Review: The White Princess
BY TAMARAH WALLACE History geeks rejoice. The television adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s bestselling novel of the same name, “The White Princess,” is a historically accurate, thought-provoking masterpiece. “The White Princess” continues the story of its predecessor and fellow Philippa Gregory creation, “The White Queen,” which chronicles the plight of... Read more
Review: “Archer: Dreamland” is a Nightmare
Warning: the following contains spoilers for “Archer” Season 7 and Season 8 BY NOAH CASTAGNA The eighth season of “Archer” picks up in a literal “dreamland” as we explore the noir fantasies of coma-bound protagonist Sterling Archer. Set in 1947 Los Angeles, the season promised the same snark and... Read more
Review: King Arthur, Legend of the Sword
BY CASSIDY NOWASAD “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” tells the story of a young boy named Arthur who, through the holy blade Excalibur, unravels the dark secrets of his past. The interpretation of this movie was very well done compared to the drawn out other tellings of King... Read more
Review: The Magicians
BY LINDSEY HANNAH “The Magicians,” based on the book series by Lev Grossman, is not the kind of show that can be summed up in a few sentences. If I were to try, it would appear to be just another run-of-the-mill young adult magic-y drama, riding the wave of... Read more
Beat the Rain with These Summer Blockbusters
BY LINDSEY HANNAH Summer is a time for enjoying glorious South Florida sunshine at the beach or your own backyard. What they don’t show on hotel advertisements, however, are the routine afternoon thunderstorms we get almost every day for a solid three months. Fret not, SoFlo natives; those rainy... Read more
Review: 13 Reasons Why is a Respectful and Honest Portrayal
BY CASSIDY NOWOSAD “13 Reasons Why” is a new teen mystery/drama Netflix series based on the 2007 novel by Jay Asher that stars Dylan Minnette. The show follows a young high schooler named Clay who randomly receive a set of tapes with 13 sides discussing the reasons why a... Read more
Lariat Recommendations: Live Action Comedy TV
BY NOAH CASTAGNA AND DARIAN SABLON Comedy is a genre that most flock to in search of comfort television- the serious reality of life slips away as we get absorbed into a world of whimsical brevity. A good comedy show leaves its viewers feeling emotionally satisfied with each concise... Read more
Review: Born in China is Well-Filmed but Misleading
BY CASSIDY NOWOSAD “Born in China” is an American and Chinese nature documentary film directed by Lu Chuan and co-produced by Disneynature and Shanghai Media Group. “Born in China” was released in the United States just in time for Earth Day. The film features several animals each living in... Read more
Review: To Err is “Humanz”
BY NOAH CASTAGNA British virtual band Gorillaz took to the world stage with their 2001 debut album of the same name, and from there the band rode a wave of popularity brought by hit singles like “Clint Eastwood” and “Feel Good Inc.” The band, composed of the fictional characters... Read more
Death Note Live Action Debut
BY LINDSEY HANNAH The much-beloved Japanese manga and anime series “Death Note” is the latest victim of a live-action adaptation, this time at the hands of Netflix. Though it is not set to release until August 25 of this year, the movie’s trailer has sparked upset over claims of... Read more