The Columbia Chronicle

Journalists tell ‘Red Tails’

By Contributing Writer

March 5, 2012

by Tyler McDermottContributing WriterThe famed Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African-American fighter pilots who fought with distinction in World War II, epitomized the segregation that existed in the U.S. armed services. Depicted in “Red Tails”—the 2012 film directed by Anthony Hemingway and written by John Ridley and Aaron McGruder—the Airmen show what it means to be an African-American in warefare.The Columbia Colle...

3-D trend will not convert me

By Gabrielle Rosas

September 26, 2011

Timon and Pumbaa dance in a lush sub-Saharan oasis to the tune of “Hakuna Matata” while Simba observes, perplexed. I, too, was perplexed. As I sat in a crowded theater filled with small children and their yuppie parents watching my favorite childhood movie in 3-D, it occurred to me that I paid an extra $5 for what is essentially a resurgence of the gimmicky3-D trend.“The Lion King” in 3-D hit theaters on Sept. 16; ...

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