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Disney, after purchasing Star Wars from George Lucas in 2012, produced a number of movies and video games (Courtesy of Twitter)

Star Wars Flies to A Different Galaxy

October 16, 2019

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 billion, it came with an expectation. George Lucas was past his filmmaking career and wanted to place his franchise in the hands of someone who could build...

The premiere of “Saturday Night Live” was received poorly by fans.

The Opening of SNL Was Dead Among Viewers

October 9, 2019

Overall, I think the low ratings were harsh for the season 45 premiere, but “SNL” has certainly created better content in the past.

SAG-AFTRA was created following the 2012 merger of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. (Courtesy of Flickr).

Politics and Performance Prevail at SAG Awards

January 24, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, which aired this past Sunday on TNT and TBS, sustained the political tone that has marked the 2018 awards season thus far. The awards, held...

Pink pussyhats at the Women’s March kickstarted a year of women using their clothing to stand up for feminism. (Courtesy of Flickr)

From Pussyhats to the Catwalk, How Women Used Fashion to Fight Back in 2017

December 6, 2017

By Erin Cabrey Over the past year, feminists have been wearing their hearts on their sleeves. From high fashion t-shirts to high school dress codes, women used their clothing in 2017 to fight for their rig...

“Broad City” shows female relationships in an unprecedentedly honest way, making it a must-see for all feminists. (Courtesy of Facebook.)

“Broad City” Tr**ps Typical Female Friends

November 29, 2017

By Erin Cabrey The coming-of-age friendship story is a tale as old as television’s first transmission. TV viewers have seen countless incarnations of this essential genre many times before, several of which have t...

“American Vandal” is binge-worthy, especially for those who are fans of other mockumentaries like “The Office.” (Courtesy of Facebook)

Laughing and Crying to “American Vandal”

November 15, 2017

By Aislinn Keely I’m bad at binge-watching. My attention span excels at the single serve 90 to 150 minute decision of a movie rather than the continuous re-commitment that serialized shows require. When Netflix asks me if I’...

Despite the increasing diversity in TV shows, there is still a great need for more.

New Fall Television Shows’ Diversity Disappoints

September 20, 2017

By Gayathri Thelekatt September is a month signaling new beginnings: going back to school, the coming of fall and the return (or premiere) of our favorite TV shows. Over the past few years, Hollywood has been critici...

Inclusivity Takes Center Stage at the Emmys

Inclusivity Takes Center Stage at the Emmys

September 20, 2017

By Erin Cabrey If there was one theme prevalent across Hollywood’s biggest award shows of 2017, it was the political dissonance in our country. The Golden Globes, Oscars and Grammys earlier this year set the stag...

Trevor Noah’s new book chronicles his life and journey to major success.

Born a Crime: Trevor Noah’s Odyssey to “The Daily Show” Desk

September 13, 2017

By Erin Shanahan Trevor Noah’s journey to his career as a comedian and frontman of “The Daily Show” actually began with a criminal act: his birth. Noah was born during the time of the South African apartheid to a w...

“Girls” Gives Anticlimactic Goodbye

April 26, 2017

By Elli Neeld “Girls” concluded its sixth and final season with Hannah Horvath learning to look beyond herself. While disjointed and anticlimactic in places, I found the final episode fitting for th...

The Movie & TV Awards marks one of the many changes MTV is making.

MTV Returns to Its Roots

April 26, 2017

By Erin Cabrey MTV is in the midst of a makeover. With new CEO of Viacom Bob Bakish and president of MTV Chris McCarthy named late last year, plans have been forged to bring the once-beloved hub for music video pre...

Shailene Woodley stars in HBO's new seven part limited series,

Must-See Television Series This Winter

January 25, 2017

By Megan Bronner A new year and semester also brings new TV shows either worth binging all in one day or becoming a committed weekly watcher. Be prepared for eight new ways to procrastinate. These shows require y...

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