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Capote captures essence of author

Biographical movies rarely work, especially because it’s virtually impossible for any person’s life to be condensed into a two-hour narrative. So when filmmakers attempt to do this, the result is typically a limp drama that mythologizes the subject and gives actors an opportunity to milk their weak imitations of celebrities in pursuit of award statues. That is why it is a surprise that Capote is such an effective film.Continue...

Ultraviolet not quite revolutionary

Hitting the stands in November, Ultraviolet : 10.1, the fall 2005 edition of the periodical campus literary publication, served up its trademark fare in a compilation of student poems and short stories coupled with original artwork.Continue...

Catching up with Idol Elena Juatco

A typical Sunday night for the average Queen’s student might involve trolling around on Facebook, working at a part-time job, or even doing a little homework. But for Elena Juatco, ArtSci ’07, such relaxing times were put on hold when she stepped into the title role in Ross Petty’s production of Snow White and the Group of Seven .Continue...

Brooding à la death country

Speaking with the Journal via telephone from the geography company where he works as a cartographer, the guitar player for Elliott Brood—the name of the band, not a solo artist—is “kind of bored,” friendly and chatty.Continue...

Urinetown is hardly a waste

Anyone who likes their musicals with a healthy dose of jazz hands won’t be disappointed with QMT’s new production of Urinetown .Continue...

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