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A final season for an American proclivity

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2017

Once made accessible, television has been a centerpiece of American life. Simply owning a television set once meant that one had reached the proverbial American middle class. But now, the end of television seems imminent and w...

The maladies of movies morphing into new media

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Twenty years ago, audiences engaged with TV and cinema in wholly disparate ways. The two experiences used to be quite distinct from each other, but with the advent of new technologies and warped, economic mindsets of producers,...

New drama uses intricate characters to intrigue viewers

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015

Could you imagine waking up in the middle of Times Square, in a bag, with tattoos all over your body, having no recollection of how you got there in the first place? That is exactly how viewers are introduced to Jamie Alexand...

Where did the channels go?

Where did the channels go?

September 15, 2014

Something off about Oscars

March 3, 2010

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences was founded on Jan. 11, 1927 at Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel. The invitees, the golden children of 1920s cinema, officially elected Douglas Fairbanks its president in March, an...

The sad fate of good TV

February 24, 2010

It’s been a hit–and–miss year for networks. On the one hand: “Life Unexpected!” “The Vampire Diaries!” “Lost! “On the other hand: “Eastwick!” “The Vampire Diaries!” “The Beautiful Life!” Televi...

An unexpectedly charming new show from the CW

February 17, 2010

To never expect great things from the CW is to live a disappointment-free life. The UPN / WB merger may have ended the late–night dilemma of which station to give your half-hearted attention, but it spawned bad decisions galore...

In the land of the “Lost”

February 11, 2010

The obsession with J.J. Abrams’s brainchild “Lost” is all–consuming. Blogs, forums, fan sites and many a drinking game have been invented to channel the near–religious feelings of frustration and glory fans feel for their favorite, frenzied show. Since I am not a “Lost” acolyte, I feel slightly out of the l...

“Bones” can be brittle

February 3, 2010

There isn’t a lot of originality on television anymore. All of the tiny sparks of creativity have been snuffed out, put on hiatus or are in limbo until March, and, though I’ve avoided the apparent heroin that is “Lost,” addict...

Reviewing MTV's Top Show – Jersey Shore

January 27, 2010

By RAY SMITH Is it trashy? To some people. Was the show an accurate depiction of the town in the summer time? Yeah. Is it a lot of fun? Hell yeah. For those who were trapped under something heavy and didn’t watch MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” I’ll provide a brief introduction. Eight housemates (quickly narrowed d...

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