September 20, 2020

Posts from "Film and Television"

  • Film and Television | Sep.17, 2020

    The 2020 Venice Film Festival: A New Normal

    Female Directors Make History Despite COVID-19 by Daniel O’Neill ’21 A&E Staff As the first international film festival during the era of COVID-19, the Venice Film Festival ran for 10 days and showcased 18 films. This year, a new record…

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  • Music | Sep.17, 2020

    The Show Must Go On: The Virtual VMAs

    by Madison Palmieri ’22 A&E Staff On Sunday, Aug. 30, the MTV Music Video Awards, or the VMAs, were not held with their usual packed crowds and live performances, but rather with few spectators and pre-recorded outdoor performances. Hosted by…

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  • Music | Sep.17, 2020

    Educating through Music: A Black Lives Matter Playlist

    How Artists are Using Their Platforms to Fight for Justice by Grace Whitman ’22 A&E Staff 2020 has been a year of surprises and new experiences for everyone all over the world. With that said, one thing that has not…

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  • Film and Television | Sep.17, 2020

    A Writer’s Recommendations

    Getting through Quarantine with TV by Grace O’Connor ’22 A&E Staff Being stuck in quarantine offered ample opportunity to watch new and exciting shows. On July 31, Netflix released the second season of The Umbrella Academy, an intriguing show that…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Sep.03, 2020

    A Must-Read: Stamped From the Beginning

    Ibram Kendi Unturns the Ugly Stones of Racist Ideas  in America by Sara Conway ’21 A&E Co-Editor “To the lives they said don’t matter.”  With these seven words serving as the dedication, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi opens Stamped From the…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Sep.03, 2020

    Wakanda Forever: The Legacy of Chadwick Boseman

    by Patrick Fuller ’21 A&E Co-Editor After the unexpected death of Chadwick Boseman on August 28, 2020 at the age of 43, many celebrities testified to his unparalleled contributions to film. Jada Pinkett Smith tweeted, “Rest in Love Chadwick.” Jordan…

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  • Art | Sep.03, 2020

    “Calamitous Love and Insurmountable Grief”

    folklore Proves Taylor Swift’s Range and Depth by Madison Palmieri ’22 A&E Staff For Taylor Swift fans, these uncertain times have brought an unexpected gift: the singer’s eighth studio album, folklore, which was announced on July 23 and then released…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Sep.03, 2020

    Warner Bros. Tease The Batman in New Trailer

    Matt Reeves to Take Viewers back to Batman’s Dark Beginning by Daniel O’Neill ’21 A&E Staff In one of the most anticipated films of next year, Robert Pattinson will star in The Batman, DC Comics’ latest movie. The film is…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Sep.03, 2020

    Artists Express Themselves in Isolation

    A Quarantine Playlist for Your Listening Pleasure by Grace Whitman ’22 A&E Staff While the rest of the world sat at home during quarantine, watching Netflix, baking banana bread, and sleeping until noon, did you really think that the world’s…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Mar.05, 2020

    Bowab ’55 Endows Master Class Series to TDF

    Alum Donates in Honor of Broadway Star Patricia Morison by: Kerry Torpey ’20 Editor-in-Chief During his career, Pawtucket native John Bowab ’55 made his mark on the New York theatre scene, directing and producing several plays both on and off…

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