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What’s Fresh in Crime Documentaries

What’s Fresh in Crime Documentaries

Ally Zacek, Design Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist For all true crime aficionados, there is nothing more satisfying than solving the crime faster than the documentary unfolds. Diving into “Evil Genius,” however, is unlike any other true crime series. In this original Netflix f...

‘Jackass’ and the evolution of comedy

‘Jackass’ and the evolution of comedy

Amanda Krupp, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

For as long as anyone can remember, comedy has been an ever-evolving, boundary pushing genre with varying tastes for audiences everywhere. Over time, it has morphed from politically charged humor (such as in the films of Charlie Chaplin), to positive explorations of feminism (like “The Mary Tyler Mo...

Solo: A ‘Meh’ Story

Solo: A ‘Meh’ Story

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

With “Solo,” we are now officially four years/movies into Disney’s reign over the “Star Wars” license. It started with a familiar, yet fun feeling in “Force Awakens.” “Rogue One” wasn’t groundbreaking as a film, but it was intriguing to see what the plan was for these stand-alo...

Grad uses film to discuss mental health

Grad uses film to discuss mental health

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

After graduating from undergrad, Sydney O’Haire’s life got, as she describes it, “a little out of control.” Her family and friends supported her, and when they recommended she go to rehab she went without resistance. O’Haire said once she got there it was “a really wild experience,” and she made ...

Marvel’s anti-hero returns

Marvel’s anti-hero returns

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Deadpool 2” carries on shortly after the conclusion of its predecessor, “Deadpool.” Wade Wilson has made a name for himself since defeating the first film’s main villain Ajax – or Francis, as he was more commonly referred to – and has been granted a tenuous spot as an X-Men trainee. He i...

A conversation with Rainn Wilson on the practice of acting

A conversation with Rainn Wilson on the practice of acting

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

As part of the College of Computing and Digital Media’s Visiting Artists Series (VAS), actor Rainn Wilson spoke with screenwriting professor and moderator Chris Parrish in front of a packed auditorium on Thursday afternoon. “I’ve been a huge fan of Rainn for a long time. I absolutely love ‘The Off...

Bo Burnham excels in directorial debut

Bo Burnham excels in directorial debut

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

While I may not have been there since the beginning, it has certainly been interesting to see the wide arc Bo Burnham’s career has been. He began filming YouTube videos in his bedroom, playing songs that he wrote when he was 16. By 19 he was filming his first stand up special with Comedy Central, “W...

What’s fresh and recently canceled

What’s fresh and recently canceled

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Brooklyn 99 The first and most undeserving victim of Fox's cancellation spree this past week is the quirky and lighthearted cop ensemble "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." Throughout its five-season run, "Nine-Nine" has garnered a dedicated and vocal fan-following that has deployed to campaign against the show’s can...

‘The Little Things’: A short film’s look at depression

‘The Little Things’: A short film’s look at depression

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Since early childhood twin brothers Adrian and Andrew Nuno have been a dynamic creative duo. As kids, they would often come home from movies and reenact their favorite scenes together. As they began pursuing filmmaking as a career, that playfulness translated into the brothers bouncing creative idea...

What’s Fresh on Netflix

What’s Fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts and Life Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Kodachrome It’s slightly ironic that a film that is named after the photo development system Kodachrome, essentially revering print photography, is streaming online, a testament to the ways in which we now use technology. “Kodachrome” is set in the final few days of Kodachrome’s existence as a...

Review: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season two premiere

Review: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season two premiere

Emma Oxnevad, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Note: This article contains spoilers for seasons one and two of “The Handmaid’s Tale”. After much anticipation, “The Handmaid’s Tale” returned to Hulu on April 25. The series, based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian classic of the same name,  first debuted in 2017 to critical acclaim...

Theron leads strong family dramedy ‘Tully’

Theron leads strong family dramedy ‘Tully’

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

As the dust clears after the $257 million-sized impact of “Avengers: Infinity War,” we can peer through to see that in fact, there are still other films out there in cinemas at the moment, and at least one of them is good. The one I’m vouching for is “Tully”, the third outing for director/...

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