August 20, 2019

Posts from "Film and Television"

  • 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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  • Music | Feb.07, 2019

    Vans Warped Tour Comes Back to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

    by Peter Keough ’20 A&E Staff In some cases, music has the power to become an institution. In the case of the Vans Warped Tour, it did just that. Founded in 1995, this tour became a holy ground for alternative…

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  • Variety | Feb.07, 2019

    Fyre Festival: A Scam

    by Anne DeLello ’20 A&E Staff The idea: an epic party on a private island where normal people can mix with models and celebrities at a luxury music festival featuring their favorite musicians.   The reality: attendees stranded on the…

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  • Music | Feb.07, 2019

    Weezer’s Teal Album

    by Julia Vaccarella ’20 A&E Staff Last year, alternative rock band  Weezer released a cover of Toto’s notorious hit song, “Africa.” On Jan. 24, the group released a full-length album consisting entirely of cover songs. The collection, self-titled, but also…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Jan.31, 2019

    Super Bowl Halftime Show Controversy

    Artists Protest In Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick    by Anne DeLello ’20 A&E Staff    As Super Bowl LIII approaches, the only thing getting almost as much buzz as the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams is the…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Jan.31, 2019

    A Musical Enigma: James Blake Assume(s) Form

    Mysterious British Singer Allies with Travis Scott, Metro Boomin for New Album   by Julia Vaccarella ’20 A&E Staff English singer James Blake released his fourth record entitled Assume Form on Jan. 18. As is the case with many artists…

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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.31, 2019

    Haute Couture: Paris Fashion Week Showcases Seasonal Collections

    Designers Debut Interesting “Wordy” Clothing   by Brigid Walshe ’19 A&E Staff   It may be cold and dreary here in Providence, but Paris was filled with life and haute couture this past week, as Paris Fashion Week brought the…

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  • Arts & Entertainment | Jan.31, 2019

    Greta Van Fleet Raises Question About Familiar Sound

    Is it Right to Judge a Band Simply by Comparison?  by Peter Keough ’20 A&E Staff During its midseason debut on Jan. 19, Saturday Night Live hosted the up-and-coming Michigan rock outfit Greta Van Fleet as their musical guest. Comprised…

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