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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...

Predicting the unpredictable: Emmys 2017

Predicting the unpredictable: Emmys 2017

Amanda Ebner

September 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

In just a few short hours, television stars and television viewers alike will be paying attention to the greatest awards of the small screen: the Emmys. There are a total of 25 categories for the awards to be doled out in, and this year boasts a high-level of unpredictability because award-hogging ti...

Marvel’s The Defenders: Rough launch for Netflix’s newest crusaders

Marvel’s The Defenders: Rough launch for Netflix’s newest crusaders

Garret Roberts, Contributor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Marvel has received fan acclaim for their Netflix productions in equal magnitude to their theatrical releases, which started with “Daredevil” in 2015. Not surprisingly, it was only a matter of time before the Netflix heroes had their own big crossover series to rival “The Avengers.” In “Marvel’s...

TWD: All out war

TWD: All out war

Sean Koepfinger

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

"The Walking Dead" has consistently been one of the highest rated shows since it premiered in 2010. But since season six, the show has shown a rather steady decline in viewership with the recent seventh season hitting record lows. A lot of this can be attributed to slow, meandering plot lines and lo...

Iron Fist: Marvel’s first weak hitter

Iron Fist: Marvel’s first weak hitter

Sean Koepfinger

March 22, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2016


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...