Film & TV

In 2001, “Friends” returned for its eighth season with sharper plots, a rejuvenated focus and a major boost in ratings. On the heels of the 9/11 terrorist attack that shook the nation, New York City-set …

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In 2011, the silver screen saw “Midnight in Paris” writer Gil fall in love with a dreary-eyed Paris while on a trip with his fiancé, Inez. As fate would have it, the two don’t spend …

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Released in theaters Nov. 13, “Freaky” is the latest horror flick from Blumhouse Productions. Written and directed by Christopher Landon (“Happy Death Day” “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones”), the horror-comedy balances terror with bawdy humor …

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“Saturday Night Live” (SNL) captures the zeitgeist like no other, satirizing politics since its inception in the 1970s. And since embarking on his campaign and eventual presidency, President Donald Trump has provided an avalanche of …

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Netflix miniseries “The Queen’s Gambit,” released Oct. 23, stars Anya Taylor-Joy as orphan Beth Harmon on her quest to become the world’s greatest chess player. Based on Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel of the same name, …

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Who’s that girl? It’s Jess. When asked what my favorite show is, I’d probably have to say “New Girl.” Although there are a plethora of options I could answer with, this is the show that …

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For Amy Heller, it’s always been personal. The 27-year-old — who graduated from Loyola with a theater major in 2015 — is the writer, co-producer and main character for her upcoming first feature film, “My …

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In disaster scenarios, saying “everything’s fine” doesn’t help anyone. It’s therefore no surprise that Sarah Cooper’s Netflix special of the same name falls short in its satirical take of 2020.  “Everything’s Fine,” released on Netflix …