June 19, 2019

Posts from "Film and Television"

  • Film and Television | May.02, 2019

    Beyoncé Releases Netflix Documentary Homecoming

    Celebrates Black Pride Looking Back at Coachella 2018 by Anne DeLello ’20 A&E Staff In between the two weekends of Coachella 2019, fans of the festival were pleasantly surprised by the reveal of Beyoncé’s Homecoming documentary, which details the road…

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  • Film and Television | May.02, 2019

    Avengers: Endgame Wraps Up Marvel Saga

    by Madeline Weaver-Nolting ’19 A&E Staff Get ready to laugh, cry, cheer, and say goodbye to some of your favorite superheroes. I, like hundreds of thousands of people around the world, watched Avengers: Endgame during its opening weekend.  This spoiler-…

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  • Film and Television | Apr.11, 2019

    Hulu’s The Act: A Complicated Moral Dilemma

    by Madeline Weaver-Nolting ’19 A&E Staff At first glance, Hulu’s new original TV show The Act might seem like a crazy, fictitious show, but it is based on real events. The first season is based on the life of Gypsy…

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  • Film and Television | Apr.11, 2019

    ‘Unplanned’ Parenthood

    Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Perspectives Revealed by Catherine Goldberg ’20 A&E Staff Unfazed by a Twitter ban, “R” rating, and a restriction to be shown in select theaters throughout the U.S., the new pro-life film Unplanned,is currently among one of the…

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  • Film and Television | Apr.11, 2019

    Analyzing the Debut of the Modern Twilight Zone

    by Joshua Carone ’22 A&E Staff Here is a sentence you never thought you would read: Tracy Morgan using a vape is terrifying. However, The Twilight Zone was always known for pushing the boundaries of reality, so this seems about…

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  • Film and Television | Apr.04, 2019

    Hysterical Laughter: Veep Returns for Final Season

    Political Comedy Show Stays Relevant Amidst Changing Times by Julia Vaccarella ’20 A&E Staff There is no shortage of political television shows available today with series like House of Cards and Scandal. However, both shows have since run their courses,…

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  • Film and Television | Apr.04, 2019

    Not Exactly Twinning

    Viewers and Critics Battle Over Peele’s Us by Joshua Carone ’22 A&E Staff Anyone who doubted Jordan Peele’s staying power was proved wrong this weekend as his sophomore film Us made a colossal $70 million upon its release. Peele’s genre-bending thriller…

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  • Film and Television | Mar.21, 2019

    HBO’s The Case Against Adnan Syed Captivates Viewers

    How the Series Illustrates the Promise of True Crime by Julia Vaccarella ’20 A&E Staff True crime has recently become a popular form of entertainment, from movies and documentaries to podcasts. For example, Netflix’s Conversations with a Killer: The Ted…

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  • Film and Television | Mar.21, 2019

    Anti-Heroes Capture Hearts in The Umbrella Academy

    My Chemical Romance Member Produces Netflix Mutant Series by Madeline Weaver-Nolting ’19 A&E Staff Netflix has created another original TV series that is taking audiences by storm. Picture an X-Men series flooded with music and darker themes; that is The…

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  • Film and Television | Mar.07, 2019

    Green Book Wins Three Oscars

    Peter Farrelly ’79 Triumphs With His Latest Film by Anne DeLello ’20 A&E Staff At this year’s Oscars there was one standout movie that won in three categories. The categories were Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Picture,…

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