Charles Tabasso

Heroes play themselves in Eastwood’s dull The 15:17 to Paris
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Heroes play themselves in Eastwood’s dull The 15:17 to Paris

The time-weary aphorism “never meet your heroes” is literally incarnate in director Clint Eastwood’s latest film, The 15:17 To Paris. The film casts the saviors of the 2015 attempted terrorist attack on board a Thalys train to re-enact the fateful disarming of terrorist Ayoub El-Khazzani, played by Ray Corasani. The event itself remains a heart-stopping…

Horror film Winchester misfires on message of gun violence
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Horror film Winchester misfires on message of gun violence

Winchester, directed by Peter and Michael Spierig, is another mock-horror film playing fast and loose with the phrase, “based on a true story.” These are the end credit facts: the Winchester mansion, located in San Jose, California, did in fact undergo around-the-clock construction, following Sarah Winchester’s wishes, after the death of her husband, William Wirt…

Art Club at Baruch plans March exhibition of student work
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Art Club at Baruch plans March exhibition of student work

The Art Club at Baruch is approaching its most ambitious project to date: a wide-ranging exhibit of artwork created by Baruch College’s student body. Working closely with art history professor Karen Shelby, e-board President Goldie Gross hopes to install a culturally cohesive oeuvre in one of Baruch’s classrooms, and publicly open the exhibit on March…

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