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TV Review: ‘A Very Murray Christmas’

★★★★☆ Bill Murray’s got the blues — the Christmas blues, that is. He’s about to tape a live Christmas special, but a massive blizzard has trapped his celebrity guests at home, leaving him alone in the Carlyle Hotel in New York City with a ragtag bunch of new celebrity friends[Read More…]

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‘Orange is the New Black’ Fails to Renew its Spark

★★★☆☆ THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS “ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK” SPOILERS. Third time’s the charm, although maybe not for the ladies of Litchfield. “Orange is the New Black” returned to Netflix this month with characters reeling from the conclusion of its second season. Suzanne, or Crazy Eyes (Uzo Aduba), is still[Read More…]

Television Review: ‘Black Mirror’

Television Review: ‘Black Mirror’

★★★★☆ How do you imagine the world in 2025? Will computer chips replace our feeble human minds? Might our social media profiles become our only profiles? Could digital terrorism reach new excruciating extremes? These are some of the terrifying questions raised by the award-winning British television drama “Black Mirror,” now[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
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Netflix Picks

Despite telling ourselves that we will be incredibly active and productive this summer, it is inevitable that most of us will spend many hours on our favorite site, Netflix. But, with so many TV shows and movies to choose from, many of which can be pretty disappointing, it’s hard to[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
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Spacey, Klain Talk Ethics

Actor Kevin Spacey and Ron Klain (CAS ’83), former chief of staff to Vice Presidents Al Gore and Joe Biden, roused a packed Gaston Hall on Monday evening in a discussion about ethics in politics. Most of the event, in which Klain, currently an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University[Read More…]

by November 5, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Orange Is the New Black’ Breaks the Mold

Orange Is the New Black’ Breaks the Mold

If Netflix is best at anything, it’s doing what you least expect. First, it released “House of Cards,” a political thriller so addicting that it garnered a troupe of fans without ever airing on cable. But then, when “Arrested Development”devotees blue themselves in anticipation over the fourth season, most were[Read More…]

by July 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Calling on Nostalgia Lacks Originality

At the guide, our staff is known for having strong opinions about pretty much everything. We’re taking stands on the pop culture issues that really matter, from tween stars to the movies that make us smile, and from catchy pop songs to the stories that dominate the Internet. We love[Read More…]

by April 19, 2013 0 comments The Guide
MONOD: New Age of Cyber Politics

MONOD: New Age of Cyber Politics

The clock reads 1 a.m. I am sitting at my desk, blearily bathed in the glow of my MacBook. I am not studying for a test, nor am I trying to finish a paper; I am instead binging on Netflix’s new series “House of Cards.” Based off of a BBC[Read More…]

by February 25, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Netflix Show Captures Political Drama

Netflix Show Captures Political Drama

4/5 stars Netflix has done it again. First, it contributed to Blockbuster’s bankruptcy with on-demand DVDs and online streaming. Now, Netflix is gunning for network and cable television with its first original series, “House of Cards.” The online structure frees Netflix from the formatting and content constraints of regular television.[Read More…]

by February 13, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Television Favorites from Across the Pond

Television Favorites from Across the Pond

A new disease has taken over the American television-viewing public: Anglophilia. This obsession with anything and everything British has partially been spawned by the increased accessibility of programs through internet platforms like Hulu and Netflix. Many of the names may be familiar — American television producers have tried many times to adapt[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide