Jack McAuslan

‘Horace and Pete’ uses unique style, touches on social issues
Starring Louis C.K., Steve Buscemi 8 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP In the past few years, comedian Louis C.K. has been writing, directing and producing some great television. His show, “Louie,” was a huge success through its five seasons and 61 episodes. Very recently, C.K. put his new show called “Horace and Pete” on his website and it has gained much attention, and it is well…
‘Tom Clancy’s The Division’ lives up to expectations with fantastic multiplayer gameplay
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service – In “The Division,” players are tasked with restoring order to Manhattan after a viral outbreak wipes out the majority of denizens and dangerous factions make a power play for city control. “Tom Clancy’s The Division”—From Ubisoft Xbox One, Playstation 4, PC 9 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP About two years ago, around the same time as the release of…
Students, teachers car choices reflect personal styles
Photo courtesy of Jace Riley ’16 – Jace Riley poses with his Ford Bronco. Students’ cars can reflect their personal style. By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP Every car, whether its owner is a gear-head or not, has a unique backstory. Car culture is evident everywhere, and what car a person drives can sometimes give a small glimpse into the person’s personality and style. Michael Rowland ’16 drives a Volkswagen Passat…
‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ exceeds fan expectations, leaves excitement for new films
Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service – Daisy Ridley and John Boyega in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” ‘Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens’—starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Domhnall Gleeson 10 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan ’16 & Sam Romero ’17 THE ROUNDUP Be warned, this review contains massive spoilers for ‘Star Wars VII,’ but to those who have not…
‘Fallout 4’ surprises with massive gameplay improvements
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service – Fallout 4. ‘Fallout 4’ — from Bethesda Softworks Xbox One, Playstation 4, PC 9.5 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan ‘16 THE ROUNDUP Many years ago, four to be precise, I discovered the world of “Fallout” when I wanted to continue playing games made by Bethesda.   I began with “Fallout 3.”   The difference in atmosphere and difficulty between “Fallout 3” and…
‘Forza: Motorsport 6’ improves on mechanics, graphics, similar to previous games
‘Forza: Motorsport 6’ – from Turn 10 Studios Xbox One 7 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP For people who love cars and video games, “Forza Motorsport” and “Forza Horizon” seem to be some of the best games to play.   While they may not be the most realistic games in their genre, they are for sure the most popular. I have played every “Forza” game since…
‘Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation’ amazes viewers with intense action
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service – Rebecca Ferguson plays the role of Ilsa Faust in “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation.” Starring Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin 9 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP It seems as though the action-spy series “Mission Impossible” has been around since I was born, and the series is now on it’s fifth film, titled “Rogue Nation.”…
‘Hardline’ by Electronic Arts and Visceral does not improve on graphics, gameplay, makes multiplayer less interesting
Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service – A scene from “Battlefield Hardline.” Battlefield: Hardline – From Visceral Xbox One, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC 7 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan THE ROUNDUP “Battlefield” games, specifically the multiplayer aspect, are very well known for a few reasons: big battles, realism and completely destructible environments. These three pieces make up one of the most loved first person shooter franchises…
‘Chappie’ provides interesting story, concludes with too far-fetched ending
“Chappie” — starring Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel and Hugh Jackman 7 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP Director Neill Blomkamp has been known mostly for utilizing unbelievably realistic CGI effects and for movies that call into question some modern day social issues. “District 9” showed what issues many countries around the world face when it comes to racism and becoming part of a new society, but it…