Film and Television

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On this week’s episode, Brooke, Cameron, Conor and Dan talk new movies from Netflix, list the best things to watch on Valentine’s Day and discuss Ingmar Bergman’s first good movie.

The streetlights do little to illuminate the night as the snow crunches under the boots of a lone policeman. In the dark, he remains alert at his post. On his patrol, the officer stops at the construction of a bridge where a severed hand lays on the icy ground and blood drips from above, bespeckling […]

When reflecting on the history of science fiction cinema, it is tempting to look at the effects-driven bombast of 1980s sci-fi action as nothing but vapid genre pictures; braindead macho posturing more similar to Cobra and Commando than the heady, experimental 1970s works of trailblazers like George Lucas and Andrei Tarkovsky. And while it’s true […]

Director: Rian Johnson Studio: Lucasfilm, Disney Release Date: December 15, 2017 Rating:       “You must unlearn what you have learned.” In “The Empire Strikes Back,” this lesson from the wise, mysterious Jedi Master Yoda became a central tenet of Luke Skywalker’s struggle against the ruthless Galactic Empire. Like Luke wrestling with himself to […]

The 2017 Soul Train Awards were everything we needed in more when it comes to Award shows. The most important things when it comes to music award shows is the music, and if there is gonna be music there has to be excellent live performances right?  Well as of late most have been “iffy” most […]

All photos courtesy of Netflix Created by Steve Lightfoot Cast: Jon Bernthal, Amber Rose Revah, Ebon Moss-Bachrach Rating:     Jumping off of Marvel’s Netflix success with “Daredevil” and “Jessica Jones,” and, to a lesser extent “Luke Cage,” comes “The Punisher.” Marvel veered off a bit with “Iron Fist” and “The Defenders,” both being considered […]

Director: Zack Snyder Studio(s): DC Films, RatPac Entertainment, Atlas Entertainment, Cruel and Unusual Films Cast: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher Release Date: Nov. 17, 2017 Rating:     I have a love/hate relationship with the DC Comics Extended Universe. Of the first four films in the franchise, I […]

Often times, rare opportunities come into your life that are too good to be true. Recently, I was rewarded with tickets to see The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon live in New York City. I traveled to New York late Wednesday night to arrive in the city early Thursday morning. There was not much time […]

The documentary Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends) delves into the backstories of the members of the band Eagles of Death Metal (who are not, in fact, death metal). Their eclectic mesh of garage rock, blues and hard rock hold a deep connection with fans. The documentary shows how they are still dealing with […]

Rating:       The long-awaited season 2 of Netflix’s hit series “Stranger Things” released this weekend on October 27. This comes more than a year after the first season, which originally released July 15, 2016. The first season received a very solid 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, which gave Netflix and creators The Duffer Brothers, […]


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