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Coronavirus viewing: More people are sampling new streaming services

Coronavirus viewing: More people are sampling new streaming services

MCT Campus April 14, 2020

More consumers are increasing the number of streaming services they have access to, looking for ways to entertain themselves at home as the nation deals with the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus. The...

Movie guide: ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ and 15 more critics’ picks to watch at home

Movie guide: ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ and 15 more critics’ picks to watch at home

MCT Campus April 2, 2020

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always” — Reviewing this a few weeks ago, I noted the exceptional timeliness of one of the most honest and empathetic American movies about abortion rights in recent memory....

‘Onward’ review: When a Pixar family reunion goes half-right

‘Onward’ review: When a Pixar family reunion goes half-right

MCT Campus March 5, 2020

A manic, moderately diverting babysitter of a Pixar movie, “Onward” does gets there by the end — “there” being the place where the freneticism recedes, the main characters’ emotional setbacks...

From ‘1917’ to, yes, ‘Parasite,’ video games are even influencing prestige movies

From ‘1917’ to, yes, ‘Parasite,’ video games are even influencing prestige movies

MCT Campus February 18, 2020

A video game has yet to win an Academy Award, but that doesn’t mean the influence of the interactive medium wasn’t felt at this year’s Oscars. Consider that two of the awards season’s most talked-about...

2020 Oscars telecast draws 23.6 million viewers on ABC, an all-time low

2020 Oscars telecast draws 23.6 million viewers on ABC, an all-time low

MCT Campus February 11, 2020

The ratings comeback for the Oscars was short-lived as ABC’s telecast on Sunday was watched by 23.6 million viewers, an all-time low. The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony from the Dolby Theatre was down...

Whats Trending? On Twitter! During the Oscars 2020

What’s Trending? On Twitter! During the Oscars 2020

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief February 9, 2020

OSCARS-The Oscars was the event of the weekend. It was the number one trend all night long, plus all of the celebrities' names from the event that took up the Twitter trends as well. "As cast members...

All the highlights you need to know about the Oscars and upcoming award season

All the highlights you need to know about the Oscars and upcoming award season

Learfield Wire Services January 14, 2020

77th Annual Golden Globes In The Books (Beverly Hills, CA)  --  The 77th Annual Golden Globes Awards is in the books. "1917" won Best Drama Picture and Best Director.  Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon...

Movie review: ‘Frozen II’ doesn’t make waves, but keeps the franchise on track

Movie review: ‘Frozen II’ doesn’t make waves, but keeps the franchise on track

MCT Campus November 19, 2019

Disney’s 2013 animated “Frozen,” inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen,” wasn’t just a hit. It was a cultural tidal wave, a ubiquitous phenomenon thanks to Robert Lopez and...

What we learned from Beyoncé’s surprise ‘Making the Gift’ documentary

What we learned from Beyoncé’s surprise ‘Making the Gift’ documentary

MCT Campus September 17, 2019

Beyoncé’s penchant for surprises spilled onto network television Monday night when the pop superstar aired “Beyoncé Presents: Making the Gift” on ABC. The documentary special — a behind-the-scenes...

These were the best and worst movies of summer 2019

These were the best and worst movies of summer 2019

MCT Campus September 3, 2019

Now ends the summer movie season of our discontent — and the quality of the content was the problem. We won’t know how the 2019 summer box office fared until after Labor Day, generally considered...

What to watch on Netflix for lonely nights

What to watch on Netflix for lonely nights

Kaylea Kuhlman, Reporter February 12, 2019

NORFOLK—We all have those nights where all we want to do is watch something on Netflix. After scrolling for what seems like hours you may never seem to find something that intrigues you. Here is a list...

Thanksgiving TV: What to watch

Thanksgiving TV: What to watch

November 20, 2018

Could the secret word be “Thanksgiving”? Because Thursday delivers a 24-hour marathon of colorful ’80s cult fave “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” (6 a.m.-Friday 6 a.m., IFC) — be sure to scream when...

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