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The problem with the Oscars

The problem with the Oscars

By Wesley Emblidge

March 5, 2012

The Academy Awards are often regarded all over the world as the highest honor a filmmaker or actor or anyone in the film industry can be presented with. Every year, roughly 6,000 members The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences vote on what they believe were the best films, performances, and other ty...

Fantasy football show “The League” returns for season 3

Fantasy football show “The League” returns for season 3

By William Choulos

October 6, 2011

“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

By Aaron Newman

October 1, 2011

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 ...

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs

By Cassie Jeong

September 26, 2011

A muscled man in a tight gray-and-black suit races to a fireman’s pole hidden behind a bookcase, the pointed ears of his mask flapping as he descends. Close behind is a blur in a red vest, gold cape, and green speedo, who slides down with excessive enthusiasm. This is no ordinary matchup of two camp, tackily dressed weirdos. This is th...

“The Walking Dead” season 2 set for early October 2011

“The Walking Dead” season 2 set for early October 2011

By Aaron Newman

September 23, 2011

The air is heavy with a silence broken only by distant birdsong and the buzzing of flies. A man clad in a sheriff ’s uniform and a wide-brimmed hat is the only moving thing in sight. He turns around at a scuffling noise behind him. Crouching down and looking under the wheels of a car, he watches a child’s hand lower into his fie...