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“House of Cards” Season 1 Review: An Engrossing and Cynical Political Thriller

“House of Cards” Season 1 Review: An Engrossing and Cynical Political Thriller

Wesley Emblidge

February 4, 2013


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Note: Netflix made the decision to release the entire first season of their new show all at once online, so although this is a review of that first season, it will only spoil plot points from the pilot. The political system, especially in America, is rarely portrayed in positive light in film and television. We use our free speech to criticize the government a lot, from the biting ...

NBC’s new show “Revolution” is about as new and interesting as its title

NBC’s new show “Revolution” is about as new and interesting as its title

Wesley Emblidge

September 15, 2012


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There’s a lot of trash on TV right now, but it’s generally very diverse trash. You have the 20 identical cop/courtroom/medical shows spread across the major networks; you have the terrible reality television like “Jersey Shore” or “Toddlers in Tiaras.” Along with those of course, you h...

Hit FOX series “Bones” returns for a sucessful season 7

Hit FOX series “Bones” returns for a sucessful season 7

Christopher Yip

November 3, 2011


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Fox’s hit series, Bones, continued with its seventh season on November 3 in its signature fashion. The first scene opened with a group of armor-clad men rushing through the forest in an intense game of paintball. A lone player diverges from his squad in an attempt to flank his opponents. He charges up...

Fantasy football show “The League” returns for season 3

Fantasy football show “The League” returns for season 3

William Choulos

October 6, 2011


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“The League” is a comedy about six childhood friends who play in a fantasy football league: Taco (Jon Lajoie), Pete (Mark Duplass), Kevin (Stephen Rannazzisi), Andre (Paul Scheer), Jenny (Katie Aselton), and Ruxin (Nick Kroll). To the five guys and one wife, it’s not just a game. They will d...

Emmy-winning “Modern Family” begins a sucessful third season

Emmy-winning “Modern Family” begins a sucessful third season

Aaron Newman

October 1, 2011


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When I first saw an episode of ABC’s “Modern Family,” I was pleasantly surprised by the show’s candid and spot-on humor. It was gratifying to see a sitcom that could so accurately pick apart family relationships, especially with characters that on the surface seem like caricatures, but prove ...