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“West Wing” returned for a renuion special on HBO.  (Courtesy of Facebook)

“The West Wing” Returns When We Needed It Most

October 28, 2020

Whether you have watched any of “The West Wing” before or not, seeing this special episode reminds us of simpler times.

Jim Carrey starred as Joe Biden in the most recent “SNL” segment.  (Courtesy of Facebook)

Jim Carrey Dazzles as Biden in “SNL” Season Premiere

October 7, 2020

Jim Carrey is a comedy virtuoso, and he’s already made this dismal election season just a little bit brighter.

Despite the stars wealth and good looks, Paris Hilton has had a tough upbringing. (Courtesy of Facebook)

“This Is Paris” Details Emotional Abuse of Reality Star

September 30, 2020

While the documentary does flaunt Hilton’s riches and wealthy upbringing, it also reveals years of struggles, abuse, trauma and excessive parental control.

The 2020 Emmys featured cardboard cutouts of actors. (Courtesy of 2020 Invision)

Emmys Maintain Intimacy Despite the Distance

September 30, 2020

The show brought out the human side of the stars that seems to only exist in the alternate universe of television, movies and social media.

Chadwick Boseman died after a long battle with colon cancer. (Courtesy of Facebook)

World Mourns Chadwick Boseman’s Death

September 13, 2020

The year 2020 has been full of tragedy and loss, continued on August 28 when actor Chadwick Boseman's untimely death was announced. Boseman's death at the age of 43 came as a shock to the world as he h...

What We’re Looking Forward to this Fall (Music, Movies, TV and More)

Kieran Press-Reynolds and Rachel Gow

August 23, 2020

        1. Adele’s New Album  After a five year hiatus from music, Adele has confirmed that she will be dropping a new album in September of this year. Adele is known for her deep-cutting ballads and lyrical prose, and the album’s anticipation has been building for some time. Many believe that the artist’s divorce from Simon Konecki will be a central focus for the album.         2. “On ...

Last Season on The Fordham Ram: Culture Section

Kieran Press-Reynolds, Culture Editor

August 23, 2020

Even though last semester was sliced in half by the pandemic, we kept covering what was happening in the world throughout the spring. Here’s a collection of highlights, including an interview with a rapper, album and movie reviews, quarantine diaries and Fordham-related features.   A steady stream of solid tunes dropped last semester. In January, Alexandra Lange reviewed psychedelic rock act Tame Impala’s new albu...

“Escape from New York” is Lovably Corny

April 22, 2020

Despite the depression possible in this dystopian vision of America, in the sight of an unlit skyline, Carpenter’s movie becomes a rebellious middle-finger, an anarchistic-anti-authoritarian punk growl dedicated to those fed-up with a broken world.


“Mad Max” Holds Up

April 15, 2020

It’s less refined than its successors, but “Mad Max” is still a very enjoyable film.

A new thrilling series is anticipated. (Courtesy of Facebook)

New “Law and Order” Spinoff Raises Questions

April 15, 2020

There are many questions that need to be answered storywise, but it will be interesting to see the flip side of Elliot’s exit, and if Meloni can hold his own as only Elliot the way Hargitay has as only Olivia.

“Tiger King” Thrills to a Fault

April 15, 2020

"Tiger King” has taken the story and told it their way, leaving little room for other filmmakers or journalists to bring to light the abuse of animals that is going on in these zoos.

Classic Review: The Western Escapism of “A Fistful of Dollars”

March 25, 2020

Still, as far as movies to watch while stuck inside go, one could do a lot worse than “A Fistful of Dollars.”

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