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Cliche moments let down new Netflix film

Cliche moments let down new Netflix film

Scott McDanel, Contributor

August 30, 2018

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

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

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

"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,...

Review: Jessica Jones – Season 2

Review: Jessica Jones – Season 2

Garret Roberts

March 10, 2018

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...

The biggest snubs and surprises of the 2018 Oscar nominations

The biggest snubs and surprises of the 2018 Oscar nominations

Trevor Young

March 1, 2018

Oscar nominations rarely come without controversy. In a year with so many deserving projects, it would be impossible for the academy to nominate all the films that deserve praise. However, some of the nominations this year did shock me. As a result, I felt the urge to detail some of the nominations (o...

The 2018 Oscars: Ranking the best picture nominees

The 2018 Oscars: Ranking the best picture nominees

Trevor Young

February 27, 2018

The 2018 Academy Awards are right around the corner, and I am very much looking forward to biggest Oscar of the night: "Best Picture." This year there are 9 films nominated, and most of them deserve to be considered. In my anticipation for the big night, I ranked the nominees from worst to best, sharing my...

The Reel Episode 3: Is Time Running Out On Netflix?

The Reel Episode 3: Is Time Running Out On Netflix?

Logan Carney and Brandon Aleman

February 23, 2018

This week, Logan and Brandon give their reviews on their movie of the week as well as debate the future of the country's number one streaming service.​ ...

The Reel Episode 2: Valentines and Oscars

The Reel Episode 2: Valentines and Oscars

Logan Carney and Brandon Aleman

February 16, 2018

The guys dish out their favorite romantic comedies for Valentines Day and give their predictions for the Oscars.​ ...

Xfinity on Campus comes to RMU

Xfinity on Campus comes to RMU

Garret Roberts

February 8, 2018

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...