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21 Jump Street 4/5 Most of us never had the chance to watch 1980s hit TV show, 21 Jump Street. Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller give older audiences a chance to take a stroll down memory lane and introduces new audiences to the show with their 2012 comedic remake of the same name. Jonah …

Top five worst backhanded compliments 1. “You’re so brave. I would never have the guts to try such a unique hairstyle.” Cue to you buying fourteen different hats to hide your “unique” hair under until it grows out. 2. “You’re so smart to go to the library on a Friday night when everybody else is …

  AS KOOL AND The Gang famously sang, “Celebrate good times, c’mon / Let’s celebrate!” This St. Patty’s Day will be no different. Regardless of whether we’re Irish or not, most of us are going to hit the town, while painting it green and white. One of the grandest secular celebrations of all time, March 17 brings on the good times and spawns epic parties in all corners of the globe. But if you’re anxiously waiting for St. Patrick’s Day to roll around—and can’t wait a second longer—the Fulcrum has decided to list off some of the best party movies of all time. Hopefully this list will keep you sated until you can shimmy the shamrock-filled night away. Superbad  5/5 Penned by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, Superbad is a must-see for any party movie lover. Following three unpopular high-school seniors in their quest for acceptance, this movie covers topics such as under-age drinking, sexual relations, and typical teen angst in a funny light. Superbad stars Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, …

THE LONG-PROPHESIZED END of the world is upon us—if you buy into the mania surrounding the end of the Mayan calendar, that is. Though we’ve known for a long time Dec. 21, 2012 will mark the end of humanity, the exact means of our destruction has yet to be decided. Making the case for nuclear …

The Woman in Black 4/5 The Woman in Black is the first lead role for Daniel Radcliffe since he shed his Harry Potter glasses for the last time. He plays Arthur Kipps, a young lawyer sent to the English countryside to settle the accounts of a recently deceased woman. The woman in question owned a …

A SERIES OF sex store robberies have popped up across the United States over the past couple of weeks—events leaving police baffled because none of these criminals seem to be interested in stealing cash, preoccupied with grabbing saucy store merchandise. The Smoking Gun reported on Jan. 12, a man in a ski mask entered Iowa …

ILLINOIS CHILD WELFARE officials are investigating allegations of child endangerment in the case of Lauri L. Ruble, who allegedly brought her five-year-old son with her while she and her boyfriend robbed a bank. According to the Chicago Sun Times, Ruble and her boyfriend Brandon Stancliff proceeded to the Wauconda Community Bank in Island Lake with …

The Muppets 4/5 THE MUPPETS IS one movie that could have easily been butchered by a group of old, crusty, out-of-touch executives who think Jim Henson’s creations aren’t cool enough to appeal to modern audiences. Luckily, in this recent incarnation, the classic marionette and puppet hybrids have not been replaced with computer generated doppelgangers and Kermit …

Contagion 3.5/5 The best way to describe director Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion is to imagine 28 Days Later without the zombies. Much like in the Danny Boyle film, a highly contagious virus is unleashed onto the public and no one on earth is safe from its deadly effects. Except, in this case, the virus does not …

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