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Library adds streaming service for students

Library adds streaming service for students

Sarah Gabany

October 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

The Robert Morris University library offers a variety of resources designed to help students succeed in their classes. One of the little-known resources offered is the streaming website Kanopy. The service, which is offered to students through the library website, provides a variety of movies and te...

Review: Venom

Review: Venom

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Manager

October 5, 2018


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

There are few anti-heroes more interesting then Venom. Originally appearing as an evil foil to Spider-man, the alien symbiote has gained itself a fan base almost as large as the scarlet web slinger. Due to the character's unique persona, Venom often brings a great deal of intrigue to the pages he has...

Review: Maniac

Review: Maniac

Alex Dicarlo, Contributor

September 28, 2018


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

How do you deal with mental disease? Even though we know a lot about the forms that these diseases can take, there is no cure — only treatments. The question of whether or not the cure might be worse than the disease is the focal point of Netflix’s new show “Maniac.” The central plot of the sh...

Sierra Burgess Is A Loser: An unoriginal film that is full of heart

Sierra Burgess Is A Loser: An unoriginal film that is full of heart

Sarah Gabany, Contributor

September 19, 2018


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

Shannon Purser stars as an intellectually gifted student with a passion for writing named Sierra Burgess. In this teenage drama, Purser’s character is seen as a unpopular loser who doesn’t fit into the high school’s typical beauty standards. One day when Veronica (Kristine Froseth), a popular ch...

Iron Fist Season two: Redeeming the Iron Fist title

Iron Fist Season two: Redeeming the Iron Fist title

David Auth

September 11, 2018


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

The second season of Marvel's "Iron Fist" is now streaming--continuing the story of Danny Rand after "The Defenders" series. Season two strives to do something that the first season never achieved: be enjoyable to watch. The first season of the show, released in March 2017, hit rock bottom for the Marvel...

Disenchanted over Disenchantment

Disenchanted over Disenchantment

Amanda Ebner

September 6, 2018


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

What if Game of Thrones was an animated comedy? This is the premise behind Netflix’s latest original animated series "Disenchantment." Created by Matt Groening, the mind behind both "The Simpsons" and "Futurama," the show is the newest animated series to premiere on the streaming platform. Bu...

Cliche moments let down new Netflix film

Cliche moments let down new Netflix film

Scott McDanel, Contributor

August 30, 2018


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

School bells are ringing for students across the United States, which rings in another year of all-nighters, coffee-induced essays, and the inevitable Netflix binge the night before the first big exam of the school year. Netflix always has something new in store for those who were gnawing at the bone...

Carnegie Screenwriters host their second annual film festival

Carnegie Screenwriters host their second annual film festival

Garret Roberts

August 27, 2018


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

The Carnegie Screenwriters hosted their second annual “Script and Screen Festival” on Sunday, August 26 at the Tull Family Theater. Featuring directors from Pittsburgh and beyond, viewers were able to enjoy 24 short films from every genre imaginable.“Having attended events locally and...

Review: Luke Cage Season 2

Review: Luke Cage Season 2

Garret Roberts

June 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & TV, 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...

Review: Solo – A Star Wars Story

Review: Solo – A Star Wars Story

David Auth

May 29, 2018


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

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" began showing on screens this Memorial Day weekend, yet it is not seeing the original box office numbers that were expected of the movie. Entering as Disney’s fourth Star Wars movie since buying Lucas Films back in October of 2012, it is the second in the “Anthology” series,...