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Netflix show brings laughs

Noah Cannon | Contributing Columnist Surviving fifteen years in captivity at the hands of a doomsday cult leader is hardly commonplace sitcom territory, but Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the new show from Tina Fey, braves its dark subject matter with bubbly self-assurance and a terrific performance by ...

Student documentary addresses campus racial discrimination

Since enrolling as a student at The University of Alabama, Nichole Corbett’s perspective on racial discrimination has evolved greatly. Corbett, now a senior majoring in English and interdisciplinary studies, decided to devote her senior thesis to exploring the different experiences of women of color ...

Marvel should remember Spider Man's roots

News broke this week that, after lengthy negotiations, iconic superhero Spider-Man will finally join the official Marvel movie canon through Disney. Sony produced the first five Spider-Man films beginning in 2002 through Columbia Pictures.

Taylor Swift's new album, video strays from previous fan expectations

It’s good to be Taylor Swift right now. The pop star’s latest album "1989" sold over 1.2 million copies in its first week of release, becoming her third consecutive platinum-selling debut. Factor in a recently-announced world stadium tour, an inescapable promotional blitz and glowing reviews from ...

Panjabi departure loss for TV

News broke recently that Archie Panjabi will leave “The Good Wife” after the CBS drama’s current sixth season and take her beloved character Kalinda Sharma with her.

'Gone Girl' delivers thrills on multiple levels

Three years after his deft adaptation of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” director David Fincher is back to continue his quest to turn all of your favorite pulpy beach reads into prestige cinema, this time focusing on Gillian Flynn’s novel “Gone Girl.”

'Gracepoint' trapped in shadow of predecessor

Television dramas chronicling the mystery behind a tragic homicide are by no means a recent invention. David Lynch’s 1990 masterpiece “Twin Peaks” turned the identity of Laura Palmer’s killer into a national obsession, while AMC’s flawed but admirable “The Killing” earned a slew of Emmy ...