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The One With the Maestro of Sitcoms

The One With the Maestro of Sitcoms

February 3, 2016

By Marlessa Stivala Over the past few decades, characters such as Rachel Green, Sam Malone, Sheldon Cooper and Mary Richards have become household names. Millions continue to watch, quote and love the shows t...

Golden Globes in Review: Achievement, Snubs, Controversy and Humor

Golden Globes in Review: Achievement, Snubs, Controversy and Humor

January 21, 2015

By Marlessa Stivala On Jan. 11, the worlds of film and television came together for the Oscars’ more relaxed cousin, the 72nd Annual Golden Globes. Here is a look back at some of the show’s most memorable and controversial moments. The Hosts: This year marked the third and final ye...

How to Dominate NYC Comic Con

How to Dominate NYC Comic Con

October 29, 2014

By Marlessa Stivala From a seemingly never-ending list of upcoming superhero films hitting theaters, to the popularity of such television shows as “The Big Bang Theory” and “Arrow,” the dominant...

‘Gone Girl’: Novel Becomes Thrilling Movie

‘Gone Girl’: Novel Becomes Thrilling Movie

October 22, 2014

Rosamund Pike’s portrayal of Amy Dunne is shockingly similar to the novel. Evan Agostini/AP By Marlessa Stivala “When I think of my wife, I always think of her head.” Thus begins Gillian Flynn’s critically-acclaim...

How to Dominate NYC Comic Con

How to Dominate NYC Comic Con

October 22, 2014

By Marlessa Stivala From a seemingly never-ending list of upcoming superhero films hitting theaters, to the popularity of such television shows as “The Big Bang Theory” and “Arrow,” the domin...

Leonardo DiCaprio Opens Up in Q&A

Leonardo DiCaprio Opens Up in Q&A

March 5, 2014

By MARLESSA STIVALA STAFF WRITER While this particularly cold winter seems to be dragging on without end, there can be no denying that it has been good to Fordham students who wish to catch up on homewor...

What Small Screen Lovers Leave Behind

What Small Screen Lovers Leave Behind

February 19, 2014

By MARLESSA STIVALA STAFF WRITER Whether embraced as a day to celebrate one’s love for a significant other, friends or family, dreaded as a cheesy commercial holiday or seen as a simple excuse to indulge on chocolat...

A Lookback at the Golden Globes

A Lookback at the Golden Globes

January 22, 2014

By MARLESSA STIVALA From highly anticipated series finales (ahem, “Breaking Bad”) to a string of end of the year “Oscar bait” movies, 2013 was a memorable year for television and film alike...

Wonder Women in the Media and Beyond: The Athena Film Festival

Wonder Women in the Media and Beyond: The Athena Film Festival

March 6, 2013

By MARLESSA STIVALA CONTRIBUTING WRITER I am never one to say no to attending the latest cultural event, whether it be a new museum exhibit or an innovative play. After all, this is New York City, a...

Netflix Addicts Anonymous

January 30, 2013

By MARLESSA STIVALA From access to caffeinated beverages to rain boots, there are countless “unofficial essentials” that are necessary for any Fordham student to survive college life. Of course, a concern for staying awake during an early class and surviving the long walk to FMH in the rain are not the only student concerns. Amidst an often overwhelming sea of tests, paper deadlines and work shifts, there are sweet,...

‘Boy Meets World’ Next in Line to Produce Hit Spinoff

November 14, 2012

By MARLESSA STIVALA COPY EDITOR While modern television is not completely void of creativity, it is no secret that many networks are littered with remakes and adaptations of already-existing shows. Even if a show is not an exact replica of a previous show, familiar plot lines and characters often beg the question: Hasn’t this already been done? Of course, familiar television shows can sometimes feel this way for a ...

Andy Warhol Event Embraces Art and Nostalgia

November 7, 2012

By MARLESSA STIVALA COPY EDITOR There is no denying that the seemingly endless array of cultural events is one of the prime benefits of living in New York City. From theatrical productions to street fairs, anyone living in “the city that never sleeps” never lacks something to do. At the same time, however, many of these events cost money, a commodity that college students cannot afford to waste. That is why it i...

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