Arts & Entertainment
By Zachary Estright
The first episode of the second season of “Bates Motel” premiered Monday, March 3, and it will make your jaw drop. “Bates Motel” is a horror/drama that is a prequel to the Hitchcock film “Psycho”, telling the story of Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his mother Norma Bates (Vera Farmiga).
By Kathleen Ellison
The second season of Bryan Fuller’s “Hannibal” premiered last Friday, Feb. 28 on NBC. The cannibalistic thriller came flying back onto the screen with plenty of gore and good food.
In the episode “Kaiseki”, Will Graham (played by Hugh Dancy) is still locked up in a mental hospital trying to remember what Hannibal did to him with the help of Dr. Bloom (played by Caroline Dhavernas).
By Spencer McCoy
Kid Cudi silently released an album last Tuesday Feb. 25 that is a prelude to the next “Man on the Moon” album. “Man on the Moon III” does not have a current release date yet, but we can expect updates on it in the coming months.
“Satellite Flight” is all about space. The backing music is a constant fluctuation of synthesizers. Synths are known for their heavy electronic sound and they really help the listener to recognize the space theme.
By Samantha Shirk
Mark your calendars from March 5th to March 8th because at 7:30 in the Sloan Countdown Theater “Sherlock’s Last Case” will be going on.
“Sherlock’s Last Case” is about Sherlock Holmes retuning from an encounter with Professor James Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls. Upon his return he receives a letter from the supposed son of his arch nemesis. Holmes must then try to survive the start of a series of antics, and his last great adventure ensues.
By Kayla Marsh
It’s women’s history month and of course we’re trying to celebrate all things feminine. What better way to celebrate our glorious femininity than to fill our iPod with women that truly rock?
Haim is a new band on the scene. Made up of sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim, these girls write and play all of their own music. Their album “Days Are Gone” was released in September of last year and their star just keeps on rising. Keep an eye out for this band. They’re destined for great things. Songs to get you hooked: “The Wire” and “Don’t Save Me”.
By Megan Wetzel
“Need for Speed”
Coming to theaters 3/14/14
Want to watch a movie with a lot of motor oil, speed, action, and suspense? This crime-thriller is just right for you! When a street racer was sent to prison after being framed by a business associate is let out he seeks revenge on the man in a cross country race. Yet this ex-partner that framed him finds out about his plan and puts a bounty on his head. Starring Aaron Paul, Dominic Copper, Scott Mescudi and Imogen Poots.