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Growing Up with the Oldies: The Original Cinematic Universe

Growing Up with the Oldies: The Original Cinematic Universe

Michael Dunnings, Associate Editor

October 31, 2018


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Chances are that if you have siblings then there you have some similar tastes, similar personalities, or passions. For me, that experience was tenfold. Being the oldest of three siblings, my brothers Ryan and the youngest Spencer, we always looked for ways to fit in a little better then we had. Growing...

UFC 229 Post Fight Brawl Shows We Still have Alot To Learn

UFC 229 Post Fight Brawl Shows We Still have Alot To Learn

Michael Dunnings, Associate Editor

October 12, 2018


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UFC 229 was supposed to be the culmination of the month's long kerfuffle between the camps of Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. The McGregor and Nurmagomedov fued has been one of the most intensely personal rivalries the UFC has ever seen. Ethnicity, religion, politics, and national history...

Sorrows of a Fight Fan Part 3: The Storm Clouds Dissipate

Sorrows of a Fight Fan Part 3: The Storm Clouds Dissipate

Michael Dunnings, Associate Editor

September 17, 2018


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Just this past April, it seemed as if the world of combat sport was collapsing in upon itself. It was as if the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse had ridden out from within the chasm and unleashed every possible blight or pestilence onto the world of mixed martial arts and boxing. Before we analyze...

Sorrows Of A Fight Fan Part 2: The Rematch That Was Not To Be

Sorrows Of A Fight Fan Part 2: The Rematch That Was Not To Be

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


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UFC 223 was not the only travesty to occur for fight fans in a short period of time. The second, just two days after news broke of Tony Ferguson’s withdrawal from the card, Saul “Canelo” Álvarez withdrew from his scheduled rematch with Gennady Golovkin on May 5. The two, who happen to be two...

Sorrow’s of a Fight Fan Part 1: The Madness that was UFC 223

Sorrow’s of a Fight Fan Part 1: The Madness that was UFC 223

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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Just as a parent would say to console thier young child awoken by a nightmare, the same can be said about UFC 223; “it’s over now”. Now that the storm winds have subsided, and the UFC has moved on to it’s next event in Poirer vs. Gaethje, it would be an opportune time to analyze all the sub-plots...

Fascinating Moments in History: Julius Caesar and The First Triumvirate

Fascinating Moments in History: Julius Caesar and The First Triumvirate

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


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Several days ago, March 15 to be exact, was the Ides of March. The Ides of March is notorious for one specific reason, and while most people would be familiar with the individual behind the day's infamous history, most will not know as to the reasons why. So, what exactly did happen on the Ides of...

Meet the Film that Inspired “The Shape of Water”

Meet the Film that Inspired “The Shape of Water”

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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By winning the Oscar for best picture, The Shape of Water (2017) has become one of a select few instances, only the second to be exact, when a fantasy genre has taken home the top honor. Fantasy, along with genre’s such as horror, science fiction, and comedy are usually looked upon as cinema’s...

Five Historical Periods That Need A New Film

Five Historical Periods That Need A New Film

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018


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If you’re like me; then you’re a history buff. If not, keep reading anyway. Every so often the history flick will become trendy and Hollywood will bestow us wannabe historians with a few films based somewhere in the annals of our chaotic history. However, they are usually limited to a period with...

The Great MMA vs. Boxing Debate: Round 2

The Great MMA vs. Boxing Debate: Round 2

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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It has begun again, the flood gates of online vitriol spurred on by an attempt to gain supremacy in the world of combat sport has re-opened. Last summer the improbable happened, MMA superstar Conor McGregor ventured into the four-sided ring to combat boxing’s greatest defensive mastermind Floyd...

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