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“Agent Carter” settles second season with science

“Agent Carter” settles second season with science

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016

Though the end of the season-long plot was a bit anticlimactic, “Agent Carter” ended its sophomore season on a high note, punctuating what it does best, humor an inter-character relationships. The finale centers on Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell), Daniel Sousa (Enver Gjokaj), Edwin Jarvis (James D’...

The political front is heating up on “Chicago Fire” in ‘Two T’s’

The political front is heating up on “Chicago Fire” in ‘Two T’s’

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2016

Things have finally started heating up on the political front for Casey (Jesse Spencer), taking attention away from unnecessary drama to him, a much needed diversion. A smear campaign against Casey has finally started, something everyone was waiting for. This campaign though, was unnecessarily brutal....

“Survivor: Kaoh Rong” makes it first impression

“Survivor: Kaoh Rong” makes it first impression

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

February 17, 2016

“Survivor” is back, and, like any show in its 32nd season, it’s returning to what works. “Kaoh Rong” is going back to “Cagayan’s” brains vs. brawn vs. beauty three tribe structure, with a whole new cast of pretty, strong and smart contestants angling for the million dollar prize. Here...

Double trouble on “Agent Carter” with ‘Life of the Party’ and ‘Monsters’

Double trouble on “Agent Carter” with ‘Life of the Party’ and ‘Monsters’

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2016

Two excellent episodes bring two challenges and two villains this week for Agent Carter (Hayley Atwell). Old foe Dottie Underwood (Bridget Regan) returns, joining Whitney Frost (Wynn Everett) as Carter’s main antagonists, while Jason Wilkes’ (Reggie Austin) literal solidification and Daniel Sousa...

Lots of political drama in the future for “Chicago Fire”

Lots of political drama in the future for “Chicago Fire”

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2016

With all the Chilli (Dora Madison) drama out the way, “Chicago Fire” finally has time to focus on other storylines, this time in the form of a dispute with another firehouse and Casey’s (Jesse Spencer) political campaign. The dispute with the other firehouse had a lot of potential to be dragged...

“Chicago Fire” ‘All Hard Parts’ Review: The end of the unnecessary drama is near

“Chicago Fire” ‘All Hard Parts’ Review: The end of the unnecessary drama is near

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2016

Last night’s episode of “Chicago Fire” started with a person I am rather tired of hearing about: Chilli (Dora Madison). Much of the past season has been centered around the drama Chilli has been brewing and her erratic behavior caused by her sister’s death. The drama has finally come to an end,...

“Quantico” proves its got what it takes in mid-season finale

“Quantico” proves its got what it takes in mid-season finale

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

December 14, 2015

“Quantico”’s future was determined by tonight’s midseason finale. The freshman ABC drama faced the predicament that so many new shows face running out of their initial episode order: where do we fall now? Would “Quantico” move into the prestigious crowd of Shonda Rhimes-esque twisty dramas, ...

“Supernatural” putters along in season 11

“Supernatural” putters along in season 11

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

October 7, 2015

Season 11, time for some slow melodrama and self reflection. Having just celebrated a decade of brotherly angst, cheap special effects and great hair, “Supernatural” came in slowly for its umpteenth season premiere, with some bizarre form changes that may mean that the show still has some life in...

“Arrow” fails to impress in its season four premiere

“Arrow” fails to impress in its season four premiere

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

October 7, 2015

Unlike Stephen Amell’s immaculate abs, “Arrow” needs to cut the fat. Since early on in the third season, the show has been bogged down by the constant flashbacks, the awkward dialogue and the Laurel Lance of it all, causing the superhero drama to miss the mark. The Oct. 7 season four premiere did little i...

“iZombie” season two premiere hints at a great season

“iZombie” season two premiere hints at a great season

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

October 6, 2015

Coming off of a stellar first season performance, expectations for “iZombie” season two were high. With so many cogs in the works after last season’s many cliffhangers, the premiere had a lot to deal with, and, while it jumped in head first, it failed to deliver on all of the promises last sea...

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