August 20, 2019

Posts from "Film and Television"

  • 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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  • On-Campus | Apr.04, 2019

    Exploring Taverns Near Shakespearian Theaters: The Humanities Forum Hosts Br. Jordan Zajac ’04, O.P.

    Virtue’s Pour: Taverns In and Around the Shakespearean Theater by Catherine Goldberg ’20 A&E Staff Brother Jordan Zajac ’04, O.P., Providence College alumnus and now Friar, gave a talk at the Humanities Forum on the role of virtue in taverns…

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  • Music | Apr.04, 2019

    Stagediving, Sweat, and Support

    Mom Jeans and Company Bring Life to The Met by Peter Keough ’20 A&E Staff “It’s kind of weird that there hasn’t been any stagediving yet, right? First person to stage dive gets a free t-shirt!” These were the first…

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  • Literature | Apr.04, 2019

    Together Against Islamophobia

    Kidlit Community Raises Money for Christchurch by Sara Conway ’21 A&E Co-Editor On Friday, March 15, news outlets and social media platforms were consumed with reports that a gunman had opened fire in two Christchurch, New Zealand mosques. As a…

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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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  • Literature | Apr.04, 2019

    American Must-Reads: Democracy in America

    Life is too short to read everything. It may even be too short to major in American studies, history, or English. This column, brought to you by professors in American studies, history, and English, highlights the books you simply cannot…

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  • Variety | Apr.04, 2019

    Spinzone: Peloton Sued For Illegal Streaming

    by Daniel O’Neill ’21 A&E Staff The high-tech fitness company Peloton has stumbled into a large problem: a $150 million lawsuit for using unlicensed songs. Peloton creates home fitness machines with tablets that have the ability to create strictly music-driven…

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  • Music | Mar.21, 2019

    K-pop Ventures into the American Music Scene

    K-pop Bands Announce Stops in North America for Their World Tours by Sara Conway ’21 A&E Co-Editor It is hard not to hear about BTS, the Korean boy band taking over the world. The seven-member band has remained on Billboard’s…

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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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  • Variety | Mar.21, 2019

    Bailing Out Aunt Becky: Operation Varsity Blues

    by Grace Whitman ’22 A&E Staff Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among 50 people charged in a $25 million college entrance exam cheating scheme.  The alleged scheme was designed to get less qualified students admitted to elite…

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