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Throwback Thursday: Favorite TV shows

Throwback Thursday: Favorite TV shows

Maya Ehikhamenor

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & TV, 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, Movies & TV, 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 Dog’s Purpose Review

A Dog’s Purpose Review

Malik Frierson

January 27, 2017


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

"A Dog's Purpose" follows the exploits of a dog named Bailey as he reincarnates into different dog lives. Bailey is voiced by Josh Gad who is absolutely delightful in this role--bringing naivete, innocence and charm to each of the four-legged protagonists. Joining Gad are Dennis Quaid, John Ortis an...

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, Movies & TV, 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, Movies & TV, 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, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & TV, 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, 2016


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

Humans of RMU: The filmmaker

Humans of RMU: The filmmaker

Maura Linehan

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Humans of RMU, Movies, Movies & TV, Top Stories

While Oscar Wilde once said, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life,” RMU Visiting Documentary Filmmaker Nadine Patterson makes it clear that life and art are truly part of each other. For Patterson, in residence for the fall semester of 2016, there is no imitation; instead, ar...

Doctor Strange: The Marvel magic strikes again

Doctor Strange: The Marvel magic strikes again

Malik Frierson

November 5, 2016


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

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is back with a brand new hero to introduce in the form of "Doctor Strange." This being the fourteenth movie in the ever growing line of Marvel movies. After exploring the world, space, and the small time streets, it's time to take our heroes into the realm of magic."Doctor Strange" ...

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 1

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 1

Malik Frierson

October 5, 2016


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