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Tribeca 2017: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Promises Frightening TV

Tribeca 2017: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Promises Frightening TV

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES, Tribeca Film Fest

With timing eerily parallel to current struggles to protect the rights of women and the LGBT community, Margaret Atwood's dystopic "The Handmaid's Tale" has officially had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ Has No Race Issue

Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ Has No Race Issue

Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Netflix's "Iron Fist" series cannot be considered whitewashing because it is an adaptation of the original comic and the show itself revolves around culture and not race.

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“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

In a refreshing break from political satire and tiring cynicism, Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes' new HBO series "Crashing" takes a silly, candid look at the trials and tribulations of a comedian.

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Drew Barrymore and Cast Carry Netflix Original

Drew Barrymore and Cast Carry Netflix Original

Julian Wright, Contributing Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Netflix's new series has the makings for a great appetizer, but perhaps not enough meat to be a main course.

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NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

In their new original series "555" on Vimeo, NYU alums Kate Berlant and John Early use self-reflexive humor and sharp wit to take aim at the entertainment industry with the confidence of actors who are no longer at their first rodeo — or their second.

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Gilmore Girls Reflect Future of TV

Gilmore Girls Reflect Future of TV

Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The striking popularity of the TV series, however, highlights how deficient broadcast grids are when it comes to non-nuclear families, and how much this must change.

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The Objectification of Men Cannot Be Ignored

The Objectification of Men Cannot Be Ignored

Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under OPINION

If female sexualization in the media demeans women, the same must be said for men.

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Bad TV Is Ruining Binge-Watching

Bad TV Is Ruining Binge-Watching

Phoebe Kuo, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under OPINION

We are constantly waiting to be amused, yet no matter how exciting that teaser trailer is, we more often than not end up disappointed.

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Searching for Genuine Sentiment

Searching for Genuine Sentiment

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

"Search Party," the new television series on TBS co-created by NYU alumni Charles Rogers and Sarah-Violet Bliss, dives deep into both the comedic and the dark aspects of life in New York as a millennial.

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TV is Getting Better for Everyone, Including Kids

TV is Getting Better for Everyone, Including Kids

Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Kids shows these days are an incredible improvement from the days of high-octane meaningless television.

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VICE News: Feel Now

VICE News: Feel Now

Emily Conklin, Contributing Writer
October 12, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

HBO's brand new series Vice News Tonight is working to radically change the way news is reported in our post-digital age.

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