March 21, 2019

Posts from "Film and Television"

  • 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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  • Film and Television | Mar.07, 2019

    Netflix’s Abducted in Plain Sight Elicits Fear, Paranoia

    by Joshua Carone ’22 A&E Staff    Currently, Netflix has a near monopoly on  producing true crime documentaries. From Making a Murderer to The Ted Bundy Tapes, the streaming service has significantly enabled the country’s addiction to the horrific and…

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  • Film and Television | Feb.28, 2019

    Highlights From the Oscars: Peter Farrelly ’79 Wins Big

    by Joshua Carone ’22 A&E Staff People already missing football finally had something to watch last Sunday night, as a controversial awards season finally came to a close with the 91st Academy Awards. The buildup to this year’s Oscars could…

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  • Film and Television | Feb.28, 2019

    Marvel’s Biggest Villain Yet

    Why Netflix Is Slashing Marvel Television Series by Madeline Weaver-Nolting ’19 A&E Staff Fans of the movie and TV streaming service Netflix might notice that there are major changes occurring in the types of TV shows on their service. Specifically,…

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  • Film and Television | Feb.14, 2019

    Super Bowl LIII: Recapping Movie Trailers

    by Joshua Carone ’22 A&E Staff The audience for Sunday’s game, between the Patriots and the Rams, had little to cheer for in a night filled with more punts than points. However, the surplus of advertisements showcasing the most anticipated…

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  • Film and Television | Feb.14, 2019

    Writer vs. Writer: Best Valentine’s Day Movie

    THE NOTEBOOK by Catherine Goldberg ’20 A&E Staff What is the most romantic movie ever made? Perhaps one of the most popular opinions among females at Providence College would be The Notebook. The 2004 film based on the Nicholas Sparks…

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  • Film and Television | Feb.07, 2019

    The Serial Killer You Would Swipe Right For

    America’s Disturbing Obsession with Ted Bundy by Joshua Carone ’22 A&E Staff Netflix has recently been in the headlines recently for the controversial release of its newest documentary, Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes. The problems do not…

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  • Film and Television | Feb.07, 2019

    The Hype of The Masked Singer

    by Grace Whitman ’22 A&E Staff Based on the popular South Korean TV show, King of Mask Singer, The Masked Singer aired on Jan. 2 on Fox where 9.4 million people tuned in to watch. The show set the record…

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