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‘Rocky Horror’ disappoints, scratches necessary original content

‘Rocky Horror’ disappoints, scratches necessary original content

Felicity Otterbein
October 23, 2016
Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

After much anticipation and hype, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again" aired on Fox Wednesday night, paying tribute to the original 1975 musical comedy-horror film. The latest rendition of the story follows a newly engaged couple, Brad Majors, played by Ryan McCartan, ...

British reign E! in smashing new scripted reality drama

British reign E! in smashing new scripted reality drama

Colleen Day
April 8, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture

Basking in the splendors of attending the regal affairs without footing the bill for a maddening hat, E!’s new scripted drama reality series, “The Royals,” put the nasty in dynasty during its première. And, it’s bloody good. Americans gawking at the British royal family is not new. The over-the-top...

Hannah’s new career path is inspiring to “Girls” viewers, but Adam has her stuck in sadness

March 16, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture

By Jennifer Usovicz On the hit TV show “Girls,” protagonist Hannah Horvath has been jump starting a career into teaching, a move that is an inspiring display of her growth as a character. In the episode “Ask My Name,” it is amazing to see how quickly one chapter ends and another begins. H...

Ace political drama shuffles format in new season

Ace political drama shuffles format in new season

March 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture

By Samuel Correa Former house majority whip Frank Underwood and his wife Claire Underwood of “House of Cards” were climbing a mountain, and they would strike down anyone who would get in their way. Now, with the start of season three, Frank and Claire are at the top of this mountain, the White...

‘Better Call Saul’ serves fans with a dose of dark comedy

‘Better Call Saul’ serves fans with a dose of dark comedy

Will Senar
February 12, 2015
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

When “Breaking Bad,” one of television’s best dramas, ended, fans wanted more. So, when its creators announced there would be a prequel starring criminal/lawyer Saul Goodman, fans rejoiced. The creators would be giving us a new story that connected to “Breaking Bad” and we get the much-loved...

The Walking Dead Returns to AMC

The Walking Dead Returns to AMC

Gianna Carchia
February 13, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture

The Walking Dead returned Sunday to 12.3 million viewers, the largest audience to date, with a slower-paced midseason premiere that delivered its punch in the final minutes. The midseason finale ended in December with a face-off between brothers Daryl and Merle in Woodbury, the Pleasantville-esque town des...

Greys Atonamy creator surprises fans with season sneak peaks

January 31, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture

Melissa Hanson  Asst. news Editor Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes and her team of writers have, as usual, surprised fans with twists and turns just two episodes into the second half of season nine. “See change come to Seattle Grace...” tweeted Rhimes. Long-time fans are ecstatic to ...

Aspiring Broadcasters take on ‘Suffolk in the City’

Aspiring Broadcasters take on ‘Suffolk in the City’

January 24, 2013
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

Lauren Spencer  Journal Staff Meet Dan Lampariello. He may be a familiar face to students around the Suffolk University campus, but soon people all across New England might recognize him. Lampariello was one of four students to be chosen as the newest broadcasters of “Suffolk in the City,” ...

Showtime series shocks viewers in new season

Showtime series shocks viewers in new season

October 11, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture

Alex Hall  Managing Editor Dexter has been Showtime’s flagship show for almost a decade now and this season has done its best through the first two episodes to remind everyone why that is. After a captivating season five focusing on Dexter Morgan’s ability to connect with another person d...

Breaking Bad and Predicting Change

Gianna Carchia
September 24, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture

You see the desert but you hear sirens. Khaki pants fly through the air and land on a dirt road. An RV whizzes by and runs over them. Wearing only underwear and a gas mask, Walter White is driving while his partner Jesse Pinkman is passed out in the passenger seat. Breaking Bad started with a bang and...

After three seasons, bye bye Kenny Powers

After three seasons, bye bye Kenny Powers

Alex Mellion
April 18, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture

One of television’s best comedies ended its three-season run on Sunday as HBO’s Eastbound & Down aired its series finale. Loosely based on the career of former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker, the show debuted February 15, 2009 and introduced the world to former baseball legend Kenny Powers....

The Uplink pushes the envelope on Emerson Channel

The Uplink pushes the envelope on Emerson Channel

Alex Hall
March 28, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Emerson College’s school news station is known for its flagship shows like EIV News and Good Morning Emerson, but a new program called The Uplink is bringing something different to the Emerson Channel. The Uplink is a show similar to that of G4’s Attack of the Show! which focuses around reviewing...

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