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‘Westworld’ shakes up season two

‘Westworld’ shakes up season two

Carina Smith, Nation & World Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Westworld” may have only aired one season so far, but it’s hard to deny that it has easily become a favorite amongst HBO’s lineup of original series. This futuristic show took over audiences’ attention when it aired in 2016 and season two is one of the most anticipated shows of 2018. “...

What’s Fresh on HBO

What’s Fresh on HBO

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Paterno In 2011, news broke of  sexual abuse in the Penn State football program with accusations landing on assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. A byproduct of the fallout was the downfall of Joe Paterno, the iconic Penns State football head coach. HBO’s “Paterno” follows the coach, played by Al P...

‘The Blue Door’: Film student returns to childhood in new film

‘The Blue Door’: Film student returns to childhood in new film

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

H. G. Wells is one of the most influential science fiction writers of all time. Prominently shown in the 2005 “War of the Worlds” remake with Tom Cruise and soon in the planned “Invisible Man” remake with Johnny Depp, Wells penned stories that still permeate the fabric of our culture over 100...

The confusion of ‘You Were Never Really Here’

The confusion of ‘You Were Never Really Here’

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“You Were Never Really Here” is directed by Scottish director Lynne Ramsay and is based on the book by Jonathan Ames. Joaquin Phoenix stars as a man named Joe, who has a deeply troubled past but currently takes jobs tracking down missing children. His latest job requires him to find and return a ...

“The Rock” returns to action in “Rampage”

“The Rock” returns to action in “Rampage”

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Objectively, beyond a shadow of a doubt, “Rampage” is a bad film. However, this does not mean it isn’t an enjoyable film – during some moments, at least. “Rampage” comes to us from “Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” director Brady Peyton, who teams up with one Dwayne “The...

Television in bloom

Television in bloom

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Finally, spring has arrived. The days are longer, rain is falling, flowers are blooming (the weather isn’t great but we can’t win them all.) While the arrival of spring begins to revive the world around us, a batch of brand new television shows attempt to freshen up the television landscape. In contrast t...

What’s Fresh on Netflix

What’s Fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

A Series of Unfortunate Events The highly anticipated second season of the adaptation of the beloved children’s book series was recently released on Netflix. The show, just like the books, follows the tragic lives of the three Baudelaire children after their parents die in a mysterious fire and ...

Krasinski’s new must-see horror film

Krasinski’s new must-see horror film

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Almost every horror film has a moment where one of the protagonists is trapped in the same room as the monster/psycho and the audience collectively holds its breath, seemingly trying to avoid making any sound that might tip off the on-screen assailant to the hero’s whereabouts. Now imagine that scene, b...

Bill Hader gets in touch with his dark side for “Barry”

Bill Hader gets in touch with his dark side for “Barry”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

What if the thing you were best at was slowly killing you? What if the only way to be happy was to do something you’re terrible at? These were the questions in the minds of Bill Hader and Alec Berg as they were crafting the new HBO comedy “Barry.” Hader is perhaps best known for his work as a ...

What’s fresh in HBO documentaries

What’s fresh in HBO documentaries

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

King of the Wilderness This new HBO documentary takes a fresh look at the final years of the life of the prolific civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peter Kunhardt, the director of the film, had previously noted that while researching King’s life and accomplishments, the bookend ...

Film review: “Isle of Dogs” tells heartwarming tail

Film review: “Isle of Dogs” tells heartwarming tail

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Wes Anderson’s newest film, “Isle of Dogs,” was released in Chicago on March 23. Set in Japan, the film depicts a dystopian future where dogs are banished from the country to nearby “Trash Island,” and the young boy who bravely attempts to save his dog. The film has a star-studded cast i...

Roseanne’s Return: A look at the polarizing reboot

Roseanne’s Return: A look at the polarizing reboot

Emma Oxnevad, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

With the seemingly never-ending supply of reboots flooding our movie theaters and television screens, it can often be challenging to keep track of which of our favorite franchises or series is up for a “reimagining.” However, one reboot has had no trouble garnering attention: “Roseanne.” While the pub...

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