Tag Archive | Shane Johnson

Fantasy film reflects on human nature

“Ghost In The Shell” stars Scarlett Johansson and is directed by Rupert Sanders, his fifth directorial feature.  Johansson plays Major, an enhanced bionic soldier who tries to bring down a hacker that is thwarting the endeavors of corporate-funded research.  Underlying the main plot is a fully developed ethical question of what separates “human” from “machine” more »

Wick’s return does not disappoint

John Wick is back. The gritty, wide-shot action sequences do not disappoint. Keanu Reeves proves to many that he can still bring Matrix-quality stunt work to his performances. For a time, I began to get used to Keanu’s role’s as run-of-the-mill performances of masculinity, such as that in “The Neon Demon.” Keanu makes use of more »

Community through video gaming

Every semester on campus, students can be seen talking with friends, laughing at their mistakes and screaming loudly out of joy or frustration. While one may think this is normal college life, it is also the emotion in the world of video gaming on campus. The reasons for continuing all the levels in campaigns vary more »

Indie rock group releases album

MewithoutYou released their sixth studio album through Run For Cover Records this past June. Fans of the band will know that this album is not simply a reiteration of the same lyrics and same guitar riffs produced by most bands. Pale Horses stands as the next step in the journey of lyricist and lead member, more »

City of Colour explores emotions

City and Colour recently debuted his fifth studio album, If I Should Go Before You. This album starts with ambient foot pedaling and leads you on a journey into the world of bluesy chords, soul-resonating lyrics and classic stories of love and loss. The first song, “Woman,” reminds me of Song of Solomon or Psalms more »

#Snapshots: My Instagram Life on display

  Social media is a relatively new form of media, but that is not stopping John Vander Stelt, ‘68, from using the media for art. Now the hashtag has shown up in an art gallery. Vander Stelt is focusing on Instagram specifically for his art exhibit now on display at the Korver Visual Arts Center. more »