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‘A Quiet Place’ has audience members too afraid to scream

‘A Quiet Place’ has audience members too afraid to scream

Chase Kent, Contributor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

Can a whisper really end up killing them? Do they really have to resort to communication via sign language? Krasinski made this necessity very apparent with details embedded throughout the film.

“Love, Simon:” A queer movie for straight eyes

“Love, Simon:” A queer movie for straight eyes

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

While Simon’s whole character revolves around being gay, he is still painted as someone who assimilates with this white, assumed to be straight, male image that is only threatening to the homophobes who never planned on seeing this movie.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

April 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies, Uncategorized

With so much going on in music, movies and television on a day to day basis, it’s easy to miss a few things. That’s why we're here.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

March 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies

With so much going on in music, movies and television on a day to day basis, it’s easy to miss a few things. That’s why we're here.

These Oscar nominees are likely to win — but should they?

These Oscar nominees are likely to win — but should they?

Hayley Solomon and Jordan Allen

March 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, TV/Movies

Who is likely to take home the golden statues this year? And more importantly — who should?

Movie review: “Black Panther” brings black excellence to the Marvel cinematic universe

Movie review: “Black Panther” brings black excellence to the Marvel cinematic universe

Jonathan Kermah, Assistant Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

From the moment Letitia Wright said, “WHAT ARE THOSE!” I knew Marvel’s “Black Panther” was truly for the culture.

10 shows to binge watch during winter break

10 shows to binge watch during winter break

Sifa Kasongo, Contributor

December 19, 2017


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

These 10 shows might not be as popular as "Game of Thrones" or "Stranger Things," but they're definitely worth checking out.

Tiffany Haddish makes history on SNL

Tiffany Haddish makes history on SNL

Isabel Fowler, Contributor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies, Uncategorized

Saturday Night Live is a predominantly liberal satirical show that has been known to push boundaries. With this in mind, it was rather shocking that after 43 years, the show just had their first black female comedian host.

“Orange is the New Black”: Fact or fiction?

“Orange is the New Black”: Fact or fiction?

Isabel Fowler, Contributor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies, Uncategorized

“Orange is the New Black," the popular Netflix show based on a true story, follows several women who are serving time in Litchfield Penitentiary.

ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ is more than just your average sitcom

ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ is more than just your average sitcom

Sifa Kasongo, Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Current Affairs, Entertainment, Multimedia, Politics, TV/Movies

We can count on this show to tackle complex topics in a meaningful way that other shows shy away from.

‘Blade Runner 2049’ a stunning film that demands attention

‘Blade Runner 2049’ a stunning film that demands attention

Jon Decker, Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

With a run time of two hours and 45 minutes, it demands your attention, but rewards you with a truly stunning, thoughtful and beautiful experience.

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