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Welcoming back BBC’s “Sherlock”

Welcoming back BBC’s “Sherlock”

While the rest of the world will be celebrating the new year, the “Sherlock” fandom will be celebrating the return of the popular BBC television series. Much to the excitement of fans, “Sherlock” season four is set to air on Jan. 1, 2017. The return is highly anticipated, as dedicated fans must wait unusually long

What makes your favorite video streaming services different?

by Melanie Litwin Essentially everyone consumes media in some manner, yet in today’s day and age, fewer and fewer people are getting their entertainment from traditional sources. Instead, people are turning towards countless different instant video streaming sites. With so many options it may seem that every site is the same, but a closer investigation

Strangely Good: A ‘Stranger Things’ Review

Hawkins, Indiana. November 6, 1983. Four pre-teen boys innocently play Dungeons and Dragons in a dimly-lit basement unaware that their lives are about to change forever. Netflix released the first season of Stranger Things, created by the Duffer Brothers, this past July and it is already a nation-wide phenomenon. Not only is the spine-chilling story

Sherlock Holmes adaptation disappoints viewers

It doesn’t take a detective to see that the film Mr. Holmes, starring Ian McKellen and Laura Linney, was a mysterious mess. Audiences nationwide were bummed to find out the so called “mystery” movie was nothing more than a mere drama. Viewers might have expected the movie to have killer action and jaw-dropping mystery, but instead

Oscars night filled with shocks and surprises

When the Oscar nominations came out this year, I was angry. I love the Oscars and eagerly await them all year, but when 20/20 of the acting nominations were given to white actors, I knew this year of cinema highlighted a crucial problem that needs to be addressed immediately. What I wasn’t expecting was for

Deadpool a great addition to the superhero movie trend

In the film industry, superhero movies are all the rage. With the success of movies like “The Avengers” and “Guardians of the Galaxy”, how could they not be? But, even the most hardcore superhero fan, including myself, can admit that the industry is very oversaturated. We needed something fresh before every movie became four to

Josh Brolin keeps chaotic “Hail, Caesar!” centered

First and foremost, the Coen Brothers are two of the greatest, most innovative minds working in Hollywood today. Now that that’s out of the way, their newest film, “Hail, Caesar!” is a bit of a mess.   Nonetheless, it is beautifully shot, rife with amusing cameos and never uninteresting. Even if it’s a slight misfire

“Spotlight” honors journalism through riveting true story

Following the premiere of 1976’s “All the President’s Men,” Hollywood has been in a journalism slump, unable to live up to the success of the revolutionary Watergate investigation film. Excluding the gravitas and grandeur of 2004’s “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” this void has been left desperately unfilled; until now.   Tom McCarthy, screenwriter

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