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The Dragon Formerly Known as Prince

Chuck Sipps

March 26, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Television Review

In season one and two of Netflix’s “The Dragon Prince”, we explore an engaging high fantasy world that subverts many of the common tropes of the genre. Normally, when dealing with high fantasy (ala Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones) there are a bunch of white characters with hard to pronounce names. “Dragon Prince” stil...

With a Family Like This Who Needs Super Villains?

Chuck Sipps

March 26, 2019

Filed under Television Review

“On the 12th hour of the first day of October 1989, 43 women around the world gave birth. This was unusual only in the fact that none of these women had been pregnant when the day first began.” With those words, viewers are launched into the mysterious world of “The Umbrella Academy,” where each answer only garners ...

The Dragon Formerly Known As Prince

The Dragon Formerly Known As Prince

March 12, 2019

In season one and two of Netflix’s “The Dragon Prince”, we explore an engaging high fantasy world ...

‘Roswell, New Mexico’ a Modern take on Immigration

Amaris E. Rodriguez, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2019

Filed under Television Review

“Roswell, New Mexico” premiered on the CW on Jan 15 as a reboot of the original short-lived sci-fi television show “Roswell,” starring Katherine Heigl and Shiri Appleby. The reboot is the second adaptation of Melinda Metz’s young adult book series “Roswell High” based on the story of three teen aliens and th...

“Punisher” Leaves Viewers Wanting More

“Punisher” Leaves Viewers Wanting More

February 12, 2019

***Contains Spoilers*** For a person to be in balance they must live in the present, not the past ...

Representation Matters: A Response to the 90th Academy Awards

Robert Kukla, Arts & Life Editor

March 14, 2018

Filed under Television Review

While most people get excited about the Super Bowl or the World Series, I get pumped up for the Academy Awards. The theme of this year’s Academy Awards centered around representation, with a call for more diverse films. Films like “Coco,” “Get Out” and “The Shape of Water” were the big winners of the night and...

‘Girls Incarcerated’ season one

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

March 14, 2018

Filed under Television Review

Season one of docuseries “Girls Incarcerated” aired on Netflix earlier this month. The docuseries follows several young women in Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility located in Madison, Ind. Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility calls the girls “students” instead of inmates. The facility has a high school diploma...

Review: Luke Cage on Netflix

Review: Luke Cage on Netflix

October 26, 2016

Marvel has really stepped up their game in the last few years. Aside from movies, Marvel has been ta...

Review: American Horror Story

Review: American Horror Story

October 21, 2014

Just in time for Halloween, FX premiered the fourth series in the “American Horror Story” anthology....

Review: ‘Take One and Pass it Back’

Review: ‘Take One and Pass it Back’

September 23, 2014

Last September, David Montalvo and Victor Collaso were eating tacos at Sergio’s restaurant when inspiration struck. The idea was to create a sitcom...

Mid-Season recommendations: ABC’s The Quest

Mid-Season recommendations: ABC’s The Quest

September 9, 2014

For a long time, audiences of reality TV have known that the shows they have been watching are just the...

Review: Louis C.K. “Oh My God”

Matthew Greenberg, Sports Editor

April 23, 2013

Filed under Television Review

  4.0 out of 5 Stars Louis C.K. is back in all of his self-depreciating glory in his newest stand-up special Oh My God, which aired exclusively on HBO on Saturday, April 13. As one of the foremost comedians on the stage today, Louis C.K. has grown to magnificent fame from past stand-up specials such as Hilarious (2010)...

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