October 21, 2020

Posts from "Film and Television"

  • 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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  • 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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