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Therapist Jimmy (Jason Segel) gets advice from mentor figure Paul (Harrison Ford) in the new show Shrinking.

Review: New Apple TV+ show is truly heartwarming and genuine

By Lily Lipka, Staff Writer April 5, 2023
The new Apple TV+ show "Shrinking" is best in its sincerest moments, telling the story of a therapist trying unorthodox methods of therapy.
Charlie Cale (Natasha Lyonne) has a gift for sniffing out lies, leading her down a road of solving crime in Rian Johnsons Poker Face.

Review: Natasha Lyonne leads a new whodunnit

By Lily Lipka, Staff Writer March 22, 2023
Following the widely successful first two “Knives Out” films, Rian Johnson takes the murder mystery genre to television with “Poker Face.”
Lupin ZERO follows the adventures of Lupin (Tasuku Hatanaka), the infamous gentleman thief made famous by Hayao Miyazaki’s directorial debut.

Review: Animated series brings energy to ‘Lupin’ franchise

By Joshua Pantano, Staff Writer January 24, 2023
The cast and crew of "Lupin ZERO," an engaging animated series tackling the origin story of Lupin, clearly understand the franchise's characters.
From left, Queen Alicent (Olivia Cooke) and Princess Rhaenyra (Emma DArcy) star in the first season of House of the Dragon.

Review: Game of Thrones prequel is a return to form

By Sydney Brumfield, Senior Writer November 2, 2022
Following the mixed reactions to the final season of "Game of Thrones," this new prequel show creates an exceptional viewing experience.
With a roughly $715 million budget, “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is the most expensive television series ever created.

Review: New ‘Lord of the Rings’ show leaves solid impression

By Lily Lipka, Contributing Writer October 26, 2022
"The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power" surprisingly succeeds in recreating the magic of Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
Following a car accident, Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) finds herself gaining Hulk-like abilities in the latest Marvel show for Disney+.

Review: Newest Marvel show falls short of expectations

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer October 24, 2022
“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law" sees Marvel Studios trying out a new genre: the sitcom. However, it ends up leaving viewers unfulfilled by its conclusion.
Although this soft reboot/second season adds new characters, stories and emotions, it falls a few steps short of the original Bee and Puppycat.

Review: Whimsical animated series adds fun new chapter

By Joshua Pantano, Staff Writer September 23, 2022
"Bee and Puppycat: Lazy in Space" shines the most when it's not simply rehashing the content of the original, beloved show.
Freshman Shina Mitchell walks down the runway April 28 during HiFashion Studios’ “The Network” event in Emerson Suites.

HiFashion Studios makes a return to the runway

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer May 5, 2022
Freshman Shina Mitchell walks down the runway April 28 during HiFashion Studios’ “The Network” event in Emerson Suites.
While compelling characters may drive “Puerta 7,” the show is ultimately bogged down by convoluted plotlines.

Review: Complex characters cannot save story

By Connor Ahern March 4, 2020

Crime dramas and gang politics truly go hand in hand in television, but Netflix’s “Puerta 7” takes an already intricate political gang war and makes it more political. This leads to an overly complicated...

Insatiable confronts impactful societal pressures through dark comedy and an intriguing storyline. The plot and characters are charmingly outlandish.

Review: “Insatiable” is a bizarre romp through society’s toxicity

By Gabrielle Topping October 23, 2019

“Insatiable” is a wild and satirical Netflix series. In season 1, Patty Bladell (Debby Ryan), who has been bullied all her life for being overweight, was punched in the face by a homeless man after...

Junior Courtney Long writes notes in her score during a rehearsal for Sister Act. The Main Stage Theater shows all have themes of breaking convention and offer promising scores and storylines.

Main Stage Theater prepares for Fall 2019 season

By Linnea Carchedi, Contributing Writer September 17, 2019

Ithaca College’s fall semester Main Stage Theater lineup explores the theme of breaking convention with “Everybody,” “Sister Act,” “Hedda Gabler” and “The Antigone Project.” Contributing...

Senior Elizabeth Goldberger is a public and community health major, but is showcasing her work as part of an independent study project. Her work portrays colorful spaces in oil paints.

Seniors to showcase artwork at Handwerker Gallery exhibit

By Liv DiPasca, Contributing Writer April 16, 2019

Cups of paint and collections of work consume the floors and walls of the South Hill Business Campus’ Creative Space Gallery as students put the finishing touches on their final art projects of their...

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