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‘Losing Alice’ Pilot Portrays Feminine Insecurity With Perfection

By Parker Dunn, Assistant Arts Editor

May 30, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for the pilot of television series “Losing Alice.” Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube kicked off the We Are One: A Global Film Festival on Friday, May 29. The first day of the virtual event featured three DreamWorks Animation Studios shorts — “Bird K...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 77: ‘Hollywood’

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By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

May 29, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for “Hollywood.”   “Hollywood” is a new Netflix miniseries following a group of actors, directors, writers and producers in the post-war Golden Age of Hollywood. Through the production of the next big thing in Hollywood, the show expose...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 76: ‘Dead to Me’

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By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

May 18, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for “Dead to Me.”   “Dead to Me” is a Netflix original series with two seasons. The series follows character Jen Harding (Christina Applegate) three months after losing her husband to a hit and run. Jen quickly befriends the likable Judy...

April Arts Desk Favorites

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April 22, 2020

  Palak Jayswal They say old habits die hard. But I say there's a sense of comfort found in nostalgia. It's the same one I associate with the "Harry Potter" book and film series. As a child, I was one of those kids who didn't go anywhere without a book. More often than not, it was one of the "H...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 75: ‘Veronica Mars’

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer

April 21, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for "Veronica Mars"   This summer, one of my friends introduced me to “Veronica Mars” — a 2000s teen drama seeped in questionable fashion choices, dramatic storylines and L.A.-inspired class conflict — and I immediately fell in love wit...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 74: ‘Altered Carbon’

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By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer

April 14, 2020

  With an immersive, “Blade Runner”-esque atmosphere and dark, smoothly executed themes about human nature, “Altered Carbon” is the type of sci-fi I love most. Based on a trio of novels by Richard Morgan, the show takes place in a grim, intergalactically-connected future in which human...

Pop-Cultured: Josh Ovalle’s Uniquely Intimate Comedy

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By Parker Dunn, Assistant Arts Editor

April 10, 2020

  Don’t get me wrong — I love streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Disney Plus. Having mass amounts of movies and TV shows available at my fingertips is nothing to complain about. However, the video-sharing platform YouTube will always hold a special place in my heart. Though I love ...

End-Times Entertainment For Quarantine Consumption

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By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

April 6, 2020

  Self-isolation has allowed me time to occupy my favorite spot on the couch and catch up with shows I have been meaning to indulge in. The downside is that I’ve had to face the list of shows I have absolutely no interest in watching but were recommended to me by well-meaning friends. Instea...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 73: ‘Anne with an E’

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By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

March 24, 2020

  It goes without saying that classics are usually best left untouched. They're classic for a reason, right? Yet, in the world of popular culture, the temptation to remake the old is ever-present. From Disney live-action remakes to on-screen adaptations of novels, the industry is either running...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 72: ‘Messiah’

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer

March 10, 2020

  Warning: This article contains minor spoilers for "Messiah." One of my most recent binges, the Netflix original series “Messiah,” is a philosophical dive into what it would mean if the second coming were to occur in today’s world.  “Messiah” first debuted on Jan. 1, 2020, and though i...

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