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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...

“Queer Eye” redefines what it means to be a man

“Queer Eye” redefines what it means to be a man

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Masculinity is being challenged in all of the best ways with the Netflix’s reboot of “Queer Eye,” a reality TV show dedicated to giving men a complete mind, body and spirit makeover over the course of one week. The show is a revamp of Bravo’s “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” but this t...

Review: A Stinker in Time

Review: A Stinker in Time

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

After hitting a homerun with the critically acclaimed “Selma” back in 2014, Ava DuVernay landed the coveted spot as director on a big budget Disney project. That project was “A Wrinkle in Time,” based on the popular children’s fantasy novel by Madeleine L’Engle, that tells the tale of young...

What’s fresh in reality tv

What’s fresh in reality tv

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Survivor "Survivor" has been a staple of the reality TV landscape for almost two decades. Season after season, the show reinvents itself with new gameplay advantages and setbacks as well as dynamic casts featuring veteran and rookie players. The newest season, "Ghost Island," premiered on CBS on Feb. 28. This season...

“The Walking Dead” episode 9: “Honor” recap

“The Walking Dead” episode 9: “Honor” recap

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“It wasn’t The Saviors. It just happened. I got bit.” There’s been plenty of heartbreaking deaths throughout the eight-season run of “The Walking Dead,” but the loss in the midseason premiere might’ve just been the most gut-wrenching—especially for Rick (Andrew Lincoln). The revelati...

The rich history of social movements at awards shows

The rich history of social movements at awards shows

Emma Oxnevad, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Awards season: a time of year synonymous with statement fashion, celebrity tears and intense media coverage capturing every minute detail. However, in recent years, award shows seem to have adopted a new staple: political commentary. In the wake of the Trump presidency, stars have taken to the stage ...

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