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Not Safe for Homework is a bi-monthly pop culture column from someone who spends far too much time on Netflix. If you’re looking for film and TV recommendations, look no further. But be warned: once you get hooked, your homework is collateral. The backbone of basic cable is the procedural drama — two seemingly unrelated cases …

Big Gigantic's Dominic Lalli, Skrillex and A$AP Ferg perform at the 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival during the early morning hours of Sunday June 15, 2014. It was apart of the Skrillex-curated Superjam that has been turned intoa documentary series on AT&T U-verse. (Photo courtesy of AT&T U-verse)

Skrillex partnered with Bonnaroo last summer for a SuperJam that could only be described an eclectic and electrifying experience. A seven part short documentary was captured with the help of director and photographer Danny Clinch. It was released this week through AT&T U-verse. Each year the SuperJam is a collective performance of artists that culminate to make …

American Horror Story: Freak Show wrapped up its fourth season with an 80-minute season finale Wednesday night which was jammed-packed with a killing spree, a wedding and a little heartbreak. The FX production is known for its diverse and robust cast, which makes it hard to pencil-in a happy ending for everyone. So how does …

American Sniper, the film based on the life of the most lethal sniper in American military Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, lives up to the hype surrounding itself. The movie opens with a scene almost identical to the opening sequence in the memoir it’s based on. Kyle (Bradley Cooper) lies on a rooftop of a building in Fallujah, Iraq …

With The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, director Peter Jackson has ended his trip through Middle-Earth with the third and final installment of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel. As a lover of both Tolkien and Jackson, it pains me to say that this movie deserves strong “meh.” This lukewarm response is due to the egregious amount …

Actress Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" (FILE/The Hunger Games)

The latest adaptation of the Suzanne Collins’ world-bestselling Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay—Part 1, premiered this weekend. The Francis Lawrence-directed film takes place after the Quarter Quell when Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) becomes the true face of the rebellion. She and the other survivors take refuge under the demolished District Thirteen. Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) has been captured and …