” is not perfect, but Bryan Cranston is

Scott Davis

November 20, 2015

Based on the true story, Trumbo takes a fascinating subject and over simplifies him to make for an entertaining, but shallow experience.Many might not recognize the name Dalton Trumbo, but if you are cinephile, you would recognize a lot of his wo...

Profile: Oscar nominated actress talks “Brooklyn”

Scott Davis

November 19, 2015

At the age of 21, Saoirse Ronan has already been nominated for an Academy Award for her supporting role in 2007’s Atonement, but it is her leading role in this year’s Brooklyn that has the movie industry buzzing with more...

Comics: Unwrapped Editions

Benjamin Peterson

November 18, 2015

When people think about the comic medium, often times the two positions that come to mind in the making of a comic are the artist and the writer. And while they are two of the most important individuals in the whole process, a ...

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Review: Daniel Craig shows off his license to thrill

November 6, 2015

Comics: Star Wars

By Benjamin Peterson

November 4, 2015

It’s almost that time- when all the big fans of one of the most impactful and popular movie franchises in history releases its highly anticipated seventh movie- Shrek 7: Ogres Are Like Onions. Just kidding. Star Wars Episod...

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