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‘Fear the Walking Dead’ crawls to a start

Michael Strobl

September 24, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, TV

The inevitable Walking Dead spinoff, “Fear the Walking Dead” (airing on AMC Sundays at 9 p.m.), explores the beginning of the zombie plague through a Los Angeles family. The show’s pilot boasts a lot of clever concepts, but suffers from terrible characters and unnecessary overacting. The main...

New on netflix

New on netflix

Atiya Simmons and Theontae Walton

September 10, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, TV

Instead of grabbing a coat, grab your blanket and prepare to binge with all new episodes of “The Walking Dead,” aka one of the greatest television shows of all times. Not only do we get to see where the gang ends up after the governor’s attack on the prison, but we also get to witness little...

A different kind of Colbert to take over The Late Show

A different kind of Colbert to take over The Late Show

Annie Aguiar

September 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, TV

It’s been 265 days. 265 days of waiting, of watching lesser programs to try and fill the emotional whole that the finale of “The Colbert Report” left behind. And tonight, the wait will end. Stephen Colbert starts as the host of "The Late Show" on Sept. 8, taking over for long-time host David ...

Downton Abbey

Maddie Dhondt

September 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, TV

Created in 2010, Downton Abbey shows the life of the British aristocracy and the care of their home – Downton Abbey. “What’s so interesting about a house?” you may ask. Well, once you incorporate all the problems in the 1920’s and family drama, such as inheritance, bastard children and marriages...

REVIEW: “Modern Family” impresses with new season

Matt Lutton, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, TV

The show that has won 21 Emmys and has been nominated for 46 others is back and surprisingly satisfying. Modern Family has returned and has greatly improved from the last two less-than-stellar seasons. Once revered for its whimsical characters, hilarious plot lines and identifiable family portrayals,...

“Black-ish” is the new black

Monisha Pillai, Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, TV

Black-ish is the Cosby Show’s fresh and trendy younger cousin. The sitcom revolves around the lives of an affluent black family living prosperously in the California suburbs. With all the heartwarming qualities of its older generation relative, Black-ish manages to capture all the aspects of your ty...

Review: “American Horror Story: Freak Show” isn’t clowning around

Review: “American Horror Story: Freak Show” isn’t clowning around

Katie Frost, Photo Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, TV

Grab your blankets and be ready to shield your eyes with your fingers, the freaks are back in business. This season of Ryan Murphy’s megawatt anthropological horror show promised a good scare and boy did they deliver in the season four premiere. Immediately, you begin to feel nostalgic of 1950’s...

REVIEW: Gotham takes flight without the Bat

REVIEW: Gotham takes flight without the Bat

Annie Aguiar, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, TV

Superheroes have no place in Gotham. Caped crusaders are nowhere to be found in this new take on the well-known lore of the Dark Knight, and neither are sidekicks or catchphrases. The question with the newest Fox’s fall lineup member is simple: does the Batman universe work without Batman? All I...

A brand new Who

A brand new Who

Ivy Bennett-Ford, News Editor

September 17, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, TV

The Doctor does not use a stethoscope or check your blood pressure. Instead, he periodically regenerates, travels through space in time in a bright blue police box and conceals his true name from the entire universe. The latest season of BBC’s Doctor Who has just graced the world with its return to...

Netflix is taking over TV

Netflix is taking over TV

Katie Frost, Photo Editor

August 2, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion, TV

Having already led to the painful demise of Blockbuster and similar video rental chains, Netflix is ready to tackle their next victim: TV. The online-based streaming company is quickly climbing the ranks of the entertainment industry, close to surpassing both cable and network shows in both prestige...

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