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My favorite movie is UP. If none of you have ever heard of this cinematic masterpiece, educate yourselves on this delightful Disney work of art. A quick synopsis of the movie is as follows: a very old, very grumpy man refuses to go to a nursing home, so he turns his house into an aircraft […]

Only in Erie: The Sunset Drive-In Theater

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There are a number of things my fiancée Jess and I try to fit in at least once a year when the season of romance rolls around. As far as summer entertainment goes, Erie certainly isn’t lacking. Attractions like the Erie Zoo and Waldameer Park and Water World are staples of local life, but what […]

10 Movies Every College Student Should See

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Pitch Perfect Confidence — without it, you won’t get very far. And whatever you have, flaunt it. Except in public showers. That’s just weird and uncomfortable for everyone else there. Also, remember that you don’t have to act on every impulse.  Want to go out instead of study for the midterm you have tomorrow? Mmm, […]

Pre-Occupied: Top 5 for Fall

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Real talk: fall means the return of good, meaningful entertainment. Gone are the days of vapid summer blockbusters and mushy beach reads. The change of season goes hand in hand with the return of pop culture staples. Here are my top five choices of upcoming books, movies, music and television, guaranteed to keep you cozy […]

I Write Words: Why “Her” is the best movie I have ever seen

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I love movies. I know, I sound like one of those people who claim “music is their life” (it is). Who doesn’t love dealing with inflated ticket costs, outrageous concessions, sticky floors, crying children and people who don’t turn off their cellphones for 90+ minutes of entertainment? Seriously though, I’ve been a film guy for […]

Editors’ Commentary: Christmas flicks

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We at Edge LOVE Christmastime. In fact, we’ve had the office decorated since the conclusion of Halloween. We love Christmas not for the family time, presents nor holiday fun. We love it primarily for one reason and one reason alone: cheesy Christmas specials. Let’s face it, nothing is better than plunking down on your couch after […]

Winter date ideas: Aaron-tested, girlfriend-approved

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By now, dear reader, you ought to know me. I’m a writer, music enthusiast, hater of haunted houses and a bit of a food connoisseur. What you may not know about me is that I’m also a maître de la romance. For those who don’t speak the language of love, that’s a “master of romance.” […]

A student’s guide to Erie entertainment

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Students don’t always have a ton of downtime, but when they do finding activities to spend it on can be difficult. Limited budgets only add to the difficulty. Luckily, Erie has you covered with plenty of low-cost or free options for students. If you know where to look, there are events for every interest.   […]

4 things I learned from ‘Superheroes’

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Watching vigilantes run around in homemade suits and chase bad guys sounds like a great use of a weekday night to me, so a I couldn’t pass up “Superheroes,” a documentary on Netflix about real-life superheroes. However, these heroes were different than I expected in a number of ways. I learned that: 1. Having a […]

Mary Kate’s top 10 Halloween movies

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The spooky season is upon us, friends. What better way to get into the spirit of the season than by watching some classic scary flicks? Here’s a top-ten list of my favorite Halloween movies. Hopefully it gets you guys into a terrifyingly entertained mindset.   10. “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” (1966) OK, OK, […]