May 19, 2019

Posts from "Film and Television"

  • 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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  • Arts & Entertainment | Jan.31, 2019

    Netflix’s Insatiable Garners Success and Debate

    Making Light of Sensitive Issues in Modern Television   by Catherine Goldberg ’20 A&E Staff   A popular Netflix original among teens and college students, Insatiable, aired this past summer on Netflix. Lauren Gussis created the comedy-drama series which stars…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Jan.24, 2019

    Plot Twist: The Villain Is Stealing Hearts In Netflix’s You

    by: Madeline Weaver-Nolting ’19 A&E Staff Watching a TV show from the perspective and narration of the bad guy is exactly what the Lifetime-turned-Netflix show You does. It is the classic horror stereotype: man meets woman, woman falls in love,…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Jan.24, 2019

    “Anyone Can Wear the Mask”

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Breaks the Web-Slinging Mold by: Peter Keough ’20 A&E Staff It is not uncommon in the realm of comic book movies to observe criticism of the repetitiveness of the genre. While powerhouses such as Marvel and…

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