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“Luke Cage” season two: The best and worst of Netflix

“Luke Cage” season two: The best and worst of Netflix

Garret Roberts

June 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

As Marvel continues their successful cinematic universe on the silver screen, Netflix attempts to show viewers what the grittier “underbelly” of their universe is like through their shows. Adding to the critically acclaimed first season of "Luke Cage," does season two continue the trend of success? Set...

Jessica Jones’ second season: A hero fighting for our issues

Jessica Jones’ second season: A hero fighting for our issues

Garret Roberts

March 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Airing on International Women’s Day, “Jessica Jones” continues the story of Protagonist Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) and her investigation agency, Alias Investigations. After a strong first season, many viewers wondered if the second season of the Netflix series would continue the legacy of thi...

Xfinity on Campus comes to RMU

Xfinity on Campus comes to RMU

Garret Roberts

February 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Robert Morris students now have access to their favorite shows through Xfinity on Campus, a service available to select colleges throughout the country. Advertised as “your on campus TV-streaming service,” it will be available to all residents. The platform works like any other room and board service...

“The End of the F***ing World:” Netflix’s darker future looks bright

“The End of the F***ing World:” Netflix’s darker future looks bright

Garret Roberts

January 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Netflix is becoming a platform known for their production of darker series, and as a result, they are providing creators an outlet to express themselves. More violent and grimy stories such as "Jessica Jones" and imaginative series like "Black Mirror" would have their message altered on broadcast TV,...

The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. return

The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. return

Sydney Nelson

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

After several seasons of mediocrity, at least relative to the other masterpieces Marvel has produced, season four of Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." finally hit the mark. The show centers around the life of Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Greg) and his team of agents, inhumans and scientists. Warning:...

Hollywood’s dark secrets

Hollywood’s dark secrets

Garret Roberts

November 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories, TV

A new and disturbing trend has arisen in Hollywood: sexual abuse. While most sex scandals in Hollywood are fantastical and full of gossip, this trend is a much darker and more serious issue.On Oct. 5, Harvey Weinstein, one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, was accused of sexually harassing and abusi...

Mindhunter: Netflix’s mind trip

Mindhunter: Netflix’s mind trip

Sean Koepfinger

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

October has been a busy month for Netflix. With "Stranger Things" season 2 premiering and a slew of original horror films, the streaming mogul has flooded their site with plenty of appetizing selections. But one gem stands out among the rest: "Mindhunter." The series, which was directed by David Fincher and filmed in Pittsburg...

Getting skeptical about wellness

Getting skeptical about wellness

Maura Linehan

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories, TV

Jaclyn Glenn is a popular YouTuber whose over 500,000 followers know her for her outspoken views on atheism. She has now moved beyond her regular video posts with an original miniseries, “The Skeptic’s Guide To Wellness,” now running on the Fullscreen platform. As a longtime skeptic about beliefs...

Riverdale returns with another mystery

Riverdale returns with another mystery

Sydney Nelson

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

The season two premiere of the hit show "Riverdale" is just around the corner. Based on the "Archie Comics" characters, the television adaptation darkened the original storyline to create an entrancing teen drama and murder mystery in one. For those of you who have yet to see the first season, there...

To the victors go the statues: 2017 Emmys recap

To the victors go the statues: 2017 Emmys recap

Amanda Ebner

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards were hosted on Sept. 17 by Stephen Colbert. In between jokes about politics and the entertainment industry, 27 awards were given out for acting, directing, writing or overall best show in each genre. The winners are listed below in their order of announcement. Outstanding Support...