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Harding finally tells her side in “I, Tonya”

Harding finally tells her side in “I, Tonya”

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“I, Tonya” has been one of the breakout hits of this year’s award season. Already gathering awards from the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards, it was announced this week that “I, Tonya” has also been nominated for three Academy Awards. Depicting the life and tragedies of figure sk...

What’s FRESH on ABC

What’s FRESH on ABC

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The Good Doctor We live in a time where the concept of a medical-drama is by no means new. However, "The Good Doctor" stands apart from the bunch as the main protagonist, surgical resident Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) has both severe autism and savant syndrome, a condition that makes him highly intellige...

“The Chi” a love letter to the South Side

“The Chi” a love letter to the South Side

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“The Chi” depicts life on the South Side of Chicago as a tragic event intertwines the lives of the main characters. The show airs on Showtime on Saturdays at 10:30 p.m. and follows an ensemble cast as they live every different lives that are connected in some way. In the premiere episode, nothing i...

Anderson delivers with “Phantom Thread”

Anderson delivers with “Phantom Thread”

Ross Greer, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Paul Thomas Anderson’s ninth film, "Phantom Thread," once again pairs the director with acclaimed actor Daniel Day-Lewis.  In what is slated to be Day-Lewis’s final film he portrays Reynolds Woodcock, a renowned couture dressmaker in 1950s London. With the help of his sister Cyril, portrayed by...

Netflix comedy puts dark twist on rom-com tropes

Netflix comedy puts dark twist on rom-com tropes

Allie Odell, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

"End of the F***ing World" is a British dark-comedy television series based on the book "End of the Fucking World" by Charles S. Forsman. It originally aired in the United Kingdom in 2017 but recently aired internationally on Netflix this month. The plot follows two discontented teenagers, James (Alex L...

Liam Neeson proves age is just a number

Liam Neeson proves age is just a number

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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Liam Neeson continues his originally surprising, but now well-worn, run as an aging action star in "The Commuter."  Neeson takes the role of Michael MacCauley (who is but a modest 60 years of age, compared to Neeson’s age of 65), an insurance salesman who quit his job as a police officer 10 years a...

What’s Fresh on HBO

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Crashing Luckily for on-campus students, an HBO Go subscription is included in the housing costs, which makes it so much easier to tune into one of the freshest comedies this year. "Crashing" is a semi-autobiographical look at series creator and star, Pete Holmes' character Pete, a sheltered man ...

“The Post” powerfully preaches the free press

“The Post” powerfully preaches the free press

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 16, 2018


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Everyone has heard the phrase “History repeats itself” and today, I tend to agree with that. We are currently in the midst of a battle between the government and the free press, an almost identical situation to the hard fought battle in 1971 between the country’s largest publications and the Nixon...

Recap: 75th Golden Globes

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The Golden Globes took place over the past weekend, and this year brought heavy competition and many memorable moments as Hollywood celebrated another year of great entertainment and incredible social movements that have changed the industry. Stars saluted women in film by wearing black and discussin...

“Bright” leaves viewers unsatisfied

“Bright” leaves viewers unsatisfied

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 8, 2018


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Netflix’s most recent original full-length feature, “Bright”, while entertaining, might have been a bit too ambitious for the streaming service. The film follows Will Smith as LAPD Officer Daryl Ward and his Orc partner Nick Jakoby (played by Joel Edgerton) as they navigate an alternate present-day f...

Gen Z finds a voice with “Grown-ish”

Gen Z finds a voice with “Grown-ish”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Following the overwhelming critical and commercial success of ABC’s “Black-ish”, creator Kenya Barris seized the opportunity to create a new show directed toward a younger and much sought after demographic. From that, the new spin-off “Grown-ish” was born. Airing on Freeform Wednesday nights at...

What’s fresh on Netflix

What’s fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Peaky Blinders This often overlooked period drama set in Birmingham, England after World War I has recieved immense critical acclaim over the course of its four seasons so far. Often described as the middle ground between "Downton Abbey" and "Boardwalk Empire", this show is the perfect choice for people...

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