100th anniversary brings new Titanic mini-series

When it comes to Titanic, the first thing people our age usually think of is that floppy-haired dreamboat named Leo who would ultimately sweep Rose and every girl in the world off their feet in 1997.


Black Mirror on Netflix

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR “Black Mirror” is one of the most original television ideas to come out in recent history. It is not quite...

Binge watching: marathons may magnify television merit

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor As I sat watching my sixth episode for the day of NBC’s “Community” while pondering about what I wished to...

UNO alumn wins $10,000 on Ellen Show for sharing special moment

The Ellen Show recently partnered with M&M's for a special contest #MySweetStory where viewers submitted videos of special moments in their lives. The winner of...

“Luke Cage” pilot episode: “Moment of Truth” stuns and provokes when we need it

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR The uproar surrounding the 2016 Academy Awards was caused by a lack of diversity among the academy’s nominees. That is only part of...

69th annual Golden Globes: The year of snubs and surprises

"Let's face it, the Golden Globes are just like the Oscars, but without any of that esteem," host Ricky Gervais said, opening the Golden Globes Sunday night. The awards show, put on by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, honors both film and television.


‘Boardwalk Empire’ lets Buscemi shine

Steve Buscemi has a long and accomplished acting career. He was disturbing as a serial killer in "Con Air," terrifying as a hit man in "Things To Do When You're Dead in Denver" and practical and smart as Mr. Pink in "Reservoir Dogs," but all were supporting roles. Despite this varied history, his career lacked a crown jewel, so it is fitting that his first major starring role is in an HBO series. In "Boardwalk Empire," he plays Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, an Irish gangster/city treasurer in 1920s Atlantic City.


Raven returns to Disney after 10 year hiatus

Adam Abou-Nasr CONTRIBUTOR “Raven’s Home was filmed in front of a live studio audience.” Nice. Raven-Symoné returns as Raven Baxter after a ten-year hiatus—but with company. She’s...