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Iron Fist: Marvel’s first weak hitter

Iron Fist: Marvel’s first weak hitter

Sean Koepfinger
March 22
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Since 2015, Marvel's adult-oriented Netflix Originals have landed punch after punch with their hard-hitting, gritty and visceral superhero series. Unfortunately, their latest contender, "Marvel's Iron Fist," fails to strike a solid blow. Spoilers to follow.The biggest mistake in "Iron Fist" is the to...

Heroine Spotlight: Eleven

Heroine Spotlight: Eleven

Malik Frierson
March 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories, TV

The first heroine to get the spotlight is everyone's favorite Eggo-eating, Demogorgan-demolishing, psychic little lady Eleven, also known as El, from the Netflix original series "Stranger Things." Eleven was no doubt an obvious choice to get the spotlight. Taken from her mother as a baby, Eleven was rais...

Throwback Thursday: Favorite TV shows

Throwback Thursday: Favorite TV shows

Maya Ehikhamenor
March 2
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Nostalgia. Whether it is an old game we see at a store, a reminder of our favorite movie as a kid or a TV show that just never gets old, nostalgia is something that makes us wish we can go back to how things once were just so we can relive that special moment.The shows of today cannot compare to the on...

Take a break and ThinkTank

Take a break and ThinkTank

Maura Linehan
February 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

On December 6, 2010 a YouTube channel, currently branded as “ThinkTank,” posted its first video. The show’s current hosts, Hannah Cranston and John Iadarola, use the show to discuss subjects they think their audience should know something about—but probably don’t. It is...

A Series of Unfortunate Events: A fortunate first season

A Series of Unfortunate Events: A fortunate first season

Sean Koepfinger
January 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

I am sorry to inform you that the following review is dismal and depressing, a phrase which here means: "Netflix's new 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' is the perfect adaptation of Lemony Snicket's classic children's books." If you do not like raving reviews about orphans, plots and the benefits of...

TWD: Plot still beating

TWD: Plot still beating

Sean Koepfinger
December 12
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Our hearts are still beating. The mid-season finale of "The Walking Dead" proved that the writers still know how to make a good show.After the much-anticipated (and equally loathed) season 7 premiere, "The Walking Dead" has suffered from a dramatic drop in ratings--bringing the show to a low that hasn...

What’s coming to Netflix in 2017

What’s coming to Netflix in 2017

Sean Koepfinger
December 6
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Most will agree that 2016 has been a bit of a downer. With political tension and celebrity deaths landing week after week, many turn to entertainment for an escape. And no traditional network can compete with the increasingly popular online streaming power of Netflix. This past year Netflix has en...

Party at work

Party at work

Maura Linehan
December 2
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Lisa Schwartz, the popular YouTuber, recently released her second original video series this year. The new series, “Party Girl,” is a bit of a departure from the earlier series, “This Isn’t Working,” but it is just as much fun to watch. With this new online series, her wo...

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 1

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 1

Malik Frierson
October 5
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

The Marvel Cinematic Universe, often called The MCU for short, has become a touchstone in pop culture history. Marvel Shocked the world with it's record breaking hit, "The Avengers," in 2012, but even with this major success, Marvel still faced criticism with its choice to make movies too family friendly. Ma...

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D review:”The Ghost”

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D review:”The Ghost”

Malik Frierson
September 27
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

"Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D" season 4 episode 1, "The Ghost," is a fantastic start to what appears to be a promising season. ABC aired this season's debut on Sept. 20, 2016. This first episode has that Marvel Studios magic--balancing multiple storylines and different characters effortlessly and harmoniousl...