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‘Midnight Mass’ Redefines Horror with Strange Grace

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer November 27, 2021

  “The Haunting of Hill House” and “The Haunting of Bly Manor” director Mike Flanagan's latest series “Midnight Mass” premiered on Netflix Sept. 24. The seven-episode miniseries quickly...

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‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Provides Hope for Transgender Representation

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer November 16, 2021

  Though it ended in 2020, Netflix’s "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" still has much to offer audiences, with its drama, angst and teenage witchery as well as, what was for me, one of its most...

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Environmentalism as Entertainment: Does It Get Us Anywhere?

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer October 25, 2021

  I, like many middle-class Americans, have an odd obsession with watching shows where rich, famous people stay in fancy places and eat fancy food that I could never afford. I don’t think...

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‘Manifest’ Shares Its Magic with Fans through a Surprise Season Four

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer October 5, 2021

  Supernatural drama "Manifest" first aired on NBC and was cancelled after its third season. It was then renewed by Netflix for a fourth and final season with twenty episodes popular enough to...

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Mental Illness in Media is Not a Trend

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer September 28, 2021

  The emotional and mental effects of being individuals forced into isolation by a global pandemic, a seemingly doomed environmental climate, and a government divided in half regarding...

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The Intoxicating Kindness of ‘Ted Lasso’

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 15, 2021

  "Ted Lasso" was a show I never thought I’d watch let alone fall in love with. I had heard about the show primarily from the old people of the world (those over 30), so I naturally assumed...

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‘The White Lotus’ Offers Audiences Eerie and Emotional Suspense

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer September 7, 2021

  "The White Lotus" writer, director and creator Mike White masterminded an eerie, suspenseful tale of a vacation gone wrong in the first season of the new HBO Max series. He put together a...

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Safran’s ‘Gossip Girl’ Spin-Off Creates a Glamorous World of Escapism and Heart

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer September 7, 2021

  Welcome back Utahns... Would that be the equivalent of "Upper East Siders?" Who knows? Who cares? That same optimistic confusion is the feeling I got when watching Joshua Safran’s "Gossip...

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HBO Max’s ‘Beartown’ Should Make You Uncomfortable

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer September 2, 2021

  Content warning: contains spoilers for “Beartown." Contains discussion of sexual assault. When HBO released a series based on Fredrik Backman's novel "Beartown," it felt serendipitous....

Ariana DeBose, Keegan-Michael Key, Cecily Strong and Jaime Camil in the trailer for Schmigadoon! (Courtesy Apple TV YouTube)

‘Schmigadoon!’ Revamps Golden Age Musical Theatre

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer July 31, 2021

  Ever dreamt that life was like it is in musicals? Well, that dream — or personal nightmare — becomes the reality for unhappy couple Melissa (Cecily Strong) and Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) when...