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Costume Design Awards Absent From Emmys

Costume Design Awards Absent From Emmys

By Natalie Chinn, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Because of the character-defining influence that costume designers have on television series, they should receive recognition at the Primetime Emmy Awards, rather than the Creative Arts Emmys.

Staff Recommendations: Emmys

Staff Recommendations: Emmys

By E.R. Pulgar, Bailey Evans, and Audrey Deng

September 24, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

From hilarious to gory to sentimental, be sure to catch up on these Emmy-award winning TV shows before the next season starts.

NYU Reacts: HBO Go in dorms

NYU Reacts:  HBO Go in dorms

By Suebin Kim, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014


Filed under News

NYU students living in housing with access to NYU cable, will now have access to HBOGo.

Makeup to perfect, complement costumes

Makeup to perfect, complement costumes

By Amber Hunter, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Here are some makeup tips to have the best look on Halloween.

TV expands big-screen stories

TV expands big-screen stories

By Zack Grullon, Staff Writer

September 10, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

HBO's recently announced "Shutter Island" prequel "Ashecliffe" is part of a trend of films becoming TV shows

Arts Issue: TV shows suffer from ensemble casting

Arts Issue: TV shows suffer from ensemble casting

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

With shows like “Game of Thrones” and “Community” winning the hearts of fans and critics alike, it seems like the ensemble cast is all the rage on the small screen these days. Taking full advantage of the current fascination with celebrity culture, these shows cram as many A-listers in one story as pos...

Arts Issue: Great writing outweighs celebrity overload

Arts Issue: Great writing outweighs celebrity overload

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

Ensemble casts have always been a part of the lives of TV viewers, but recently this trend has multiplied and the results are spectacular. Ensemble shows like “Game of Thrones” and “The Walking Dead” are massive hits with audiences. Many of these ensemble series have huge casts, turning so...

Bigger dragons, higher stakes in ‘Game of Thrones’ season four

Bigger dragons, higher stakes in ‘Game of Thrones’ season four

April 4, 2014


Filed under Arts

After the traumatic event in season three known as “The Red Wedding,” HBO’s critically and commercially successful series “Game of Thrones” promises to raise the stakes in the upcoming season. Like the unexpected execution of Ned Stark in season one, “The Red Wedding” was a heartbreak...

Crude Jude brings role to life in ‘Dom Hemingway’

Crude Jude brings role to life in ‘Dom Hemingway’

April 2, 2014


Filed under Arts

As “Dom Hemingway” opens, the titular character stands naked while giving a prolonged monologue about his privates. He is not a particularly likeable man — at first, you want to punch him and about half way into the film, you wish he would leave the screen forever. However, the film eventually ma...

TV series strive to maintain dedicated viewership

TV series strive to maintain dedicated viewership

January 27, 2014


Filed under Arts

With pirates, aliens and assassins prepared to make their debut on the small screen, the list of TV series premiering in 2014 reflects an attempt to attract dedicated viewership. Despite a willingness to invest in higher production costs, producers and network executives seem re...

Fox plans to forgo pilot season in hope of better television

Fox plans to forgo pilot season in hope of better television

January 26, 2014


Filed under Arts

With many networks still premiering new shows, pilot debuts — usually slated for the fall — will continue for a while. However, as Fox president Kevin Reilly recently announced during the Television Critics Association press tour, Fox will skip the traditional pilot season broadcast. Instead, the...

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Game of Thrones’ adapts complex book series into imaginative TV show

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Game of Thrones’ adapts complex book series into imaginative TV show

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

When it comes to extravagance on television, “Game of Thrones” reigns supreme as one of the top examples. From the behind-the-scenes production to the complex narrative, “Thrones” represents a new type of show that displays an intense lack of restraint, and this helps to build the fantasy world of We...

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