Sean Nasuti

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Aspiring Movie Critic from North Smithfield RI. For reviews of the newest films and the occasional editorials/retrospectives, check out my blog: Rhode Island Movie Corner.
This Friday will mark the third straight year the RKO Army will be performing “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the University of Rhode Island on Halloween. Overall, this will be the ninth time the Rhode Island-based organization has performed it here since 1982. The RKO Army was first formed in 1981...
On Tuesday evening, the University of Rhode Island’s Office of Sustainability screened the documentary “Plastic Paradise” in Swan Hall’s auditorium. The documentary screening was part of URI Sustainability Week, an annual three-day event celebrating the passing of the Cooperative Extension legislation to raise awareness for the environment. This year is...
Despite an early stumble in his career with “Alien 3,” director David Fincher has since rebounded and is considered one of the best directors working today. He has directed such hits as “Fight Club” and “The Social Network,” and with his newest film “Gone Girl,” he delivers yet another...
After the success of the “Harry Potter” series, other studios tried to capitalize on Warner Bros.’ success by adapting other popular book franchises to film. While franchises like “The Hunger Games” and “Twilight” were successful, others such as “The Mortal Instruments” were not as lucky and managed only one...
Dysfunctional families have played a part in quite a lot of films such as “August: Osage County” and it’s pretty much a key staple of almost every major TV sitcom as evident through shows like “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy.” Sure enough, it’s the main focus of “This is...
An art exhibit aiming to promote peace through postcards is being displayed at the Multicultural Center throughout the week. The Peace from Around the World exhibit, presented by the URI Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies features postcards from the Peace Postcards organization. Established in 2008, Peace Postcards is an...
A group of music department graduates performed on Sunday as part of the URI Alumni Wind Ensemble. The group featured a wide array of young and old URI alumn. The oldest member of the group, horn player Paul Hutchins, graduated in 1973, while the youngest, horn player Jeff Mandler, graduated...
For the upcoming school year, the URI theatre department will be taking a far more comedic turn than last year’s program. Out of the four plays they are doing during the 2014-15 season, three of them are comedies. When asked about the play selection process, theatre department head Paula McGlasson replied,...
This past Thursday in the Agnes G. Doody Auditorium in Swan Hall, the first official screening of an upcoming documentary, “Ida Lewis: Keeper of the Light” was held. The film is a biography detailing the life of Ida Lewis, a lighthouse keeper from Rhode Island who became famous for her numerous rescues...
Last weekend, the University of Rhode Island Theatre Department presented their performance of  John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse’s play “Chicago,” as directed by Paula McGlasson. In prohibition-era Chicago, housewife Roxie Hart (Anya Fox) gets arrested by the police after she kills her lover, Fred Casely (Brenden Smerbeck) in the wake of a dispute between...

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