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The Oscars, or every “woke” white person you’ve ever met.

The Oscars, or every “woke” white person you’ve ever met.

Julia Donohue, Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, TV/Movies

The Oscars are like that guy who has one black friend and refrences him for everything.

The Oscars preview: Could Lady Gaga and Glenn Close tie?

The Oscars preview: Could Lady Gaga and Glenn Close tie?

Julia Donohue, Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

Oscar ceremonies often follow the drama of trends and upsets. Will “A Star is Born” break its award show curse or will predictability reign supreme at the 91st Academy Awards?

The Best and Worst Sketches of “Saturday Night Live!”

The Best and Worst Sketches of “Saturday Night Live!”

Meghan Carney, Writer

February 17, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

This Saturday, actor Don Cheadle was the host of SNL. Here is a look at the best and the worst of the show.

“Big Mouth’s” Valentine’s Day special is much more than edgy romantic humor

“Big Mouth’s” Valentine’s Day special is much more than edgy romantic humor

Meghan Carney, Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

Nick Kroll’s animated comedy series “Big Mouth” delves into the minds of self conscious teenagers as they attempt to survive a Valentine’s Day full of awkward crushes, nosey parents and hormone monsters.

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fyre

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fyre

Meghan Carney, Contributor

February 9, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

The details of Fyre Festival are entertaining, interesting and sometimes cringe-worthy, making the documentaries vastly popular on both streaming services.

Why is Ted Bundy still relevant?

Why is Ted Bundy still relevant?

Julia Donohue, Contributor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

Inevitably, both the series and upcoming film have attracted hype on social media.

The Top Five Commercials of Super Bowl LIII

The Top Five Commercials of Super Bowl LIII

Meghan Carney, Contributor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Sports, TV/Movies

On Sunday we arrived at the one day per year where commercials are (arguably) less of a nuisance.

Netflix series “You” sparks dark fantasy in viewers

Netflix series “You” sparks dark fantasy in viewers

Kacey Connolly, Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

It isn’t uncommon for women to find themselves attracted to a “bad boy,” but sometimes the media has gone too far romanticizing these personas.

Four international shows worth watching on Netflix

Four international shows worth watching on Netflix

Sifa Kasongo, Managing Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Top Five, TV/Movies

Don't let language barriers stop you from checking out these fantastic foreign shows.

Christmas in ‘The Office’ — Ranking the show’s seven Christmas specials

Christmas in ‘The Office’ — Ranking the show’s seven Christmas specials

Tiffany Chasse, Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

With finals here and winter break tempting your focus, the perfect study break is binge-watching the Christmas episodes of your favorite show.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies

With so much happening on social media, it’s hard to keep up. Here are the highs and lows of the week, selected by the Amherst Wire Entertainment staff.

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