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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

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...

What’s Fresh on HGTV

What’s Fresh on HGTV

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Fixxer Upper One of my all time favorite shows and one of the most beloved shows on HGTV, “Fixer Upper” finds a way to make living in Waco, Texas seem enticing. It follows the husband and wife team of Chip and Joanna Gaines as they renovate and personalize rundown houses for their clients. The sho...

“Ready Player One” rife with easter eggs

“Ready Player One” rife with easter eggs

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Easter weekend is never complete without an egg hunt and “Ready Player One” delivers the most cinematic one ever. Director Steven Spielberg takes audiences on a visually stunning journey into the not too distant future where the Earth’s resources have been mostly used up.  To paraphrase the film, people stopped looking fo...

Henry Winkler stops by to talk “Barry”

Henry Winkler stops by to talk “Barry”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Legendary actor Henry Winkler, best known for his role as “The Fonz” on “Happy Days,” stopped by ArcLight Theater last Thursday for a special screening of his new HBO show “Barry” and a moderated Q&A with the audience. The show follows Bill Hader as a disillusioned hitman who atte...

“Thoroughbreds” is this year’s dark horse horror film

“Thoroughbreds” is this year’s dark horse horror film

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Usually, two teenage girls plotting a murder, one a certified sociopath, would be a niche film. Fortunately this film, “Thoroughbreds,” fits into the relatively niche genre of low-budget horror films that has a dedicated following. Even more than that, it stands apart as one of the most uniquely ...

What’s fresh on Amazon Prime

What’s fresh on Amazon Prime

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The Big Sick This romantic comedy is based on the true love story of the film’s writers, comedian Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”) and his now wife Emily V. Gordon. In “The Big Sick,” the interracial couple must deal with their cultural differences after Emily unexpectedly falls ill. Na...

“Black Panther” blazes trail for black films

“Black Panther” blazes trail for black films

Anna Stim, Contributing Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Marvel’s “Black Panther” obliterated expectations at the box office in its opening weekend, changing the game for African-Americans – and Hollywood – forever. Marvel’s newest addition to its plethora of blockbuster films, “Black Panther,” made history on its opening weekend and is b...

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