Posts in category

Film & TV


Sara Snoddy//Contributing writer With the return of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Wednesday nights are back to normal—that is, if your evening usually includes two-hours of dismembered bodies. High off of Detective Nick Amaro’s (Danny Perino) exit in last season’s finale, SVU opens season 17’s supersized premiere, “Devil’s Dissections/Criminal Pathology,” at a familiar sandy beach …

Sara Snoddy // Contributing Writer After a night filled with sonic sorority girl screams, questionable authority figures and red devil suits galore, Scream Queens is Glee and American Horror Story’s campy baby, all from co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. The much talked about horror-comedy aired the two-hour premiere, “Pilot” and “Hell Week,” back-to-back on …

Matthew Burnette// Contributing writer After 26 years together, Homer and Marge Simpson are known as one of TV’s most beloved couples. So when it was rumored that they would call it quits on the 27th season premiere of The Simpsons, fans were in shock. According to an interview with Variety, Simpsons executive producer Al Jean says that in the Sept. 27th episode …

Sara Snoddy // Contributing Writer The last season of The Big Bang Theory left viewers with arguably one of the biggest cliffhangers ever. On Monday night the season nine premiere, “The Matrimonial Momentum,” returned with on-point jokes and acting that set the stage for some intense—and tense—episodes to come. After nearly a decade of being on-again-off-again, …

Sara Snoddy // Contributing writer “If nobody sees it, it didn’t happen” is what crime-boss James Whitey Bulger teaches his 6-year-old son in Black Mass. Unfortunately for director Scott Cooper, many people have already seen the countless other gangster movies that his film tries to emulate. Based on the 2001 book Black Mass: The True …

Brinley Hineman // Contributing writer I decided to check out The Scorch Trials last weekend, the second installment of The Maze Runner series. As I sat down in my seat, I braced myself for the worst: was this a waste of a Saturday night and 10 bucks? Thankfully, this action flick did not leave me disappointed. The …