• Archived,  Arts & Culture

    Staff Picks for February 2017

    With movies clambering to make the big screen before the spring awards season rolls around, theaters are often busiest as the year comes to a close. Now that deadlines for the bulk of film awards ceremonies have come and gone, movie enthusiasts may be hard-pressed to find anything new to watch. But who needs to spend nine to fourteen dollars- not to mention the astronomical popcorn prices- at the theater, when there are plenty of great movies to watch in your own living room? One such film is “Ex Machina,” a Frankenstein-esque sci-fi about the concept of artificial human intelligence, released in 2014. With only four speaking roles, the movie…

  • Archived,  Features

    These are the best TV shows to binge-watch this Winter Break

    By Vivian Scimone Face it. Winter Break is around the corner and the cold weather is slowly freezing you into a human popsicle whenever you go outside. All you really want to do is curl up and burrow into that pile of blankets and pillows you call a bed and binge-watch an entire show (or two) on Netflix. Here is a list of the absolute best and most entertaining shows sure to keep you all cozied up in good spirits this winter season. Master of None Aziz Ansari stars as Dev Shaw, a thirty-year-old actor making his way in NYC, in this Netflix Original Series. Ansari is the creator, producer,…